Location: Ochoz u Brna, Czech Republic

Project name: Volunteers with Fewer Opportunities for a Sustainable Future (summer)

Hosting organization: Junák – český skaut, Kaprálův mlýn, z.s.

Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization

Purpose of the project: 

Kaprálův mlýn is a scout environmental education center situated in the Moravian Karst Protected Landscape Area. This summer volunteering activity consists of various tasks: 

A) Nature conservation and environmental management: physical work in protected areas near Kaprálův mlýn and in other parts of the Moravian Karst (cutting and raking grass, eliminating invasive species, tourist paths maintenance…), 

B) Helping with the operation of the center (guest-care, cleaning, info-shop duties), 

C) Assistance with the programmes and outdoor activities for international scout groups, and kids´ summer camps (abseiling, caving, aqua zorbing).

The duration of volunteer service is one month in the summer (July or August). 

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

Project period – 01/07/2022 to 31/10/2023 (a month during this period)

Deadline: 1st May 2023

How to apply? – Please get registration number and apply through the European Youth Portal
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All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps

No participation fee! 

Language: English

Accommodation, food and transport arrangements: 

Accommodation: Volunteers live in a 3-bedroom eco-friendly house (equipped kitchen, shared living room, 2 bathrooms) situated in a beautiful location just 50 m from the main lodge of Kapráluv mlýn. Food: Our kitchen prepares meals for our guests so we can provide catering three times a day for volunteers on most days, we adjust to a wide range of dietary needs; volunteers can also cook on their own in the kitchen in their house. Transport: Volunteers get tickets for public transport; Brno downtown is accessible within 30 minutes. Our bikes are also available to borrow.

Application conditions and requirements for volunteering: 

We prefer volunteers who are interested in nature conservation, environmental education, sustainable technologies, and leisure time activities for kids and youth. Open-mindedness, willingness to learn new things, and discipline are the qualities we are asking for. Being part of the Scout Movement is an advantage, but not a requirement. An applicant must be able to explain why he/she considers him/herself a person with fewer opportunities. We will contact the applicant only in case we are interested in his/her CV and motivation statement.

Sending organization information 

Name of the sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization 

OID number : E10200624

City and country of your sending organization: Sumgait, Azerbaijan

Person in charge (name and surname): Ramiz Aliyev

E-mail of the person in charge: evs@csyo-az.org