Wolves are in severe danger of excinction in Portugal. Their main threat is us - they have been hunted drastically and kept in zoos in awful conditions. Join a wolf sanctuary located in a National Park just outside Lisbon, where you will work with rescued wolves to give them a life as close to the wild as possible.
Volunteers are essential to help small charities to thrive during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Volunteering from your own home, you can share your skills and hobbies to help with fundraising, teaching, social media, raising awareness and supporting vulnerable people. You will enjoy virtual immersion to life in Portugal through structured online sessions.
Every year, over 640,000 tonnes of fishing gear is lost in our oceans. As a consequence, more than 130,000 seals, whales and dolphins are being killed annually by this debris. This volunteer project involves diving in the ocean near Lisbon, removing fishing gear and other rubbish from the ocean bed and reefs.
Each day, 2000kg of food is wasted in Portugal. Meanwhile, thousands of people are living below the poverty line, unable to afford substantial and healthy meals each day. Volunteers on this project travel around the city of Lisbon collecting unwanted food from retailers, and distribute it to those in need.
The Mediterranean coastline is renowned for being one of the most spectacular areas of western Europe, yet this beauty may well be impacted by the single use plastic crisis. The threat is so serious that experts have predicted that there will be more plastic in the sea than marine life by 2050. Volunteers on this project contribute to the international effort to conquer the plastics crisis.
L’intérêt de ce projet est double. Non seulement vous permettez la préservation du patrimoine local et d’une culture très riche. Mais vous allez également apprendre d’importantes connaissances et vous vivrez une fascinante expérience de terrain qui vous permettra d’acquérir les techniques de base dans ce domaine.