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Help us create a vegan hub in Nakhon Chai Si, Thailand

  • Thaïlande
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  • Activité récente: 05.02.2023

Disponibilité

  2023 

 Séjour min. souhaité : Un mois ou plus

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Infos

  • Description

    Description

    *** February & March positions fully booked ***

    Looking for volunteers from April onwards

    ***

    Hi everyone,

    We are an official foundation registered in Thailand.

    Here is the translation in English of our goals:

    · To promote and publish knowledge that popularises eating vegan.

    · To encourage vegan consumers to know and understand the benefits of eating vegan and the process of picking, producing or obtaining vegan foods.

    · To promote the cultivation of organic homegrown vegetables, fruits and grains at the household and community level, to promote joint local activities and support the co-learning process amongst local communities, to also raise awareness of the negative effects on the environment of closed system chemical use in the cultivation of crops and livestock.

    · To promote the understanding and consumption of vegetarian and vegan diets by presenting information backed by scientific and medical studies, through a variety of different media.

    · To support and assist the coordination of clubs, associations, organisations, groups of individuals and various group activities involved in publicizing the consumption of vegetarian and vegan foods, as well as to support campaigns that highlight the importance of a vegan lifestyle, for improved and efficient cooperation that is more vigorous and broader.

    · To promote the non-consumption and non-use of animal products.

    · To cooperate with or manage charitable organisations and public organisations for the benefit of the public.

    · To not become involved in the political or religious sphere.

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    We found out that it was very difficult to work online so we decided to create a "hub" around a vegan café and bistrot where we can welcome serious volunteers.

    So our coming project is building that place with recycled material and reclaimed wood.


    We also plan to build a couple of "Tiny Houses" to host the volunteers and also offer the opportunity to curious people to experience that minimalistic kind of accommodation.

    We are looking for people with good DIY and gardening skills.

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Bénévolat
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Jardinage
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Cuisine/repas pour la famille
    Entretien général
  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    This experience will allow you to meet many local people coming from different background and share experiences and visions of life.
    Working with the foundation will also enable you to have more contacts with people in the country.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We have many ambitious projects that will require time and minds such as:

    *️️️️️️️️️️ organizing events promoting the vegan diet and lifestyle;

    *️️️️️️️️️️ establishing MOU with local institutions;

    *️️️️️️️️️️ creating links with similar and related organizations abroad;

    *️️️️️️️️️️ trying to establish the "Meatless Mondays" in all international schools of the country (166 in 2016 according to the Office of the Private Education Commission) thanks to informative and educational presentations; starting with kindergartens;

    *️️️️️️️️️️ creating a vegan research centers for scholars (including Masters and PhD students) from all around the world;

    *️️️️️️️️️️ raising funds in order to finance all those activities; one of the ways to achieve will be linked with the promotion of a metal band that signed a donation stipulating that they give away all their copyrights money to the foundation.

    We are looking for volunteers:
    *️️️️️️️️️️ with a very good sense of organization;
    *️️️️️️️️️️ with good computer skills;
    *️️️️️️️️️️ who can take initiatives within the goals set by the board;
    *️️️️️️️️️️ who can work as a team and in autonomy (it sounds obvious but in reality it's not always the case);
    *️️️️️️️️️️ who are serious and committed.
    That's for the basic skills.

    We will have projects that will require those specific skills
    * DIY
    * gardening
    * perma-culture
    * vegan team cooking
    If you have at least one of those, your work with us will make a big difference!



    *** The following part only concerns long-term (more than 3 months) volunteers ***
    For short stay, no need to read it ;-)

    We also get many questions regarding visas.
    Legally, we have the capacity to sponsor you for a volunteer visa that could be extended every 3 months for a maximum duration of 1 year but this will only happen after we first meet in Thailand and we take you on for a trial period of 4 weeks.
    Please understand that the visa application requires a lot of official and personal documents that we will not provide to people we only met on the internet without making sure that we can trust them and that they are the right fit for the position.
    Finally, please note that, even for voluntary work, the Thai Ministry of Labour requires a minimum education level equivalent to a bachelor's degree (B.A or B. Sc). Please let us know your education background when you contact us to make sure that you meet the legal requirements.

    ***

  • Langues parlées

    Anglais: Courant
    Français: Courant
    Thai: Courant
    Allemand: Intermédiaire

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    Our previous accommodation located in Bangkok has been a great source of misunderstanding and waste of time over the last weeks so we will go for another way.
    The foundation has signed a 3 year lease for a 8,000 sqm plot of land in the Nakhon Chai Si (นครชัยศรี) area with running water and electricity easily available.

    Our plan is to develop a vegan hub to pilot and conduct our projects. Until the place is ready to properly welcome people, volunteers will be hosted in private rooms in the house of members of the foundation to make work easier.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Of course, this position is only open to veg(etari)an people who have strong knowledge about animal rights and the impact of industrial agriculture on the planet.
    We precise this because we already got applications in the past from carnists who seemed to be mainly interested in the great location of the accommodation. (Hopefully, the more countryside one will discourage those).
    So when you contact us, to make sure you have read the profile, please let us know in your message the number of years you've been living without meat consumption and what was/were the reason/s behind this choice, so we will be sure you have read it until the end.
    Thanks for your kind understanding.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    Possibilité d’accueillir les digital nomads

    4G sim cards are easily found all around the country.

  • Espace pour garer des vans

    Espace pour garer des vans

    The foundation has signed a three year lease for a land to develop vegan activities. The land is approximately 8,000 square feet with an extra 3,000 square feet space which will become the parking. It could be a place for you.

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Please let us know what kind of pet do you have and we will let you know if it is manageable or not.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

  • ...

    Nombre d'heures attendues

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week

N° de référence hôte : 849951684434

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