Construction Volunteering Programme

Published

11/08/2018

Start Date

01/01/2019

End Date

12/31/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

SEED Madagascar
1 Beethoven Street
London
England

United Kingdom

Description

Intro

Our Construction programme offers the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in a short-space of time, either 2 or 3 weeks,by assisting our local Malagasy team of skilled tradesmen in all aspects of a locally-requested SEED Madagascar community construction project.


Overview

These short-term placements are a fantastic option for those wanting to contribute to SEED Madagascar's established construction department in the stunning Anosy region of south east Madagascar and is ideal for motivated volunteers looking for a fitness-building outdoors experience that really makes a difference to the lives of impoverished communities.


As a volunteer on this programme you may work on a variety of community construction projects. This may be assisting in building schools as seen in Project Sekoly or building wells and latrines in rural villages or on occasion in urban settings.


In a group of like-minded international volunteers,with a team of Malagasy guides and an international group coordinator, you may get involved in digging foundations,building the walls, all the way through to painting the classroom blocks or other community buildings.


Often you will also help our carpenters to build the classroom furniture.You may also work on health and sanitation projects building wells and latrines in areas with poor sanitation, increasing access to safe drinking water and educating about the importance of hygiene.


All skills necessary to participate on the programme are taught during the placement so no pre-existing experience is required.


At a glance

  • Programme length: 2 or 3 weeks
  • Dates: Four schemes each year. See dates »
  • Location: Anosy region, South-East Madagascar
  • Donation: £795 / £995 plus expenses. Find out more »
  • Next step: Apply now

Fee Required

Benefits

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

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

info@seedmadagascar.org
https://madagascar.co.uk/volunteer/construction

Please fill in the application form on our website to apply!


Furthermore, if you have any questions or would like to talk through the volunteering opportunity with us do not hesitate to contact us via email - info@seedmadagascar.org - or give us a call on 020 8960 6629.


We look forward to hearing from you


Sarah


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