Making good. In the country. In Slovenia.
Description: Camp wants to enhance volunteer activities between firefighters, hunters, recreational sportsmen and local community. Practical work such as painting, gardening, playground restoration, etc can be imaginative, attractive and fun. Work and mingling with locals, host families and organizers is a challenge to municipal sustainable tourism as well. Organization – PGD Šinkov Turn ensures fire safety throughout the year, takes care of fire prevention, educates youngsters and collaborates with civil society on various levels such as local events, training for mentors, international Erasmus plus projects...
Type of Work: Volunteers will restore playground at the edge of the forest, arrange fire station surrounding, paint the wooden door of the fire station, participate in smaller maintenance work on hunting observatories. Together with the organizer, they'll prepare a thank you dinner where every involved association and locals will be invited.
Study Theme: How to connect volunteer activities, old crafts that were present in the area and sustainable (touristic) city development; getting familiar with natural local resources; volunteer association specifics; trying to find intergenerational harmony in the project and in the local environment.
Accommodation: Home stay with families in municipally Vodice, all are in a 5km radius. Volunteers will be placed individually or two per family. A sleeping bag is not necessary. The organizer will take care of the meals during the day in their kitchen, help with distribution and clean-up will be necessary.
Requirements: We recommend you bring working gloves, appropriate working clothes and sun protection. It'll bring us tremendous joy if you bring some traditional or typical food from your home country.
Approximate Location: Place of stay and work in municipality Vodice, 20 km away from the capital city Ljubljana.
Notes: According with its capabilities the organizer will arrange tour of the capital city Ljubljana and two daily trips. The trips theme will be connected with association activities and attractions that are usually not found in tourist guides.
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