Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

France 2 Weeks Short Term EVS ESC

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

Nowadays the ecological transition is one of the cities major challenges. Cities concentrate a significant part of innovations but they also face many difficulties : pollution, lack of vegetation, urban spreading. We would like to invite 10 european young volunteers to design and build together a street equipment for urban waste collection. The idea ? Through recycling or upcycling, many organisations (NGO, associations, companies or local authorities) aim to limit the impact of what we can call « forgotten garbage ». We mean socks, tights, lights bulbs, caps… Some collecting points usually exist in cities but they are often really far one from the other and this doesn’t facilitate their access for citizens. We wish to create within 15 days a waste collection equipment. The exact shape of the structure is not determined yet, it will be one of the missions for the volunteers. Our goal is to offer a specific equipment made with different materials, one for each type of waste.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Localisation : Lille, France – French language : Intermediary level (B1) Hosting condition : Accomodation : Youth Hostel, Food and local transportation included Travel : Return tickets

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

Project timing: 1/ Launch and kick-off workshops > Understanding the goal and spatial appropriation >> Common thinking on urban ecological transition and on waste reconversion, meeting with stakeholders, project-site and its surrounding trip, mapminding. 2/ Design > Brainstorming on the final object, its uses and its location in the city. Scale modeling workshop with architects specialised in collective design. 3/ Realisation > On site, several workshops for co-building the final product 4/ Implementation and spin-off thinking >> Event with all concerned stakeholders for collecting the

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

Young people with an interest in ecology. Available on the dates indicated. Speaking French (B1) For french volunteers, speaking english (A1) Movity!

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ACTIVITY DATES

 A total of 2 week(s) during the period 12/06/2021 to 27/06/2021


ACTIVITY LOCATION

 75 rue Léon Gambetta, 59000 Lille France


LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine,


ACTIVITY TOPICS

 Environment and natural protection


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

 Application deadline: 31/05/2021

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