Nature Success Stories Vol.2

Nature Success Stories Vol.2

Almyras Cultural and Environmental Workshop

Ayia Varvara, Nicosia, Cyprus

1 , Closed

Project description

The project's main objective is to promote environmental awareness at an early age, show the students which actions they can take to protect the natural environment and promote the importance of biodiversity. The volunteers’ activities include visits to schools (mainly primary schools and less at high schools and lyceums) and outdoor activities in the countryside. Any volunteer participating in our projects will be asked to live within the village. Be actively involved in the organized local activities of the organisation. He/she will be asked to facilitate, and gradually, participate, organise, and implement activities within this frame. Our organisation is actively collaborating with local kindergartens, primary and high schools, local community councils and municipalities and other NGO's. This involvement includes co-organising events or proposing activities. The volunteer will be asked to participate in such events.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accomodation: is provided within the village. You will be staying in a nice house with shared bedrooms of two. The house it used to be a family residence, therefore it is set in such a way that you will need to share showers and toilets. A comfortable kitchen, a yard and hall are also to be shared. Food:Lunch will be provided from our organization during the working days. This equals to 5 meals (lunch) per week that will be prepared by a local cook. Food allowance - 120 euro. Covered travel expenses Provided health insurance.


Volunteer profile

You are in the right place if you are a person who: -Patient and interested in working with young students. -Enjoys nature and the local environment. -Environmentally concerned and willing to learn more about the environmental issues. -Interested to gain or improve competences and gain valuable experiences. -Like to experience a different culture and integrate into the local community. -Has an interest in education and cultural issues and promoting various ways of involvement in community life of young people. -Is comfortable working as a part of a team.


How to apply

Send us your CV and motivation letter.


Additional information

Task of the volunteers:
- Participate in the organization and implementation of Environmental school visit. You will be working with kids, from 6-18 years old, on environmental activities in schools which involve non-formal activities.
- Assist on the organization of local events, workshops and activities of the organization.
- Organise your own events and workshops with the support of the organization.
- Promote the Ersmus plus program
- Promote the project in social media, newspapers and magazines
- Update the project webpage.
- Have Greek lessons. Translate

This opportunity is offered in the frame of an Erasmus+ volunteering project and will be confirmed as soon as funding is approved.
For further information on the status of the project, please get in touch with the organisation.

Project dates

A total of 43 week(s) during the period 01/09/2017 to 30/06/2018

Project location

2 Ayia Paraskevi, Ayia Varvara, 2560 Ayia Varvara, Nicosia Cyprus

Looking for volunteers from


Project topics

Environment and climate change

New innovative curricula/educational methods/development of training courses

Application deadline

Application deadline: 25/08/2017


Name: Anthi Gavriel

Hosting organisation

Almyras - Cultural and Environmental Workshop

Agia Varvara, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Sending organisation

Emeis kai o Kosmos-Nuestro Mundo

Heraklion, Greece

Coordinating organisation

Almyras - Cultural and Environmental Workshop

Agia Varvara, Lefkosia, Cyprus