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Applications are open until 20th October 2021

Applications are open until 20th October 2021

Enjoy the unique landscapes of Andros and help us preserve them!

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Summary
Do you have a passion for walking in lush nature and cultural landscapes and at the same time for reducing waste? Would you like to support an initiative for sustainability on the greenest island of the Cyclades? Becoming a Green Angel on Andros is not just volunteering … the landscapes of Andros will steal your heart! You will have the chance to support both our projects :
  • on the “Andros Routes” project by learning the art of maintaining the ancient walkways
  • and on the “Clean Green Andros” project helping make Andros the cleanest in the Cyclades
Place
Andros Island, Greece
Dates

20/9/2021 – 20/11/2021

Duration

2 weeks (minimum) or longer

Age

22+

Participants

Two participants for two weeks minimum duration – can be longer.

Avtivites

– Maintain the waymarkers, clear and tidy the ancient footpaths as guided by the Andros Routes Angels, the local trail caretakers
– Join the team effort to renew the Andros Route European Quality Certification
– Engage in training to build and repair gates and dry stone walls
– Record/map waste items disposed or collected, help us record statistics
– Help us with beach clean-ups

– Help promote recycling, composting and reducing single-use plastics at festivals or other events

– Conduct surveys regarding local Insights/knowledge about recycling and composting

 

Working hours:

5 hours per day/ 6 days per week

Fee

200 euros for two weeks
Accommodation not included, discounts offered, training included.

Type of accommodation suggested:

Shared studio (for 2)

What to bring

hat, sunscreen, swimsuit, trainers, walking shoes, camera, your smile!

What we offer

– pre-departure (CPF) and on arrival training
local coordinator
– covid19 mask and weekly self test,
welcome kit (bag, T-shirt, cup, map, free guidebook).
special prices for local buses, renting a car or a bike

Tips

Fly to Athens airport and then take the ferry boat from Rafina port to Andros. Alternatively, you can fly to Mykonos airport and then take the ferry boat to Andros.

Andros Research Center

is a non-profit organisation founded in 2009 in Andros island with a mission to protect the unique and endangered nature and landscape of Andros, to research, record and revive local culture and heritage and to support and encourage sustainable tourism. The most well-known projects of the organisation are Andros Routes and Andros on Foot Festival, whose basic pillars of action are recording, maintaining and marketing the old hiking routes of the island with European standards. At the end of 2019, the organisation designed and operates the new project Clean Green Andros about waste management.

Become a volunteer

Application Form

    Why would you like to volunteer with us? * (200 words)
    What are your expectations? * (200 words)
    Did you have a volunteer experience before? * (Please specify, 200 words)
    Are you up to a medium physical activity? *
    Please mention if you have any medical issues that would impede your performance from volunteer work?
    Do you have any dietary restrictions or allergies?
    All sensitive personal information remain confidential and are only used by the CPF team during the selection process for placement reasons.