Dare to Care – Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park Directorate
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Period: 03/04/2017 – 29/09/2017
Deadline: 15 February 2017 (ASAP)
Urgent! Volunteering in Lithuania – Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park Directorate! Starting date – 2017/04/01, end date – 2017/09/29.
Volunteers from Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, Austria can apply.
Kaunas lagoon regional park directorate was established to protect the unique lower landscape of Kaunas Reservoir, its natural ecosystem, cultural heritage; to maintain and manage cultural and natural values, promote cognitive tourism, to guard the rational usage of natural resources, to control people activities within preserved territory. Our work in the directorate varies much. We are working with papers – annual reports, coordinating people requests for different activities in the park, as example – coordinating house building in parks buffer zone, other land usage activities. Other work is managing natural and cultural objects, arranging tourism trails, field work. One more important task is providing people with information about nature preservation laws, house building laws and other information. Our workers are participating in different seminars, conferences related with nature and culture preservation, ecological education, public affairs. Our organization also has other tasks such as Nature school for kids, excursions for grown-up’s, monitoring of nature, landscape and visitors in our territory. Also we have works related with infrastructure maintenance and fixing: information stand reparation, rebuilding shelters, fixing tracks of visitors, mowing grass, picking trash.
Tasks for 2 volunteers: – maintenance of regional parks infrastructure, camp places (fixing and renewing regional parks infrastructure (wooden visitor trails, information stands, information arrows, painting tables and benches) – visitor, landscape, nature monitoring; – helping to organize educational programs, excursions, different events for visitors; – walking with regional parks’ ranger and monitoring the territory, providing information for visitors; – working with public relations, spreading information about Kaunas lagoon regional park educational activities, excursions, events in English language; – herb picking; – collecting and sorting trash in Kauno marios regional park; – implementation of own project related with nature conservation within regional parks specifics, as example – lessons for kids in English language about nature, creation of new playing ground for kids, visitor trail, campaign for cleaning some shores of Kauno marios.
Please send CV and short motivational letter to firstname.lastname@example.org till 15th February. Please indicate why exactly this project interests you, what you can offer in terms of service and what you could learn in the project.