Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Start Date: June 2022
Placement Length: 12 Months
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only
This placement will help contribute to enhancing the Human Rights accomplishment by the private sector in Honduras through the strengthened of the Human Rights Industrial Committee and other projects related that is being executed by the National Association of Industrials (ANDI by its name in Spanish). As a result of this placement, we are expecting to reach private corporations members of ANDI and increase their (staff and executives) and their employees on regard to Human Rights.
As a volunteer, you will:
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.
Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
Partner - Asociación Nacional de Industriales
The National Association of Industrialists of Honduras (ANDI) was founded in 1958 in Tegucigalpa thanks to the initiative of a group of entrepreneurs and emerged as a response of the industrial sector to the establishment of unions after the strike of 1954 and during the regime of Ramón Villeda Morales had become very strong.
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.