proposes a workcamp program in
Rome, in our headquarter located in Spinaceto.
Oikos is a no-profit association founded in
International projects are only a part of all Oikos projects: our activity
mainly deals with problems about conservation of forest resources, with the
psychological field research in close connection with the evolution of social
systems and with the world of youth.
Projects are destined to adult volunteers from all over the
18 and 35 years
old can be volunteers in Oikos.
accomodation and food in exchange for 18 hours of work a week.
Volunteering work's duration at OIKOS is indicated in the workcamps program.
Volunteers should be motivated to work, having a healthy
curiosity and a capacity to listen and learn. Moreover, a certain sense of
responsibility and the ability of an autonomous way of life are required. Our principal aim as organisation is
to encourage intercultural exchange by working together, hoping that each
volunteer, as an indipendent part of the community, finds his personal role in
The travel costs are carried by the
The participation fee is
euro for the whole
project's duration. It covers
the annual joining fee, the administrative and assurance expenses.
As you've chosen a camp please complete by sending us the 50% amount of the
participation fee (100euros) to confirm your inscription, and fill up the form
you find Here.
Our projects last 15 days.
The deadline for the inscriptions is
scheduled to a month before the beginning of every project. The travel costs are at one's own charge.
50% or participation fee have to be paid
as a confirmation
on the bank account14042.46addressed
the payment description"Participation
LOCATION: The project will take place in
Rome, in our headquarter in Spinaceto.
ACTIVITY: Volunteers will practice horticulture and general maintenance works such as coating,
cleaning or building.
The specific purpose of the project is to convert our vegetable garden
into a permacultural one. Activities for volunteers will be both
theoretical and practical.
Theoretical activities include workshop and documentation on
permaculture approach; practical activities instead includes plants
transplantation and the use of the greenhouse to make germinate the
seed. Activities expected also are the care and maintenance of Spinaceto
AND BOARD: Volunteers will lodge in shared rooms in our
location. Meals are guaranteed, even if volunteers are called to
collaborate in meals cooking.
TIME: In free time, volunteers can visit the city. Depending
on volunteers’ needs and desires, we will organize workshop of cultural
exchange between foreigner and italian volunteers. It will be possible
to take part in our workshop of italian language for volunteers who will
REQUISITES: English or basic italian. For this project, is
important to be in a good physical shape.
volunteers must bring with them comfortable clothes and work gloves.
the deadline to sign up to this project will be one
month before the beginning of activity.