Description: “Connecting People” is a youth organization from Pancevo, established in 2013 with the idea of creating possibilities for young people to fulfil their potentials and encourage positive changes in the society. “Connecting People” was founded by the Regional volunteer center, the network of the regional volunteer programs organizers. The organization is a contact point of YRS–VSS for the international volunteer exchange. This is the third workcamp they organize.
Type of Work: The volunteers will repair old bicycles that will be used by the local volunteer service helping the elders as well as for the other actions of the association. The volunteers will also work on the removal of the old paint, painting as well as removing, cleaning and fixing parts of bicycles. They will mark new bicycle roads on the streets of Pancevo. Cycling as an ecological, sustainable way of transportation and a healthy lifestyle will be promoted throughout many street manifestations, together with the citizens of Pancevo.
Study Theme: An Intercultural evening will be organized, where volunteers will have a chance to present their country, its customs and food and other, more personal perception of their culture, so to reflect together on the concept of culture in an international surrounding Moreover, the volunteers will be introduced with the principles of the local volunteer social service and one discussion on the topic of sustainable transport will be organized as well.
Accommodation: In the rooms of the Shooting club “Pancevo 1813”. The volunteers will sleep in rooms equipped with beds but they need to bring sleeping bags. Meals will be prepared by the volunteers from the ingredients provided by the organization. There are bathrooms and showers in the same building.
Approximate Location: Pancevo is a town in Banat, at the river Tamis with more than 75.000 inhabitants. This is a modern, multicultural city with developed industry and many different cultural happenings. It is situated in a flat area, really convenient for cycling. A city tour on bikes will be organized, a trip to the Belocrkvanska lakes http://www.tos.org.rs/node/1008 , if conditions allow, to Deliblato Sands.
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