Project DetailsCode: SF-06
Start date: 16 jun 2018
End date: 30 jun 2018
Term: Workcamp (6-15 days)
Country: Russian Federation
State: Yagodnoye, St.Petersburg region
Minimum Age: 18
Maximum Age: 30
DescriptionThe project is organized by ITMO University in St. Petersburg. It`s one of the leading Universities in Russia in the field of information and photonic technologies. Together with high level educational work University provides students with opportunities for social life. There are student government, student ecological group and voluntary organization dealing with different social issues. International volunteers will cooperate with students involved in environmental voluntary work in order to exchange with the best practices, develop solidarity and mutual understanding between young people from different countries. Volunteers will work outside of the city in the University educational sport Center for students “Yagodnoe” (100 km from St. Petersburg).
Work And Activities
Volunteers will be asked to implement following tasks:- collect and separate garbage in the touristic area near the Center,- clean campfires in touristic places, - organize non-formal education ecological activities for tourists,- pave hiking paths, - renovation work in the Center,
- gather information about and create maps of places where garbage is accumulated Volunteers will work about 6 hours a day. In addition, volunteers will take part in lectures on furniture painting, upcycling, woodworking.
Accommodation And FoodVolunteers will live in wooden houses in rooms for 2-4 persons. Showers and toilets will be in separate houses. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided in the canteen (Russian traditional food). Your dietary needs will be taken into consideration if communicated in advance. Alcohol is
Facilities: bed linen is provided, no WiFi, no washing machine, no lockers, no shops or supermarket in the camp
PlaceYagodnoye, St.Petersburg region
Volunteers will be able to visit St. Petersburg and surroundings during weekends. In the camp it’s possible to play games, do any sport activities, go swimming and boating.
St. Petersburg airport or railway station