Creative Technologies

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founded in 2015
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Coordinator | Sara
Coordinator | Sara
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High­lights

Develop your professional skills
Bring a real contribution to amazing projects
Meet other like-minded volunteers from all over the world
Learn Croatian and develop your language skills
Discover Split and its surroundings
Develop your creative and professional skills by helping the NOGs team! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups

If you are creative, and you have tools in the areas of web design, illustration, design in general, photography & video creation or marketing and communication, this program is for you.

NGOs in Split are increasingly focusing on raising public awareness of environmental and social issues in the city, which can only be achieved through good campaigning and awareness raising. In this program you can contribute to change mentalities, helping the NOGs team to create campaigns that encourage the local community to take actions in their own surrounding. Depending on the period you can also have the opportunity to help renewing the visual representation of the organization, regarding their website, logos or other graphic items.

There is a great deal of behind-the-scenes work where the volunteers will support the NGOs on the creation of their campaigns and awareness actions with your illustration and design skills, including the creation of infographics, brochures, posters, animations, videos, announcements and photos. Also be prepared to work on their events, beach clean-up, street actions and any other one that may happen as it is essential for you to get involved in the project’s mission.

These NGOs generally won’t have the necessary resources available, so volunteers need to provide their own laptops, design software (Adobe Creative Suite or equivalent) and/or camera equipment in order to participate on this project. Please ensure you include all relevant qualifications and/or experience in your application for the program.

Typical day

After the initial orientation day, you will have a morning or afternoon shift at the Creative Technologies placement and will work for approximately 3 to 5 hours per day. 

A typical schedule is as follows:

08:00 - 10:00 a.m. : Breakfast at the volunteer accommodation

10:00 a.m. :  

  (1) Travel to the Creative Technologies place to join the local staff and begin work on your project or

  (2) Explore the city, relax, attend Croatian language lessons or enroll other activities if you have an afternoon project.

01:30 p.m. : Lunch is served at the restaurant

02:00 - 06:00 p.m. : 

  (1) Travel to the Creative Technologies place to join the local staff and begin work on your project or

  (2) Explore the city, relax, attend Croatian language lessons or enroll other activities if you have a morning project.

08:00 - 10:00 p.m. : Dinner is served at the restaurant. After dinner you will have the remainder of the evening free to relax and use as you wish.

Free-time activities

Amidst the Kozjak and Mosor mountains and surrounded by the Adriatic Sea, just a few hours away from one of the other European capitals, the small peninsula where Split is located has a lot to offer to every visitor and traveler.

Croatia, as a Balkan nation is a must stop country for anyone who chooses to visit eastern Europe in a meaningful way. On the one hand it has a rich historical heritage full of monuments classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the other it is a country that is still recovering from a political war, in the group of countries with the highest number of people living below the poverty line.

With its charming ancient towns and villages, beautiful beaches and more than a thousand islands, its history has produced a very rich cultural diversity, shaped by Roman and Turkish, that is, Mediterranean and Eastern European influences. These historical heritages mark the different regions of Croatia. Between Istria, Dalmatia and the center of Croatia, the gastronomy, lifestyle and accents can change a lot, making the country very diverse and interesting. Split, the second biggest city, has a specific Mediterranean influence that makes it especially welcoming, cosy and warm. With its palace just on the seaside, Split brings a peaceful and fresh atmosphere that invites you to come and stay for a while.

Climbing
Concert/
Music
Diving/
Snorkling
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Riding
Safari/
Zoo
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Sightseeing
Sports
Swimming
Water Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Education Requirements
web design, illustration and design, photography and video or marketing and communication at level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 - 19:00

What's Included

Services by ImpacTrip

What’s included?

- Pick up at the international airport in Split & transfer to the accommodation

- Accommodation at a dormitory in a local hostel, female dormitory or mixed dormitory with private bathroom

- Three meals everyday: breakfast, lunch and dinner (Local style. Vegetarian, gluten-free and meals for lactose-intolerant are also available upon request)

- Shared use of common room, and free WIFI

- Orientation event on arrival (including introduction to Croatia and it's culture, the volunteer experience, overview of programs, practical information and safety guidelines)

- Guided city tour

- The best tips to discover the city!

- Allocation and coordination of a work placement in an impactful non-profit project

- Introduction on the first day of volunteering

- Ongoing support throughout the stay

- 24h/7 emergency support

Airport Pickup at Split Airport
We provide airport pickup at any time of the day 365 days a year
Accommodation

You will stay accommodated in a friendly and comfortable hostel in the city center. The Hostel has the capacity to accommodate up to 100 travelers in very spacious shared rooms. With its young and welcoming staff you will feel like home.

There are various common areas and the restaurant is just next door.

The hostel is in a neighborhood where you can find everything you need: local coffee shops, supermarkets, ATMs, utilities you will need just around the corner. The Hostel is 2 minutes walking from the bus stop with few buses running by that can bring you to the city center.

Private rooms are available upon request and are subject to availability. The private rooms are located within walking distance of the hostel and restaurant and are self-catered. Volunteers staying in private rooms will also have lunch and dinner included in the partner restaurant but breakfast is not organised.


Dorm Room Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages
We will provide breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hostel every day. The hostel restaurant offers meals with fresh local ingredients for all volunteers in a very Croatian style and they are prepared to accommodate most diet restrictions such as vegan and vegetarians, gluten-free and lactose intolerant.
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Split Airport (SPU) in Split. We assist you to find cheap flights to Croatia.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Croatia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Croatia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Croatia.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Our programs generally start on Mondays or Tuesdays, every week of the year.

Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
1 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
1 week (min. stay)
$999
2 weeks
$1,379
3 weeks
$1,759
4 weeks
$2,139
5 weeks
$2,519
6 weeks
$2,899
7 weeks
$3,279
8 weeks
$3,659
9 weeks
$4,039
10 weeks
$4,419
11 weeks
$4,799
12 weeks (max. stay)
$5,179
Average fees
$715 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. ImpacTrip will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with ImpacTrip during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Creative Technologies

Develop your creative and professional skills by helping the NOGs team!

$715/week

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