This project is mostly an environmental visibility project. The volunteers will have various task.Volunteers will clean up a natural park located close to the Salinas (a lake in the center of Calpe). During the 1970’s this park was totally green and the people were using this park for picnic and children’s playground, nevertheless for some years the areas around have been used by people to leave garbage. Nowadays the town hall wants to make this park green again in order to use it as a playground for children. They had burnt all the rubbish there but all the glasses and the bottles left on the ground.
The other tasks that the volunteers have to carry on are;
- Creating visibility campaigns in the beach
- Cleaning of the small and forgotten beaches.
- Fire watching and awareness to fire control.
- Fixing some areas of the Casa Coco
- Cleaning the botanic garden in the salinas
Work will be done Monday to Friday, approx. 6 hours per day. Volunteers are going to start working at around 8:00 and will finish at 14:00.
Accommodatie en maaltijden
The accommodation will be in the volunteer’s house in Calpe. Volunteers are required to bring summer sleeping bags. The accommodation is basic, but there will enough equipment for the volunteers. And also it would be just for volunteers and sandy beaches are not very far away.
This project will include a one day only vegan food day agreed by volunteers for the promotion of environmental sustainable lifestyle.
Note: There could be some changes in the accomodation arrangement. The alternative option will be tents in the equipped camping area in the hills of Calpe.
Locatie en vrije tijd
Calpe, a town with a long history and deeply-rooted traditions, is also one of the main tourist destinations on the Costa Blanca. The Marina, the promenade and eleven kilometers of coastline, marked by cliffs, beaches and coves, are some of the many attractions. Another attraction is one of the symbols of the town, the Rock of Ifach, a huge calcareous rock, 332 meters high, that penetrates the sea and gave the town its name.
The last night of the project, the accommodation will be in a youth hostel is Alicante where participants will be able to explore the city, including some cultural activities, under the supervision of an adult volunteer.