Approved project in Hungary – only Portuguese volunteers

 

 

 

Going EVSContact person: Adrienne Sebestyen

Organisation: Szatyor Association

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Deadline: 22/01/2016

Start: 01/02/2016

End: 31/01/2017


Szatyor Association was founded in 2011 and now has over 100 members in Budapest. Our aim is to draw attention to sustainable living and conscious consuming (food and household products). We would like to provide space and opportunity to anyone for sharing knowledge, experiences and solutions related to the above-mentioned.
As an alternative eco-conscious association our aim is to be a living example of how to integrate conscious consuming, healthy lifestyle, local and fairtrade products into our everyday lives.

Throughout our programmes we intend to build a community by bringing city-dwellers closer to nature and to natural food producing. We also organize farm visits to our producers to show eco-conscious farming in its authentic environment. On a regular basis we create events of community cooking, cooking classes and attend festivals, all by using seasonal vegetables and fruits provided by our producers.
Our target group includes everybody who wishes to lead his/her urban lifestyle with a consideration to nature. It can start by conscious consuming with an important approach to local products and producers, as well as to environmental friendly technologies throughout the process
Our association is an open community and space offering workshops, classes and presentations to share the knowledge within and to give possible solutions in the topic.
Our target group includes everybody who wishes to lead his/her urban lifestyle with a consideration to nature. It can start by conscious consuming with an important approach to local products and producers, as well as to environmental friendly technologies throughout the process. Our association is an open community and space offering workshops, classes and presentations to share the knowledge within and to give possible solutions in the topic.

Tasks

In our projekt “Go green, go volunteers!” we can offer several kind of volunteer opportunities for the forthcoming volunteers. They can involve in our running projects in Szatyor Association regarding green urban living (lectures and organising small markets for local producers in the city center). With this they accommodate themselves in our Association and they can get to know the whole group. – International exchange and learning in the topic of local production and related environment issues – Supporting producers’ introductions and thematic lectures on farming, organic directions – Taking part in creative planning and implementing in practical workshops for improving practical skills such as sewing, making home-made cosmetics, upcycling unused materials for household use etc – Decorating our common room and inner garden in our Association – Visiting and organizing visits to local farmers/producers close to Budapest – Creating and care the Szatyor Garden in Etyek – Editing and designing and taking care of the content of the webpage/Facebook page of Szatyor Association – Making visual documentations of our partner producers and the programs of Szatyor Association – Writing translations, interpretations, making visibility, a virtual connection with other associations ¬ Initiating her/his own project with in connection with green living in Budapest The volunteer can also be included in the Association’s work and have the possibility to join other projects.

Procedure

1. send your CV and motivation letter to e-mail evsszatyor@gmail.com

2. the selected volunteers we will invite to a skype interview
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