Volunteer opportunity posted by: SONATI
Posted on: January 1, 2013
Climb volcanoes, see lava, go volcano boarding, cross mangrove swamps, go turtle watching, swim in crater lakes and hot springs and meet people from all over the world.
Description: SONATI is a Nicaraguan non-profit environmental education organization, carrying out FREE activities for thousands of local children and many other environmental projects.
SONATI also offers eco-adventure tours for tourists, ALL tour profits finance our environmental projects. We are looking for energetic and motivated volunteers to work as trekking guides and share the beauty of Nicaragua with tourists from all over the world. Work at SONATI can be intensive, but very rewarding: volunteers have a lot of space to influence and make a change in SONATI; work with excellent motivated team; and can always join our environmental activities and see with your own eyes what can be financed only thanks to you and where the treks' money is going!
Volunteer duties and responsibilities:
Learn guiding topics for each trek (mainly volcanism and local flora & fauna) Guide 2-3 treks per week. Take care for preparation and cleanup of each trek. Help with promotions and treks publication at Leon. Help at the SONATI hostel's reception (when not guiding or at day-off) to attend guests and sign people up for treks. Qualifications:
Outdoor trekking experience. Good physical condition. Friendly, very good inter-personal communicative abilities. Good English. At least basic Spanish. Additional languages- advantage.
Time commitment: At least 3 months, but we would love to have you for 6!
Additional information: All expenses while on treks are paid by Sonati, such as for transportation and food.
Find out more information about SONATI at: http:www.sonati.org
Please send your CV and cover letter to:email@example.com under the title "treks volunteer"