Call for participants : Workcamp Exchange – Portugal




Overview :
Where : Branca, Portugal
When : 7th – 21st of September 2019
Who : 40 participants from 8 countries divided as following:

Concept of activity :
The workcamp exchange “Grow your future” is part of the World Exchange 2 project. World Exchange 2 wants to combine the concept of Youth Exchanges using non-formal learning with that of Workcamps in order to provide experimentation and exchange good practices among partners. The core of the project is the cooperation between European and Asian organisations and youth workers, to provide participants a broader point of view on the intercultural exchange.

Objectives :

  • Provide tools for a more sustainable way of living
  • Learn and put in practice the principles of permaculture
  • Raise awareness on the habits and practices that have more impact on the environment
  • Exchange good practices through national/cultural workshops

Requirements :

  • Preferably age 21 -30 (18-20 y.o are also welcome)
  • Active participation in all the activities of the Workcamp Exchange
  • Able to work in a team and share private spaces
  • High motivation and interest on the topic
  • Basic English knowledge
  • Commitment to write an article/post after the project
  • Commitment to participate in a dissemination event after the project

Location :
The Workcamp Exchange will be hosted by the partner Quinta das Relvas, a farm and NGO association located in Branca, Albergaria-a-Velha, Portugal. Their main goal is to share experiences related to Art and Nature. In the farm, they work with permaculture, eco-building, and sustainability in general.

Fee, terms and conditions :

  • Participation fee for 300 USD to be paid to NVDA
  • Food and accommodation for 14 days are covered by the Erasmus+ programme (Free)
  • International flight from Hong Kong – Portugal is covered by the Erasmus+ programme (Free)
  • The infopack of the project will be provided during the selection process
  • Youthpass (certificate) will be given in the end of the project

How to apply :
Fill out the form in this link
Deadline : 20th of July 2019
Only the selected candidates will be contacted again for the final selection.
Good luck!

More information :
Contact NVDA secretariat : [email protected]