Write for Earth in South Africa


South Africa

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  • Description


    We run South Africa's green newspaper, the GREEN TIMES. We are a non-profit organisation focused on educating Southern Africa on their extremely vulnerable position in terms of climate change and how to mitigate and adapt to this crisis. Anyone keen on helping any aspects of online publishing and marketing is most welcome to join us. As we need to train up all volunteers we are not so keen on short stays - this is not worth the extra work. So ideal for us is a 6 months commitment, or at the very least 3 months.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Help with Eco project
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Help


    This is really a position for a writer or social media enthusiast. Helping in home office, which entails everything to do with an online publication. Attending eco events, writing up stories, finding adverts, you name it ... marketing, graphics, etc. We have a lovely garden, grow veggies, keep chickens, natural pool - we try to practice what we preach. Of course it's a work in progress. We are 5 minutes from the beach and have glorious mountains around. Best part of South AFrica. Safe, stimulating and passionate environment.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English and a little German. Understand Dutch, as our local language Afrikaans is very close.

  • Accommodation


    Comfortable house with garden. Room with bed and computer, etc. Loads of friendly animals. You have to be an earthy person to fit in here, but at the same time organised and committed to making a serious difference to a planet in crisis.

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

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