We are happy to inform you that AKSELS is looking for 4 motivated volunteers to participate in the project CLEAN UP! in Pernik, Bulgaria, from 1st March 2017 to 28th February 2018. The project activities will include cleaning a part of the river bed in the village of Meshtitsa, Pernik municipality, and planting new trees to strengthen the banks. The area will be maintained and beautified for the period in concern. The volunteers will have to create a local Prevention Strategy to stop local people from throwing out their house waste into the river and the banks.
The volunteers have to be:
- sensitive to environmental issues;
- sociable and ready to work with the local young and elderly people;
- creative – to design eco promo materials and campaign;
- conscience about eco life style – developing and taking care of their own eco vegetable garden;
- nature lovers – to be ready to spend a couple of days in the fields with other youths in search of appropriate local plants suitable for replanting near the river;
- ready to do handcrafts – work with natural and wood materials to produce protection constructions for the new plants and beautification of the area;
- able to communicate in English;
- ready to learn Bulgarian and make local friends.