Bona Fides Association and Sustinea are looking for Polish volunteers to join ESC project in Spain: “Volunteering for a change” in the field of Sustainability and Social Change! Let’s grow together as individuals and as species of this huge and diverse ecosystem!

Mobility: April 2024 – January 2025
Duration: 9 months
Place: Ourense (Galicia), Spain


Sustinea is an association that focuses on sustainability and social change. This initiative arises from the concern about the footprint of humanity in our planet, from the systemic crisis we are living at the different levels, and seek to address these problems providing solutions, experiences, investigation, education, dissemination of information and defence of the environment to promote possible and necessary changes, believing that us as humans have lot of power to transform realities.

We tie together the relationship of humans with Nature in a sustainable and inclusive model, hence resulting in the name of the association Sustinea. And we do it through diverse activities, projects, programs, actions of short, medium or long term.

We are a small group of people who moves many diverse and intercultural groups of people with the aim of impacting much more amount of people for the same goal: learn how to live in harmony with the Earth, between us and within ourselves.

If you know, you protect. If you protect, you care. And if you care, you love.


– Environmental Education
– Protection and Conservation of Biodiversity
– Permaculture and Ecological Agriculture
– Rural Development Projects
– Social Inclusion and Personal Growth
– Free-time and Outdoor Education
– Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
– Artivism and awareness campaigns
– International Projects: Youth Exchanges, Workcamps, Training Courses, European Volunteer Service, European Solidarity Corps

About the project “Un Ourense solidario 2024”
Creating a positive impact in Ourense city and surroundings

“Un Ourense solidario” project has the aim to develop personal, ecosocial and professional competences of the volunteers that come to work with us, being part of our team in each step, from the needs detection, the proposals design, the management till the development and evaluation of each activity. We adapt each volunteer profile to our projects!

According to that, depending of your knowledge and experience you can participate in different areas. Moreover, there is some common tasks:

– Environmental and social activities with kids and adults
– Awareness and activist campaigns
– Maintenance of Permaculture Garden
– Graphic Design and support with data base

What will you get?

– The experience of living in Ourense, learn about Galician Culture and others.
– The experience of collaborating in a social-environmental association with so many diversity of beautiful projects.
– More tools to live more sustainable with Nature and Humans.
– Challenges to improve your competences.
– To learn more about yourself living different situations.

What do you need to bring?

– The best energy and desire to participate and learn of each situation.
– An open mind to revise our habits and lifestyles and to dig into the ecosocial transition we are moving.
– A lot of motivation to challenge yourself.
– Infinite respect and tolerance to the different people with whom you will coexist.
– Many dreams to create and develop here!!!

Project conditions

– 150€/month as food allowance
– 150€/month as pocket money
– Travel costs reimbursement (there is a maximum for going and return)
– Accommodation: You will be living in a sharing volunteer flat close to the University. The flat is
equipped with: 4 private rooms, 1 shower, 2 toilets, 1 sharing & equipped kitchen, 2 sharing living rooms
– Spanish Language Classes

Participant profile requirements

– Age 18-30 years old.
– High motivation to learn and to participate in different activities.
– To be a potential change agent.
– To speak basic Spanish and to understand it.
– Have a profile in the ESC platform.
– Be able to join us for 9 months.
– It would be great to have the driving licence (It is not compulsory).

Check out our Infopack!


Send your CV and motivation letter (in English) to and
or contact us for any further information! Write ESC in Ourense, Spain in the title of your e-mail.