Number of volunteers:17
- Restoration work of a degraded water mill (cleaning, stone washing, building the roof, etc); - Vegetation trimming and removal; - Litter gathering and cleaning of walking trails; - Improvement of local fauna, flora, and landscape; - Building nest-boxes for birds and bats; - Planting trees; - Encouragement of international exchange and exchange of experience; - Presentation and discussion of the natural and social reality of the regions of origin of the participants; - Promotion of environmentally and socially responsible attitudes and values; - Development of action-training actions focused on individual and collective learning
Specific objectives: - Restoration of a degraded water mill at Rio Caima (and public presentation of work done to the local community); - Participants will perform field tasks but also learn about nature conservation and engage in conservation-training activities, while getting to know the Portuguese fauna and flora; - Litter gathering; cleaning walking trails; controlling invasive vegetation; - Participants will also contribute to prevent forest fires by controlling shrubs and invasive vegetation.
Participants will sleep in a school of Albergaria-a-Velha, in shared rooms with beds. There will be several separated rooms for boys and for girls. The school has a sports locker room with hot water showers also separated by gender. The organization will provide breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Lunches and dinners are prepared/cooked by the municipality’s staff and served at a canteen, but some lunches will be served in the field (sandwiches, fruits, etc.).
High sense of citizenship and environmental protection. - Will to work for nature protection and improvement. - Will to learn and share nature protection techniques and good practice. - Language skills (English preferable, but also Portuguese, Spanish or French). - Always be punctual. - Always respect others’ opinions. - Will to interact with local community.
Associazione di Promozione Sociale
Via Buonarroti 39, 00185, ROMA
+39 06 8841880
+39 06 84242487
+39 06 88983462
Fax +39 06 88 41 859
Lunaria dal 1997 è la sede del Segretariato internazionale del network Alliance of European Voluntary Service.
Uno dei molteplici impegni di rete dell’associazione, che ci vede coinvolti tra collaborazioni locali e globali.