EVS in Arrimal (Portugal)

Cultural Recreational and Sporting Activities

Project description

Exchange of knowledge, skills and ideas is the key to spread and confirm the idea for protecting the nature in Europe.
Volunteers participating in this project will be integrated in groups with members of Vertigem specialised in the different areas, who will give all the specific technical support for the different activities. They will have the chance to learn and develop their skills and competences in technical areas, such as flora, fauna, environment protection, environmental education, recycling and cartography.
They wil also have linguistic training and support troughout all the project.
Accommodation is in mountain shelter and food is prepared by the staff of the host organisation, at weekends and holidays volunteers can use the flat rent by the hosting organisation in the close city (Porto de Mós).

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will be accommodated in Bezerra’s Ecological Residence that has as a privilege the fabulous landscape. The Residence is divided in three areas: Wards for men and women with WC, Lounge and Bathrooms for men and women, and common room with library, TV, stereo and two computers The residence can host up to 14 people. The Residence is equipped with energy efficient heating equipment, internet with free wifi, an outside space with aromatic plants and novelty equipment for children.
Good environmental practices are emphasized.

Training during the project

training in the areas:
Portuguese language, mapping, flora and wildlife.

Volunteer profile

For this project we would like to receive enthusiastic people with good communicational skills, who are independent and willing to participate in the project.
Qualities taken into account by Vertigem in the selection of candidates for this project are: love of nature and protection of the environment; enthusiasm, motivation to participate in our specific project, appreciation in being useful; enjoy communicating and learning new skills and competences, interest to work in a team, tolerance towards difference.

Additional information

The participants must have a sending organisation accredited as coordinator under the program EVS Erasmus + which will be available to apply in their country.

Looking for Volunteers from :
  • Portugal;
  • Germany;
  • Austria;
  • France;
  • Italy;
  • Lithuania.

Project Dates : A total of 24 week(s) during the period Sep 2017 to Mar 2018

How to apply

Send a CV and a letter of motivation to : join@infoeurope.eu