Projet Permanent
Almendralejo , Espagne

DEMA 2018

  • permanent
  • ENVI
  • ESP-4/2018
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 200.00 EUR
Frais supp : 450.00 EUR


Volontariat de 2 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 450€ pour le 1er mois, puis 100€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année

  • Code : ESP-4/2018
  • Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
  • Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
  • Age : 18 - 99


ICYE Spain


DEMA is a NGO, whose mains objectives are to promote the defence, study and maintenance of natural and cultural heritage using specific projects as environmental education, actions to maintenance the natural habitat of the Lesser Kestrels (Falco naumanni) and reproductive strategies of this endangered species. All the projects developed by DEMA are run with the help of the volunteers. Volunteer tasks : Support tasks at the Lesser kestrel Breeding centre: Maintenance of the breeding room (rats and breeding room), control cells of reproductive lesser kestrels (daily revision, watering, feeding, ), control couples in the mating season, control egg lays, collect eggs, control incubators (temperature and humidity) check the first births (control of weight, color, observation of chickens). Feeding chickens during first days, monitoring of broods, participation in freeing the birds that have been bread and in the programs for the re-introducing of lesser kestrels bred at the centre. Support tasks in Lesser Kestrel Habitat Maintenance Programme – Control of wild colonies, artificial nest-site installation, cleaning and monitoring of breeding areas. Support tasks at the Environment Education Centre: Support monitors in nature and mar- query workshops, making panels and projection of slides. Initiative to express ideas is required. Volunteer will participate in other activities according his skills Please be aware: Mobiles are not allowed during the activities. Feeding animals involves cutting dead animals like mice.


The hostel has two individual rooms with a bathroom and another one for four volunteers and a bathroom. They have a TV, video player, DVD player, and a radio. DEMA has an office with a computer, access to the Internet, telephone, fax and all the commodities of a modern house. The centre is managed by DEMA. From April to September is the most appropriate moment to join the programme, but there are activities during the whole year. . IMPORTANT : food is not provided in this project, each volunteer receives an allowance of 100 € per month to cover food expenses. Volunteers have access to a kitchen.


DEMA is located in Almendralejo, province of Badajoz (Extremadura). It has around 30,000 inhabitants and it is an industrial city with several dealers in olives and wine cellars. It is situated on the Silver route and in the centre of the municipality so it is surrounded by mountain ranges. This offers typical Mediterranean woods in perfect conservation state, like the "Sierra de Hornachos, a special protection bird area (ZEPA).


It is convenient to provide comfortable working clothes.

AFAIJ is a Spanish non-profit organization established in 1999, whose main aim is to promote young people non-formal education through social and intercultural activities.
AFAIJ runs youth national and international voluntary service programmes as well as international trainings and seminars.

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