Iceland | 5 month Volunteering

5 month volunteers


European Solidarity Corps

Open Call for Participants
What is SEEDS?
Founded in 2005, SEEDS Iceland is an Icelandic non-governmental, non-profit volunteer organisation designed to promote intercultural understanding, environmental protection and awareness through work on environmental, social and cultural projects within Iceland. SEEDS’ projects are structured on self-organisation and  elf-management providing a unique and enriching experience for all involved.
The project starts on the 12 th September and lasts for 5 months.
Volunteer roles
● Environment Camp Leader – volunteers who assist in organising and participating in the international summer outdoor workcamps around Iceland, and in the winter environment educational activities and virtual camps, as well as social solidarity projects in Reykjavík. They also act as a link between the Icelandic
hosts and the international short-term volunteers.
● Photography Camp Leader – volunteers who assist in organising and participating in the international camps relating to photography, environmental awareness, and coordinating our arts and culture projects in Reykjavík. They also participate in our social solidarity projects in Reykjavík.
● Public Relations & Communications Volunteer – volunteers who are based in our office in Reykjavík and who assist in the creation and management of online content in SEEDS social media accounts; as well as keeping up-to-date quality and performance procedures; and participating in SEEDS artistic, cultural and
educational activities. They also participate in our social solidarity projects in Reykjavík. Volunteers in the role of Camp Leader will lead camps of international volunteers for about 10-14 days.
The volunteers will be based in Reykjavík, and occasionally travel to camps in other locations in Iceland (applicable only during the summer season May-September).
This role is ideal if you are…
● Ready to work with international groups
● Interested in spending time with people from all over the world
● Positive and flexible
● Ready to work outside
● Interested in environmental issues
What is included
● Accommodation
● Food
● Pocket Money
● Health insurance
● Travel grant – the volunteer buys their own ticket and gets reimbursed (up to the travel grant defined by
distance) after the end of the project, and once the final report has been submitted.
How to apply
Send us a message to with the following
● CV (Curriculum Vitae) – max two pages
● A motivation letter for the specific project you are interested in – max one page.
Deadline to Apply 1st of June
You can only apply for this ESC if you are between 18-30 years old and if the total duration of the activity period, including previous participation in ESC
or in an Erasmus+ Volunteering activity , does not exceed 14 months for a participant.