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Working in organic farming project - Cultural Exchange with Local

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: INFO Nepal - Global Volunteers for Nepal

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Volunteers with an interest in this area will receive appropriate training and an opportunity to work with a local farmer group. As a volunteer in the organic farming project, you will support the activities of the community nursery, which is formed to distribute indigenous tree seedlings for free to local farmers, schools and communities. The work in the nursery includes: hoeing, planting, weeding, irrigating and other related works. Volunteers working in a organic farming project will also work on the farm and vegetable gardens farmers with family, where they can learn about organic farming and its importance.

There are no specific qualifications for joining the organic project in Nepal . However, volunteers interested in joining the organic project should be ready for physically demanding work.

Volunteer's responsibilities:

Volunteers working in this project in Nepal will engage themselves in work on the farm of the host family or in a nursery that raises seedlings. The work includes: digging, preparing nursery beds, sowing seeds, weeding, trimming, and pruning, filling plastic bags, watering, and any work related to the nursery. Other tasks may include feeding and keeping cattle, collecting seeds and work with the host family to learn farming

How to apply

www.infonepal.org

Location

z Street, Thamel, Kathmandu, Central Region, 19531, Nepal

Time Commitment

Duration
Less than 3 months
Time commitment
Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day
Mornings
Afternoons
Days of week
Weekdays
Schedule
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
all year round

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