Volunteering for the Nature in the Nature - 6 months


Volunteering for the Nature in the Nature - 6 months

Junák - český skaut, Kaprálův mlýn, z. s.

Ochoz u Brna, Czech Republic

The application deadline has passed.

Activity description

Kaprálův mlýn is a scout environmental education centre situated in Moravian karst landscape protected area. Volunteering at Kaprálův mlýn consists of various activities: - assisting with the environmental education programmes (outdoor ecology for highschool students, outdoor activities, forest kindergarden), - helping with the operation of the centre (guest-care, cleaning, kitchen, info-shop duties), - working outside (looking after the garden, nature conservation work, preparing wood for winter, cutting the grass), - education (Czech lessons, workshops, NGO, environmental projects, conservation), - your own personal project. Duration of volunteer service for 6 months.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation: Volunteers live in a 3-bedroom eco-friendly house (equipped kitchen, common room, 2 bathrooms) situated on a nice place just 50 m from the main lodge of Kapraluv mlyn. Food: Since meals for the eco-centre guests are being prepared we can provide catering three times a day for volunteers on most days, we adjust to wide range of dietary needs; volunteers can also cook on their own in the kitchen in their house. Transport: Volunteers get ticket for public transport, Brno downtown is accessible within 30 minutes. There are bikes which volunteers can use as well.

Training during the activity

On-arrival and Midterm training organized by the Czech National Agency. Czech language lessons. Introductory training in the operation of the centre (health and safety, programmes, building maintenance, office skills, nature in surroundings...) Special workshops - depends on volunteers´ interests (Heritage interpretation, Grant applications, Corel Draw, GIS and GPS, Zoner, First aid, Environmental ethics, Natural resources, Eco-friendly housing...).

Participant profile

In accordance with the mission of Kapraluv mlyn Scout Environmental Education Centre we prefer volunteers who are interested in nature conservation, environmental education, sustainable technologies and leisure time activities for kids and youth. We consider the ESC project as a way to share our knowledge. That is why open-mindness, willingness to learn new things and discipline are the qualities we are asking for. We offer volunteer placements for 6 months. We will contact applicant only in case that we are interested in his/her CV and motivation statement.

Activity dates

A total of 26 week(s) during the period 01/03/2021 to 31/10/2021


Activity location

Ochoz u Brna 235, 66402 Ochoz u Brna Czech Republic


Looking for participants from

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Sweden


Activity topics

Environment and natural protection

Education and training


Deadline for applications

Application deadline: 31/03/2021