Volunteer in Spain Promoting Environmental Awareness


(41.89518,-87.63441)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

712 N. Wells StreetChicago, IL 60654


About

Our volunteer project at Casita Verde stands as a functioning and successful example of effective green practices, as well as a leader in educating the community on how to make choices to protect you and the environment. They recycle all the water used by residents and visitors to promote zero-carbon emissions. The center supports ecological research and volunteer efforts such as beach cleaning and environmental education programs. Spend your days improving and maintaining farm facilities, expanding production of alternative energy systems, and promoting environmental awareness, all while learning environmentally responsible skills and techniques you can bring back home.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Maintain and improve the farm facilities
  • Install alternative energy systems
  • Promote environmental awareness among visitors
  • Cook delicious, organic meals for visitors
  • Learn permaculture farming
  • Assist with Sunday community visits/meals

Application deadlines:
Program start dates are any Sunday from March through September. Volunteers should apply at least 8 weeks prior to their preferred start date.

What's Included?

  • Accommodation in rustic on-site housing
  • 3 vegetarian meals per day
  • Emergency medical insurance for the duration of your program
  • Arrival transfer service from Ibiza airport
  • Project supervisor and emergency staff available 24/7
  • Orientation pre-departure and upon arrival

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 week commitment (maximum 3 months)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Be in excellent physical condition
  • Willing to engage in heavy manual labor
  • Previous experience in outdoor environmental conservation

To request more information, please visit our website at http://greenhearttravel.org/program/adult/volunteer-abroad/spain-environmental-project or call our office in Chicago at 888-227-6231 for further details regarding more program specifics, fees, and application process.

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Policy
  • Environmental Science
  • Gardening

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2 - 12 week options
  • Be willing to live and work in rustic conditions
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