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Short term volunteering project “Empowered by Nature”

Venue: Hortobágy, Hungary (a village in the middle of the Hortobágy National Park)
Dates: 2-31 May 2019
Topic: Empowered by Nature – nature as a source of self-development, creativity and cooperation
Age of participants: 18-30 years
Profile of the volunteers: This project is planed for young people with fewer opportunities, who are
facing different difficulties in their lives (social, economic, educational, territorial), NEET
unemployed, minorities, low-level or unfinished education, family or economic problems, etc.
There is no need for a good or any command of English.

Accommodation: Stone house, shared rooms for volunteers of the same gender

Food: 180 EUR for 30 days
Pocket money: 150 EUR for 30 days
Free days: 2 days/week + 2 extra days off/ month

About the location:
The work and the activities will take place in the facilities of the Bird Hospital Foundation
(Madárkórház Alapítvány –

Volunteering activities:
The following works will be done on location in smaller groups – following a preparation:
Maintaining the Bird Park resort: cutting grass (huge territory), painting the wooden gates, the
fences, the bike stands, re-painting some of the recovery rooms, building the walking-path of the
park. Helping with the recovery of the injured birds: feeding 4-times a day the little birds, helping with
the preparation for examination, moving birds from cages to other cages (because of cleaning or
examination), releasing birds back to nature

The coordinating organisation is the Hang-Kép Kulturális Egyesület (Sound-Picture Cultural
Association), the hosting organization is the Madárkórház Alapítvány (Bird Hospital Foundation).


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