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OCEANVIDA FOUNDATION INC

We are looking for water-sports instructors teach two groups of local kids, ages 7 to 18. Must have experience teaching water sports to young people, especially swimming, stand up paddle, kayaking and surfing. CPR or first aids, or first responder required. Able to travel and live on Isla Fuerte, Colombia for 3 weeks. We provide free basic accommodation for volunteers, access to kitchen, use of watersports equipment and orientation regarding island culture and our foundation.

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About OCEANVIDA FOUNDATION INC

Location:

6747 CRANDON BOULEVARD, KEY BISCAYNE, FL 33149, US

Mission Statement

Oceanvida Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, USA, dedicated to preserving our ocean through education and non-motorized water sports. Oceanvida was founded on the principle that the ocean can provide tremendous benefits to humankind, not just in the way of food and other ecosystem services, but also emotional wellbeing and happiness. So connecting people with the ocean via water sports is our main mission.

Description

We are constantly creating and implementing ocean conservation programs that help people, especially children, enjoy and protect our ocean. We began in Miami several years ago and are now expanding to an island--Isla Fuerte--off the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Isla Fuerte is a tropical island paradise surrounded by some of the most important marine ecosystems like coral reefs and mangroves, an ideal place to teach and learn about the ocean. Here we working with community leaders and local kids on various programs, including a water sports club and eco group.

Environment
International
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Isla FuertePuerto Limon, Colombia

(9.38844,-76.18161)
 

SKILLS

  • Sports Coaching
  • Coaching
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Swimming
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 22
  • 4 weeks
  • Must be able to communicate in Spanish and live in basic local accommodation

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