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Volunteer for Environmental Education in Cochabamba/Boliva

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Recruiting Organization: Beyond South America

Are you curious, adventurous and looking for a nice internship or meaningful volunteer position? Beyond South America - a small scale mediation agency in internships and volunteer positions - helps, connects and supports.

About the project : Rapidly increasing traffic in the Andes of Bolivia leads to high concentrations of pollutant - green areas with trees and shrubs are rare. Outside the cities, there are few alternatives to agriculture and hardly any access to renewable energies. The population lacks knowledge of sustainable use of small forest areas and the sustainable sales of wood. Our partner realizes environmental education with students in the south of the city of Cochabamba, integrating aspects of environmental protection, plant production and waste management. They are teaching in the classrooms, bringing classes in the nature and doing hands-on work with the students. Every year, training programs with 1,500 to 2,000 students are realized.

Usefull skills: experience in teaching, developing didactic materials, interest in/knowledge of environmental subjects, interest in/knowledge of agricultural subjects, flexibility, research, working with kids

Location: the office is located in the south of Cochabamba, regular worktrips into the field and to schools in districts around Cochabamba. Cochabamba is a big city where you can find everything you need.

Possible tasks: assisting the teachers giving classes, developing methods and didactic Material, researching educational information, developing short-term group projects for environmental education

Who is Beyond South America?

You have a burning desire and are curious to learn by actually doing something that makes sense? Have you ever faced yourself in a Latin American world beyond the regular (mind) map? Then it’s really time to partake action with Beyond South America (BSA). While sharing your talents and goodwill, you will be part of some sustainable, long-term social changes. We operate throughout South America and have the perfect project for you!

We’re a small company with big dreams, to make these dreams come true we’re always looking for ways to make volunteer work sustainable. We are an organization that works with students and volunteers. We offer different kinds of activities based on your very personal aims and preferences. BSA has many possibilities for you: internships, volunteer work, language courses and recreational activities/excursions. Just make a digital trip to our website for the bigger picture or to zoom into all the present ins and outs.

BSA exists in the service of Casa de la Alegría: a foundation that with its love and dedication supports children and youngsters who have dealt with (family) traumas like sexual, mental and/or physical abuse or addiction. Their mission is to empower vulnerable, precious children so they can finally discover their strengths and talents. In the end both as for the coming future, these children will be able to raise their voice and to embody the new generation which can make a true difference to a local, sustainable and loving everyday life. All profits made by BSA will go directly to Casa de la Algeria.

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Cochabamba, Departamento Cochabamba Bolivia




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