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Youth in Alzira for Nature Conservation

Youth in Alzira for Nature Conservation

Alzira, Spain

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Project description

If you have an interest in the field of nature conservation, an attaction for the Spanish language, culture and country, this may be just the right opportunity for you. The Municipality of Alzira has a significant nature wealth.Amongst the places where the volunteer will work, the most iconic is: The Natural Municipality Area of la Murta and la Casella - a 745 hectares protected natural space, being entirely part of Alzira. It represents both natural and heritage values, since in its middle are the ruins of the 15th century Monastery of Nuestra Señora de La Murta. The main tasks are: Promote eco-citizenship Assisting in every activity related to the environmental department (furhter details given later or upong asking) The volunteer will work 35 weekly hours, distributed normally from Monday to Friday, including 3 hours of Spanish classes. Once a month, the volunteer will have to work on the weekends, hence having 2 free days during the week instead.


Accommodation, food and transport arrangements

Accommodation costs are fully covered by our organization. The volunteers will have to share one flat in Alzira, with individual bedrooms and access to all the facilities (fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, TV, WiFi, etc). Every month volunteers will receive money for food (180€) and pocket money (105€). hence cooking your own meals is recommended. The hosting organization will also provides a bicycle for the volunteer, due to the need to travel to the on-site nature areas (around 35 minutes on bicycle).


Training during the project

The volunteer will get information on EVS and the project from the sending organization. He/She will also be enrolled by the coordinating organisation on EVS On-arrival and Mid-term training sessions organized by the Spanish National Agency. Also, the volunteer will have 3 hours of Spanish class per week.


Volunteer profile

We are looking for volunteers from Erasmus+ programme countries, except from Bulgaria and Slovakia. (2 candidates were chosen from these countries) We are looking for a volunteer interested in outdoor activities. He/She should be open-minded and enthusiastic. An interest in nature conservation and environmental care will be appreciated. A basic level of Spanish and intermediate English are asked, so that he/she can communicate with work colleagues. The volunteer should be in a good physical conditionm due to the nature of the project and having to travel several kilometres to nature areas.


How to apply

Send your CV and motivation letter to writing the title of this project (the title of the offer) in the subject of your e-mail.


Additional information

Candidates should keep in mind that a sending organisation is required. In the case they do not have one, we will try and look for one, depending on the country the volunteer comes from, i.e. we cannot guarantee that we can find a sending organisation for all applicants.

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 26 week(s) during the period 31/03/2018 to 30/09/2018

Project location

46600 Alzira

Looking for volunteers from

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Algeria, Estonia, Egypt, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Georgia, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Moldova (Republic of), Montenegro, North Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Russian Federation, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Kosovo * UN resolution, Aruba

Project topics

Application deadline

No application deadline


Name: José Manuel González Valls