Progetto di volontariato ESC in Islanda (18-30 anni)

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YAP – Youth Action for Peace cerca 3 volontari/e per il progetto di volontariato Corpo europeo di solidarietà (ESC, ex-SVE) in Islanda già approvato con il nostro partner Worldwide Friends (WF). La partenza è prevista per il 20 GIUGNO 2019, la durata del progetto è di 6 mesi. La scadenza per presentare la domanda è il 31 Maggio 2019.

Volunteering with Worldwide Friends in East Iceland
Location: Fjardabyggd, East Iceland
Dates: 20 June – 20 December 2019 (6 months)
Number of vols: up to 3 from each country
Countries involved: Spain, Belgium, Italy and Estonia

Short description

The volunteers of European Solidarity Corps do their project in Fjardabyggd in East Iceland. They will work as a team under the supervision of the project manager of the organization. They will be involved in preparing, organizing, running and evaluating environmental and sustainable projects. Those projects are organized with international volunteers and usually last for 10 – 12 days. The ESC volunteers will organize workshops during the projects in the field of environment and sustainability. The workshops include cleaning coastlines, planting trees, making hiking paths. We will also focus on topics, such as “food waste”, “recycling” and “renewable energy” which are very important for the planet.

Veraldarvinir is involving children in secondary school in activities focused on environmental conservation and awareness. To do this, Veraldarvinir aims to organize awareness weekends in Fjarðabyggð. The weekends will consist of a cleaning up day activity, and then a conference on the cleaning up activity with the participation of interested people and learned specialists in the current field. This activity will take place every two months.

    The ESC volunteers will also have the option to help with the following tasks:
    • Updating the website of the organization and social medias
    • Coordinating and preparing the newsletter of WF Iceland.
    • Updating our database on brochures/reports/trainings/seminars/others.
    • Preparing and distributing documents concerning different activities.
    • Working in the office, with computer and usual modern facilities.
    The volunteers can visit and/or participating in other environmental workcamps in different regions      in Iceland if they are interested.

Working hours: The working hours are 9 – 15 Monday – Friday. During the workcamps the volunteers are asked to share their free time with the rest of the group, such as going to the swimming pool, playing cards, listening to music, cooking and having dinner and going for walks. All depending on the field of interest of each volunteer


– previous experience in workcamps or volunteering is welcome;
– enthusiastic and dynamic personality;
– willingness to learn the Icelandic language;
– independent and eager to take initiative;
– with interest in the fields of sustainable living, environmental protection, art education or youth work;
– flexible and responsible;

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS: ESC – European Solidarity Corps Programme covers:

    – Accommodation and lodging;
    – Language course;
    – Health Insurance;
    – Tutoring and mentoring;
    – Pocket money;
    – Pre-departure and on-arrival trainings;
    – Travel expenses (up to 530 EUR round trip)
Per candidarsi: inviare il CV aggiornato in inglese e la Motivation Letter SPECIFICA PER IL PROGETTO in inglese all’indirizzo email LTV@YAP.IT 
Scadenza: ore 12 del 31 Maggio 2019.
Per maggiori informazioni sui progetti di volontariato ESC – Corpo europeo di solidarietà (ex-Servizio Volontario Europeo) consultare la pagina del nostro sito.
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