Island Nature Conservation & Sustainability

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founded in 2010
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Coordinator | Patrick
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High­lights

Be a part of a team dedicated to learning and researching about global warming.
Great opportunity to improve education and raise awareness about environmental problems.
Participate in various workshops and group discussions on green energy, sustainable living, waste treatment and ways to reduce your carbon footprint.
Be part of a project and be the change that you want to see.
Explore some of the most popular and natural wonders that Iceland has to offer.
Help protect the nature and raise awareness of sustainability among the locals and visitors in beautiful Iceland. Together with other international volunteers! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

Located near the crossroads to the West, South and North of Iceland, the project offers an opportunity for you to share your knowledge with other volunteers while exploring creativity, environmental issues and intercultural learning. The main goal of the project is to “improve education and raise awareness” about environment problems. You will be involved in various activities and tasks which includes beach cleanup, planting trees, workshops on climate change, research, renovation and lots more. There are also opportunities to go on excursions to visit the popular areas and natural wonders that Iceland has.

For a minimum of four weeks during February to November, you are sure to have a great time whether you are planting trees, cleaning the beach or even doing artwork. The memories you will create while working towards a great cause will surely be worth it. Be the change you wish to see!

Typical day

Volunteers play a vital role in achieving the project’s goal. As a volunteer you will be required to work a 5-6 hour shift with the possibility of your hours being extended depending on the duties/tasks that need to be done that day.  

Volunteers will participate in:

  •    Beach cleanups
  •    Environmental workshops
  •    Renovation work: painting, cleaning, fixing things around the center
  •    Do Art work
  •    Planting trees
  •    Excursions
  •    Community service

Free-time activities

The volunteer project is in Iceland where there are lots of unsoiled nature, beaches, glaciers in the highlands, canyons, waterfalls and craters. 

 

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Winter Sports

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 (intermediate level)
Required Documents
CV, Letter of motivation, Application form, Policies and Liability waiver.
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Being able to communicate well in English.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 08:00 - 15:00

What's Included

Services by Fronteering Travel

Placement

  • Sustainable project - Iceland

Airport Pickup

  • You will fly to Keflavik International Airport. You will be picked up by someone from the project.

Accommodation

  • Shared sustainable house with shared washroom facilities. It has double rooms, triple rooms, and quadruple rooms, two kitchens, several bathrooms, and common areas, rooms for workshops, and galleries.

Excursions

  • Included excursion to the south side of Iceland

Meals

  • Included. However, you are encouraged to help clean and cook.

Mail-holding service

  • You can use FRONTEERINGS office as a reliable address to have your mail delivered

Ongoing service

  • If there are any problems with your volunteer project we are always there to help you and mediate between yourself and the organization.

Tours

  • Through FRONTEERING you have the possibility to book tours in Iceland after you have finished your volunteer project.

24/7 Emergency contact

  • If there are any problems during your stay in Iceland, you can reach us 24/7 to assist you.

Airport Pickup at Keflavik International Airport
You will fly to Keflavik International Airport. You will be picked up by someone from the project. 
Accommodation

Shared sustainable house with facilities. It has double rooms, triple rooms, and quadruple rooms, two kitchens, several bathrooms, and common areas, rooms for workshops, and galleries. You will need to bring your own sleeping bag and towel, but beds and bed sheets will be provided. Be prepared to help with the daily chores: laundry, cleaning rooms, cooking and doing dishes, taking the trash out. 

Bungalow
Food & Beverages
Meals are included. However, everyone is expected to do their fair share of the cooking and cleaning. You can also bring along your favorite recipes and ingredients from home. The project can also accommodate different diets like vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free
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 Keflavik International Airport (KEF) in Reykjavik. We assist you to find cheap flights to Iceland.
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 Iceland provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Iceland you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Iceland.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Arrival dates are flexible. You will fly to Keflavik International Airport. You will be picked up by someone from the project. 
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$2,395
5 weeks
$2,908
6 weeks
$3,420
7 weeks
$3,933
8 weeks
$4,445
9 weeks
$4,958
12 weeks (max. stay)
$6,495
Average fees
$570 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Fronteering Travel 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 Fronteering Travel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Island Nature Conservation & Sustainability

Help protect the nature and raise awareness of sustainability among the locals and visitors in beautiful Iceland. Together with other international volunteers!

$570/week

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