Crop growing in green gardens, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Published

07/12/2018

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Junquillos
Cochabamba
Departamento de Cochabamba

Bolivia

Description

THE PROJECT

In this volunteer position not only will you be able to  earn experience and help local communities with your knowledge, but also help people get some literal food in their mouths. Do you have green fingers? Are you independent and you don't mind getting your hands dirty? Then you may be the person to help out in the city gardens. 

The city of Cochabamba has gardens set up to contribute to food security in and around Cochabamba. Together with for example teachers and parents you are working in the gardens. By involving locals and internationals alike, the project teaches them how to take care of the gardens, sustainability is guaranteed. 


YOUR PROFILE 

  • Green fingers
  • Interest in urban horticulture, nature and environment 
  • Independent
  • Basic level of Spanish


WHO ARE WE?

You have a burning desire and are curious to learn by actually doing something that makes sense? Have you ever faced yourself in a Latin American world beyond the regular (mind) map? Then it’s really time to partake action with Beyond South America (BSA). While sharing your talents and goodwill, you will be part of some sustainable, long-term social changes. We operate throughout South America and have the perfect project for you! 


We are an organization that works with students and volunteers. We offer different kinds of activities based on your very personal aims and preferences. BSA has many possibilities for you: internships, volunteer work, language courses and recreational activities/excursions. Just make a digital trip to our website for the bigger picture or to zoom into all the present ins and outs.


BSA is a nonprofit organization. We cooperate with Casa de la Alegría: a foundation that with its love and dedication supports children and youngsters who have dealt with (family) traumas like sexual, mental and/or physical abuse or addiction. Their mission is to empower vulnerable, precious children so they can finally discover their strengths and talents. In the end both as for the coming future, these children will be able to raise their voice and to embody the new generation which can make a true difference to a local, sustainable and loving everyday life. Also, the profit of BSA goes to Casa de la Alegría.

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

info@beyondsouthamerica.com
https://www.beyondsouthamerica.com

Interested candidates are requested to submit a one page cover letter outlining why you are applying and a CV/Resume to: info@beyondsouthamerica.com


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