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Beautifying towns and coastline areas in the Eastfjords of Iceland

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Last updated on April 9, 2016

Scoured by Ice Age glaciers, the dramatic east coast boasts long, narrow fjords with steep sides and jagged peaks which contrast with inland fertile farmlands. Natural harbours mean picture perfect fishing villages and seemingly never-ending roads cross the region, providing beautiful sweeping views.
“Fjarðabyggð" is an association of villages in the Eastern fjords of Iceland. It includes the towns of Eskifjörður, Fáskrúðsfjörður, Mjóifjörður, Neskaupstaður, Reyðarfjörður and Stöðvarfjörður, all tiny fishing villages with steep mountains towering just behind the houses. In this area, you will see some of the features that make Iceland a unique place in the world: spectacular fjords with a rich sea life, a great variety of birdlife, and countless breathtaking hiking paths. You will explore the area during your stay in the east.

Most of the work will consist of cleaning and beautifying the towns and the surrounding area. We will also do some other environmental tasks, for example clean the coastline, plant trees or build hiking paths. Our work will also depend on weather conditions and that’s why we have to be flexible. Please keep in mind that the work might be physically hard and you should be prepared for unfriendly weather, even though, hopefully, it will be nice most of the time. This is a perfect project for people who like outdoor work and physical challenges.

Project dates:
April 20 - May 1, 2016
April 30 - May 11, 2016
May 10 - May 21, 2016
May 20 - May 31, 2016
May 30 - June 11, 2016
June 10 - June 21, 2016
June 20 - July 1, 2016
July 1 - July 12, 2016
July 12 - July 23, 2016
July 23 - August 2, 2016
August 13 - August 24, 2016
August 24 - September 3, 2016
September 3 - September 14, 2016
September 14 - September 25, 2016
September 25 - October 5, 2016
October 5 - October 16, 2016
October 16 - October 27, 2016

More info and enrollment: http://www.cadip.org/volunteer-in-iceland

18 and over years of age - motivated to work for a charity project within an international team, tolerant, open-minded and cooperative person with adventurous spirit.
No specific skills or experience required.
After successful participation CADIP issues a certificate for the completed volunteer hours.

This opportunity is sponsored by: CADIP International Volunteer Projects

We need volunteers who are free at these times
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Arts & Culture  Cultural
Children & Youth  Nonprofit Organization
Community Development
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Arts / Culture  Public Relations / Outreach
Child Care  Recreational Activities / Sports
Dancing / Drama

Upcoming Dates:

Date Time # volunteers requested  
Oct 23, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Oct 24, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Oct 25, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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Contact Person:
Program Co-ordinator, Program Co-ordinator, (646) 657-2900, (email)
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Iceland, TX 00000
This location is NOT handicap accessible
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Web Site: http://www.cadip.org
Last updated on April 9, 2016

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