Nature and Photography About Environmental Changin
Description: Berlin is one of Europes greenest capitals. The Gruen Berlin Group makes a major contribution to designing Berlins urban landscapes in projects ranging from the Berlin Wall Memorial to the Kulturforum, from the Park am Gleisdreieck to the International Garden Exhibition (IGA) 2017, and from the Gaerten der Welt and Britzer Garten to information systems for tourists.We are a state-owned group of companies responsible for developing, executing and operating complex schemes in open spaces, as well as for a wide range of projects and parks in the German capital that are essential to both residents and tourists. The Gruen Berlin Group is responsible for the management and ongoing conceptual and design development of more than 700 hectares of parks and open public spaces, as well as over 100 buildings.Sustainable park and operations management seeks to meet both the needs of various visitor groups and the parks many technical requirements.With the -Umweltbildungszentrum Kienbergpark- they have a learning center for sustainable development. Local people can learn in the rooms of the center, gardens, meadows and a lagoon. The center organises educational projects for kindergardens and schools and a programme for families, adults and youth centers about the topics nature and environment, gardens and plants, world and knowledge, feeding and health, art and media.Info: www.gruen-berlin.de (English), www.gruen-berlin.de/kienbergpark/umweltbildungszentrum (only German)
Type of Work: In this project volunteers will be part of the project -Meine (Um)Welt im Wandel- about environmental cahnges. Other local groups of kids, teens, students and professional photographers will also participate in this project. In exciting workshops theywill learn about photography and environment. In the end 4-5 exchibitions will be created, one will be done by the workcamp. volunteers will support our project partner -gruen berlin, umweltbildungszentrum kienberg- to run a festivity on 6th June and to promote it. In the past a similar workcamp was done there. Get an impression here: www.youtu.be/pDneAQELBVM
Accommodation: You will live in a hostel in shared bed-rooms with own bathrooom and toilets, free Wi-Fi is available. During the project, all volunteers will share the responsibilities for shopping, cooking and cleaning the dishes. If you want, you can bring recipes and special ingredients from your country.
Requirements: Volunteers need an own camera, minimum a good smartphone and should have great interest some previous knowledge about photography. People, who study photography or environmental topics are very welcome.
Approximate Location: As the capital of Germany Berlin is one of the cultural centres of Germany. Free time activities will be decided in accordance with the groups wishes. Of course, you will be able to enjoy the sights and culture (theatres, clubs...) of Berlin and go for an excursions (e.g. Potsdam).