About the local hosting organizationTown hall of Altea. Since the last year this townhall is developing a policy of sustainible tourism which inlcudes the recuperation of deprived environmental areas and cultural heritage.
About the volunteer workWork has an environmental character. In Altea, there is a river Algar, which is natural habitat and where protected plants inhabit. At the same time, there are some invasive plants. The task of volunteers will be to differentiate those plants, control of the plant in biotop and clean the river from the invasive plants. The municipality will ask volunteers to do other types of manual work for the environment, depending on the necessities of the municipality in a certain moment. The group may work with people of the local area. Tools and working boots will be available. One of the tasks could be to help on archaeological excavation site, depending on working permissions and how clean is river Algar at the momemnt when project is taking place.
Local accommodationAccommodation will be in a refuge, house with beds and volunteers will cook for yourself. The accommodation is basic, nevertheless, it would be just for us and it is located 100 meters from the beach. Volunteers need to bring their own sleeping bag and sheets.
About the project locationAltea is a charming turistic town, located in the seaside. It offers possibilities of swim in the sea, take a sun bath on the beach, play beach volleyball and other activities in your free time. It is also possible to visit other nearby towns and villages on the weekend.