InformaGiovani is URGENTLY looking for participant for a camp

InformaGiovani is URGENTLY looking for participant for a camp organized In cooperation with

Realization Croatia and Estyes Estonia in Sicily in August 2013
NATURAL RESERVE BIVIERE DI GELA, SICILY
Dates : 17-29.08.13

Open places for participants :8

Place: Natural Reserve ” Biviere di Gela”, Gela, Sicily
Project description
Partner : The camp takes place in the Natural reserve “Biviere di Gela- ” – www.riservabiviere.it . The natural reserve is close to one of the biggest chemical plant in Italy with a very serious impact on the environment. However it is also an area of high interest for ornithologists: many species of migrant birds are stopping in this humid area on the way back and forth of their migration and therefore it is possible to watch ans study them in the Reserve.
Work
Volunteers will help the staff of the natural reserve in cleaning, paint wooden stations for bird watching and wooden wooden bridge over a small river. Other works connected with the management of the wet area will be carried out with the staff of the Reserve.

Accomodation and food
Volunteers will be hosted in a house inside the reserve, equipped with beds, toilets, facilities. Fresh food will be provided, and will be cooked by volunteers

Location & leisure
Gela itself is a famous archaelogical site and it is close to the beaches. Nearest cities to visit are Siracusa, Piazza Armerina, Noto, Avola. Some trips during the free days will be organized with all participans by van.

Requirements
Having driving licence is welcome. The natural reserve is far from the the city and driving a small van is needed to buy food.

Meeting point
To be agreed and it will be indicated in the Info Sheet.

 

Nearest airport

Preferably Catania but also Palermo

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS
The project will involve young people between 16-25.
In case of participants under 18, they will have to provide parenthal authorization before the departure, scanned, signed together with the copy of the parent signing.
Participants will join international activities and as according with each project description and will carry on volunteering activities on envinronmental topic.
Financial conditions
For all volunteer travelling from Croatia and Estonia, even though not residents, it is foreseen to provide 40% of travel reimbursement cost.
Financial reimbursement will be given through bank transfer only after having received ALL documents related with travel cost ( boarding passes, receipts, bus ticket, metro ticket, train ticket, etc) in original.
Once in the project, participants will have accommodation, food and insurance provided by the Project.

 

HOW TO APPLY
In order to join the project, you would need to download the application form from the following link: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/20365838/IG_AF_46_YE.doc
and send it to e.veroli@informa-giovani.org together with an extimation of travel costs.
You will be then contacted immediately by IG staff.