photo by kristi odom for la sende verde

photo by kristi odom for la sende verde

Country:      Paraguay 

Location:     Laguna Blanca, Paraguay

Dates:      Flexible

Project Length:  10-14 days

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2016

Project ID: 1635_Paraguay

ABOUT THE CHARITY
This is a not-for-profit conservation organization that protects habitats and species in Paraguay through scientific research and community outreach. They also promote a responsible approach to reserve management where tourists contribute to social, scientific and conservation projects that are designed to have a positive impact on Paraguay.

PROJECT DETAILS
The volunteer would help create a new profile of this NGO as it currently runs. This will include helping to raise awareness of conservation issues facing Paraguay, documenting the training of young scientists from all over the world in biological fieldwork techniques, as well as helping to promote Eco-Leadership among young people in under-served Paraguayan communities. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

Proficient in photography

Willingness to immerse in local cultures

Respect to cultural sensitivities

Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Open to new experiences 

Desirable:

Knowledge of Spanish is an asset

Experience in overseas development

Experience traveling abroad in developing nations

PROGRAM FEE

$1500.00  (Click here to learn about what program fees cover)