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Final call… Volunteer applications close tomorrow

We have almost finished the search for our 2019 teams and volunteer applications will close on Thursday. The final Skype interviews will take place next week and the remaining places will be allocated by February 9th.

If you would like to join us, you still have time to complete an application. Placement outlines, dates and application forms can all be found on our website…
https://trailteam.is/opportunities/

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A short film from Thórsmörk

On a cold and rainy January afternoon we needed a little reminder of Icelandic summer.

This short film was made by Johnny Rolt and Ollie Campbell when they joined us 2017. It is a really beautiful film and it captures life at the volunteer camps and our work projects in Thórsmörk, Goðaland and along the Laugavegurinn trail. For anyone joining us for the first time this season, the film gives a good idea of what to expect from our volunteer placements.

We wanted to share this amazing film once again.
Sit back and enjoy a few minutes of summer…

 

‘Hiking week’ on Laugavegurinn

The volunteer camps have been very quiet this week as our teams have been away hiking on Laugavegurinn.

Each summer our 6-week volunteers have the chance to hike from Landmannalaugar during their ‘hiking week’ as a small reward for all their hard work. As well as a welcome break from the challenges of trail building, the hike is an opportunity to explore and enjoy the area (without carrying trail tools and timber).

We would like to say a huge thank you to Ferðafélag Íslands for their support with these trips. Also, special thanks to all the amazing hut wardens who have helped us along the way.

Application deadline approaching!

Applications for our 2018 volunteer teams will close next week on January 31st. If you would like to join us this summer, please get in touch.

Full details including placement dates and application forms can be found on our website…
https://trailteam.is/opportunities/

Trailteam video – Volunteering in Thórsmörk

Johnny Rolt and Ollie Campbell have made a short film about their experiences volunteering with us in Thórsmörk last summer. As well as a taste of life at the volunteer camps, the film visits our projects and worksites in Thórsmörk, Goðaland and along the Laugavegurinn trail. Congratulations to Johnny and Ollie on this amazing work. It’s beautiful!

Spend a few minutes in Thórsmörk with us now…

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