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LEG- MTV04 ITALIA Galbiate, Province of Lecco, Italy ENVI 01/05/2018 31/07/2018

Code: LEG- MTV04

Name: Ostello Parco Monte Barro: nature, ecology and tourism in the Prealps

Location: Galbiate, province of Lecco, Lombardia region

Type: ENVI

Dates: 01/05 – 31/07

Age: 18+

Project summary: Legambiente Lecco is managing a sustainable hostel to teach and practice sustainability with customers and volunteers and spread ecology around the world! We support creativity and green practices.

PROJECT: The hostel is run by Legambiente local group with the aim of enhancing the natural and cultural value of the park and to raise awareness about its safeguard. Legambiente with other local associations organizes environmental education activities addressing schools and groups of adults. We try to promote a sustainable lifestyle and a civil economy.

LEGAMBIENTE LOCAL GROUP: Legambiente Lecco starts its activities 40 years ago with international workcamps and environmental protection. The main campaign of the organization were: - against foo waste; - environmental education in schools; - animals and nature protection; - litters collection...

LOCATION AND LEISURE: Its central position in the park (at 750 meters above sea level, with sweeping views over the Brianza lakes and the Eastern branch of Lake Como) and its proximity to some areas of cultural interest make the Hermitage a perfect venue for a great experience of work, adventure and relax. At just one hour by car from Milan and Bergamo, 20 minutes from Lecco and 10 from the nearest village.

WORK: The volunteers will be supporting in managing the hostel doing different kind of works such as the custody of the hostel in daytime and nighttime, the maintenance of he structure both indoor and outdoor,
welcoming the guests and preparing the rooms.

STUDY PART: The volunteers will take part to different local events and campaigns organized by Legambiente or other local partners.

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD: Volunteers will be hosted in a private apartment in the hostel in a shared room with two bunk-beds. Food is provided.

TERMINAL: Milano Malpensa/Linate - Bergamo Orio al Serio airport and Lecc railway station.

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS: Italian knowledge. A good attitude in living together in shared spaces and in nature. We are in an isolated area, the closest village is 2.5km away. Flexibility on working hours depending
on the day and period. Motivation letter and CV.  Mininum stay 2 months.

LANGUAGE: English and italian