Assist with a carbon offsetting project in Malawi

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Malawi

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    Última actividad

    06/04/2020

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  2021 

 Estancia mínima:  1 mes o más

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  • Descripción

    Descripción

    We are a carbon-offset project committed to combating climate change, promoting reforestation and uplifting rural communities in Malawi. Our project offers both individuals and businesses the opportunity to become ‘carbon neutral’ through a variety of options. On the ground experience involves tree nursery care, liaison with communities and data management.

  • Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Tipos de ayuda y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Jardinería
    Proyectos de construcción y bricolaje
    Mantenimiento general
    Ayuda en proyectos ecológicos
    Hostelería/turismo
    Trabajo de caridad
    Ayuda con ordenadores/Internet

  • Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de sostenibilidad de las NU que intenta conseguir este anfitrión

    Objetivos de las NU
    Fin de la pobreza
    Hambre cero
    Salud y bienestar
    Educación de calidad
    Igualdad de género
    Agua limpia y saneamiento
    Energía asequible y no contaminante
    Trabajo decente y crecimiento económico
    Industria, innovación e infraestructura
    Reducción de las desigualdades
    Ciudades y comunidades sostenibles
    Producción y consumo responsables
    Acción por el clima
    Vida submarina
    Vida de ecosistemas terrestres
    Paz, justicia e instituciones sólidas
    Alianzas para lograr los objetivos
  • Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    Intercambio cultural y oportunidades de aprendizaje

    An authentic Malawi experience. The Malawian people are, without doubt, the country’s greatest asset: friendly and welcoming to all who visit. Every visitor is met with a smile and the warmth of the welcome is genuine and long-lasting. Malawi is one of the more densely peopled countries of this part of Africa. Most of the population is rural, living largely in traditional villages. The project offers you the chance to meet and interact with local communities, and truly immerse yourself in rural Malawian life.

    In addition to an all-round experience of the country, volunteers will also be able to gain valuable experience and knowledge in the field of environmental conservation while becoming part of the project's ripple effect that combats climate change, promotes reforestation, restores the planet and environment and sustains livelihoods of rural communities.

  • Ayuda

    Ayuda

    What are we looking for?
    Team member to assist with project

    What qualities, skills and experience are we looking for?
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Candidates must be able to work in the field, oversee operations and report on the project’s progress
    • Should be able to motivate and promote efficiency in others
    • Must be able to solve problems
    • Must be resourceful
    • Candidates must have a sound knowledge of excel database management
    • Candidates who are physically fit will be preferred
    • Must have sound knowledge of computer skills
    • Ability to create and present presentations to supporters and potential donors preferred
    • Must have a clean driving license
    • Experience in permaculture will be a definite advantage
    • Candidates who hold experience in community engagement are preferred
    • Candidates must be organized, and be able to pay attention to detail
    • Candidates able to stay for longer than 3 months an advantage

    What’s the deal?
    Volunteers will have to bear the cost of travelling to Malawi. Accommodation, 3 daily meals and other basic in country transport to and from the posting will be provided.

    What do you need to know about Malawi?
    Malawi, known fondly as the warm heart of Africa, is a gem of a country in the heart of central southern Africa that offers a true African experience. Lake Malawi, the third largest water body in Africa, takes up almost a third of this narrow country. Our project aims to address the rapid deforestation taking place with community involvement.

    What medical precautionary actions should you take?
    Please do bring any medication that you are on with you, as it may not be easily available in the north of Malawi. Malawi is in a malaria zone and we recommend that applicants to seek medical advice for anti-malaria precautions with their local doctor.

  • Idiomas hablados

    English: Fluido

  • Alojamiento

    Alojamiento

    Volunteers will be provided accommodation based on site.

    The main project nursery and the project information centre are located situated on site. There are 2 off site nurseries.

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    Algo más...

    Limited transport methods are available, since volunteers will be working at the nursery, which is located within walking distance to their living quarters.

    During their free time, volunteers can participate in activities offered at the Inn, including bird watching, kayaking, snorkelling, cycling, village walks, etc.

  • Un poco más de información

    Un poco más de información

    • Acceso a Internet

    • Acceso a Internet limitado

      Acceso a Internet limitado

    • Tenemos animales

    • Somos fumadores

    • Puede alojar familias

  • ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    ¿Cuántos voluntarios puedes hospedar?

    Dos

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    Horas esperadas

    5 days a week, hours variable (max 25 hours per week)


Número de referencia de anfitrión: 323643975733