Position: Social Cartographer - Volunteer in Honduras
Type: 12-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Chinda, Santa Barbara, Honduras
Start Date Jun - Aug 2018 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish, English
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only.
The Volunteer’s Role
The Organismo Cristiano de Desarrollo Integral de Honduras is a non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on development. Founded in 1993 in the city of Santa Rosa de Copan, OCDIH supports comprehensive development processes, aiming at promoting economic growth of people in neglected rural areas, emergency assistance during natural disasters, and social, ethnic, religious and political unrest.
The partner organization focuses on promoting the capacities and rights of women and men and their organizational expressions in a sustainable manner through the perspective of justice and welfare.
Due to the nature of the work the Volunteer is also expected to work in close coordination with CONIMCHH, which is the primary organization that represents the Indigenous Maya Chorti communities in Copan, Honduras.
As a volunteer you will contribute with investigative efforts and research regarding indigenous peoples territories and lands in Copan and Ocotepeque departments of Honduras. The Cartographer will support in mapping the extent of indigenous peoples territories in Copan and Ocotepeque departments of Honduras.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
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GoodWork ID: 45158 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Apr 13 2018