Youth Volunteers Programme
A organization based in Finland that focuses on social work service projects in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
Also known as: Etvo
Staff of Youth Volunteers Programme may
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Projects run 2 to 12 months. Training and selection takes place in Finland.
Volunteers must be 18 years old and currently residing in Finland (but not necessarily citizens). Priority is given to individuals who have had some experience living abroad.
There are no fees for the program, but applicants are expected to meet all their travel and living costs.
Web Site: www.kepa.fi/etvo
Finnish Volunteer Programme (Etvo)
Service Centre for Development Co-operation (Kepa)
Sörnäisten rantatie 25
Phone: 358-9-584 23250
Fax: 358-9-584 23200
Registration / Application
Refer to the
YVP web site, which is Finnish.
Advisors sent on field projects: 60 in 2000.
Youth Volunteers Programme currently has projects in 10 countries in 4 Regions (Africa: 2, Asia: 2, South America: 3, Southeast Asia: 3)