Volunteer 2019-2020 European Wilderness Society, Austria
European Wilderness Society
We are looking for a wilderness dedicated person, between 18 and 30 years old, with very good English language skills and who is willing to express their personal commitment towards wilderness through a full-time voluntary service for a duration of 12 months. You will work with us from our main office in Tamsweg, beautifully located in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburger Lungau in the Alps. You will enjoy flexible working hours and with high self-responsibility in a family-friendly working environment of an idealistic, social, international, dynamic team. You will be part of regular know-how transfer in an international network of experts as a personal training. You will be part of our pan-European dedicated multi-cultural and very experienced professional team of wilderness and wildlife specialists, nature conservationists, researchers and scientists, tourism experts, marketing and business professionals, legal advisors and wilderness advocates.
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements
Our team will assist you in finding a place or guest family for the time of the volunteer’s stay. You receive pocket money for food, but can also join our regular team dinners. Work related transport costs are covered, a company car will be available upon request and a company bicycle as well as support for public transport tickets can be arranged if necessary. The office provides an AUVA proofed working space, necessary software can be provided during the stay. Free wifi will be accessible, also for private use, during office hours.
Training during the project
As a team member and you will: - have multiple learning opportunities – professional, language-wise, and personal development, - be involved with many cultures and languages of the team members - learn to work with our online and offline communication tools, - assist in project developments and event management - do research on different topics and file it in the Wilderness Database - organise, assist and implement online and offline communication strategies - join the European Wilderness Society team on field trips, - assist on international Wilderness audits, - and much more...
We look for a volunteer, 18-30 years old, good English language skills, team spirit, enthusiasm! First, find your sending organisation in the Erasmus+ database close to where you live. Get their confirmation to become your sending organisation if you are chosen as our next volunteer. Next, to complete your application, send us your Europass CV, Motivation letter (1 page), sending organisation details, and your contact details (Skype/phone). Incomplete applications are not considered. Start: June 2019 Duration: 12 months Location: Austria
A total of 52 week(s) during the period 01/06/2019 to 30/09/2020
Dechant-Franz-Fuchs-Strass 5, 5580 Tamsweg
Looking for volunteers from
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Spain, Finland, France, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdom
Environment and natural protection
Application deadline: 27/01/2019
Posted by: Ivan