Hiraeth

Not available

Climate action, environment and nature protection

Employability and entrepreneurship

Inclusion

Our goal is to develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young volunteers. It will also promote active citizenship and mutual understanding among the youth involved. This volunteering project, in terms of sustenance, is explained through a series of environmental education and communication, conservation and development activities.

Sustinea

It focuses on Sustainable Development as an alternative to natural degradation and as a solution to local needs. Our aims are the study, dissemination and defence of the environment, and the promotion of a possible and necessary change in the relationship between human beings and nature in a sustainable model, hence the name of the association.

Spain

Avenida das Caldas nº8 entresuelo derecho
32001
Ourense

Partner 1

Stichting EcodorpenNetwerk

The Dutch ecovillage network (ecodorpen netwerk/GEN-NL) is active since 2013 and established as a foundation in 2015. In the network 35-40 community initiatives and ecovillages in the Netherlands are actively involved. The aims of the network include support of existing and emerging initiatives, lobby, research, education, information and networking.

Netherlands

Waalbandijk 8, 4064 CB, Varik

Partner 2

ProAtlântico - Associação Juvenil

ProAtlântico - Associação Juvenil is a non-profit youth organisation, founded in 2001 in Oeiras Council, based in Vila Fria (Porto Salvo) and carries out projects that aim the occupation of free time at the same time that gives the chance to young people to promote their active participation by taking part in European youth projects and in local voluntary activities.
ProAtlântico develops its work based in partnership with local Social Care organisations like Foster Homes, Support Centers for People with Disabilities, Senior Daily Centers offering the chance to their target groups to take part in the projects.

Portugal

Venida Dra Laura Ayres 60, 2740 048, Oeiras

Our goal is to develop solidarity and promote tolerance among young volunteers. It will also promote active citizenship and mutual understanding among the youth involved. This volunteering project, in terms of sustenance, is explained through a series of environmental education and communication, conservation and development activities.

Through the learning experiences, our volunteers will improve and acquire skills for their personal, educational and professional development, as well as for their social integration. With this Volunteering Project, from Sustinea, we support the transnational volunteer work of young people.

Roles of the volunteers

100%

Managed the project

Have been involved in the implementation

Eu program

Not available

Employability and entrepreneurship Climate action, environment and nature protection Inclusion

Quality Standards of project with volunteers

I declare that my project meets all the quality requirements here listed

  • There are clear, planned outcomes for the local community based on identified needs.
  • Volunteers bring added value to the project and don’t replace paid staff.
  • Volunteers are recruited, trained and managed according to the quality volunteer management cycle.
  • The conditions of the opportunity are inline with the relevant legal framework in the country/ region concerned. Eg regarding insurance, expenses payments, agreements/contracts etc.
  • The volunteers are celebrated and thanked for their time and commitment.

YES

  • The organization providing the volunteer opportunity demonstrates an inclusive approach. Volunteers from all backgrounds and situations are welcome.

YES

  • There is the opportunity for the learning acquired through volunteering to be validated, if the volunteer desires it.

YES