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Drawing a Greener Future

KEAN - Cell of Alternative Youth Activities

Ilion, Athens, Greece

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Project description

The purpose of the EVS project “Drawing a Greener Future” is to contribute to combating the degradation of natural environment and in particular of urban and suburban greenery, to raise youth awareness on environmental protection and regarding the importance of recycling and the use of renewable energy sources and to promote environmental principles and values of EU and further develop and promote volunteerism for environment. Main Activities: -Active involvement, participation & support in the operation of the office of “The Volunteer’s Network of the park Antonis Tritsis” in the Park Antonis Tritsis; -Active contribution & participation in beautification activities in the Municipality of Iraklio Attikis; -Development of a Manual about Recycling; -Development of presentation and conduction of a Non-Formal Education Seminar about renewable energy sources; -Development of 6 videos about environmental problems & of the Blog “Drawing a Greener Future"; -Weekly Feedback Sessions.

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

NGO KEAN covers all the costs of accommodation (rent expenses & expenses of electricity, water & internet services) and volunteers are hosted in apartment, fully equipped and furnished, located in the 5th floor of a building in the center of Athens, 5 minutes far away from Metro Station & Electric Railway Station and 2 minutes far away from bus stop. Volunteers receive on a monthly basis: -Pocket Money -Food Allowance -Monthly Transportation Card (local unlimited routes) Volunteers will receive reimbursement of their travel & visa expenses according to the approved grant.

Training during the project

-Pre-departure Training Activities (organised and offered by the Sending Organisations) -Orientation Training Activities (organised and offered by NGO KEAN upon arrival) -Greek Language Courses

Volunteer profile

The project will involve 2 Volunteers from Russian Federation & 2 Volunteers from Turkey who : -Must Be aged 18 – 29 years old; -Must Be highly motivated and sensitive regarding the topics approached by the project and interested in the planned activities of the project; -Should not have taken part in a long-term EVS opportunity before.

Placement dates

A total of 24 week(s) during the period 01/11/2018 to 31/05/2019

Placement location

Patroklou Street No:57, 13122 Ilion, Athens

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Placement topics

Environment and natural protection

Placement deadline

Application deadline: 30/09/2018