Where to volunteer in Russia and abroad
The new year in Russia declared the Year of Volunteering, as President Vladimir Putin said in December 2017. The efforts of Russian volunteers finally recognized at the state level - their activities bill has already been passed in the first reading, but in the regions are actively created resource centers volunteering.
Why did I do all that I inform? To awaken your desire for goodness and creativity. We have already mentioned, how to become a heroine in real life. Today will talk about exciting volunteer programs that will earn you money, instead of interesting experiences, meet new people and fat plus karma.
Become a fairy godmother in the region
To be a volunteer, not necessarily radically change your lifestyle. Can help people in their spare time. Working hands, fresh ideas, support professionals are needed in any socially significant fact - you just find yourself useful. Orphanages and rehabilitation centers often need people who are ready to share attention and warmth. If you think that you have nothing, volunteering activity will show you how you really are rich and how much you can give to the world.
Find activities for volunteers in your region, please visit the unified information system "Russian volunteers". Jobs in Moscow and Moscow region gathered at the site of a single service volunteers coordination.
Combine the useful things with travel and new experiences will help volunteer programs in the regions of Russia and abroad. They are different in length - some you can visit a couple of weeks during the holidays, others require long-term engagement. Most often you need to pay for travel and visa. Accommodation and meals are usually free, but not everywhere. Sometimes there are organizational meeting, most likely, it will still be less than turputevku in the same direction.
Here are a few suggestions for the volunteers, who are more like an adventure than a sacrifice.
Development on Lake Baikal ecological trails
Stay a couple of weeks at the most picturesque lakes in Russia and participate in the creative development of nature trails in the Baikal region is possible with the Irkutsk project Great Baikal Trail. The organization is developing tourism through a variety of volunteer projects.
There are programs at different times of the year, coming from 5 to 14 February.
Participants will excursions, trekking through the snow-covered Baikal, lectures. The main occupation of course work: volunteers will prepare and translate leaflets, to develop children's activities for the visitor center "Baikal reserve", to help the Baikal Biosphere Reserve.
The archaeological expedition to the Crimea
Each year, the fund "Archeology" is gaining about 400 volunteers for an archaeological expedition in the Crimea. Participants engaged in excavations of the ancient necropolis of the settlement Kiz-Aul. Try on the role of an archaeologist can all attend. Experienced instructors will teach you to work on the excavation, restore the artifacts and make sketches finds.
This year, volunteers will learn one of the most mysterious objects - Kerch fortress, most of which is hidden under the ground. Be ready to live in field conditions in equipped camp and to pay 550 rubles a day for domestic needs.
The work in the national park "Russian Arctic"
Venue sounds amazing - Novaya Zemlya archipelago, national park "Russian Arctic". Here you will feel yourself in the North, help conservation area and you will see the unique arctic scenery. Volunteers are engaged in repair, economic, construction work, help to eliminate environmental damage, clean up environmental trails. It also requires professional photography and videography, and many other professionals.
The project usually lasts three summer months. Transfer from Arkhangelsk and Murmansk to the park is free. Food and accommodation is also due to host. Now accepting applications on hold, but it is temporary. Profiles typically harvested all year round.
Work on a farm in New Zealand
Participation in overseas volunteer programs help you save on travel and to know the life of the country from the inside, not from the glossy tourist excursions. So, your help is needed all year round New Zealand farmers. Environmentally friendly agriculture in the heart of a large nature reserve Scenic Reserve in the Bay of Plenty. The task of a volunteer - planting vegetable garden work, taking care of pets. Experienced trainers can do training herding dogs. The working day for about four hours.
The owners promise to provide a separate farm cottage, diet and 15 minutes of Internet a day. From entertainment - a unique opportunity to see the birds kiwi (the same wingless little girl from the animated short films Pixar), kayaking, fishing and enjoying one of the best beaches in the country.
The empowerment of women in India
A worthy cause for the true feminist - a project to empower women in India. In this country, there is still a strong gender inequality. Many women marry very young, they are forced to abandon education and engage in family only. As part of a volunteer project you support our Indian sisters and teach them how to protect their rights.
Construction of the castle in Burgundy
Volunteer camp in Burgundy offers to take part in construction of Guédelon medieval castle. You do not have imagined it: despite the fact that the castle was erected now, construction is under way on authentic medieval techniques using authentic materials. Here you will learn the craft of ancient craftsmen - the art of pottery, stone processing. No special skills are required.
In order to participate in the program can take their children with them. For them, there is a separate group of occupation ceramics and archaeological excavations. Set in the 2018 season opens in March.
The grapes on the French farm
Yes, here it is possible to collect not only wine, but what else to lure you, but a glass of young French wine? Alas, spend days you will not only and not so much for the tasting, as for the hard physical work. As a rule, volunteers need help small family wineries.
If you are not afraid of difficulties, then go get acquainted with these winemakers and enjoy the romantic scenery of the French countryside.