Volunteering opportunity – MONTIS

Do you want to give nature a hand and are looking for an exciting experience in a dynamic team of volunteers in Portugal? This is your opportunity. MONTIS – Associação para a Gestão da Natureza is looking for motivated volunteers for nature conservation, for a minimum period of 2 months (ideally from May to the…

Activity of Planting and Shooting

The volunteers in Plantar uma Árvore of the Serra do Alvão received two teams of the partners of the project Life Volunteer ESCAPES, called Montis and Play Solutions – Audiovisuais, for an activity regarding plantation and the shooting of the last episode of the Volunteer ESCAPES. In this activity, in which 13 volunteers participated, 180 trees have been…

Controlled Fire in Serra do Alvão

The volunteers of Plantar uma Árvore from the Serra do Alvão in the context on training of conservation of the nature techniques, had the opportunity to visit an area, in the Baldio of Pensalvos and Soutelo de Matos, where the firefighters of Aguiar Florestase happened to be doing a controlled fire. They learned about the benefits and the challenges of…

Emma Furniss-Roe Testimony

“I’m Emma, I’m from the UK and I volunteered at Plantar uma Arvore in Sintra for 4,5 months between August and December. I joined the programme as, after working in finance in London, I was keen for a change and I love nature and hope to work in conservation in the future. Over my time…

Harika Kolli Testimony

“Working with Plantar Uma Arvore for Volunteer Escapes was a memorable experience. It made me realize how ignorant we have been with environment and its preservation. When it comes to the Workspace, we were provided with a friendly environment. Working with this organization boosted my confidence regarding communication with my teammates and also with local…

Valentin Antonio Testimony

“Hi I’m Valentin from France. I spent two and half amazing months as a volunteer within the Plantar uma Árvore team. I’m very grateful for having the opportunity to live and work in such a beautiful place. I was already familiar with some parts of Portugal but I was eager to discover this area and…

Testimony Mario Noguera

“I am very happy with my experience volunteering for such an excellent organisation. Plantar Uma Arvore has met my expectations and I am really grateful to their fantastic team for allowing me to experience the hard-work beauty of tree-planting. I was really in the zone on tree planting day and every hole I dug felt…

Testimony from Amelie Stober

“Hi, my name is Amelie. I’m 18 years old and from Germany. As part of my gap year after finishing high school, I have spent two and a half months in Sintra and worked as a volunteer with Plantar Uma Árvore – Associação. When I arrived in the beginning of October, the very next day,…

Testimony from Vanessa Indama

Hello! My name is Vanessa Indama, I’m 22 years old and I’m from Porto. Through the Plantar Uma Árvore Association, I was able to do volunteer work for two months in Serra do Alvão, in Vila Real. I started my volunteering during the plantation period, which allowed me to acquire new skills (like using a…