Call for short term EVS volunteers in Rijeka & Opatija, Croatia!

Location: Rijeka and Opatija, Croatia

Period: 20/07/18 till 16/09/18

Deadline: 12/07/18

Association Žmergo is looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated and creative European youngsters, to experience 2 months length group volunteering service. During the Croatian summer in the field of sustainable development with focus on culture and creative industry.

About the organisation: Žmergo is an NGO with 24 years of experience in promotion of sustainable living and ‘green’ lifestyles, volunteering and active contribution of each individual staring with his/hers community towards global one.

Description of activities: Volunteers will participate in various activities related to e.g. Zero Waste Festival, the European Capital of Culture – Rijeka 2020, by developing series of activities based on the Zero Waste principle. They are also encouraged to organize activities themselves, like musical sessions and create large-scale installations made out of different type of waste. All above aimed at addressing environmental problems and awareness raising, in order to express those in the cultural – artistic field.

What is in it for me? First of all, this EVS short term opportunity can bring a never-to-forget experience. You will meet people from all across Europe, volunteer in a project which brings sustainable development and culture altogether. And you’ll have the opportunity to explore beautiful cities and nature in Croatia. Besides that, volunteers will be provided with mentoring, support in learning process, travel expenses, food and pocket money. EVS volunteers will live in free accommodation in shared gender based rooms (2 beds per room) in Student Dormitories – 2,5 km from the city centre of Rijeka.

Application process: send us your CV and motivation letter to and fill out the Google application form on the following link:

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