VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR AT COMMUNITY PROJECT IN SOUTH AFRICA

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by Nourish

Published

05/31/2018

Start Date

10/14/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Nourish Eco Village
Hoedspruit
Limpopo,
South Africa

Description

OPEN POSITION: VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR at NOURISH

Starting: October 2018, for a duration of 9-12 months (extension is possible)


About Nourish:

Nourish is a non profit organisation based in the Greater Kruger Area near Orpen Gate of Kruger National Park. Nourish's main objective is to stop the poaching epidemic by stopping poverty - we do this through 5 pillars - Conservation, Eduction, Economic Empowerment, Sustainable Farming and Tourism.

www.nourishnpo.com

www.facebook.com/nourish.org.za


JOB REQUIREMENTS:


- Driver’s license

- People person

- Enthusiastic, positive attitude, detail oriented

- Open minded

- Excellent problem solving skills

- Flexible and pro-active

- Excellent english, both written and spoken

- Passion for people, development and conservation

- First aid training is a plus

- Knowledge or background in community development or sustainability is a plus

- Experience working with volunteers.


RESPONSIBILITIES

As the volunteer coordinator you are end responsible for the entire volunteer program.

Meaning:

- Managing kitchen and housekeeping

- Make weekly shopping list for volunteers

- Follow pre-set menu

- Coordinate with cook and kitchen staff about menu for lunch + dinner

- Make sure housekeeping keeps all rooms and common room clean

- Cook for/with volunteers on Friday evening, when kitchen staff is off


- Volunteer arrival:

- Arrange pick-up logistics with other staff

- Welcome new volunteers


- Weekly Schedule

- Coordinate a schedule for interns (volunteers with a specific task)

- Make weekly schedule for volunteers + coordinate

- Arrange transport for any off-site activities

- Organise and implement weekly evening activities (game night, movie night, etc.)


- Weekends:

- Helping to organise various trips for volunteers on the weekend - this may mean you hosting volunteers on these trips.


- Problem solving:

- Contact the right authorities in case of emergency (police, ambulance, etc.)

- Inform management of any problems


Package:

- This is a FREE program

- Accommodation is included at Nourish Eco Village

- Food (3 meals per day at Nourish) included (no alcohol or restaurant meals)

- Transport to all off-site projects

- Car, if available, to use on the weekend for trips with volunteers (always confirm with

management)

- Wifi

- Laundry (except for socks and underwear)

Benefits

  • Housing Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

nourish.co.za@gmail.com
http://Limpopo,

If you are interested, please send us an email at nourish.org.za@gmail.com with your CV and motivation letter


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