This heritage centered volunteer camp under the UNESCO patronage is called World Heritage Volunteers Initiative and will take place in Viscri, Romania, during September 5th – 15th. We are looking for 4 local volunteers (based in Romania) and another 6 volunteers coming from the other countries enlisted in the project. 

Once chosen, our volunteers will creating itineraries for visitors and include these on the village map, participate to meetings and discuss about heritage preservation principles, meet with the local community, and also add extra stone and gravel to the village path, building wood fences for some portions of the path. 

The profile of our candidate is as follows: they are young professionals and / or students in the cultural heritage field; they have to be willing to gain practical knowledge on heritage site management and protection; they need to be interested in community engagement and rural heritage. Their age is between 20 – 32.

Some technicalities: there is no participation fee and each volunter is responsible for:

  • pocket money 
  • transportation costs from country of origin to Romania (in Vis)
  • individual health insurance

You can find the documents for the application here and here.

Volunteers will be accommodated in double or triple rooms with shared bathrooms, with hot water and bed sheets, in the old kindergarden of Viscri. Volunteers will be provided three meals per day, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We can cater also to vegetarian and vegan volunteers. Specific requirements regarding the meals, such as allergies, should be mentioned in the application.

Send your CV and a short motivation letter to & (CC). Applications will be dealt with on a rolling basis. Applying participants will be notified as soon as possible. The application deadline is August 5 2022.

”Heritage for the Future” Cultural Association & Viscri Council are our partners organizers of the World Heritage Volunteers – Viscri 2022 Action.

Our partner, “Heritage for the Future” Cultural Association, is a non-profit organisation, with the mission to expand and continue projects of a previous association – “Friends of the Minovici Museums”, created in 2005. It relied initially on over 80 volunteers, who focused on raising awareness and increasing visibility of cultural issues within broader context of national and European heritage.

Member of Europa Nostra network since 2013.

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