Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Project name: Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Hosting organization: Association Biom

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: The ‘Birds of a Feather Flock Together’ project aims to strengthen communities within Croatia to promote nature conservation and engage young people in practical experiences of nature conservation. This dynamic opportunity is based in several Croatian protected areas and will provide a unique chance to explore hidden landscapes during ornithological fieldwork, learn about public education and awareness-raising, and build solidarity between people and nature while contributing to a number of crucial conservation projects. The anticipated tasks for volunteers are: participating in nature conservation fieldwork and bird care activities; organizing of and participation in educational, awareness-raising, and community building activities, creating educational and promotional content for social media and organization websites. For more information visit our wepage www.biom.hr/en/news/birds-of-a-feather-flock-together-call-for-volunteers/.

Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)

Project period – 25/01/2021 to 30/11/2021 (10 months)

Deadline: 8th November 2020

How to apply? – Please get registration number, and apply through European Youth Portal (click the link)

How to get a registration number? – If you don’t have account on European Youth Portal, please watch our instruction videos from this Link

All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:

The volunteers will have shared or individual (depending on circumstances) accommodation provided at every working location during their project. Many of these locations will be isolated or in very small communities of people. All travel costs relating to the project incurred by the volunteers will be reimbursed. The volunteers will get a predetermined monthly allowance (pocket money) and money to cover their food expenses.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:

• Enthusiastic about sharing your passion for nature • Open-minded and ready to communicate with a wide range of people • Comfortable with public speaking • Capable of living and working both independently and as part of a team • Flexible and dynamic • Reasonably physically fit, capable of working on rough, rocky, and steep terrain in all extremes of weather • Comfortable participating in small mammal eradication tasks for the purpose of endangered bird conservation • We encourage people with fewer opportunities to apply