SFERA-03 Students eco-raids
Work: Volunteers will be asked to implement following tasks:
- collect and separate garbage in the touristic area near the Center,
- clean campfires in touristic places,
- organize non-formal education ecological activities for tourists,
- pave hiking paths,
- renovation work in the Center
- to take part in International festival of social entrepreneurship as volunteers at the exhibition of the social projects prototypes.
Volunteers will work about 6 hours a day. In addition, volunteers will take part in lectures on medicinal plants and ecological features of garbage collection.
Accommodation and food: Volunteers will stay in wooden houses in the rooms for 2-4 persons. Showers and toilets will be provided in the separated houses. Breakfasts, lunches and dinners will be provided by a canteen.
Location and leisure: Volunteers will be able to visit St. Petersburg and surroundings during weekends. In the camp it s possible to play games, do any sport activities, go swimming and boating.
Project hosted by: The project is organized by ITMO University in St. Petersburg. Its one of the leading Universities in Russia in the field of information and photonic technologies. Together with high level educational work University provides students with opportunities for social life. There are student government, student ecological group and voluntary organization dealing with different social issues. International volunteers will cooperate with students involved in environmental voluntary work in order to exchange with the best practices, develop solidarity and mutual understanding between young people from different countries. Volunteers will work outside of the city in the University educational sport Center for students Yagodnoe (100 km from St. Petersburg).