Urban Act ESC program in Portugal: for a better planet
ESC in Portugal –Do you want a better planet? The Urban Act is a team volunteer project that believes it can build happier and more sustainable spaces and communities. For two weeks, you will be involved in constructing outdoor furniture, a pedagogical garden for children and young people, and even painting and beautifying the Lopas Play Center.
To have an Eco Lounge for everyone! The project focuses on an artistic intervention at the Centro Lúdico das Lopas to support the community’s awareness of sustainability, solidarity and citizenship. YouthCoop is a non-profit cooperative for the empowerment and awareness of young people. We work in citizenship and human rights education, youth participation and technical youth work using Non-Formal Education and community-oriented approaches.
14 days: from the 4th to the 19 of September 2021
We need your help and support to
- Start-up a community eco-space
- Outdoor furniture
- Mini pedagogical garden
- vertical garden
- Creative intervention for outdoor renovation
- Painting and decoration
- Reuse materials
What must you do to participate?
- Take courage!
- Access the YouthCoop website and read the Call for Volunteers right to get all the details you need to apply.
- Fill in the registration form then wait for our confirmation email!
The Urban Act is a project of the European Solidarity Corps that finances the participation of young people. In other words, you don’t have to think about your summer savings because it’s a free activity! Learn more about ESC 👉 What is ESC?
About the organization
Centro Lúdico das Lopas is a community and public centre in Agualva-Cacém, managed by the City Council, serving one of the most densely populated areas in Portugal. This space intends to offer recreational and educational activities for the community. It also aims to empower the youth of Sintra to be protagonists of the space they occupy, enhancing their skills to participate in their community actively.
Interested in this ESC opportunity?
Get more info and apply at: 👉 https://youthcoop.pt/urbanact2021-en/
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