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Call for volunteers in Portugal !

Volunteers Centre Skopje is looking for volunteers, 18-30 years old, from Macedonia to participate in a Team Volunteering project “The Forest is Our Home” in Portugal.

Place: Arrouquelas, Rio Maior, Portugal
Date: 26.7.2022 – 26.8.2022

About the project:

The volunteers will participate in several activities of work, creation, responsibility and fellowship and interaction with locals of Arrouquelas. It is a project that aims to help the village preserve its surrounding forest, and prevent fires.

The activities to be carried out include:

  • Maintenance of public spaces under “H2O” responsibility (Fire surveillance tower, Village fountains, Garden places, Church, Rural roads).
  • Organize camping for all participants.
  • Organize and keep surveillance routes.
  • Participate in forest surveillance shifts in the watchtower.
  • Create a Facebook page, which will serve as a diary of the activities carried out and that will be updated by the participants.
  • Participation and promotion of a workshops/urban art/ simulations/ representation related to awareness of fire prevention and promotion of good practices of forest preservation.

More information: HERE
Project partner: H2O

Technical Details: the project is funded by ERASMUS+, so all travel costs (up to 360 euros) will be reimbursed according to ERASMUS+ regulations. Accommodation, insurance, food and pocket money will be provided.

How to apply?

  1. Fill in the application form in English —> Application form
  2. Attach your CV in English in the application form.

Application deadline: 07.07.2022

The applicants will be informed after the deadline when the selection of the participants is final.