Volunteers will help restoring natural areas promoting work has an environmental character.
Manuel has three important natural areas that need to be taken care. Albaida river, the Natural Protected Area of Las salinas with the Salinas House and the old abandoned railway. Leisure and culture in Manuel have been strongly connected with these three natural areas. Municipality is restoring the area together trying to involve the local youngsters. The task of volunteers will be improve the natural areas, clean the river bends, check and signalize trails and reconstruct the garden of La casa de las salinas. The municipality will ask volunteers to do other types of manual work for the environment, depending on the necessities of the municipality in a certain moment.
Tools, gloves and working boots will be available. One of the tasks could be to help on archaeological excavation site, depending on working permissions and how clean is the river at the moment when the project is taking place.
Accommodation will be at the gym of the local school right in the town center. We will provide with mattresses but vols should bring pills and summer sleeping bags (or sheets)
Volunteers will cook for themselves. The accommodation is basic but comfortable. There will be free access to the swimming pool.
This project will include a one day only vegan food day agreed by volunteers for the promotion of environmental sustainable lifestyle.
Manuel is a charming agriculture town, located very close to Valencia. You Will be able to experience a truly immersion of Spanish culture while have the possibility of exploring a big city as Valencia and the beaches nearby. It is also possible to see another nearby towns on the weekend or preferably after the workcamp, so you may reserve some extra days for that.
Town hall of Manuel, small town 2300 inhabitants located 40 km away from Valencia. Since the last year this town hall is developing a policy of sustainable tourism which includes the recuperation of deprived environmental areas and cultural heritage together with a policy to support and involve as active citizens youngsters in order not to loose population. Maintenance of local cultural patrimony is also a primary goal of the actual policy in Manuel.