About the local hosting organization'Santa Coloma in Transition' is an ecological initiative which works to promote and develop sustainable living as part of the transitions towns movement. The core values of the project are cooperation, sustainability, self-sufficiency, ecology and responsibility. The workcamp will focus on cleaning around the Gaià river.
About the volunteer workVolunteer tasks include cleaning and clearing the area and path around Gaià river in Santa Coloma de Queralt, which has historical meaning for the village.
Local accommodationVolunteers will be accommodated in a community centre, with access to a kitchen, bathrooms and showers. Please bring your own sleeping bag and comfortable working clothes. Volunteers will be provided food, and will organize cooking amongst themselves.
About the project locationSanta Coloma de Queralt, west of Barcelona
RequirementsA basic level of physical fitness is recommended as the camp involves heavy manual labour. Enthusiasm for conservation and the outdoors preferable
Extra info about the projectYes, it is close to Barcelona, but please don't apply if it only makes you think about sangria and discoballs! Volunteering is a serious commitment and it needs to be taken as such.