Oportunidad de voluntariado
Oportunidad de voluntariado publicado por: One More Option - Ecuador
Publicado el: 08/01/2013
Cristo de la Calle campaigns for the dissemination of the rights of children and adolescents and welcomes children in situations of risk, vulnerability, crisis, threat or violation of their rights.
Description of volunteer position The foundation has acquired a farm, where cocoa, corn, plantain, and fruit trees are grown. We want to maximize the production potential and make this farm an integral one (with the breeding of large and small animals), in order to raise funds for projects that the foundation is undertaking for the benefit of children, teenagers and families in vulnerable situations. We also want to provide technology transfer and trainings to families from the communities near the farm who started sowing corn and cocoa in the Area with the foundation.
Description of the mission :
To work directly in the field with the help and coordination of a work group operating in the farm as foundation employees, as well as to work directly with the families in the communities. So it would require an agricultural field planning.
-Long-term goals of the foundation with respect to volunteers:
Agricultural field planning, technology transfer, field work, maintenance and production of the farm.
-Location of the mission:
Lita Parish, Ibarra Canton, Imbabura Province, Ecuador
-Duration of the mission:
One-year mission beginning as soon as possible
-Number of hours per day and days per week required:
8 hours a day Monday-Friday, and possibly on weekends during sowing and harvest seasons.
Candidate profile -Former experiences :
We prefer candidates with agricultural experience, possibly with cocoa, corn, coffee, fruit trees, and/or breeding livestock.
Technicians or engineers with a degree in agronomics.
-Level of Spanish:
-Required competences and qualities:
Good human relations skills, facility with knowledge transfer, knowledge of crop rotation.
Financial conditions -Costs covered by the NGO:
-Costs covered by the volunteer:
-Possibilities of accommodation (lodging, food, etc…):
Lodging (in the farm there is a house for lodging volunteers), round-trip transportation to and from the farm on weekends, facilities for dining.
Further details The farm isn't in the city of Ibarra, but 95 km from the city, an hour and a half away, in the community of Cachaco, Lita parish.
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