Position: Medicinal Plant Cultivation Advisor — Volunteer in Bolivia
Type: 12-month intntl. position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: seeking candidates from anywhere in Canada
Work location: Alcalá, Chuquisaca, Bolivia, South America
12 Months | Start Date between Sep - Nov 2018 (flexible)
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
Our Partner, APAMA is an association made up of 25 women farmers and artisans from the municipality of Alcala, Chuquisaca. APAMA was established on May 13, 2001 and since then the association has been involved in a variety of economic activities. APAMA is an organization consisting of only women, and thus their activities promote the participation of women in business management, ensuring greater economic empowerment and involvement of its members in the socioeconomic and political context of their municipality. Currently, their economic activities are related to obtaining raw material and the production of a variety of herbal medications.
We are now looking for a volunteer to support and provide training to the association in a variety of topics related to the cultivation and harvesting of organically produced medicinal plants.
We are trying to match the perfect volunteer to the perfect experience so our start dates can be flexible. It would just depend on the partner organization’s needs.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
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GoodWork ID: 46495 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 16 2018