NATURAL RESERVE DELTA DEL EBRO 2018
Volontariat de 2 à 16 semaines; frais supplémentaires de 450€ pour le 1er mois, puis 75€ par semaine. Placement individuel, programme ouvert toute l'année
- Code : ESP-18/2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
The natural reserve is located at the end of Ebro´s river, where there is a natural reserve based in the second most humid area of Spain. Due to these environmental facts, the fauna is highly diverse, formed by a huge diversity of birds, which constitute one of the main targets of the project. The host placement is located in a village, surrounded by nature and isolated from urban spaces. SEO is a national non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of birds throughout the national territory, through population control and the creation of reserves. In these areas, local and migratory birds are protected. Birdlife is a union of associations for the protection of birds, which have united their international efforts in the protection of these animals. SEO / BirdLife is the Spanish association for the study and conservation of birds and their habitats, representing BirdLife International in Spain. During the Volunteering time you will take part in the main activities carried out in the village, such as the maintaining of the main spaces –always related to personal abilities-, participating in animal studies and learning, collaborating with ecological awareness with children, helping in the visit center “La Barraca”, organisational skills may be required. There is an agricultural project taking place during the hottest months, the eradication of the plague of “Apple Snails” that is eroding rice crops, which form the main economic source of the region. Regarding the rice production, in the SEO ecological process of growing is used and taught. 5-6 Working hours per day are required (Wednesday to Sunday, Mondays and Tuesdays are free) Due to the dependency on weather conditions duties will vary from day to day and flexibility to change your mind is needed. Maintainance work in the village
Rooms in the village are provided as well as food. The volunteers have to clean the house.
Cosy village located in a rural area isolated from urban spaces, possibility to use the office´s car if driven license is active, also the use of bikes is allowed to move around and there are buses to get to the reserve and to get to the main villages nearby
Any skill is welcome; energy and enthusiasm are key for this project, as well as ecological consciousness and the willingness to improve quality of life –health habits, food, contact with nature. The project is seeking for a volunteer who: Is hard working and interested in environmental preservation Is able to carry on outdoor work regardless the weather Is flexible Likes working with animals and fisical work It’s not allowed to use the mobile phone during the activity. Bring comfortable clothes (for working), towell, sunblock, mosquitos repelent, ecological soap, tennis or boots, and a different shoe for the house (flip-flop or sleepers). Alcohol is forbiden in the project. It’s possible we don’t have wifi for some days.
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.
Most of the voluntary service projects are located in the Madrid region and include working with socially disadvantaged children, children and youth centres, disabled, HIV-AIDS prevention, anti-drugs, and communication projects.