Bag Pack Coordinator
Irish Heart Foundation
Voluntary Service International
Requirements:To like farming/physical works and be flexible/ adaptable.
*NOTE: THIS PROJECT COMES WITH A 250.00 US Dollar FEE THAT DOES NOT INCLUDE THE 150.00 EURO FEE TO VOLUNTARY SERVICE INTERNATIONAL (VSI)*
Description: During the last years this project was focused to improve more for the facilities of locals/ volunteers but not farming method and way. So when we look back in this moment our way to do farming and cultivating is not really productive and eco friendly. Even other farmers who doing same work around us are same. Local people work very hard for hall summer but in autumn they got very small harvest compare to their hard work. So since this year we going to develop our farm more as a training center of eco farming for the local people. We wish to achieve to get biggest amount of harvest, using smallest amount land. Volunteers will work in eco vegetable farm and develop eco farming training center. Vegetables from the eco farm will be donated to the low income (poor) local families.
Accommodation: Summer house or Mongolian traditional tents which is GER (traditional tent). Cooking done by Volunteers with a local staff.
Approximate Location: 45 km from Ulaanbaatar. Place name is “BUHUG”. The sight is just unbelievably beautiful, typical Mongolian plain.
Notes: Don't worry about the weather and it will be around 15-20 degree hot. But still sometimes weather could be changed quite. Also during the free days of the workcamp we will help you to organize some cultural exchange programs, excursions, etc
Application and more information here.
Is training provided?: Yes
Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:
Skills required for this role:
This project is part of the SCI North South Programmes. Volunteers should be 20 years old, have previous volunteering experience and take part in the Preparation Workshops organised by their sending branch. More details from your sending branch VSI.
Minimum time commitment per week:
10+ hour p/week
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Mateja Jakšić
Address: Voluntary Service International, 30 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1
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