400 EUR one month, 100 EUR for every additional week. Minimum 2 weeks Maximum 16 weeks
- Code : MOL26/2017
- Dispo : 1M / 1F (Total Part 2)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 99
empowerment through education, action and connecting people. Our vision is a sustainable development of Moldova uniting all its ethnic groups and languages in a diverse and resilient society based on values of creative economic cooperation and responsibility for the natural resources as commons. Our main working topics are organic agriculture, transportation, energy efficiency, renewable energies, consumer awareness, urban/rural development and resource flows including integrated waste management EcoViso focuses its work on youth empowerment and environmental education and action. Through such programs as ActivEco-Sustainability in Action, Social Entrepreneurship, Climate LaunchPad and Eco-village Moldova we help young people develop leadership, networking and project management skills to address environmental issues and bring social innovation to their communities. EcoVisio connects people that want to work on a common vision for our little country. We train people and provide them with instruments to achieve little projects in their neighborhoods or villages. We share information about the situation of our planet and start own projects. We will be very happy if you share a bit of our vision and get in contact with us.
2 type of work : 1/ One volunteer will be hosted in Eco- village and will support our staff in organizing and run of the following activities: Through various games, documentaries, case studies, experiments and practical activities we explore where the "stuff" around us comes from, how many resources are used to produce it, the complexity of connections between people around the globe and nature, as well as our environmental impact. – Promotion of the healthy diet among young people and adults – Organization of the thematic meetings. – Organization of the different crafts workshops. – Supporting the research of on ecopracticies, appropriate technologies, elaboratation of the support materials, f.e. Guide on the Medical Plants. – Organization of youth trainings and camps about eco life and volunteering. – Organic agriculture, f.e. in collaboration with the local school, we organized the first WikiWoods 2-days walnuts planting action in Moldova. – Building and creation of Environmental Training Center – This project aims to construct an environmental training center in an emerging Eco-village in Moldova. The center will serve as a regional hub for practical education in the fields of organic agriculture, energy efficiency, ecoconstruction and community development. 2/ Another volunteer will be placed in Ecovisio office in Chisinau and the proposed activities are the following: – Event management (organizing youth trainings, Eco-fairs, workshops, etc.). F.e. “IarmarEco – the Fair of Ecological Opportunities and Social Entrepreneurship” .The aim of this event is to inform the public about the possibilities of changing the routine into a more active, healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The fair helps representatives of environmental organizations (environmental NGOs, enterprises, companies, government institutions) to develop a common vision in order to make environmental initiatives more visible to the general public and introduce the concept of social entrepreneurship – new concept, but very exciting for Moldavian space. “IarmarEco” – is a combination of fair, facilitated networking and interactive presentations/lessons – that makes it a special and unique event in the field of ecology and social activism in Moldova. – Supporting process of fundraising and grant-writing (donnors mapping, looking for relevant statistical data, help in elaborating of a project proposal). – Contributing to the development of a Resource Center for environmental education in Riscova that will focus on practical trainings and sharing sustainable practices in the areas of ecoconstruction, organic gardening, energy efficiency and more. – Supporting organization of seminars, trainings, info days, forums on Social entrepreneurship.
Project 1 : Host in an eco-village. It will include a kitchen/dining area and meeting space to accommodate up to 60 individuals at a time. Project 2 : A bedroom in the host family or a bedroom in a flat out side of the project where 2-6 volunteers live together. — Food will be provided.
Both projects are situated in the suburb area of the capital of Moldova – Chisinau. Chisinau is the main administrative, economic, scientific and cultural centre of Moldova. The city has just over 700,000 inhabitants and the whole metropolitan area is roughly one million inhabitants. In terms of number of inhabitants, Chisinau is the largest city of the country. Chisinau is divided in five administrative sectors; Botanica, Buiucani, Center, Ciocana and Riscani. It is often referred to as the greenest city in Europe due to the high proportion of well maintained green spaces.
The volunteer will bring his/her experiences from another culture and the process of getting familiar with Moldovan society to the everyday work and life. — Check list –what you need to bring with you: Bed clothes and towels; Warm clothes and good, waterproof shoes in case of winter; Some information about your country: pictures, maps, books, coins, recipes, etc; Small gifts from your country to give to people in your host project. — 400 EUR one month, 100 EUR for every additional week. Minimum 2 week, Maximum 16 weeks