ECO-BUILDING / ECO-CARPENTRY FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING Volunteering - Internship


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
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About

We invite university students / young professionals as international volunteers to join our internship program in India transforming lives and bringing hope for a better future!

Qualified applicants will contribute in the following ways:

  • learning about our work, culture, the types of structures in India (with wood and other materials), as well as the carpentry customs of the construction industry in India.
  • learn about poor marginalized people, their economic needs, and how bamboo carpentry / building / repair skills can empower them to better livelihood.
  • In cooperation with a local bamboo workers, develop a carpentry skills training class that will be relevant to a wide variety of types of people, and transferrable to a variety of cultures within India. Document the curriculum, run pilot programs, make revisions and implement.
  • Train Indian trainers/leaders to take over the carpentry training program and implement it on a regional level as appropriate and directed.

The internship program provides free accomodation and experiential learning opportunity in cross-cultural settings.

Skills

  • Literacy / Reading
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • General Education
  • Farming

Good Match For

Kids People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 24 weeks
  • English Speaking Skills

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