Location: Etyek, Hungary
Duration: 10 Months
Mobility Periods: March ‘20 – December ‘20
Deadline: 31st January
Bona Fides Association and Szatyor Association are looking for Polish volunteers, or residents in Poland, to join our long-term project called “Green seeds – Community solutions for an eco-concious village” in the city of Etyek, near Budapest, Hungary. The project involves activities like workshops, gardening, supporting local community or social events. In order to apply, please send us your CV and motivation letter to the following emails: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be supporting our team in Etyek, taking part in organizing and realizing workshops, field visits, hands-on gardening activities and taking part and initiate community events. Creating posters and different visuals. Taking part in different community activities, language support for socially disadvantaged youngsters. You are very welcome also to implement your own projects related to one of our main topics. You can experience rural and natural life in a village as well as have the possibility to contribute to the work of our Budapest team.
We are looking for Polish volunteers betweeen 18 and 30 years old who appreciate the interest in ecologically conscious life and willingness to learn more about it and put it in practice. Also to be ready for some gardening and outdoor light physical work. Basic level of English (and willingness to improve) is necessary, also openness to work in team, being respectful and tolerant towards other cultures and attitudes.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Szatyor Association is an NGO developing projects in Budapest and Etyek. We aim to raise awareness on the environment and social impact of our everyday lifestyle and consumption. We organize different activities for better understanding our challenges and finding solutions for the present and future situations connected to environmental changes. We offer from theoretical debates to very practical workshops such as permaculture, organic gardening, green household, zero food waste and packing. We also do community-building and intercultural learning activities with local youngsters and adults.
You will be volunteering 30 hours per week, sometimes weekends are included. Online language support is provided.
You will live in a shared house, 2 volunteers per room, big living room and shared kitchen and bathrooms. The house has a quite large garden that provides delicious and organic veggies for the volunteers who also take part in growing them. The cost of the rent and utilities are covered by the hosting organization.
Transportation: In the village, we provide bikes for volunteers for easier transport as many people cycle there. In the case of transportation to Budapest, if it is related to volunteer activities, the organization covers, in other case volunteers need to cover.
150 EUR pocket money and 150 EUR food allowance per months.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
Szatyor webpage: https://bit.ly/302Gqbd
Szatyor Facebook page: https://bit.ly/2QQaLFq
Volunteers’ Szatyor Facebook page: https://bit.ly/35z8eF9