Youth Exchange Association EstYES is non-profit, non-political, non-governmental organization established in 1991 with the purpose to promote youth and cultural exchanges for better understanding and just world. It is a pioneer organization in the field of international voluntary service in Estonia.
• to increase international understanding and solidarity between countries and people;
• to promote continues dialogue between people all over the world;
• to enable people by living and working together to learn from each other, discover the variety of cultures, broaden horizons – thus building bridges over their differences;
• to promote international voluntary service as a powerful tool for local development and effective mean of non-formal education.
• organize voluntary camps in Estonia and send Estonian volunteers abroad;
• send Estonian volunteers to mid- and long-term voluntary services abroad;
• host volunteers from abroad on mid- and long-term projects in Estonia;
• participate in EVS program as sending, hosting and coordinating organization;
• organize youth cultural exchanges and study visits with various themes in Estonia and abroad;
• take part in conferences, seminars, training activities abroad and organize those in Estonia.