Volunteering

BECOME AN INTEGRAL PART OF THIS PROJECT!

Rota Vicentina is much more than a hiking trail with its diverse and unique offers. It is a living network that connects people, territory and heritage, contributing to the sustainability of the rural areas of this special region.

There are different ways of contributing and collaborating behind the scenes of the development and preservation of Rota Vicentina and its region. You can help by giving your time on a singular or continuous basis, or by donating a financial contribution.

Field trips

with Rota Vicentina

Every two months we launch a new calendar of field trips, with various types of work involved, occurring on weekdays as well as on weekends.

Some jobs are more demanding than others, check case-by-case and try one out. Who knows you may become a fan and a join in as a part of the regular volunteer group of Rota Vicentina?

Godparenting a route

Individuals of any age and level of experience, schools, associations or companies have chosen to become godfather/mother of specific stages or routes. This is an effective form of volunteering has become more and more popular!

If you are available to godparent a course, we propose a one-year commitment, sign up today.

Conservation activities

Through 2020, we are working on the Life Volunteer Escapes project. It is a pioneering LIFE project in Portugal that aims to mobilize volunteers to collaborate in various nature protection actions, especially in Rede Natura 2000 sites. It involves 11 national partners and started in 2018.

Rota Vicentina aims to take the first steps in a pilot project to control invasive species along the Fishermen’s Trail, with new volunteers recruited for the purpose of this project and the existing invaluable support of our network of local volunteers. Learn more here.

Environmental awareness

“Who loves, cares”. The strength of Rota Vicentina also lies in its potential for environmental awareness, which has accompanied the whole project from its birth.

Anti-oil exploration, beach cleaning, field trips with schools, participation in local fairs, environmental education, are just a few examples of activities that have developed thanks to the support of our volunteers.

Subscribe to volunteering newsletter

Even learning about the various challenges and volunteer actions is a way of taking the first step toward becoming more involved. You can always start by signing up for the newsletter, and perhaps this could lead to your first day as a volunteer?

Emails are sent monthly, on average, and of course you can unsubscribe at any time.

Volunteer registration

Thank you for choosing to become a volunteer!

Fill out this registration form so that we can better serve your interests and skillset.

All responses will be confidential.

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