Position: Environmental Policy Advisor
Type: international position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location of placement Honduras, Central America
Start Date Apr - Jun 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish
Please submit a Spanish Cover Letter and Statement of Interest.
The Volunteer’s Role
Arca de Esperanzas (Ark of Hope) is an association of parents and specialists who serve children, youth and adults who are suffering or are at risk of suffering from brain injuries. Arca de Esperanzas opened in 2000, and since then has expanded to improve the socioeconomic well-being of people with disabilities and their families through recycling projects and initiatives. Currently, Arca de Esperanzas is generating employment through its project called “Environmental Education and Recycling”.
Put your green thumb to use, and strengthen Los Girasoles Recycling Program (part of the organization Arca de Esperanzas) by supporting the Reduce, Reuse & Recycle initiatives in Tegucigalpa, Honduras! As an Environmental Policy Advisor, you will conduct research and analysis on organizational capacity, and promote the creation of recycling policies and environmental practices. You will be able to contribute to economic sustainability of Arca de Esperanzas by improving environmental education and waste management practices.
This placement is under the VOICE program at Cuso International which has signed cooperation agreements with partnering organizations in Honduras. The purpose of these agreements is to provide human resources that will assist in the design, planning, implementation, and monitoring & evaluation of various projects for a period of five years.
As a volunteer, you will:
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GoodWork ID: 39247 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Mar 28 2017