In our big family - Eco-park Elena there is always room for new friends! So if you are fond of nature and animals, traveling, adventures and challenges - we need you, your ideas and your enthusiasm!

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  • Description

    Description

    We are ONE BIG FAMILY of friends, who clearly understand the inevitable consequences of the irresponsible attitude of man to nature for decades, we want to create Eco-park Resort as a place for active recreation, sport, rehabilitation and personal development of people of all ages and cultures, where people can meet, socialize and experiment a natural way of life, of sophisticated natural talents to reconnect with the earth and nature, through personal involvement, achieve goals and take on responsibilities.
    In our Eco-park you have the opportunity to participate in caring for the animals - horses, goats, dogs, cats, hens, rabbits, turtles and guinea pigs or if you prefer gardening - you can involve in the work in our organic vegetable and fruit garden!
    You can be horseback riding instructors, or arts, crafts, martial arts and dancing teachers for the guests and children from the children's camps.
    You can teach us and our guests your native language!
    Or you can join in building, restore and repair work, as well as in the construction of our village of yurts and ecological buildings!
    Or simply to show and teach us what you like and do with pleasure and passion!!!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Here every one can see, learn and practice traditional crafts - carving , pottery , knitting, weaving, felting etc., folk traditions, old natural-friendly techniques for construction, agriculture, animal keeping, cooking as well as modern technologies using renewable energy. We work a lot with children and try to teach them how to be ecologically responsible and start loving nature through games and fun activities!

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Bulgarian, English, Russian, Turkish

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    In old traditional guest houses and yurts /in working progress/ - in friendly and cozy environment.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our Eco-park is located in Elena - a small mountain town with a population of about 6,000 inhabitants located in the region of Central Balkan Mountains, about 300 meters above sea level, in the beautiful valley of Elena River - an area with a temperate climate, unspoiled nature and a rich historical and architectural monuments. The town is located 38 km from Veliko Tarnovo, 250 km from the capital of Bulgaria - Sofia and to the Black sea coast. Here volunteers can also experience horseback riding, hiking, mountaineering, fishing, mushroom and herbs gathering, biking, swimming, archery, traditional arts etc.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Volunteering hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


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Eco-park Elena and Yovchevata house

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