Farm Work in an Eco-Village
Descrizione: Andelssamfundet in HjorthEj (AIH) is an ecological and social community, where people live close together. AIH was founded in 1991 and today more than 270 people live here. The community is organized in 8 groups consisting of apartment and houses, with one group dedicated to young people with mental disabilities. AIH holds an organic farm with various farm animals, grain cultivation, vegetables and fruits. Furthermore, we have a recycling and thrift shop, a bakery and a small grocery shop.At AIH we focus on sustainability and sustainable living. On our homepage, you can see some photos: www.andelssamfundet.dkYour contact person at the camp will be Ann-Katrine S. Friis.We hosted an international Work camp in 2016 and in 2019
Tipologia di lavoro: Type of work: Manual work, organic farming, gardening tasks gathering eggs and feeding the animals.The daily working hours will be 9-12 am, followed by a one-hour lunch break. The work continues from 1-4 pm. The purpose:Getting acquainted with and insights into sustainable living in practice.The work tasks are as follows:Organic farming activities, vegetable gardening and weeding, gathering eggs and feeding the animals
Alloggio: Sleeping facilities: Please bring a sleeping bag and your own towels.Kitchen bathroom facilities:There is a laundry, that can be used free of charge.AIH will provide all the food needed, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea/cake and dinner. Two to three persons from the work camp will help prepare the meals with AIH residents.We expect that the work camp volunteers leave the accommodation in the same condition they found it. Cleaning up after themselves.Please tell us if you have food allergies or preferences like a vegetarian diet or no pork.
Requisiti OBS To participate in this Work Camp, we require you to provide:A motivational letterTravel informationCOVID-19:In regards to COVID-19, it is our ambition to complete our Work Camps this summer, but it is essential for us, that our volunteers feel safe during the time they spend at our camps. This is why we constantly keep ourselves updated on the situation and we follow the Danish government s instructions. Furthermore, we are ready to answer any questions that you might have, and we will keep all our volunteers updated right up until the start of the Work Camp.As of March 2021, there is a few important things to mention:- it is free for foreigners to take a COVID-19 test upon arrival in Denmark- with the current vaccine plan, most Danes will be vaccinated at the end of June 2021Your Work Camp host will have guidelines on how to handle COVID-19 during your stay, including how to handle isolation and enforcement of government guidelines. We can accommodate volunteers with hearing or visual impairment after pre-communication with the individual. Unfortunately, we cannot take volunteers in wheelchairs.No special skills are required.English will be the only language spoken. All participants must be willing to speak English, even though being from the same country or having troubles with the English language. Try your best
Ubicazione approssimata: AIH is situated in a village, only 12 km from Aarhus ( Denmarks second-largest city. Aarhus is a vibrant mix of youthful energy and a blast from the past which makes Aarhus a city with an energetic beat of the pulse. In 2016 Lonely Planet put Aarhus at the top of the list of Europes hottest destinations and during 2017 Aarhus was the European Culture Capital.The art museum, ARoS, delivers groundbreaking works from some of the worlds most progressive artists. Den Gamle By ( The Old Town Museum is a unique international attraction and Msgaard Museum will give visitors a world-class museum experience.AIH overlooks Aarhus Bay and is only a short bike ride from the beach. And for the long Scandinavian summer nights, we have bonfires for leisure time.