Erasmus+European Solidarity Corps

Spain Reus European Solidarity Corps

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

The ecological association www.gepec.cat needs help in the 8 different types of work it carries out: 1) Maintenance of the estate where the volunteers’ accommodation is located 2) Maintenance and opening to the public of the environmental information office 3) Maintenance and actions on farms 4) Monitoring of fauna 5) Support for naturalist schools and other educational activities 6) Support to technicians and volunteers of projects and environmental defense 7) Support for local volunteer groups 8) Support for the communication and administration of the entity From the house to the main work area there are 15 minutes by bike and 10 minutes to the train station that takes you in an hour to Barcelona. If the work has to be done further as main work area, or the association will pick up the volunteers or provide a ticket to travel by train/bus. The project will start on January 2022 and end on October 2022 and is for 8 young people, one of whom with fewer opportunities.

ACCOMMODATION, FOOD AND TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS

Volunteers will live in an apartment with 4 bedrooms, 1 kitchen, 2 bathrooms and 1 living- and diningroom. The 13,000m2 pine forest where the apartment is located touches a small beach and is surrounded by villas between Altafulla and Torredembarra. The maximum number of volunteers per bedroom is 2 and they share the rest of the space. From the house to the main work area there are 15 minutes by bike and 10 minutes to the train station. The volunteers have 5€/day pocket money + 150€/month to buy food and the amount for travel (from/to home) provided by the European Solidarity Corps per km.

TRAINING DURING THE ACTIVITY

The volunteers will receive training as volunteers in the entity of their original country. Also an arrival- and an intermediate training (of 1 week each) organized by the European Solidarity Corps with other European volunteers in other Spanish projects. Upon arrival, the volunteer coordinator will ensure that you have all the necessary information to be able to carry out your non-technical activities as a volunteer. The technical specialists of each field of work of the GEPEC undertake to explain the motivation and the way to carry out each work.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE

We are looking for young people who are sensitive to the environment, to nature, to plants, to animals. We want people capable of understanding the altruism of environmental associations. If these people are naturalists they will enjoy their experience in our association more and the most important is that they are motivated to learn and help in diferent areas. We need flexible and adaptable people. And we would like them to have a good level of Spanish and with sensitivity to learning Catalan and its culture. One of these youth may be classified as having fewer opportunities.

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ACTIVITY DATES

 A total of 39 week(s) during the period 01/01/2022 to 31/10/2022


ACTIVITY LOCATION

 Avinguda Prat de la Riba 18, 2n, 43201 Reus Spain


LOOKING FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom


ACTIVITY TOPICS

 Environment and natural protection


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

 Application deadline: 15/11/2021

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