13.07. - 13.09.2021
The complex of Belvedere Orangery and the associated buildings had been restored by Weimar Classic Foundation during the last years and was reopened in 2015. In the former Garden Inspector's House a permanent exhibition prepared by European Heritage Volunteers about European Heritage Volunteers Projects in Europe as well as about UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers Projects worldwide is installed. The exhibition is complemented by videos presenting some of the Heritage Volunteers projects having taken place in Europe during the last years.The volunteers taking part in the Guest Guiding project will be at the place from Tuesday to Friday in the afternoons and on Saturdays and Sundays the whole days – the time when most of the visitors will come. Every Monday is the free day of the volunteer, except during the European Heritage Volunteer project. S/he should be available for the visitors of the exhibition, answering their questions concerning European Heritage Volunteers, UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers in general and the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers project at Belvedere Park. Own contribution concerning related topics as conservation, heritage management, garden architecture and similar is welcome. The volunteers will work in close cooperation with the Department for Castles, Gardens and Buildings of Weimar Classic Foundation.
From 30.05. to 05.06. the G01 volunteer will have an introduction seminar to become familiar with the European Heritage Volunteers program as well as to get first instructions about guest guiding, in Lohra Castle (please have a look on the description of Lohra Castle), afterwards G01 will begin guest guiding in Weimar. The activities of G01 at the exhibition will start with the festive season opening of the parks and gardens of Weimar Classic Foundation 05.06, and 06.06. The latter day is in addition celebrated in Germany as World Heritage Day. From 13.07. to 17.07. the G02 volunteer will have an introduction seminar to become familiar with the European Heritage Volunteers program as well as to get first instructions about guest guiding in Gantikow Manor (please have a look on the description of Gantikow Manor). From 29.08. – 11.09.2021, the UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers Project in Weimar (therefore see the description of the project H09) will take place. The G02 volunteer will be there during the first week, providing guided tours for the participants. Also, The G02 volunteer will be involved in the activities of the European Heritage Day on September, 8th, by providing guided tours, too. Allowance: After the introduction week(s) G01 gets 100 € and G02 gets 150 € for the whole duration of the project. Additionally, 7 € for food per day and s/he will have a simple bike to get from the accommodation to the working place (ca. 4 km). During the H09 project will be further explained, the volunteer will not receive the food money but partake in the food of the H09 project. The volunteer will be accommodated in a flat, with a sleeping room with bed, simple equipped kitchen and shared bathroom. The participants of this project should be aware that s/he is the only volunteer at the place.