Το καλοκαίρι είναι σχεδόν έτοιμο να μπει στον Αύγουστο και οι τελευταίες καλοκαιρινές ευκαιρίες εθελοντισμού στο εξωτερικό είναι εδώ.
Ετοιμάσαμε για εσάς μια λίστα με 10 πολύ ενδιαφέροντα προγράμματα εθελοντισμού σε Γερμανία, Βέλγιο, Ιταλία, Γαλλία και Εσθονία. Αν ακόμα γυρνά στο μυαλό σου η ιδέα πραγματικά διαφορετικών διακοπών αυτό το καλοκαίρι, αυτά τα προγράμματα αποτελούν μια πολύ καλή ιδέα...
1. IBG 28, KINDERDORF WANGEN, (WANGEN IM ALLGA), KIDS, 24/08/19 - 07/09/19, 18-30.
If you speak German and you like to be with kids, this project is for you! You will be in Wangen, a beautiful old town near the Alps, close to Switzerland and Austria.
2. OH-H09, RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HISTORICAL PARKS (Weimar), ENVI CONS, 17/08/19 - 31/08/19, 18-35, extra fee 40 euro.
In this interesting project you will have the opportunity to do conservation work, but also to gain detailed knowledge about the different parks and gardens of Classical Weimar, World Heritage site, and the challenges in managing them. You will learn about the background of the project; get knowledge about historical garden and park architecture, traditional gardening and other related topics; and you will participate in lectures and guided tours about Classical Weimar as well as in excursions to related heritage sites.
3. JAVVA19-09, MARSINNE FOLK FESTIVAL, Marsinne, FEST, 02/09/19 - 12/09/19, 18-99.
If you are ready for physical work and you like the idea of being an active part of the implementation of Wallonia’s oldest of folk traditional music, have a look at this project where volunteers will help on several aspects of the festival logistics. You will be in the lovely location of the castle-farm of Marsinne in the old village of Couthuin.
4. JAVVA19-07, ARTHUR REGNIERS CENTRE, Bienne, DISA, 12/08/19 - 30/08/19, 18-99.
This is the perfect project for volunteers interested in help people with disabilities. Volunteers will participate in the organization of artistic and cultural activities, discussion groups, various workshops and excursions together with the staff of the Centre Arthur Regniers, a medical and teaching institute providing educational support, health care and well-being to teenagers and adults suffering from cerebral palsy or from other motor disabilities.
5. CPI10, VILLA BONA 2, Carignano, MANU CULT, 25/08/19 - 07/09/19, 18-30.
The aim of the project “VILLA BONA”, is to restore Villa Bona in Carignano, a wonderful historical villa of the 18th century surrounded by a big park, and to make it usable for public events, concerts, exhibitions, etc. Carignano is a small town 20 km South of Turin. This year the central idea of the workcamp is to exchange traditions and explore other cultures, so for example some Carignano's families will host volunteers for a dinner in the house to share their culture and way of life. The outdoor manual work will be in a garden close to the river Po cutting bamboo and cleaning paths and weeds; painting benches and fences in public gardens in the village. The work inside Villa Bona will be scratching wooden doors and painting them. There could also be cleaning work in bell towers and churches. Volunteers will also meet an association that runs a refugee project.
6. IG 19-13, MONTESCAGLIOSO, (Metaponto), RENO MANU CULT, 22/08/19 - 05/09/19, 18-35.
‘Altra dimension’ is an organisation established by local young people who aim to increase awareness of culture, history and tradition of their town Montescaglioso and the Basilicata region, as well as to make volunteers discover the essence of living in the south of Italy. The activities they will carry out are meant for renovating and recover one of the most important gardens of the town. Moreover, some workshops to spread tradition and culture will be implemented by local people to get an insight into local traditions. Montescaglioso offers a variety of historical places to visit and naturalistic places where it is possible to go hiking. Furthermore, the town is 20 km far from Matera, the European Capital of Culture 2019, which offers many cultural events.
7. IG 19-09, ASSOCIATION FREE WALDORF SCHOOL, Palermo, RENO MANU, 01/09/19 - 10/09/19, 18-30.
This project will give you the opportunity to cooperate with a school inspired by the principles of anthroposophy. If you choose to participate, you will support pupils’ teachers and parents in manual work, in order to maintain garden and classrooms before the start of the school year. The school is not far from for the city centre of Palermo, on of the most stunning cities of the island of Sicily.
8. JR19/108, CENTER FOR ASYLUM-SEEKERS ST BEAUZIRE, (Brioude), MANU REFU, 04/08/19 - 24/08/19, 18-30.
This lovely workcamp will give you the opportunity to renovate an asylum seekers centre. You will work in group with migrants, other international volunteers and a technical managerial employee who will teach you the specific techniques. The center is situated in Saint Beauzire in Haute-Loire. Situated a few kilometers away from Brioude, you will have the chance to visit one of the most beautiful basilicas of the region or still bathe in the fresh waters of the river, among others exciting free time activities.
9. EST 22, ELF MINI CAMP (Pärnu), ENVI, 29/07/19 - 01/08/19, 18-99, extra fee 50 euro.
This interesting environmental project aims at carrying out conservation work in parks and protected areas and bringing people closer to nature, in order to promote environmentally friendly and sustainable lifestyle.
10. EST 47, MARJAMAA FOLK FESTIVAL, Märjamaa, FEST, 30/07/19 - 05/08/19, 17-88, extra fee 100 euro.
By participating in this project, you will support the community of Märjamaa in western Estonia, a place rich in history and cultural heritage. Here, you will help by doing various practical jobs related to the organization and implementation of the international Märjamaa Folk Festival. You will do manual work, but you will also introduce your national culture, music, and food to locals, and you will organize games and fun activities for local children during the Day of the Youth and Children in the frame of the Festival.