Promoting voluntarism through journalism and photography in the East of Iceland

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP

Published

06/09/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Fjardabyggd
Eastfjords
Iceland

Description

Every year, hundreds of international volunteers visit Iceland and participate in volunteer projects all around the island. The volunteers in this project will create and put together a magazine promoting volunteer work, telling stories of volunteers' involvement and contribution to the environment of Iceland, and promoting the work of the organisers of these projects.

In the beginning of the project, volunteers will receive an introduction about the tasks. Afterwards, we will choose a topic for the newsletter. This is a great opportunity to step into different projects and to get to know Iceland in a better way. The group will take photos and make videos and interviews with volunteers, local hosts and people living in the area. The outcome will be published in the magazine. At the end of the project, we will prepare the final version of the magazine and publish it. Don't forget to bring your cameras and tripods because we will also go for some Auroras hunting. A laptop could be useful as well.

A part of this project will concentrate on intercultural learning and exchange. Every evening, a different country will cook for the rest of the group and will be in charge of presenting their culture and country of origin in a non formal way. It could be a presentation, games, theater or however you would like to show it. Therefore we recommend you to bring traditional food, photos or whatever you think is important and nice for the international evenings.

This project is a way to enjoy an amazing time in Iceland with other international volunteers and to have an incredible experience where participants share their knowledge with each other while they are exploring creativity, environmental issues and intercultural learning.


Project dates:

  • June 19 - June 29, 2018
  • July 14 - July 25, 2018
  • August 4 - August 14, 2018
  • September 6 - September 16, 2018
  • October 6 - October 16, 2018

For more information and enrollment, please go to: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-iceland


CADIP International Volunteer Program: http://cadip.org


Canada, Iceland, Belgium, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Kenya, India, Botswana, South Korea, France, Italy, Mexico, Uganda, Ghana, Vietnam, Nepal, Mongolia, Togo, Palestine, Morocco, Turkey . . .

Benefits

  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Enrollment and other similar volunteer projects: http://cadip.org

USA: 646-657-2900; 617-841-0400; 310-882-7400

Canada: 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500; 604-628-7400; 780-638-2500


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