ECO-Camp 'Green Heroes' | ESC group volunteering in Poland (Fully Funded)

If you are a young individual and interested in doing volunteering project in the theme of ecology, then this is an opportunity for you to join ESC  group volunteering project - ECO-Camp "Green Heroes"- in Poland for 2 weeks. This project is hosted and organised by "ANAWOJ" organisation and funded by the European Solidarity Corps programme of the European Union.

ECO-Camp 'Green Heroes' | ESC group volunteering in Poland (Fully Funded)

About the project

ANAWOJ organisation invites volunteers from different european countries to join ESC group volunteering project 'Green Heroes' for two weeks in Michałowo, Poland. The project an eco-camp and the main objectives are increasing ecological awareness among the participants and awareness of own responsibility for the environment and surrounding. 

In addition to the theme of "ecology," the project aims to include various complementary themes including promoting a healthy lifestyle and outdoor sports, fostering nature education, encouraging intercultural education, advancing sustainable development, and advocating for "zero/less waste" practices while promoting the principles of permaculture. Volunteers will actively embrace the ethos of 'zero/less waste' by undertaking initiatives such as constructing their own eco-camp, learning about edible plants, mastering skills such as bed construction and cheese-making, and harvesting herbs. 

Additionally, volunteers will organise cultural activities for children and undertake the renovation of a roof to create a new space for workshops. you can check the photos from last year ‘Green Heroes’ project in 2023 from HERE


Eligibility| who can apply?

- Participants must be aged between 18 -30 years (no older than 31 years by the first day of the project)

- Being a resident in one of the following countries (Austria, Poland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine)

- A positive person, who is interested in ecology and zero waste topic.

- Flexible and don't have a problem in sleeping outdoor in tents without internet, electricity and running water in a natural area.

- Open minded and ready for some survival activities and willing to try new things such as cooking, washing, cleaning and life in general.

- Any other additional or creative skills are welcome.


Practical conditions

- Participants will be accommodated in an ecological camp, so you will stay in a large tents taking your own mat and sleeping bag.

- You will have access to ecological outdoor towels, and compost toilet in the nature.

- the cooking will be on the fire outside with natural products. Food or groceries to prepare meals will be provided.

The usage of the electricity and water will be limited.

It is possible to travel 2 days (in total) out of the program, but the project is NOT covering the costs for accommodation & food outside the program.

Your travel costs to and from Poland will be reimbursed according to the distance between your home and the project venue according to the following limits:

  • for travel distance between 10 and 99 km: 23 EUR / person
  • for travel distance between 100 and 499 km: 180 EUR / person
  • for travel distance between 500 and 1999 km: 275 EUR / person
  • for travel distance between 2000 and 2999 km: 360 EUR / person
  • for travel distance between 3000 and 3999 km: 530 EUR / person
  • Calculate your budget from 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 will receive a YouthPass certificate after the project where you are expected to self-assess your own learning and you can add it to your CV.


What to bring?

- ID or Passport or any other document you use for travel.

- Towels, flip flops, hygiene products, and a hairdryer, if you need one.

- Medicine, if you have any specific illness or medical condition.

- Your flight tickets, bus tickets, train tickets, or any proof you have that you came to Poland.


Timeline

Application deadline: 25th of July 2024

Arrival day: 5th of August 2024

Departure day: 23rd of August 2024

Note: Application can be closed earlier than the scheduled time due to the number of the applications, so don't wait until the last moment and apply as soon as possible.


How to apply?

Step 1: sign-in to your account on the European Youth Portal, if you don't have an account create an account  as a YOUNG PERSON from HERE

Step 2: visit the opportunity page on the portal and click "Apply" from this page, you must write your motivation letter in English.


More Details

for more details, check the info-pack of the project 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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