Olive picking experience in Turkey
Sirince, Izmir December 10 - December 24, 2017
Volunteer project: Math Village is a math summer school located in the nature, which owns over 1000 olive trees and harvests about 20 tons of olives per year. The oil produced from the collected olives is used in the kitchen of the summer school.
International volunteers will collect olives from the trees and pack them. If the olive harvest is low due to the weather conditions and there's not enough olive to pick, the volunteers will help with some other manual works in the facility.
Accommodation: In student dormitories for 6 people each. Sleeping bag and mat are not necessary.
Location: Sirince is a small village in the west of Turkey. The camp site is 1 km from the village. No night life or TV is available at the center, but there is internet connection. Sirince is very attractive and is famous for its homemade wines and its traditional architecture. The nearest town Selcuk is the home of the world famous Ephessus open-air museum. The nearest city Izmir is one hour away by bus.
Terminal: Izmir. Volunteers should arrange their arrival to Izmir Airport.
Age range: 18 and over