Voluntariado

Sustainable Agriculture Volunteer

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Intercultural Outreach Initiative (IOI) | Galapagos, Equador
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Intercultural Outreach Initiative (IOI)


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Publicado há 2 meses

Horários

Manhã em dias da semana

Comprometimento de Tempo

Meio horário (10 a 30 horas por semana)

Duração

Curto prazo (poucas semanas ou meses)


Role Overview

The farms of Isabela Island are starting work in greenhouses to optimize production year-round in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. The highland town of Tomás de Berlanga is about 10 miles uphill from the coastal part of town, where IOI headquarters, your accommodations, social life, and the beach are located. Located on the side of Volcano Sierra Negra, the highlands are fertile, lush lands with rich volcanic soil - perfect for agriculture! 

Volunteers will learn local techniques for sustainable tropical agriculture and will help to create food sovereignty, lower the carbon footprint of island life, lower waste from shipping materials, lowers cost to local consumers, increase local income, and increase the nutritional content of the food available in Isabela. 

Schedule

Our schedules are based on 30 hrs/week. It is about a 30-minute bus ride up to the highlands at 7:00am and the bus leaves the highlands at 2:30pm. 

Requirements

  • Basic to intermediate level of Spanish in order to communicate with fellow workers
  • Genuine passion for the outdoors and conservation of nature
  • Physical ability to work construction and gardening type jobs outdoors with potential allergens, sun and temperature exposure
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Basic knowledge of non-motorized tools and their safe usage

Role Overview

The farms of Isabela Island are starting work in greenhouses to optimize production year-round in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way. The highland town of Tomás de Berlanga is about 10 miles uphill from the…

Resumo dos detalhes

  • Taxa de inscrição
  • Necessária a presença física
  • Hospedagem disponível
  • Aceitamos grupos
  • Aceitamos famílias
  • Aceitamos Voluntários Estrangeiros

Localização

Galapagos, EC