Kaprálův mlýn is a scout environmental education centre situated in Moravian karst landscape protected area. Volunteering at Kaprálův mlýn consists of various activities: – assisting with the environmental education programmes (outdoor ecology for highschool students, outdoor activities, forest kindergarden), – helping with the operation of the centre (guest-care, cleaning, kitchen, info-shop duties), – working outside (looking after the garden, nature conservation work, preparing wood for winter, cutting the grass), – education (Czech lessons, workshops, NGO, environmental projects, conservation), – your own personal project. Duration of volunteer service for 6 months.
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
Accommodation: Volunteers live in a 3-bedroom eco-friendly house (equipped kitchen, common room, 2 bathrooms) situated on a nice place just 50 m from the main lodge of Kapraluv mlyn. Food: Since meals for the eco-centre guests are being prepared we can provide catering three times a day for volunteers on most days, we adjust to wide range of dietary needs; volunteers can also cook on their own in the kitchen in their house. Transport: Volunteers get ticket for public transport, Brno downtown is accessible within 30 minutes. There are bikes which volunteers can use as well.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
On-arrival and Midterm training organized by the Czech National Agency. Czech language lessons. Introductory training in the operation of the centre (health and safety, programmes, building maintenance, office skills, nature in surroundings…) Special workshops – depends on volunteers´ interests (Heritage interpretation, Grant applications, Corel Draw, GIS and GPS, Zoner, First aid, Environmental ethics, Natural resources, Eco-friendly housing…).
In accordance with the mission of Kapraluv mlyn Scout Environmental Education Centre we prefer volunteers who are interested in nature conservation, environmental education, sustainable technologies and leisure time activities for kids and youth. We consider the ESC project as a way to share our knowledge. That is why open-mindness, willingness to learn new things and discipline are the qualities we are asking for. We offer volunteer placements for 6 months. We will contact applicant only in case that we are interested in his/her CV and motivation statement.
A total of 26 week(s) during the period 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021
Ochoz u Brna 235, 66402 Ochoz u Brna Czech Republic
LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Sweden
Environment and natural protection
Education and training
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline: 31/03/2021