Get a rough overview about the different opportunities as a volunteer and see further information about your favorite option on the specific subsites.
1) Web, Marketing, Fundrasing, Translation and Volunteer Co-ordintor Position
There is an opening for a long-term volunteer to come and help with marketing, fundraising, translation and web development, plus co-ordination of volunteers.
Work: updating the project's website, web design, translations of emails to clients into English and French. If you have experience with crowdfunding or other fundraising campaigns, this would be excellent.
Accommodation: You would be staying with myself and my three children, having your own room.
Requirements: - At least basic Spanish - Physically fit - Desire to understand and integrate with other cultures - Adaptable to different living conditions
2) Coffee Farm Experience Every year from Nov-Jan migrant workers flood into Nueva Segovia to help in the cutting of coffee. We offer the opportunity to work alongside Nicaraguans on the coffee finca .
Work:From 7am to env. 2pm. Learn about coffee, help with maintenance of the plants and the farm. As a volunteer, you may take weekends off to travel or relax.
Accomodation:Volunteers stay on the coffee farm Mon-Fri. Weekends will be spent in home stays or you're free to travel.
Requirements: - Intermediate Spanish - Physically fit - Desire to understand and integrate with other cultures - Adaptable to different living conditions
3) Permaculture Homestay At Guardabarranco we offer volunteers the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in rural Nicaraguan life and traditional farming. The aim of the home-stay experience is cultural exchange. Volunteers come and share their unique skills, whatever they may be, and in turn learn about the agricultural techniques and the culture of their host families.
Housing: Host families provide a room for volunteers in their own house.
Requirements: - Basic Spanish - Physically fit - Desire to understand and integrate with other cultures - Adaptable to different living conditions We are currently looking for a volunteer with experience in making chocolate from cacao as one of our farms has a large amount of cacao they want to learn to process.
Minimum stay: - 1-month, longer preferred.
Cost: - 40 USD/week.
Interested in this program? Get further info here
How to apply for one of the volunteer programs: Download the application form on the contact page and send us an email. Please apply at least three weeks before arrival date