- Dlhodobo (3 až 12 mesiacov)
- Vek do 30 rokov
- Dobrovoľník/ dobrovoľníčka s nedostatkom príležitostí
- Cudzinec so základnou znalosťou slovenského jazyka
- Cudzinec bez znalosti slovenského jazyka
- Mladý profesionál alebo profesionál
VOLUNTEERING AT VISITOR CENTER ‘LANDSCHAP DE LIEREMAN’
The visitor center ‘Landschap De Liereman’ is located near Turnhout, a small city in the north of Belgium. You have easy access to Antwerp, Gent and Brussels and various cities in the south of the Netherlands (Tilburg, Eindhoven). The center is connected to ‘Landschap De Liereman’ one of the oldest recognized nature reserves in Belgium and operates under the flag of Natuurpunt, the largest nature organization of Flanders. We stand up for nature and biodiversity and strive to protect open space and the quality of the environment.
Landschap De Liereman’ is a top nature attraction in Belgium and attracts every year more than 200.000 visitors such as hikers, cyclists, joggers, horseback riders, children, youngsters and families. The visitor center is the place to gather information before exploring the nature reserve.
In addition the visitor center organizes guided walks, rents out meeting rooms and has an extensive educational program with activities and courses for schools, families, children etc. The center also serves as a meeting place with a bar and shop with local and biological products. To keep things running, we can count on the help of more than 180 active volunteers.
To support our team we are welcoming two European volunteers in 2023.
You will participate in the daily activities of the visitor center and the reserve 'Landschap De Liereman. This means helping in the bar and kitchen during the opening hours, working in nature and supporting our volunteers with nature conservation and restoration, taking care of our animals (such as horses, ponies and Galloway cows), developing educational activities for kids, schools and other target groups. Depending on your interests, the tasks can be extended.
You receive support from five professionals and work 36 hours per week in a flexible schedule. We provide time to study Dutch and will support and motivate you to work out a personal project.
We are looking for volunteers between the ages of 18 and 30 years who love nature and being outdoors, enjoy meeting new people and working as a team with other volunteers, are willing to learn new skills, take initiative, like to think out of the box, have a flexible attitude and are responsible. Do you recognize yourself in this description? Then sign up to volunteer at the visitor center!
You will stay in a cosy bungalow surrounded by nature on a campsite in Turnhout, near to the city center and various nature reserves.
You will be co-housing with another ESC volunteer. The bungalow has two separate bedrooms, a kitchen, living room and a nice patio or garden with nature view. Additionally the campsite offers other facilities such as a small shop and tavern, a natural swimming pond and sports area.
You will receive pocket money, food allowance + lunch at the center. Your travel expenses are also covered.
How to apply?
Send your resume and motivation to email@example.com before 31/03/2023. If we think you are a suitable candidate, we will contact you to set an online interview.
For more information visit: drive.google.com/file/d/1KXlxC6IgMx1geY7jCqQT-LYC6F7f5CMB/view
In case you are accepted for the volunteering offer, BDC will take care of the pre-departure training and will be in charge of your support throughout the whole project along with the organization ‘Landschap De Liereman’.
For additional questions about ESC program, reach out to our ESC coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org