Waves of Solidarity | ESC Teams Volunteering in Ljubač, Croatia (Fully Funded)

Are you interested in doing volunteering work in a small place on the Croatian coast - Ljubač ? Do you want to join 18 volunteers from different European countries and help the nature? If, so then this an ideal opportunity for you to join "Waves of Solidarity" camp for two weeks in Croatia. This project is organised by "Outward Bound Croatia" organisation and funded by the European Solidarity Corps programme of the European Union.

Waves of Solidarity | ESC Teams Volunteering in Ljubač, Croatia (fully Funded)

About "Outward Bound Croatia"

Outward Bound Croatia is non-profit organisation that provides outdoor experiential learning courses. The main activity of the organisation lies in organising and implementing innovative outdoor courses tailored for school children and youth, particularly those with fewer opportunities. We strongly advocate for the transformative potential of outdoor adventures and learning experiences, aiming to bring out the finest qualities in our participants. "Outward Bound Croatia" believes in the power and intensity of learning and adventure in the outdoors – as a means of bringing out the best in our participants. 

About "Waves of Solidarity"

"Waves of Solidarity" is a volunteering team camp for 18 volunteers from across Europe for 16 days in a small place on the Croatian coast - Ljubač, near Zadar. This initiative is dedicated to preserving cultural heritage, fostering environmental renewal, and building meaningful connections within local communities. The main activities during this camp will be as follows:

- Preserving Heritage through Traditional Techniques:

Be a part of preserving traditional dry wall construction methods by assisting a local association in building dry walls, a well, and a bio pool using sustainable practices.

- Renewing the Coastal Path:
Contribute to the environmental renewal of a coastal path, clearing vegetation, and utilising natural materials to refresh signs and path elements.

- Community-Led Renewal of Accommodation:
Make a positive impact on the living spaces you'll call home by repairing minor damages and adding a fresh coat of paint to foster a sense of community and collaboration.

-Individualised Engagement with Local Groups:
Personalise your experience by engaging with local communities based on your interests or skills. Get involved in projects aligned with your passion and expertise.

Eligibility | Who can apply?

- A citizen or resident for one of the following countries (Montenegro, Germany, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Estonia, Denmark, Greece, Spain, France, Finland, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Malta, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Liechtenstein)

- Aged between 18 and 30 years old.

- Having a real motivation for doing volunteering and community work.

- There is no any previous work experience required to apply.

- The priority in the selection process will be given to the participants with fewer opportunities ( social, economic, geographical, or educational difficulties).

In order to participate in this project, you need to be registered on ESC platform (European youth portal) before start of the activity.

Expenses and Benefits

- Participants will be accommodated in multiple tree houses. Each 4-5 participants will share one house. Houses include bedroom with beds, bathroom, and outdoor kitchen.

-The venue: TreeHouses Ljubač Glamping Robinson www.visitljubac.com

- Accommodation and food costs are covered by the program, you don't need to pay for them.

- On arrival day, each participants will receive 96 EUR (6 Euro/ day) as a pocket money for all the entire period of the camp.

Volunteers will have four free days for local travel and exploration.

Travel expenses to and from Croatia will be reimbursed after participation in the project according to the distance between your  travelling place to the volunteering venue as follows:

  • for travel distance between 10 and 99 km: 23 EUR / person, no Green travel available.
  • for travel distance between 100 and 499 km: 180 EUR / person, +30 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 500 and 1999 km: 275 EUR / person, +45 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 2000 and 2999 km: 360 EUR / person, +50 EUR extra for Green travel.
  • for travel distance between 3000 and 3999 km: 530 EUR / person, +80 EUR extra for Green travel
  • Calculate your budget from Erasmus+ Distance Calculator HERE
  • IMPORTANT: keep all your travel documents! Online boarding passes and tickets for reimbursements. No documents = No reimbursement!
  • IMPORTANT: Please send your travel proposition per e-mail to the organisers and wait for their confirmation before purchasing your tickets!
- Participants are entitled to receive Youthpass certificate after finishing the project.

What to Bring ?

Passport or ID
- Travel tickets, boarding passes, and invoices
- European Health Insurance Card
- Comfortable indoor and outdoor clothes
- Slippers, personal toiletries, and towels 
- Personal medicine - if you're taking any please let us know in advance!
- optional: speaker, instruments, games, swimsuit


Application deadline: 8 March 2024

Arrival day: Friday, 12 April 2024 in the afternoon/ evening hours (from 16:00). 

Departure day: 29 April 2024. Breakfast will be provided on departure day.

How to apply?

to apply, fill in this application form in good English before the deadline.

More Details

for more details about the project, check the info-pack from HERE

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By applying to this volunteering program, you take responsibility and risks. Inform yourself about the regulation and potential risks. "Opportunity 4U" cannot be held liable for any of the potential risks, and this post is only for informative and popularising purposes. 

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