Η ΕΛΙΞ ετοίμασε αυτή την εβδομάδα για εσάς μια πολύ ενδιαφέρουσα λίστα από 15 + 3 εθελοντικά προγράμματα για το καλοκαίρι στο εξωτερικό.


Οι προορισμοί είναι η Ιταλία, η Γαλλία, η Πολωνία και η Τσεχία και η θεματολογία είναι πολύ ιδιαίτερη! 7 φεστιβάλ πολιτιστικά, περιβαλλοντικά και κοινωνικά, σε περιοχές που αξίζει πραγματικά κάποιος να επισκεφθεί.

 

Μην χάνεις άλλο χρόνο κάνε κάτι πραγματικά διαφορετικό αυτό το καλοκαίρι.

 

Ιταλία

1. CPI16, MAKE IT BLUE I, ENVI, 31/07/18 - 12/08/18, 18-99.
2. CPI17, MAKE IT BLUE II, ENVI, 10/08/18 - 22/08/18, 18-99.

If you participate in the workcamp “MAKE IT BLUE”, that this year will be organized in two different periods from the end of July until the first half of August, you will live something unique in an amazing place, the seaside town of Minori, located in the Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy. Together with local volunteers, among other activities you will supervise the public beach; organize flash-mobs aimed at drawing attention towards inappropriate behavior in the beach; boot up awareness raising activities, and you will be engaged in the organization of activities for children aimed to raise awareness on protection of seaside and of environment. This project is perfect for people who love sea and nature; who are interested in the topic of sustainable development and protection of biodiversity; and who are ready to have a positive attitude towards interdisciplinary practices and interculturalism.
Have a look at the article written by Natasa who last year volunteered in the previous edition of the project and do not hesitate to apply!

 

3. LUNAR 10, COLLE BERARDINO - HARVEST AND THRESHING FEAST, RENO AGRI, 09/07/18 - 23/07/18, 18-99, extra fee 20 EUR.

In this interesting project you will do agricultural activities and will learn how to build an enclosure to protect wildlife; how to prepare a Harvest Party with recyclable materials, such as benches, tables and seats; and how to harvest aromatic herbs and grains in a farm. But there is more! You will also work with the volunteers of the workcamp LUNAR 12 to prepare the First Harvest Festival in Colle Berardino in a wild area on the mountains in the region of Rocca Sinibalda, 50 km Northeast of Rome.

 

4. LUNAR 12, TULARE- HARVEST AND THRESHING FEAST, FEST AGRI, 13/07/18 - 27/07/18, 18-99, extra fee 20 Eur.
The farm Tularú, located on top of Mount Ponzano, is a cultural and agricultural project, a center of sustainable production which aims to use the cultural value of the traditional production techniques, in order to create participation. According to them, the bread produced in their farm is the bread of the whole territory because everyone has been involved in production. They constantly use sustainable practices in agriculture and organize many events.
The aim of this workcamp is to prepare everything for the Feast, a festival dedicated to agricultural activities with lots of music, workshops and events. For the first time this year a nearby farm (Colle Berardino) will organize another harvest festival supported by the workcamp LUNAR 10 in Rocca Sinibalda. The two groups will closely cooperate! The group in Tularù will help in Rocca Sinibalda and the group from Rocca Sinibalda will help us during our festival in Tularù.

 

5. LUNAR 13, CILENTO BOOT CAMP, ARCH MANU, 14/07/18 - 23/07/18, 20-35.
If you are passionate about archaeological sites have a look at this project, aimed at making the archeological site of Civitella more accessible, as well as at giving you the opportunity to understand and experience countryside. You will help the local team of volunteers to maintain and manage this wonderful place. Moio della Civitella is a small village in the Cilento National Park, situated close to the Amalfi Coast and Napoli.

 

6. LUNAR 06, SAN SIRO COMMUNITY FEST, KIDS FEST, 05/07/18 - 17/07/18, 21-99.
Your participation in this project, located in Milan, will be meaningful, since together with local volunteers, you will contribute to the implementation of a festival born to promote social inclusion, anti-racism, and the improvement of community’s cultural and social wellness. You will help to ideate, organize and manage educational activities for young people and children who often face difficult socio-economic conditions and during summer months - when schools are closed - have very few opportunities to participate in community activities.

Εθελοντικά προγράμματα για εφήβους
7. LUNAR04, IN THE WOOD ARMONY, MANU, 21/06/18 - 04/07/18, 16-17, extra fee 200 Eur.
If you participate in this beautiful project, starting in one week and located 25 km from lovely Orvieto, in the central region of Umbria, you will contribute to the activities of Artemide, an association that shares ecological values. What will you do exactly? Many things! You will be involved in creative recycling workshops, e.g. how to create new objects from recycled materials, by using both traditional ways of assembly and new creative and experimental techniques with pallets, wood from the forest, plastic bottle, paper, etc. You will also do maintenance work in the “House-Laboratory Cerquosino”, a place where different cultures can gather. What will be the impact of your participation? Protecting natural environment from the touristic speculation of the area; increasing the value of a disadvantaged rural area that has been abandoned from local population over the last 20 years; putting into practice ecology; and proposing new solutions related to traditional practices and creativity.

 

8. LUNAR07, VILLAGE IN THE WORLD, RENO ENVI, 06/07/18 - 17/07/18, 15-17, extra fee 200 Eur.
Help the local host to renovate, clean and restore the surroundings of the village Roccantica. At the same time, discover and give energy to local community! ALA-Associazione Liberi Artigiani is a NGO created in 2009 and oriented to the creation of opportunities to support social inclusion, intercultural integration and employability for young people and adults from Italy and all over Europe. Contribute to their work by supporting local community in different renovation and environmental activities! You will be involved in cleaning, maintaining and restoring walking paths; and in social activities with young and old people from the village, e.g. cooking together, playing cards, organizing game programs and free time activities.

 

9. LUNAR08, COGNOLO REFUGE, ENVI CONS, 06/07/18 - 17/07/18, 15-17, extra fee 200 Eur.
The Cognolo refuge is a mountain hosting place belonging to the the beautiful small town of Casperia and managed. The refuge was abandoned for 10 years until the organization ALA in cooperation with local and international volunteers started its renovation in 2014. It remains a place of experimentation of innovative and ecological solution. The objectives of this project are to make citizens come closer to local flora and fauna and to promote sustainable and slow tourism in Sabina’s mountains. In other words, the work-camp is an educational experience for youth to understand the concepts of consumption, resources, environment and rebuild new relationships with nature and its elements.

 

Γαλλία

10. CONCF-014, LA REOLE 1 ENHANCING MEDIEVAL HERITAGE, CONS CULT, 09/08/18 - 30/08/18, 18-99.
This lovely project is located in the medieval town of La Réole, not far from Bordeaux, in the South West of France. It focuses on the renovation and enhancement of the 17th century mansion-house ‘Hotel Peysseguin” courtyard and on building a wooden structure that will host future workcamps and several public presentations and workshops.

 

11. CONCF-015, LA REOLE 2, MEDIEVAL TIMES AND TRADITIONS, MANU CULT, 06/09/18 - 27/09/18, 18-99.
This project is also located in the fortified medieval town La Reole, and perfectly suits history, art and cultural activities lovers. Indeed, many educational activities will take place, in order for volunteers to experiment medieval professions connected to monuments conservation, for instance medieval stone-cutting, tapestry, frameworks and cooking. A lot of great meetings with art artisans and locals are waiting for you!

 

12. CONCF-122, AUZIELLE - RESTORATION OF A STONE WALL, RENO, 06/07/18 - 27/07/18, 18-99.
This workcamp is located in the South of France, in the Midi-Pyrénées region which is known for its warm weather, beautiful countryside and excellent gastronomy! There, a friendly group of locals and experience volunteers and animators are looking forward to meeting you and to cooperate with you. You will help them to preserve their heritage, by restoring an important piece of history in the village.

 

Πολωνία

13. FIYE809, ALTERNATIVE MUSIC AND ARTS (BOSKI FEST), CONS MANU FEST, 26/06/18 - 10/07/18, 18-99.
If you would like to actively contribute to the preparation and implementation of an entirely non-profit festival which is also environmental friendly - almost every construction at the festival is from recycled materials! – then have a look at this project, situated at the outskirts of one of the biggest cities in central Poland – the nice Bydgoszcz.

 

14. FIYE810, THE WHISPERS OF FOREST, KIDS ART, 29/07/18 -12/08/18, 18-99.
This interesting project is a two-week artistic workcamp with kids and youngsters from Zambski Kościlene, a small village in central Poland, not far from Warsaw (1,5 hour-drive). We are going to focus on the topic on nearby forests to find their hidden secrets. As a group of pedagogues, we believe in the power of alternative education. By exploring local surroundings, we want to show vast opportunities which are available for our participants in their vicinity and encourage them to look at the areas, as they have never seen them before. We truly believe that by relying on kids’ innate interest in discovering things and on their will to learn and cooperate with others, we will enhance their learning abilities and support their self-confidence. We are going to explore local surroundings to find inspirations and ideas which can be used to create a final performance showing kids’ own projection of forest.

 

15. FIYE811, NUMINOSUM FESTIVAL 2018, MANU FEST, 31/08/18 - 10/09/18, 18-35.
In this great project you will support the organizers of the Numinosum Festival 2018. This year is the fifth year that this lovely traditional music&dance event takes place in the heart of Kampinos Forest, 40 km from Warsaw, the capital of Poland. During the four days of the festival, there will be more than 15 concerts, a dozen of workshops (singing, instrumental, dance), guided forest trips, yoga sessions, family picnics and much more. The idea of the event is to promote Polish and European traditional dances and music (you will hear oberek and mazurek, kujawiak, polka, but also avant-deux, scottish, mazurka, chappeloise, bourree, circle circassien, rondeau etc.). If this sounds cool, have a go and apply now!

 

16. FIYE807, CENTER FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER S DISEASE, DISA MANU, 19/08/18 - 01/09/18, 18-99.
If you are interested in working with intellectually disabled people, read more about this social project where you will take care of green areas ; maintain cleanliness in the buildings; help with renovation of the building; and organize leisure time for patients.

 

Τσεχία
17. SDA 300, CHILDREN SUMMER CAMP, KIDS DISA, 28/06/18 - 10/07/18, 18-99.
In this nice project you will cooperate with the local NGO “Centre for All” which organizes free time activities and summer camps for children and young people with and without disabilities. The workcamp takes place in the lovely town of Nymburk and in a small village of Jizbice (Central Bohemia region). You will do manual tasks during the first part of the project, and you will work with autistic children during the second part. Throughout the workcamp, you will cooperate with Czech assistants – every child will be taken care of by one Czech and one international volunteer. You will learn a lot, since during the first week there will be a study part which will give you the opportunity to attend a lecture on autism and to participate in a workshop on methods on how to work with autistic children and young people. You will also have the chance to learn some basic Czech phrases and to know about the famous Czech author Bohumil Hrabal who was born in Nymburk – you can visit his birth house or see films based on his novels.

 

18. SDA 302, ORGANIC FARMING IN THE CENTRE TABOR, RENO AGRI, 13/07/18 - 27/07/18, 18-99.
Have a look at this project if you are eager to support a Social Therapeutic Centre whose mission is to integrate people with various disabilities into the society, by means of living in a community and working in biodynamic agriculture and craft workshops. The centre supports a community in the little village of Nova Ves nad Popelkou in Eastern Bohemia, by maintaining folk traditions and customs. The place is also a training space for educational programs focused on Waldorf pedagogy. The aim of the workcamp is to help with different construction, renovation and agricultural tasks. There will also be an interesting study part where you will attend workshops on biodynamic agriculture and crafts (working with wool and wood, baking bread and traditional Czech cakes, production of homemade jams). It will be also possible to organize an international afternoon for local children and an evening with Czech folk music and dancing together with the neighbors. If you play any instrument, feel free to bring it!