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World Wide Village (Yialia, Cyprus)

Politistiko Ergastiri Ayion Omoloyiton

Yialia, Paphos, Cyprus

The application deadline has passed.

Project description

''World Wide Village'' is a short term project developed by Politistiko Ergastiri since 2014. You will have the opportunity to experience the way of living in Cypriot villages by supporting, working and cooperating with the local community, by sharing your skills and knowledge. The project will be implemented in a village called Yialia in Paphos. The main tasks are: - working in the fields and supporting the local community in different tasks (cleaning, watering and taking care of animals) - Use recovered materials to build new constructions - Support a family business by working in the family owned restaurant The project is about promoting environmental issues, intercultural exchange and active participation in areas where it is needed. Implicating volunteers from countries other than Cyprus will enhance our goals of tolerance, acceptance and awareness of cultural diversity leading to integration and intercultural experiences.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation and part of the meals are provided in Yialia by the project. The hosting organisation will help the volunteers to organise their transport arrangements.

Training during the project

The hosting organisation arranges an on-arrival training and provides support during the activity period.

Volunteer profile

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to: - work in the fields from early morning hours for about 20 days of the whole experience - be ready to have hands on experiences with farmers and hard working people, support them and learn from them - clean and protect the environment - enjoy nature and the local environment (sea, forest) - have a group spirit and tolerance, contribute to group activities, living and sharing together for a month - be committed to the tasks and the programme - respect the village and villagers

Activity Dates

A total of 4 week(s) during the period 02/04/2020 to 01/05/2020

Activity Location

Yialia, Paphos Cyprus

Looking for volunteers from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Ireland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Kosovo * UN resolution, Ukraine, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Serbia, Portugal, Poland, Netherlands, Malta, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Latvia, United Kingdom

Activity Topics

Social challenges

Environment and natural protection

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/03/2020