Ενώ οι θερμοκρασίες του Αυγούστου έχουν σπάσει το θερμόμετρα εμείς διαλέξαμε 14 εθελοντικά προγράμματα από τώρα έως και τον Οκτώβριο για να σας δροσίσουμε.
Προορισμοί όπως ο Μέλανας Δρυμός στην Γερμανία, τα Πυρηναία στην Γαλλία αλλά και η παραθαλάσσια νότια Ιταλία μπορούν να δώσουν πραγματικά λύσεις και μοναδικές εμπειρίες εθελοντικής προσφοράς δίνοντας την ευκαιρία να γνωρίσεις νέους φίλους αλλά και εμπειρίες.
1) IBG 35, MAGIC FOREST PATH BERNAU, Bernau, RENO ENVI, 13/10/19 - 23/10/19, 18-60.
This is the ideal workcamp if you love nature and you are available to leave in October! It will charm you with its amazing location in the highest part of the Black Forest, at an altitude of more than 1.000m. At the project, you will renew the magic forest path, a 2,4km trail which leads through beautiful mountain sceneries with high moors, forests and mountain pastures.
2) 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.
3) IBG 30, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTRE KELL AM SEE, ENVI CONS, 28/08/19 - 11/09/19, 18-99.
Are you curious to do environmental work and to learn how to construct a barbecue and an outdoor kitchen in the educational center of a lovely small touristic village in Germany, together with a team of international volunteers? If your answer is yes, have a look at this project, where you will be in Kell am See, not far from Trier, the oldest German city, that you will have the chance to visit!
4) LUNAR 24, A CASA DI ARIANNA - INCLUSIVE SUMMER, Civita Castella, SOCI DISA AGRI, 23/08/19 - 02/09/19, 25-99.
This lovely social project is located in Civita Castellana, a place rich in history and natural beauty, in the centre of Italy. Volunteers will support the work of a social cooperative which helps people with special needs to develop their skills. You will be involved in the maintenance of the house and in the creation of internal murals, as well as in the creation of decorative ceramic elements and in furnishing accessories for the social garden. Furthermore, this project will give you the opportunity to do social work, since you will take care of daily activities in collaboration and contact with the beneficiaries of the house. You will participate in the creation of an alternative communication workshop which will be designed to help people to overcome physical, cultural and language barriers through non-verbal communication. Read the experience of Katerina who participated in this project in 2017!
5) LUNAR 31 ESC, I LAKE YOU, ITALY (Posta Fibreno), CONS MANU, 19/08/19 - 03/09/19, 21-99.
By participating in this workcamp, you will support the work of ‘Rise Hub’, a permanent laboratory for social innovation active in the territory of Valle di Comino that studies, researches and promotes good practices of inclusion and integration of migrants, sustainable lifestyles, non-formal education, social communication, neo-rural development, and policies to support social entrepreneurship. You will be housed in the ancient and lovely village of Posta Fibreno, halfway between Rome and Naples, perched on the top of a ridge from which it is possible to enjoy a wonderful panorama on the natural reserve of the Lake.
6) IBOIT21, SAN BENEDETTO BELBO, Alba, RENO MANU, 19/08/19 - 31/08/19, 18-28.
This workcamp is very special, since it is located in San Benedetto Belbo (Cuneo) a lovely place where there is a small monastic community in Alba’s diocese. The workcamp is part of the project Villaggio Elim (www.villaggioelim.it) a residential and no residential community project based on the choice of poverty, hosting and contemplation. If you participate in this initiative, you will do restoration and manual work through which you will support the recovery of the stone heritage of a complex of the century XVII.
7) IBOIT28, SANTA SEVERINA (CROTONE), Crotone, ENVI MANU, 21/08/19 - 31/08/19, 18-99, extra fee 70 euro.
In this environmental project volunteers will help the members of the WWF Crotone to clean and secure paths, build fences and write billboards. During the stay there will be lessons about the history of N’drangheta (name of the local mafia), volunteers will participate in visits to the most beautiful parts of the Province of Crotone, including the medieval village of Santa Severina, the Sila National Park and the Marine reserve of Caporizzuto.
8) CPI10, VILLA BONA 2, Carignano, 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. 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.
9) ALLI24, OLD MIETOINEN3, (Turku), RENO, 18/08/19 - 25/08/19, 18-99.
If you are prepared for physical work and you love nature, have a look at the project OLD MIETOINEN which includes both renovation and environmental work! You will help to maintain local landscape, tidy environment and renovate old timber buildings in an ecological way. The workcamp is a great opportunity for learning about eco-friendly building skills and the culture and way of living in the Finnish archipelago and countryside. You will be in the village of Mietoinen, in the south coast of Finland.
10) SJ100, THE MILKY WAY OBSERVATORY, (Chenaud), CONS, 14/10/19 - 21/10/19, 18-90.
If you participate in this lovely autumn project, you will support an association of volunteers who are in love with astronomy and stars and are building the first domed observatory in the region. You will do masonry and carpentry work to build the rooftop of the observatory and the dome structure. You will be in Chenaud, in the north west of Dordogne, 60 km from Bordeaux.
11) JR19/314, AULUS LES BAINS, (ST GIRONS), RENO MANU, 18/08/19 - 07/09/19 - 18-30.
Be prepared for jumping through history, as the municipality of Aulus-les-Bains, a touristic and thermal resort located in the Ariège Pyrenees in Couserans, offers you to participate in the restoration of the former thermal baths!
12) JR19/315, CAUTERETS, ENVI, 02/09/19 - 14/09/19, 18-30.
If you participate in this project, you will work in the Pyrenees National Park, at an altitude of 1409 meters and you will do restoration work, under the supervision of a technical leader. You will be in Cauterets, a lovely resort village which gives access to many hiking trails leading to several natural tourist sites, such as Péguère, Lake Gaube, Petit Vignemale (3,032 m), village on the side of mountains crossed by a waterfall or the small mountain of La Fruitière.
13) ANEC22, TAKE THE PATH TOWARDS RUPT DE MAD, ENVI CONS MANU, 18/08/19 - 31/08/19, 18-30.
If you participate in this lovely project, you will restore a small dry-stone wall that supports an enchanting path. You will work side by side with other international volunteers and a specialized team leader who will accompany you through the art of dry-stone.
14) IBOIT25TEEN, CINISI (PALERMO), STUD MANU, 19/08/19 - 31/08/19, 15-17, extra fee 300 euro.
In this meaningful workcamp, you will contribute to the work of a local NGO that deals with people assistance, social tourism and bio agriculture, while running mafia confiscated properties, engaging to support a sustainable honest economy. The person’s dignity, the respect for the environment and for Sicily’s attractions “inspire” all their cooperative actions. You will do various manual work, such as painting, gardening, cleaning public areas and beaches; and supporting English courses for young immigrants hosted in Cinisi communities.