Act together for the nature, 2023

Act together for the nature, 2023

Zöld Kör

Bodrogolaszi, Hungary

Activity description

Within the ESC volunteer program, we are looking for 15 young people for a short period of 1 month, who will join the nature conservation programs of our association, such as o control of alien, invasive plant species in nature conservation areas o elimination of illegal landfills and ongoing clean-up at Bodrog o maintenance of educational trails o participation in the daily community life of Bodrogolaszi by renovation works like painting o gardening These activities are carried out for 2 weeks along the Bodrog and for 1 week in Hajdúság. For the remaining 1 week, they will be involved in the clean-up of the Hungarian section of the Bodrog River, where we will try to collect the waste floating on the river. Volunteers work 5 days a week, giving them an average of 6 hours a day, giving them two days off a week. Volunteers are provided with a pocket money of EUR 5 per person per day. Photos:

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

The volunteers will be staying in Hajdúböszörmény for 1 week, also in a youth hostel, in rooms with 2-4 beds. They will be accommodated in a youth hostel on the fabulous Bodrogolaszi coast, with a shared bathroom and kitchen, and internet access for 3 weeks.. We provide meals 4 times a day, of which min. 1 hot meal. We prefer green travel to and from Hungary. We provide bicycles for local transport.

Training during the activity

The volunteers get to know the natural values, flora and fauna as well as cultural values of the area and gain work experience. They join the Hungarian nature conservation movement and can build relationships with young people with similar interests. We provide opportunities for language learning.

Participant profile

Young people who are committed to protecting nature through their studies or interests are not deterred from doing physical work. They want to gain new experience and knowledge in nature conservation and conservation activities. They love and are able to work in a multicultural team. Applicants who can swim and speak English will be given preference, as communication will be in this language.

Activity dates

A total of 4 week(s) during the period 14/08/2023 to 12/09/2023

Activity location

Brádafalva u. 31-33., 3943 Bodrogolaszi Hungary

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Türkiye, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Activity topics

Environment and natural protection

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 10/04/2023