GAIA - Grupo de Acção e Intervenção Ambiental

GAIA - Grupo de Acção e Intervenção Ambiental

GAIA

Rua da Regueira, 40, 1100-437, Lisboa, Portugal

www.gaia.org.pt - +351283925032

description of organisation

GAIA is a Portuguese Environmental NGO. Since 1996 we’ve conducted numerous campaigns on local and national level and have been involved in internatonal campaigns, mainly at European level.
GAIA is one only organisaton, with two actve ofces: in Lisboa and Alentejo region. Our aim is to raise awareness on environmental issues such as climate change, eco-consumpton, food sovereignty and freedom of seeds.
GAIA Lisboa is the headquarters of the organisaton. GAIA Lisboa is mainly actve in natonal and international campaigns, such as the freedom of seeds and Jobs for Climat. One-of events are ofered to the community in the Alfama space.
GAIA Alentejo is actve in the rural South of Portugal since 2006 and its mission is to boost ecological lifestyles through learning experiences, in the context of climate urgency. Target groups are local people of all ages in the villages where GAIA Alentejo operates; young people aged 12-17 and 18-30; local producers and ecological projects.
GAIA Alentejo works in a horizontal structure and explores Sociocracy as governance. We are actve in the following felds: Educaton, Politcal Agroecology, Forest, Regional Network and Communicaton. We currently support:
- the collectve tree nursery of São Luís;
- the community-based AMAP system of producton and consumpton;
- the Ofcina (Workshop) for young people in São Luís;
- internatonal mobility projects for young people (volunteering and youth exchanges) and the local consortum of partners.

inclusion topics

This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:

  • Social obstacles
  • Cultural differences
  • Geographical obstacles

Volunteering project

Project name Project Dates Deadline Status
2018Information and environmental education in Galicia - Spain
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Feb 2018 to Dec 2018
01/02/2018 - 31/12/2018
21/01/2018 closed
EVS Opportunity with the Global Ecovillage Network in Scotland
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
May 2018 to Apr 2019
01/05/2018 - 30/04/2019
15/02/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - ENVIRONMENT AND ECO-COMMUNITY
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - CULTURE & ARTS
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - CREATIVE SÃO LUÍS
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - ACTIVE TOURISM, NATURE AND SUSTAINABILITY
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - YOUTH, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND CREATIVITY
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Oct 2018 to Oct 2019
15/10/2018 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Odemira na Europa III - ARTS & RURAL COMMUNITIES
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Mar 2019 to Oct 2019
01/03/2019 - 14/10/2019
05/04/2018 closed
Bryson Family Services (volunteers from listed countries only)
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Sep 2018 to Aug 2019
01/09/2018 - 31/08/2019
31/05/2018 closed

This organisation holds a European Solidarity Corps Quality Label. The Quality Label certifies that the organisation is able to run projects in compliance with the principles and objectives of the European Solidarity Corps.

Scope Traineeships, Volunteering

Role Expiry date
Host31/12/2027
Supporting31/12/2027
PIC: 942547837 OID: E10048418
Last updated on 05/10/21

Organisation topics

Community development

Culture

Inclusion