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Garden Assistant

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Anjali House
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Siem Reap, Province de Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Published 5 months ago
Garden Assistant

Context and background

The garden is approximately 1 acre of cultivated land producing vegetables, fruits and herbs. We are currently in a sustainable development approach and are selling some of our products to eco-responsible hotels and restaurants. Anjali is looking for a volunteer gardener to assist and support our full-time garden volunteer and the Future Leaders Program Coordinator in a sustainable organic vegetable garden.

Responsibilities

General garden maintenance

- Seeding, planting, watering, digging, sowing, cleaning up litter and emptying bins

- Construction of simple garden structures (wood structures, compost bins etc.)

- Improve our sustainable development program (reduce plastic use, reduce pesticide use, etc)

Assist the children during their weekly gardening lessons

- Help them to garden

- Organize workshops related to nature (trees, flowers, insects of the garden) to increase their knowledge while practicing English

Expand our partnerships with hostels and restaurants to sell the products of our garden


Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to work with a team in labor intensive conditions especially during the hottest months (April-October).
  • Manual labour skills
  • Patience to work with a diverse group of children with a range of ability to communicate in English
  • Understanding of our child protection policy
  • Willing and able to live in a developing country with limited or different resources and standards of living
  • Understanding and respect of Cambodian Culture


Duration

Minimum 2 months.


OTHER INFORMATION

  • Volunteers and interns can apply to this mission
  • The volunteer/intern must be covered by medical insurance for the duration of the mission
  • The volunteer/intern shall not receive any remuneration and shall be responsible for covering all costs incurred during the mission as we do not have the capacity to pay for these allowances
  • As this role will involve direct contact with children a criminal background check will be required
  • We ask volunteers for a one-off donation of $250 to go into our general budget, which supports our programs

The $250 contribution is to offset administrative expenses for volunteers and serves as a general contribution to our NGO; a standard practice at most charities in Southeast Asia.

To apply, please send your CV, cover letter to volunteers@anjali-house.com and the filled out application form (that you can find here: https://anjali-house.com/volunteer-application-form/)

Context and background

The garden is approximately 1 acre of cultivated land producing vegetables, fruits and herbs. We are currently in a sustainable development approach and are selling some of our products to eco-responsible hotels…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
    12:00 AM GMT+7
    5:00 PM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Fee Required: $250
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

Anjali House

Siem Reap, Cambodge

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to volunteers@anjali-house.com

And fill out the application form you will find on our website here: https://anjali-house.com/volunteer-application-form/

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter to volunteers@anjali-house.com

And fill out the application form you will find on our website here: https://anjali-house.com…

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