Long term Volunteering Project in Jönköping, Sweden (Fully Funded)

An opportunity to volunteer in Sweden with Culture and Leisure Department in Jönköping Municipality Organisation. This volunteer project focuses on bringing the international dimension to local youth work in Jönköpings kommun. Four international volunteers will participate in this project within the European Solidarity Corps program for a full year. 

Long term Volunteering Project in Jönköping, Sweden (Fully Funded)

About the Project

The main work of the volunteers will be to participate in the activities offered by the youth centers of the Jönköping municipality. The Youth Centers work with children and youth of different age groups, but specifically target those between the ages of 10 and 19. They offer after school and evening activities according to the age group of the youth. The host organization is looking to host 4 volunteers for a period of 12 months, starting September 1, 2022. The volunteers will be part of the daily work of young people in two youth centres: two volunteers will contribute to the work of Stråga fritidsgården, and two volunteers will work in Råslätt Fritidsgården. Some common daily activities include: creating arts and crafts, quizzes and discussions on various topics, playing table tennis and video games, outdoors.

Your tasks

- Contributing to the daily youth work activities of youth centers by sharing new ideas and applying prior experience.

Developing leisure time and meaningful activities together with youth leaders, civil society, and the youth

Promoting the European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+ program to young people of Jönköping

Communication tasks: creating posters/flyers, updating information about activities on the Instagram or Facebook accounts of the youth centres


- Your age between 18 - 30 Years old

- EU and non-EU residents in one of the ESC Programme countries can apply

Interested in working as a volunteer with children and young people.

Willing to take initiative to plan, organise, implement, and evaluate activities within youth centres

 Ready to work on your own, as well as in international teams

Open-minded and tolerant towards differences in backgrounds and abilities

 Experienced in arranging and organizing learning activities for children and youth 

Advantage: interested/experienced in the topics of inclusion, youth mental health, online activities

Finance and Benefits

- Your travel expenses to and from Sweden will be covered.

- You will receive a money monthly for foods and your personal needs

- You will receive a public transport ticket.

- The volunteers will be provided with a shared accommodation within student area of Jönköping

-  The volunteers will get to learn basics of Swedish language

- Volunteers will also join on-arrival and mid-term trainings organized by MUCF.


Deadline: 8th of May 2022 , 23:59 CET

Start of the Project: 1st of September 2022

End of the Project: 31st of August 2023

How to Apply?

To apply as a volunteer for the project, please send your CV with a photo and a motivation letter in English to:welcome@jonkoping.se

AttentionWhen writing the motivation letter, please mention which youth center (Stråga or Råslätt) fits your interest and background more, and how you can contribute to its activities.

Host organisation will conduct virtual interviews with the selected candidates during the selecting.  

For Further information check the official website for the opportunity from HERE

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