In Harmony with Nature
Location: Vlahi village, Bulgaria
Period: 15/05/2017 – 15/11/2017
Deadline: 26 May 2017
Vlahi Nature School is urgently looking for 1 motivated volunteer from Germany to start volunteering for an approved EVS project as soon as possible. The project duration is 6 months (from May 15th till November 15th). The volunteer will be involved in everyday activities of the organization. It is a School for Nature in the Nature and the volunteer will take care for the garden and the domestic animal. He/She will develop educational activities for students and visitor.
Nature School Foundation, Vlahi village, South west Bulgaria (www.vlahi.org). Vlahi village is a small and abandoned village with 7 permanent inhabitants, but with quite intensive visitors flow during summer. There are 3 NGOs operating. The nearest town Kresna is 9 km far from the village. The village is at the foot of Pirin National Park (UNESCO world nature heritage object). The climate in the village is continental-mediterranean.
Tasks of the volunteers, related to development of new functioning elements of the perma culture concept, which will be used for demonstration among students and visitors:
– Growing a new “live” fence around the garden from wood and hedge
– Everyday care for the garden and the domestic animals in the Nature school – hens, ducks, geese,rabbits
– Irrigation system in the garden
– Work with students from the local school
– Preparation of information and educational materials
– Wind stopper and sun trap, which create insulation barrier against cold winds and using the warming capability of the stones
The volunteers will support the organization and conduction of eco-working weekends with young people from the local community.
The volunteers will be encouraged to organize workshops for the students from the local school on nature protection topics.
Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to firstname.lastname@example.org till 25.05.2017
URGENT, the project is already approved and running with one more volunteer from Spain. Original call: http://vlahi.org/article/urgently-looking-for-german-evs-volunteer-for-vlahi-nature-school/