Location: Zagreb, Croatia

Project name: Volunteer for nature with Biom

Hosting organization: Association Biom

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

This activity 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 Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, and several Croatian protected areas. It 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.

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

Project period – 15/02/2022 to 30/11/2022 (9 months)

Deadline: 5th December 2021

How to apply?

1. Please get registration number, apply through European Youth Portal and fill in the Application Form (You will receive a copy of this form in the PDF on the email address you provide. You will be able to edit your answers after submitting. )

2. Send your CV and filled-in application form in PDF to volonteri@biom.hr  indicating that you are applying for the ‘Volunteer for nature with Biom’ project.

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 a shared apartment in Zagreb throughout the whole activity period and also accommodation provided at every working location during the fieldwork activities. 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 • Interested in self-growth and promoting change in your community • Open-minded and ready to communicate with a wide range of people • Interested in creating educational and • 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 • We encourage people with fewer opportunities to apply