Promote environmental education and indigenous rights in Puebla, Mexico
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
The objective of this project is to promote quality of life and education by creating a common and collaborative approach in the benefit of indigenous women in Mexico, to share and discuss with them human rights, access to health, violence prevention and peace promotion.
The volunteers will help promote and strengthen the environmental education programs in local schools. This will be done from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday to Friday. The volunteers will organize environmental education workshops for students in various schools, as well as a campaign to promote care for the environment. Finally, the volunteers will coordinate the logistics of a big State Ecological Forum.
You will have a permanent mentor who will provide support when needed. If you care about the environment and have respect for animals, this is a project that will fascinate you.
Special requirements: This project is open for those who have sensibility and open mind about the situation and the realities of indigenous communities, the rural life conditions and are respectful of the indigenous culture and wisdom.
Language: The official language of the project is English. Some Spanish would be appreciated.
Project dates: August 8 - August 21, 2018
Zacapoaxtla offers great touristic attractions that volunteers can enjoy in their free time. They can visit the archaeological site of Cuetzalan and Cantona and some other magical towns nearby, the ecotourism center of Apulco, marvelous caves and waterfalls, San Gabriel ecotourism center, Puebla City, the capital of the state, and many other places.
For more information and enrollment, please visit: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-mexico
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
Please visit www.cadip.org for more information.
Call in USA: 646-657-2900; 617-841-0400; 310-882-7400
Call in Canada: 416-943-4900; 514-316-8500; 604-628-7400