Wilderness volunteer application!

Despite Covid, the European Wilderness Society has exciting plans ahead for 2021. As one of the few organizations accepting volunteers despite Covid. the call for short- and long-term volunteers to support the protection of European Wilderness and its wildlife with the European Wilderness Society in 2021 is now open. If you are up for a wild adventure, don’t hesitate, send us your application! Volunteers live in the beautiful UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Lungau in the Austrian Alps and help with projects like LIFEstockProtect, Centralparks and BEECH POWER, Biodiversität im Wald and Let´s get wild, among many other interesting activities. You will share a beautiful large apartment with your colleagues, have plenty of opportunity to enjoy the great outdoor activities in the Austrian Alps and participate in many activities. To apply, fill out the application form below. 

Unique chance

Are you passionate about nature protection and environmental advocacy? Do you have a good knowledge of English language and preferably a good understanding of German and/or Italian? Would you like to gain an up-close perspective on the day-to-day tasks of an NGO for the wide range of nature protection, forestry, tourism and youth involvement in a young and motivated international team? If yes, this chance is for you!

These volunteer opportunities offers financial support from the European Union. More information can be found on the Interreg Volunteer Youth website for details. Our team multi-cultural and experienced team consists of passionate people from various different fields: Wilderness and wildlife specialists, nature conservationists, researchers and scientists, tourism experts, marketing and business professionals, legal advisors and Wilderness advocates. Therefore, prior experience in the field of nature conservation is not a prerequisite, let us know what You can bring to the table!

To get a deeper look into the experiences of former and current European Wilderness Society volunteers, visit the Wilderness Diary!

I do not want to miss my time as a volunteer at the European Wilderness Society. I made a lot of great experiences, learned many new skills and personally grew.

Jonas Sommer
Current ESC volunteer

Wilderness Volunteer Application form

To apply, fill out the application form below. The application deadline is the 31. January 2021.

Please enter this information to verify your eligibility for possible funding by the European Solidarity Corps.
Please enter this information to verify your eligibility for possible Funding by the European Solidarity Corps.
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Please visit the Europass Website. We upload your Europass CV in a PDF format.
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Financial support from the European Union is subject to different regulations including but not limited to you an age limit of 30 years and living in European Union Country including its overseas territories. More details can be found on the European Solidarity Corps Website
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