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RJ01 PORTUGAL Cascais CONS/MANU/RENO/SOCI 23/06/2018 07/07/2018

RJ01 CASCAIS 2018        23/06-07/07        CONS/MANU/RENO/SOCI        20 vols         18-30

Partner This workcamp is held in partnership with the Municipality of Cascais, specifically with the Youth and Social Intervention Departments, and with the cooperation of the public company Cascais Ambiente.

Work We detected some needs in the neighborhood at two different levels: social and integration level and services and urban equipment level. The volunteers will do construction and maintenance works like repairing and building wooden constructions such as benches and tables and installing some fitness equipment, always in cooperation with the local community.

Accommodation and food The volunteers will be accommodated in shared rooms in Fundação O Século, a youth hostel located in front of the beach in São Pedro do Estoril (Cascais). Vegetarian food will be available both in the hostel and in the camp.

Location and leisure Location and leisure Cascais is a small city very close to the Portuguese capital city, Lisbon. This year is the European Youth Capital so many events and activities will take place, especially during the summer. There are several beaches around where the participants can chill and practice some aquatic sports. A cultural program is foreseen in the schedule of the project with visits to interesting cities and adventure activities. The volunteers will also have free time during the afternoons and transport by bus and train will be provided during the whole project.

Requirements All the volunteers have to fill in an online application form. Basic English skills are required. Construction skills are very welcomed!

Language English.

Airport, train / bus station The nearest airport is the Humberto Delgado Airport in Lisbon and the closest train station is São Pedro do Estoril (Lisbon-Cascais train line). The meeting point will be straight in the accommodation place (more information will be available in the infopack).

Participation fee Does not apply