Training for volunteers going to long-term projects or camps in the Global South Sat 13.5. in Helsinki

Build solidarity in the world? Gain experiences that carry through life? Learn new skills for the future? All these are a part of international voluntary work!

All volunteers planning to apply to voluntary workcamps in the Global South or long-term volunteering projects of 1-12 months are expected to participate in KVT’s training. Anyone who is planning to do a volunteering project during the year 2023 is welcome to sign up, you don’t need to know the exact project yet. The next training will take place on Saturday 13th May from 9:30am to 6pm.

The training will be in Helsinki (the exact location will be announced later). The training day consists of getting to know KVT, learning about different aspects of volunteering abroad, practical arrangements, responsibility and the purpose of volunteering. You will also meet other people who are in the process of preparing for their volunteer experience. All participants are expected to actively take part in the activities and discussions during the day. The trainers will be experienced KVT volunteers, who have themselves also volunteered in different parts of the world.

We will offer at least breakfast and coffee during the training for a small participation fee. Lunch will either be offered by us or we will go out together everyone’s own cost, you will get more information about this later when you sign up.

Sign up to the training by Wednesday 10th May by sending email to . In the email tell us where and how long you are hoping to go in your volunteer project. More detailed info and a preliminary task will be send to everyone one week before the training. All participants must have their KVT membership paid by the day of the training.