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country Costa Rica: Sea Turtle Project ACIWC01-19
Bewertungen
17/06/2019 - 29/06/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 190
15 Freiwillige
8 Male / 7 female noch gesucht
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Endeavor to ensure the conservation of the ecosystems in which they work in communion with the welfare of human communities that depend on them, seeking to ensure harmony between humans and environment. Junquillal is a very important breeding in Pacific Costa Rica of endangered leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), black (Chelonia mydas agassizii) and Loras (Lepidochelys olivacea) area. Looking mitigate poaching of turtles and get increase the welfare of the local population Junquillal, Life verdiazul Association takes up the conservation project of Pacific leatherback turtles (CBP) to ensure optimal conditions for nesting turtles through active conservation community support. Possible tasks for the volunteer: • The work of night patrols along the beach and nesting sites for turtles • Monitoring of nests • Ensure that hatchlings born will not die before reaching the sea • Supporting the reforestation program and adaptation to climate change • Keep the beach clean of waste

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

International and local volunteers stay at the volunteer house from the project, in the VERDIAZUL Headquarters in Junquillal, near the beach. The placement has all services including Wi-Fi access. If the group becomes big, more than 10 volunteers, local hotels could be the option as well, it always depends on the availability. Vegetarian food will be available. 3 Meals per day are provided.

Lage und Freizeit

This beach is less developed, with three kilometers of white sand, coconut trees and pastures. Playa Junquillal is located in downtown Guanacaste Costa Rica. There are many hotels and restaurants for elegans. Playa Junquillal is a small hidden paradise and the pacific coast of Guanacaste. All readings can still see the magnificent sunsets on the horizon! This is an ideal beach for a quiet stroll along the shore, or admire the sunset at the end of the day! In Playa Junquillal, you can find a lot of fascinating excursions, and there are many! A nearby tourist attraction is the Las Baulas National Park, in Playa Grande, next to Tamarindo.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ACI Costa Rica is a non-profit organization founded in 1967, whose main goal is to promote programs of intercultural learning and international volunteer service (IVS) for people from all around of the world, facilitating their experience in social and ecological projects, developing global citizens. ACI wants to contribute to solidarity and friendship between the different societies of our globalized world, to sustainable human development, and personal growth of our participants. Our organization is an active full member of the International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE), a federation of more than 40 intercultural and IVS organizations located in the five continents. ICYE Headquarters are placed in Berlin, Germany. The federation of ICYE has been recognized as International Peace Messenger by the United Nations. ACI Costa Rica has developed partnerships with other networks and programs such as: The Committee of Coordination of International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), associate to UNESCO, The Alliance of European Organizations (ALLIANCE), Volunteering Matters from United Kingdom (VM), VolontEUROPE, Weltwärs from the German government, and ERASMUS + from the European Union. The experiences we promote are mainly focused on incoming and outgoing programs, involving long and short-term periods, for groups and individuals. These programs are managed in cooperation with our local Costa Rican networks, partner organizations and communities such as: The Federation of Social Organizations (FOS) and YO ME UNO from the private initiate, and others.

Treffpunkt

Meeting Point and Time (very important to be on time that day) FRIDAY, JUNE 17th, 2019 AT 8AM / IN FRONT OF NATIONAL THEATRE (TEATRO NACIONAL) IN SAN JOSÉ DOWN TOWN, BY THE MAIN ENTRANCE. How to get to the Meeting Place: 1-From the nearest airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, SJO) a-take a bus of TUASA (on the way to San José, NOT to Alajuela, stop at the last station right in from of the Second Avenue, take a taxi from this station and ask for National Theatre in San José downtown, it is only a couple of minutes away. b-take a taxi and request National Theatre, it will take about 30 minutes depending traffic conditions, about US $ 25 or US $ 30. 2-From wherever else in San José Just take a taxi and request National Theatre as well.

Weitere Infos

€190 is required for administration costs of ACI Costa Rica and the workcamp, it includes -Lodging and food during the workcamp. -Official Activities during the schedule of the workcamp. -Guidance by a Group Supervisor of ACI during the workcamp. Local transportation, international insurance and airfare will be covered by the volunteer. NOTES: -Volunteers will be leaded by our ACI Supervisor during the entire trip. -Volunteers can stay longer (if wished) traveling in Costa Rica after the finishing or before the starting of the WorkCamp. -We recommend volunteers to get the airfare to leave Costa Rica one day after the WorkCamp finishes, not the same day, to avoid losing the flight since the transfer of the community to the airport can last some hours. Dollars are accepted as well.

Anforderungen

Required skills and interests of the volunteer: • English or Spanish knowledge may be very helpful to communicate • Be willing to work and learn, to be proactive and dynamic • Have strong environmental values, love nature • Good physical condition, be willing to walk from 2 to 4 hours per day. • Willingness to live in rural and simple accommodation • Medical and travel insurance (required) • Willing to collaborate in activities outdoors and field work • Mosquito repellent / after bite cream / Sun block and Rain coat • Closed shoes and extra shoes like flip flops (to walk on the beach on night patrols) • Black or dark clothes (for night patrols) and Work clothes (that you don´t mind getting dirty) • Flashlight with red filter (mandatory), is recommended headlight
Organisation ACI/COSTA RICA - ECO CAMPS Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Bus Stop outside the airport. Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Spanish
country Costa Rica: Coffee Rural Experience ACIWC03-19
Bewertungen
6/12/2019 - 21/12/2019
Extra-Gebühr EUR 190
15 Freiwillige
8 Male / 7 female noch gesucht
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The main tasks for Volunteers: 1-Maintenance of green areas and different facilities when it is needed. 2-Infra - structure project (to be confirmed a month before the starting date for the workcamp). The work will depend on the needs at the moment, with this said, the project could be: a-Painting or building a facility for the local community. b-Local Recycling Project from the community. 3-Support in the Coffee Process (Picking Coffee Beans) in local Families Farms – This part will be more as an experience for the international volunteers.

Unterkunft und Verpflegung

During Orientation Process (first night in San José): ACI Costa Rica will place the group of international volunteers in a Hostel located in San José, very closed from ACI Office. Lodging and food will be covered by ACI Costa Rica. During the time in Santa Maria: Local Families will be more than happy to receive 15 international volunteers plus our ACI supervisor and leader of the group. Families will supply three meals a day, a room and all their care to the volunteers. Families may be included in some of the activities as well. Vegetarian food will be available.

Lage und Freizeit

Santa Maria is located along the mountainous highlands of central and southern Costa Rica, and is about 40 kilometers south of San Jose. One of the biggest reasons why this community is famous, is to own Tarrazu shade coffee that grows in the volcanic soil of the area. Coopedota, a local cooperative, is the perfect day trip for any caffeine fan. Coopedota is one of the oldest and most successful names in the Costa Rican coffee industry - a fact that becomes evident during a tasting. Since 1865, unique blends have been considered worldwide as some of the best.

Wer organisiert das Projekt?

ACI Costa Rica is a non-profit organization founded in 1967, whose main goal is to promote programs of intercultural learning and international volunteer service (IVS) for people from all around of the world, facilitating their experience in social and ecological projects, developing global citizens. ACI wants to contribute to solidarity and friendship between the different societies of our globalized world, to sustainable human development, and personal growth of our participants. Our organization is an active full member of the International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE), a federation of more than 40 intercultural and IVS organizations located in the five continents. ICYE Headquarters are placed in Berlin, Germany. The federation of ICYE has been recognized as International Peace Messenger by the United Nations. ACI Costa Rica has developed partnerships with other networks and programs such as: The Committee of Coordination of International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), associate to UNESCO, The Alliance of European Organizations (ALLIANCE), Volunteering Matters from United Kingdom (VM), VolontEUROPE, Weltwärs from the German government, and ERASMUS + from the European Union. The experiences we promote are mainly focused on incoming and outgoing programs, involving long and short-term periods, for groups and individuals. These programs are managed in cooperation with our local Costa Rican networks, partner organizations and communities such as: The Federation of Social Organizations (FOS) and YO ME UNO from the private initiate, and others.

Treffpunkt

Meeting Point and Time (very important to be on time that day) FRIDAY, DECEMBER 06th, 2019 AT 8AM / IN FRONT OF NATIONAL THEATRE (TEATRO NACIONAL) IN SAN JOSÉ DOWN TOWN, BY THE MAIN ENTRANCE.

Weitere Infos

€190 is required for administration costs of ACI Costa Rica and the workcamp, it includes -Lodging and food during the workcamp. -Official Activities during the schedule of the workcamp. -Guidance by a Group Supervisor of ACI during the workcamp. Local transportation, international insurance and airfare will be covered by the volunteer. NOTES: -Volunteers will be leaded by our ACI Supervisor during the entire trip. -Volunteers can stay longer (if wished) traveling in Costa Rica after the finishing or before the starting of the WorkCamp. -We recommend volunteers to get the airfare to leave Costa Rica one day after the WorkCamp finishes, not the same day, to avoid losing the flight since the transfer of the community to the airport can last some hours.

Anforderungen

Requirements for Volunteers: -English or Spanish knowledge may be very helpful to communicate. -A lot of maturity. -Willing to follow instructions and to work as a team. -Willing to do physical work. -Volunteers must like to be in the nature and willing to live in simple conditions, Wi-Fi access may be limited. -To fill up ACI´s application form. -Motivation Letter (to be sent before travelling).
Organisation ACI/COSTA RICA - ECO CAMPS Alter 18 - 60 Alter
Nächster Flughafen Bus stop outside the airport Projekt-Sprache(n) English , Spanish
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