Gdańsk Ecological Volunteering Centre

Gdańsk Ecological Volunteering Centre

Regionalne Centrum Wolontariatu w Gdańsku/ Regional Volunteer Centre in Gdańsk

Gdańsk, Poland

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Gdańsk Ecological Volunteering Center is a new project created in 2020, by the Regional Volunteer Centre. GCWE was created as a result of the need to activate the local community to act in favor of global challenges, the negative effects of which we feel (or will soon) at the local level. Climate change is happening right now on our eyes. Our goal is building a community of eco-volunteers and eco-leaders. We will encourage local society to act, participate in campaigns and sharing knowledge. For this project we would like to host one volunteer who will take part in this initiative. We offer You not only the opportunity to learn about the functioning of a local volunteer centre, but also to co-create activities and initiatives, to create innovative solutions in the field of ecological volunteering, working with students and other local volunteers no matter the age. Key aspects of the project are: EDUCATION, PROMOTION, NETWORKING, ECO-AWARENESS, SUSTAINABILITY.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The transport to/from Gdańsk will be covered according to ESC guidelines. During you stay in Gdansk you will be accommodated in a fully equipped apartment, which you will share with another 2 volunteers. You will receive pocket money: 4 euro per day + money for food. Cigna health insurance will be provided for the duration of the volunteering period. You will also receive a monthly public transportation card to travel around the city. Our office is located in the city center with good public transportation connections. Please notice: duration of the project is 6 months with possible extension

Training during the activity

The project is unique learning experience. During the project you will take part in 2 training sessions: 1. ON ARRIVAL - to find out more about volunteering in Poland and to meet other volunteers 2. MID TERM - to evaluate your achievements during your stay in Poland. Besides, during the project You will get: - a task-support mentor who will help You with task-related issues - a personal mentor who will support You during Your stay in Poland. - want to learn polish? We will support you in learning language

Participant profile

Are you a true nature lover? Is your mission to raise awareness and fight the climate changes? If you are a motivated person, aged 18-30, ready to act you may the the person that we are looking for. We are looking for dynamic, creative people, outgoing, responsible and patient, with a sense of a mission to protect the environment. Additionally, this person should also be willing to take initiatives and cooperate with various target groups and be able to motivate others to act. Earlier professional experience and qualifications may be useful, but not essential. Apply and we will contact You.

Activity dates

A total of 22 week(s) during the period 01/12/2022 to 01/05/2023

Activity location

Plac Solidarności 1, 80-863 Gdańsk Poland

Looking for participants from

Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Georgia, North Macedonia

Activity topics

Environment and natural protection

Education and training

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 21/11/2022