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IJsland | Natuur en handarbeid

IJsland | Natuur en handarbeid

Zet je in voor een groepsproject in IJsland. Dit project vindt plaats van 30 augustus t/m 13 september en biedt ruimte aan 8 deelnemers in de leeftijd van 18 t/m 99 jaar. Als vrijwilliger zal je werkzaamheden gaan uitvoeren gericht op natuur.

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Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 450.
Werk

Volunteers will 5 hours of environmental work during weekdays. The main work is cleaning the coastline in the area and to recycle the plastic that we find in the coast while cleaning. From the beginning of June, we will open a workshop where we will recycle the plastic that we find at the coastline. The group will also do some renovation in the property of Worldwide Friends and in the garden For two hours a day from Monday to Thursday we will give a special focus on global warming and the volunteers will have workshops about climate changes. The issue of global warming is well known all over the world. Humanity must act in a more environmentally friendly way. The main goal of this project is to improve the environmental education and consciousness of the projects’ participants. Within the project we will learn about green energy, sustainable householding, waste treatment, nutrition, the effects of consumption and lots more. If you want to change something, develop solutions or inspire others, you have to understand the issues and tasks first. In addition to the theoretical part we are going to practice sustainable work. For example, the volunteers will have the opportunity to plant a few trees. Planting trees becomes a very useful action against climate change because trees absorb carbon dioxide, clean the air and prevent erosion. Take part in this promising project and spring into action against climate change! Our work will depend on weather conditions, which is why we must be flexible. You should be prepared for unfriendly weather, but hopefully, the weather will be nice most of the time. This is a perfect camp for people who like outdoor work and physical challenges. Working hours are about 5 hours a day, 5 days a week.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

Worldwide Friends volunteers will be staying in the WF house in Stodvarfjordur. They will share apartment with four bedrooms, big living room fully equipped kitchens, showers and toilets. Beds are provided; however, volunteers should bring their own warm sleeping bags or borrow one from WF if they don’t want to bring it. Wireless internet access is provided free of charge. Food is included for the duration of the workcamp, however, everyone is expected to do their fair share of the cooking and cleaning. Since it is always nice to try new and different dishes, volunteers are encouraged to bring along their favourite recipes from home! Please keep in mind that there is another apartment in the house as well on the second floor that is also used for international volunteers.

Locatie en vrije tijd

The area in the east is also good for hiking, so please bring your hiking shoes. There is a free entrance to the local swimming pool from the middle of June until the middle of September. WF Iceland will organise reasonably-priced weekend excursions to some of the most popular, beautiful areas and natural wonders that Iceland has to offer. Excursions include unique Icelandic sights, such as waterfalls, volcanic and geothermal areas, glaciers, lava forests, hot-springs, rhyolite mountain ranges, steam-vents or even icebergs. We will also concentrate on intercultural learning and exchange. Every evening, volunteers from different countries will be in charge of presenting their country of origin and culture in an informal way. It can be a presentation, a game, theatre – the form of introduction is up to you! Therefore, we encourage you to bring along some food, photos or anything interesting related to your country for a fun and informative evening amongst other volunteers. This workcamp gives you the opportunity to spend an amazing time in Iceland with other international volunteers and to have an incredible experience where participants share their knowledge with each other while exploring creativity, environmental issues and intercultural learning.

Vereisten

No requirements

Opmerkingen

There is an extra participation fee of 450 euros for this workcamp. The fee includes the trip from Reykjavik to Stodvarfjordur and back again which is almost 1,400 km in total and takes 2 full days (the first day of the camp and the last one). On the way to the camp, we will drive through the south to the east of the island. After the camp, we will drive through the north and west to Reykjavik (if road conditions are favourable). This trip includes several stops where you will discover unique Icelandic sights, such as glacial lagoons, waterfalls, volcanic and geothermal areas, glaciers, lava fields, hot-springs, rhyolite mountain ranges, steam-vents or even icebergs.

Projectnaam

East Iceland – taking care of nature

Projectcode

WF130

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

30-8-2021

Einddatum

13-9-2021

Aantal vrijwilligers

8 (3 mannen en 5 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

18 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 450

Taal

Sustainable Development Goal


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