For volunteers

Information for volunteers about volunteering in 2021 in Gerviniai, Lithuania.

Google maps Gerviu Lizdas

Volunteers are invited to come and live here for more than a week between the 1st of April and the 1st of November.

Our campsite “Gervių lizdas” is located in Trakai district, Gerviniai village. It is surrounded by lakes, mounds, historical sites and old forests. It is truly a place of extraordinary beauty and energy.

Our team includes about 20 active volunteers who are constantly involved in community development, events, social projects. About 200 volunteers from all over Lithuania and abroad take part in the activities each year. Therefore, you are very welcome to our nest. For volunteers staying longer than three days we provide food and accommodation. We can accept up to 10 volunteers at a time. We speak four languages: Lithuanian, Russian, English and German.

We are sincere, open, funny, guided by the principles of sustainable consumption, sorting trash, conserving and cleaning nature, planting trees and cherishing forests, collecting and recycling plastic. We strive to convey our values ​​to children through summer camps, the initiatives „Kamštelių vajus“ („Lidmania“).

Planned 2021 events:

Sprig

Plastic recycling factory

April 1st – May 1st – we invite you to build a small factory house ‘Lidmania’ for plastic lids recycling. Installation of a plastic caps sorting line, shredder and a melting.

May 1st – 15th Decorate plastic factory and prepare for school and kindergarten education.

May 15th  through June 20th  conducting plastic recycling education for students (groups of up to 30 children), sorting out and recycling plastic caps.

Oaks, gardening

April 1st – 30th – create a place for schools education ‘Oaks story’: finish the clay house, create decoration.

All the time do 4000 oaks plants in the pots plant care, weeding, watering.

Create a new garden, sowing of vegetables for summer.

May 15th –  June 20th conducting oaks story education for students (groups of up to 30 children),

Angel house

1st May – 15th June prepper house for summer camps, to build a new bathroom.

Summer

2021 Camps for kids

GIRLS CAMP. June 20th – 26th

THEATER CAMP.  July 4th – 10th

CHERRY CAMP.  July 12th – 17th

RINGS / CRAFTS CAMP.  July 18th – 24th

FRIENDS CAMP.  August 1st – 7th

OAK CAMP.  August 15th – 21st

Volunteers has three position for the work:

1.       Territorial volunteers (TES) site maintenance and development: building gazebos, growing vegetables, supporting oaks plants and plastic recycling factory, helps for kids to build houses: tree –hut or clay house, depends what kind of building project will run children in the camps. 2021 year we are planning to finish building Troliu Troba – it is a small Lego room for 8 – 10 years kids.

2.       Kitchen volunteers.

3.       Leaders for camps. In this position could come only persons who had volunteer experience in the kitchen or TES (territorial volunteer) before.  

Plastic recycling factory ‘Lidmania’

August 1st –31st sorting out and recycling 1000 kg plastic caps.

Autumn

Plastic recycling factory ‘Lidmania’

September 1st – November  1st conducting plastic recycling education ‘Plastic way’ for children, students (groups of up to 30 children), sorting out and recycling plastic caps.

September 1st –30th recycling 1000 kg plastic caps.

October 1st – 30thcollection of plastic bottle caps around Lithuania.

Oaks, gardening

September 1st  – October 20th additional work about oaks planting and conducting oaks story education for students (groups of up to 30 children)

We make vegetarian food tree time per day for all volunteers.  The price is 10 euro per day.

We have 40 places for volunteers to live any time if we don’t have camp for kids. If we run a camp we can invite max 10 volunteers. 

Accommodation price per night is 10 euro. If you will stay for 2 weeks, we could agree that pay 100 euro for accommodation. 

If you would like to join our extensive team of volunteers, write to ekodaiktai@gmail.com or call +37061812181