World Wide Village 2016
Period: 19/08/2016 – 24/09/2016
Deadline: 4 August 2016
URGENT CALL FROM 3 PARTICIPANTS FROM EACH COUNTRY (GREECE.ITALY.SLOVENIA.SPAIN. FRANCE.PORTUGAL)
The short EVS project for August –September 2016 project will host 18 volunteers from 6 different countries within the village of Lysos
(https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lysos,+Cyprusemail@example.com,32.5083115,16z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x14e7725c350f1949:0x534546ad8aec73ea) but also in the surrounding villages (Steni and Peristerona villages). The project is about promoting environmental issues, intercultural exchange and active participation in areas where it is needed. Implicating volunteers from countries other than Cyprus will enhance our goals of tolerance, acceptance and awareness of cultural diversity leading to integration and intercultural experiences.
Our NGO, Politistiko Ergastiri Agion Omoloyiton, with experience in youth work since 1999 within our local neighborhood and 9 years of European projects since 2007 (Youth in Action, Life Long Learning, Erasmus +), promotes Short EVS projects with the implementation of the World Wide Village Project since 2014.
This project will be separated in 4 phases:
Ø Phase A – On arrival training
Ø Phase B – Working in the fields/community/nature (beach-forest)
Ø Phase C – Promoting the local community – going deeper into the culture.
Ø Phase D – Departure training
You will work for 5 days, and up to 30-35 hours per week. (Some says may be more hours of work some may be less).
You have 2 free days per week, which will vary depending on each week.
Be prepared to:
Ø Work in the fields from early morning hours for about 20 days of the whole experience.
Ø Be ready to have hands on experiences with farmers and hard working people.
Ø work with villagers and learn from them
Ø produce local products out of fruit
Ø support villagers in various work occasions
Ø enjoy nature and the local environment (sea, forest)
Ø have a group spirit and tolerance, contribute to group activities, living and sharing together for a month
Ø be committed to the tasks and the program
Ø respect the village and villagers (respecting the silence and the culture of the
Email your application to worldwidevillageshortEVS@gmail.com.