Communicating Wilderness and nature conservation

Communicating Wilderness and nature conservation

European Wilderness Society

Tamsweg, Austria

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED VIA ESC PORTAL AND OUR WEBSITE´S FORM, NO WA or other We are looking for two dedicated persons between the age of 18-30 from an eligible ESC country to join the European Wilderness Society in our main office in Tamsweg in the Austrian Alps. Your volunteering could start on 1.10.2023 and would last up to 12 months. We are looking for volunteers with good language skills of English and preferably German in order to integrate smoothly into living and volunteering environment, since we are an international team of Austrians, Italians, Ukrainians, Canadians, Germans, Czechs, Slovakians. Our former volunteers came from more than 8 European countries and showed that English language knowledge supported their well-being. Our experienced team consists of passionate people: Wilderness specialists, nature conservationists, researchers and scientists, legal advisors and Wilderness advocates. Therefore, prior experience is definitely not a must, but welcome!

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

During your volunteering you will receive a monthly allowance to cover your food and pocket money, some mobility support and language learning. You will have free accommodation as well as holidays and health insurance. Your travel will be covered according your volunteering agreement. You will share a fully equipped apartment with 4 single rooms (one for you), a big living room area, kitchen, TV, free WIFI within walking distance of the office. Tamsweg is the beautiful town, that offers supermarkets, sport facilities and even a small cinema! It can be reached by train/bus from Salzburg/Vienna.

Training during the activity

During your volunteering of max. 38 hours/week, you will have the opportunity to: √ develop professionally and personally √ be involved with many cultures and languages of the team members √ assist in project developments and event management √ support the experts implementing online and offline communication strategies √ get training in content creation for online and offline communication √ join the European Wilderness Society team on field trips, and much more.

Participant profile

It is likely your time to apply now, if YOU: √ have a good knowledge of English and preferably German √ would like to contribute to the goals of a Wilderness and environmental advocacy organization √ are interested in promoting nature with podcasts, video clips, postings and photos, drawings, stories, since in winter time, nature conservation consists a lot of indoor tasks. >> Please check and think about your language skills and your willingness to volunteer for 12 months! Looking forward to your INDIVIDUAL application with EU CV and a PERSONAL letter of motivation before 03.09.2023

Activity dates

A total of 39 week(s) during the period 01/10/2023 to 30/11/2024

Activity location

Dechant Franz Fuchs Str 5, 5580 Tamsweg Austria

 Individual volunteering

Looking for participants from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Türkiye, Ukraine, Kosovo * UN resolution, British Antarctic Territory, Anguilla, Aruba, Saint Barthélemy, Bermuda, Bonaire Sint Eustatius and Saba, Canary Islands, Curaçao, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Greenland, Guadeloupe, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Saint Martin (french part), Martinique, Montserrat, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Pitcairn, Réunion, Saint Helena, Sint Maarten (dutch part), Turks and Caicos Islands, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Virgin Islands (British), Wallis and Futuna

Activity topics

Environment and natural protection

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 05/09/2023