Collection materials and shipment of containers for humanitarian aid.

Collection materials and shipment of containers for humanitarian aid.

Ayuda Contenedores

Pamplona, Spain

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

AC is an organization that aims to assist NGDOs in shipping containers of humanitarian aid to different countries. We fight to eradicate inequality by favouring synergies with other NGDOs, companies and Public Institutions. All work is carried out entirely by volunteer staff: collection of donated materials, repair and packaging, shipment of containers and trailers and follow-up. ESC volunteers would be incorporated into the activities: reuse and recycling with workshops on mechanics, carpentry, painting; collection trips and international shipping with the workshops of selection, filling and departure of international containers, monitoring of arrival in the countries Hundreds of donors, public and private institutions, hospitals, educational centres, and many individuals offer us their materials: hospital beds,sanitary and medical equipment; industrial, construction and agriculture materials; desks, blackboards, vehicles, bicycles, wheelchairs, computers, food, clothes.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteer will receive a monthly allowance for room and board, in addition to pocket money, so that he/she can share an apartment with other volunteers in the city or with other young people and manage his/her own food. Pamplona is a city with a bicycle lane and a bicycle will be at your disposal.

Training during the activity

A tutor will be in charge of the support for the development of your training, facilitating the participation in the training upon arrival and in all the training activities of the Spanish National Agency. Likewise, you will have a person to guide you in the specific tasks to be developed and a team will be in charge of training you in the different workshops that require your collaboration.

Participant profile

We would like to welcome young people who are enthusiastic about working in a team, interested in developing manual skills, willing to learn mechanical repair of bikes, machines; willing to select and order materials; to check and prepare computers, to go to other cities to collect materials. We need young people who are interested in being "handyman" and who find it important to recycle, reuse and above all to support other countries.

Activity dates

A total of 24 week(s) during the period 09/01/2023 to 30/06/2023

Activity location

Casas de Puig, 2, 31009 Pamplona Spain

Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity topics

Social challenges

Disaster prevention and recovery

Environment and natural protection

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 04/01/2023