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Volunteers Needed for Nonprofit focusing on Environmental Education in Costa Rica

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ORGANIZATION: MANGROVE SOCIETY

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Our Focus Areas for Volunteer Assistance:
Permaculture
Green Building
Community Outreach
Environmental Ed
Workshop Leader
Language Teacher
STEAM
Art, Music, Theatre
Social Media/Networking
Grant Writing

Looking for people with interests in sustainability and the sharing of knowledge!
2 weeks to 1 year commitment
Starting September 2022 25 hrs/week
Housing provided onsite in an environmentally friendly dome! 10 km to beaches & rivers
Learn more about our organization: www.mangrovesociety.org
katie@mangrovesociety.org for an application

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About MANGROVE SOCIETY

Location:

4704 IRON HORSE DR, OVERLAND PARK, KS 66224, US

Mission Statement

MISSION To offer hands-on learning that fosters sustainable lifestyles and supports project development in underserved communities. VISION To create a large network of sustainable communities, connected through the sharing of knowledge and practices - becoming stronger with each new link.

Description

Objectives:

  • Provide support and funding for community projects based on Mangrove Society workshops, with a focus on youth led initiatives.
  • Offer workshops, training, and educational programs in sustainable practices: Sustainable Business Practices, Harnessing Local Resources in an Environmentally Conscious Way, Alternative Energy, Sustainable Farming Methods, Waste Management, 3 R’s, Water Systems, Green building, Grant Development and Management, Youth Leadership Initiatives, and Community Empowerment
  • Provide support and funding for community projects based on Mangrove Society workshops, with a focus on youth led initiatives.
  • Connect people, communities, and organizations to share best practices to fit their local needs.
  • Offer children and youth enrichment programming to increase active involvement and engagement in the development of the community. Enrichment programs designed to fit the community needs (examples: STEM, languages, design, coding, the arts, physical development, activism, and academic support)
  • Offer placed-based learning opportunities and host short and long-term intercultural exchanges for youth, young adults, and volunteers centered around Mangrove Society’s educational and enrichment programming.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Education & Literacy
Environment
Community, Education & Literacy, Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

San Isidro near Montezuma and Santa Teresa beachCobano, Costa Rica

(9.71101,-85.12719)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Construction
  • Gardening
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 weeks to 1 year, 25 hours per week
  • CV and interview to see if a good fit

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