Youth Camp: Greece – Voluntary Action for Youth’s Ages 18-32

NGO Youth Camp – Greece
Voluntary Action for Youth’s
Ages 18-32

http://www.youthcamp.gr/

The NGO YouthCamp – Voluntary Action for Youth is an independent, voluntary youth organization that is aiming to play a major role in the area of international voluntarism in Greece and Cyprus.

Aims
a) The protection, conservation and development of natural and social environment.
b) The promotion of voluntarism as an alternative way of democratic participation in all areas of social activity.
c) The development of cultural relations among youth with different national backgrounds.

Activities
a) Organize and administrate short term voluntary projects (workcamps) in Greece and Cyprus, during summer time!
b) Take part in NGO networks of humanitarian, environmental and social orientation.
c) Develop action for the promotion of voluntarism’s movement.
d) Implement projects-actions in cooperation with the public sector, European Union and International Organizations

International Workcamps
An international workcamp is a voluntary project of young participants, from all over the world, and in collaboration with local authorities.

What type of workcamp?
The workcamps are focusing on environmental, social, cultural, archeological and constructive issues.

Who can participate?
Everybody can participate in international workcamps. The conditions of participation are, at least:
a) To be between 18-32 years old
b) To have basic knowledge of English

When it takes place?
Workcamps are available at the beginning of June till the middle of September. The usual duration is 2-3 weeks depending on the local community’s needs.

Which Language ?
English is the communication language of all workcamps.

Accommodation
The accommodation is FREE. It is going to be at local school or community center. Living conditions provide all facilities to volunteers.

Meals
The meals are FREE. Volunteers are provided by all supplies to cook. In some workcamps volunteers are going to take their meals in a local tavern or restaurant.

Fee of Participation
The participation fee is 100 Euro per workcamp and covers part of our administration cost (Our funds are limited). Travel arrangements & payments are covered by the volunteer.

Contact
YouthCamp – Voluntary Action for Youth

Athinas 13,
Agia Varvara, Athens,
Postal Code 123 51
Greece

Tel: 0030-210-5610728
Fax: 0030-210-5621093
E-mail:info@youthcamp.gr
kpikramenos@hotmail.com

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