Check out our list of selected short-term projects in Europe and Ireland!
Glebe House, Co. Down, 29 May - 08 June
Since 1975, Glebe House, founded by The Harmon Community Trust, has represented and worked towards a fair, inclusive society where each person can determine and re-create their own identity, rather than conform to sectarian, national, ethnic or social stereotypes, myths or stigmas. This May will mark our first international project with Glebe House, since lockdown!
Portugal, Amarante, "Another World is Possible: Organic Farming and Fair Trade," 19 - 30 September
Provide support for local organic farmers and raise awareness of organic food and fair trade. Volunteers will work on an organic farm in Amarante, and participate in workshops on fair trade and healthy food.
Belgium, Rixensart, "Cultural Activities for Asylum Seekers at the Rixensart Centre," 09 - 29 July
Located in a small town outside of Brussels, the Rixensart centre provides food, accommodation, and social and medical aid to people seeking asylum in Belgium. Volunteers will propose activities for the residents of the centre (children, teenagers and adults), which can include workshops, pastry workshops, sports activities, outdoor games, or anything according to the volunteer's skill level and preference.
Germany, Glücksburg, "Transition to Renewable Energy," 05 - 19 August
The non-profit GMBH operates a guest house in Glücksburg, where they organize projects and seminars on global learning. The building and the natural area have to be repaired again and again. In order to keep the house attractive to visitors, volunteers will help with repair work. Volunteers will also assist in the planting of a new reservoir, and in general maintenance work such as painting or weeding on the grounds.
Germany, Cologne, "A Social Living Model," 01 - 16 July
In Cologne, SCI Germany have created, over the past twenty years, a self-help, social living model, open to people of all backgrounds. The group has restored an old factory where the run a café, support the development of social projects, help the needy and take care of urban design. Volunteers will help in the day-to-day running of the project. Tasks might include: second-hand recycling, apartment clearances, cooking, assisting in the cafe, gardening, joining and facilitating discussion groups, etc.