in the botanical garden. The Volunteers will sup-port the gardener in his daily work. The main work will include haying, weeding, preparing wood and cutting the lawn. Interested Volunteers should be physically strong and interested in agricultural and garden work. It is important to know that all the flowers are very sensitive and protected and only experts can deal with those plants. Work is seven hours a day; two days per week are off. - Volunteers will receive food and lodging.
Unterkunft und Verpflegung
Volunteers will sleep in the hotel in small staff-rooms. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided from the personal canteen. In the hotel there are staying the ordinary holiday guests, the Volunteers will stay in the personal flat and spend the time together and with the employees of the hotel.
Lage und Freizeit
Set in an exceptionally beautiful bowl of mountains Davos is the highest town in Europe at 1560 meters. In Davos there is the world class ice hockey, cross country skiing and ice skat-ing. In the traditional hotel Schatzalp you enjoy a glorious panoramic view across the valley. The Volunteers will have the chance to see an incredible beautiful part of Switzerland.
Wer organisiert das Projekt?
For nature lovers, who are interested in garden and agriculture work - In the beautiful re-gion of Davos (Schatzalp) there is the Alpinum , a huge botanical garden in the mountains. An association was founded to support this garden and to save some rare species and the nature over there for the next generations. In this botanical garden guests can find many rare plants and about 5000 different types of species and cultivars. The group of Volunteers consists of four people. Interested candidates should be autonomous and self-managing.
The motivation of the volunteers has to be very high to work outdoors and it can be physi-cally demanding. That s why a MOTIVATION LETTER is required. Volunteers should bring along warm, robust working clothes (water proofed), trekking shoes (suitable for the moun-tains). Punctuality is very important for this work. Smoking during the work is not allowed. Leisure activities have to be organized independently. - The positions are also open for un-employed youngsters who face some social problems and asylum seekers