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Stowarzyszenie Kulturalne "Pocztówka" / The Cultural Association "POCZTÓWKA"

Kleszczele, Poland

Project description

Are you ready for an artistic adventure? The "COOL CREATIVE TEAM" project is open for submissions! We invites you to a new ESC 2-month project, aimed to architectural renovation and design - both exterior and interior. We are looking for 10 people to bring new life to the old train station in Hajnówka, as part of the process of creating HAJNÓWKA CENTRALNA - arts, education & culture center.Are you a maker, a builder, do-it-yourself enthusiast? Do you ever dream about working in wood, but never had a chance to try it? Want to try yourself in interior design?We've got you covered! It's your chance to participate in the creation process of a unique space in East Poland - arts, education and cultural centre with strong support of voluntary activities.There will be time to make installations and participate in street art creations as well as wall painting, cleaning, woodcutting, setting lights, etc. All that's necessary to slowly morph an old railway station into cultural hub of our dreams

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

We are part of the European Solidarity Corps, so your age should be 18 to 30 years. - We will provide the volunteers all their costs: one way tickets, accommodation, money for food, pocket money - Volunteers will live in an agroturistic house with other volunteers in a shared room (2-3 volunteers in a room) near of Hajnówka town in Podlasie, a unique region in eastern Poland with a rich history and traditions, surrounded by beautiful Białowieza forest. Our house is situated in the forest in Policzna, but our activities will be focus on train station in Hajnówka town.

Training during the project

You will learn new and old techniques of reconstruction and construction. You will get to know regional artists and techniques of working with straw and clay and street art and design artists. you can have the opportunity to take part in building an artistic installation in urban space and in the forest, and the creation of festival advertisements in the urban space. You will get to know the region - the extraordinary Bialowieza Forest. We will exchange experiences. Maybe you will share your knowledge with others?

Volunteer profile

We're looking for people with initiative, own ideas, ready to build a team and not afraid of hard work, on daily basis believing that nothing is impossible! We will need working people with skills in technical staff and people with artistic experience and hand craft are welcome. What we need from you: open to experiments, group work enthusiast, ideas for the recycling of materials. Send your motivation letter CV by email: with the subject: "COOL CREATIVE TEAM"

Activity Dates

A total of 9 week(s) during the period 01/08/2020 to 01/10/2020

Activity Location

Policzna 40, 17-250 Kleszczele Poland

Looking for volunteers from

Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia

Activity Topics

Creativity and culture

Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 15/07/2020