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Gulf Coast Eco-System Restoration and Community Service- Florida
ABOUT THE GULF COAST PROJECT
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration and Community Service Projects are located along the Gulf Coast of Florida. The Gulf Coast of Florida is a great place for winter break because the Gulf Coast climate is great for outdoor projects in December and January.
The Gulf Coast Project volunteer facility is located near DeFuniak Springs, Florida on 53 acres of forestland property.
GULF COAST VOLUNTEER REVIEWS
Volunteer Comments from Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration and Community Service
GULF COAST VOLUNTEER PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS
The primary purpose of the project is gulf coast eco-system restoration. Volunteers will complete projects such as; Shoreline restoration, Native plant propagation, sea grass restoration, wild-life habitat improvement, dune restoration, storm water treatment, public land restoration and invasive species removal.
Community service projects include; working with community-based programs that serve youth, homeless, elderly and low-income members of the community.
Volunteers will participate in a variety of eco restoration projects. In addition to environmental projects, volunteers may also choose to in a variety of other community based projects addressing child welfare, poverty, homelessness, immigration, and education.
Environmental projects are designed to build an understanding of coastal ecosystems and watersheds and how they affected by manmade and natural disasters. Other community based projects are designed to serve families and individuals impacted economically.
VOLUNTEER ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS
CC International adheres to the standards set by the American Red Cross for housing and feeding volunteers.
Each day volunteers will be served breakfast and make their own brown bag lunch before departing to their project site. Dinner will be served each evening. Vegetarian options are available for each meal, refrigerator space is available to store personal food for those with special dietary needs.
PROJECT SERVICE FEE
The project service fee covers the cost of lodging, breakfast, lunch, and dinner, project coordination, tools, safety equipment, project supplies, and insurance. $38.00 per person per day. (Transportation is not included)