Use Your Experience and Skills to Contribute to a Sustainable Living Demonstration Center in Florida

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  • Description

    Description

    Our EcoVillage is a nonprofit social services center located in an economically depressed area in the heart of St Petersburg urban corridor. The Village is cleaning up our neighborhood while providing environmentally friendly solutions for: homelessness, job skills training and employment placement, low income housing, urban food deserts, sustainable living and more.

    Our mission is to be a living, breathing educational center that imparts courses and methodologies in sustainable living practices by providing workshops, formal education, and hands on opportunities for our community. We are a part of a global movement of people seeking to create positive solutions to our community’s social, environmental and economic challenges.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Cooking / shopping
    General Maintenance
    Farming
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Animal care
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Other
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Help

    Help

    Building, construction, and renovation with focus on craftsmanship and conversion of historical buildings.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, spanish, french

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private bedroom, shared bedroom, dorm bed

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located in the middle of downtown St. Petersburg, on the border of Methodist Town/Edge district, close to the dali museum, beaches of Pinellas county, boyd hill nature preserve, botanical gardens.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being a part of the development of a sustainable community-minded project that can be reproduced in a location of the travelers choice. You will have the opportunity to be involved with experimental learning creating solutions for communities, but most off all we look forward to learning from you.

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    Volunteering hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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