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Association Biom is looking for a volunteer to join their forces and help build a new generation of active youth in nature conservation in Croatia. We are offering learning experience in nature conservation, active citizenship and first-hand experience in one of the leading Croatian NGOs.

Long-term European Solidarity Corps Volunteering Project 01.04.2019. – 31 03.2020

Volunteer profile – if you are:

  • communicative and open-minded
  • responsible and independent
  • nature-lover, love birds
  • keen to develop skills in raising awareness on biodiversity crisis and environmental issues interested in creating educational and promotional content for the organisation
  • interested in field-work and camping in Croatian nature parks and other protected areas

You are just the person we are looking for!

Project description

Spread your wings is a project aimed at raising capacities of the Croatian public for active participation in nature conservation activities. Through non-formal learning and volunteering we would like to empower the citizens to take charge and fight the biodiversity crises. Through promoting bird conservation and education you will be offered a chance to test your strengths and weaknesses, challenge yourself and spread your wings.

Your responsibilities

  • Participation in educational and promotional activities
  • Development of educational activities for children, organisations members and followers
  • Organisation of volunteering and citizen science activities
  • Coordination of international and local volunteers
  • Creating educational and promotional content – biodiversity-related educational articles, infographics and other content for the web
  • Developing an individual project

We are offering

  • motivational, dynamic, flexible and friendly working environment
  • expertise in nature conservation
  • opportunity to build up your organisational and leadership skills
  • opportunity to develop your writing and presentational skills
  • creative tasks
  • travel

Accommodation, food & transport arrangements

  • You will be placed in a studio in the Zagreb City centre, 10 mins walking distance to the office and 5 mins walking distance of the main railway station. When you are going on field-work you will be sharing the accommodation conditions with your colleagues from Biom. Sometimes, it will mean you will be camping in pristine nature.
  • You will be getting a monthly allowance and money for food expenses. You will have a kitchen available in your flat and in the office.
  • You will be getting a bike to be able to roam around Zagreb

Trainings during the project

  • On-arrival training, organized by the hosting organization
  • On-arrival training, organized by the National Agency
  • Mid-term training, organized by the National Agency
  • Croatian language lessons
  • Workshops related to the project activities

If you are interested, send your CV and motivation letter before 20. March 2019. to: info@biom.hr indicating that you are applying for the Spread Your Wings project. We will organize a skype interview with pre-selected candidates.

The project is supported by European Solidarity Corps and run by Croatian National Agency “Agencija za mobilnost i programe EU”.

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