Spain 1 Year ESC European Solidarity Corps Days: 4 days a week, working 8 hours a day. Main activities: 1- Experience as primate keeper: the participant will learn the main management and welfare activities for the group of primates that we house, such as: cleaning of facilities, creation and administration of diets, environmental enrichment activities. 2- Support in the Research department: the participant will learn how to collect behavioural data of our groups of primates. At the same time, you can be part of a study that is being carried out, as well as an assistant or reinforcement in administrative tasks of the department. 3- Maintenance tasks: gardening, painting, construction…etc. 4- Support in the Communication department: the volunteer will help with administrative tasks, dissemination on networks and other communication tasks. 5-Learning Spanish (for foreign participants): through the platform provided by the European Commission OLS
ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS
The travel budget is limited for each participant, depending on the kilometric band. The Grant will cover roundtrip tickets at the beginning and end of the Voluntary Activity. Pocket money Pocket money is determined by the European commission. In the case of volunteers in Spain, each participant receives 150 euros per month Diets and local transport:The participant receives 190 euros per month for food and transportation expenses to the workplace. Accommodation is provided by MONA, at that time we rent 2 apartments in Girona city with single rooms for ESC Volunteers.
TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY
*Contribute and take part on an Enviromental Project *Meet other young volunteers and share experiences *Get involved on activities realtes on Animal Welfare *Learn another language and meet another culture *Get skills on communication and digital competences by collecting behaviour data with primates. *Get new values on conservation and resect other species
-You must like animals and be fascinated by primates -Languages: medium-high level of English -High Motivation -That you like to work in a team but at the same time be able to work autonomously -Ability to communicate and fluent language. -Keep in mind that working with primates is physically hard. -Ability to deal with adverse weather, very hot summers, very cold winters and many insects!! -Physically and mentally healthy person -Have no problem working weekends and holidays. – Committed and serious person with work.
A total of 52 week(s) during the period 10/01/2023 to 10/01/2024
Veïnat de l’estació S/N, 17457 Riudellots de la Selva Spain
LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM
Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna
Environment and natural protection
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Application deadline: 15/12/2022