Category Archives: Volunteering

International Youth Day 2020

Today is the International Youth Day 2020 This date was created in 1999 and draws attention to the voices, actions and initiatives of young people. The theme of International Youth Day 2020 is “Youth Engagement for Global Action” and, we decided to make a small video about what volunteering represents. More info about IYD: https://www.un.org/en/observances/youth-day
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European Solidarity Corps

It is pizza time 🍕 After the organisation of the tasks and the preparation of the next steps for the following week, it is time for a creative pizza!!
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European Solidarity Corps

Volunteering with local farmers Our ESC volunteer Alan is currently helping some local farmers in Halkidiki with the garden and field. In this specific day, they were making insects traps on a local farm in Ormylia. And, after helping, he had the pleasure of eating the local and organic food from the place with the…
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Permaculture design in the field

Our field 🌱 New photos from the new veggies in our field planted by ESC volunteers and workaway volunteers. We use the least invasive techniques to avoid harming the soil and biodiversity. Our monoculture of olives trees is becoming more diverse and surrounded by vegetables, fruit trees and grain legumes 🌱
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European Solidarity Corps

Learning about beekeeping Bzzzzz Our ESC volunteer Alan went today with a local honey producer from Halkidiki to learn about the beekeeping process. It was a good opportunity to understand the value of pollination and the fantastic job that bees are doing for the health of our planet. Bees have a critical role in our…
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Workaway

☁️ Preparing for the winter ☁️ Besides being engaged with the volunteer programme European Solidarity Corps our organisation is involved with workaway too.Our volunteers from workaway are currently taking care of the garden and the animals, the exterior furniture and preparing the firewood for the winter times that will come. They are doing a great…
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European Solidarity Corps

New ESC volunteers We have two new volunteers with us in our organisation: Vinicius from Brazil and Alan from France and soon we will have Matteo from Italy. All of them are doing a European Solidarity Corps but with different work tasks:🌱 Vinicius will be en charge to create new workshops, seminars, activities for children, youth…
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European Solidarity Corps

Food garden in our field The main goal of our organisation in the field is to change the monoculture system of olives trees into a more diverse and sustainable land, always avoiding harm the soil and the biodiversity.Monoculture systems can limit the healthy functions that nature can bring to the soil and the crops, mainly…
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ESC VOLUNTEERS

CALL FOR LONG-TERM ESC VOLUNTEERS 2020 Do you want to create awareness about environmental behaviours?Do you enjoy spending time in nature?Are you interested in permaculture or natural farming?Do you like to work with kids and youth through non-formal education? Check our info-pack for more information about the opportunities that The Hives Project has now open:…
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Erasmus Solidarity Corps

The water system in our field Cami, an ESC volunteer, is digging a water reservoir to conserve energy in the highest point of the field. He is doing this water system using only a shovel and a bucket, using permaculture techniques to not damage the soil and the biodiversity around the field. This initiative aims…
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