Volunteer Opportunities in 2016
Volunteers with solid organic gardening/sustainable agriculture skills could assist the Garden-based Agriculture for Toledo’s Environment (GATE) project at rural primary schools in southern Belize. Working cooperatively to share gardening and environmental concepts with students is key. This is a two month minimum position,
Kids To The Country
Energetic volunteers are sought to work as counselors with a nature-based summer program for at-risk kids aged 6-12 on the Farm community in middle Tennessee. Program sessions are held in June, July and August. Volunteers spend a minimum of two weeks, which includes a week for orientation prior to a program session. Must work well with kids! Arts, crafts, music and horse care/riding experience is a plus. Email for 2016 orientation and program dates.
Books To Kids
Volunteers are needed to collect educational children’s books for schools and community centers on Louisiana’s Gulf coast, in Nashville, Tennessee, and in eastern Kentucky in Appalachia. Help with cataloging and distributing books is also needed. Email for more information.
Medical volunteers can help in Haiti. Email for more information.
U.S. based volunteers/interns are needed to work with Plenty International staff to develop Plenty’s fundraising, outreach and networking efforts. Work in your local area! Time commitment is open-ended.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Plenty West Coast office for more details on any of these opportunities at (831)484-5845.
Volunteer Opportunities with Plenty Partners
UPAVIM – Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (United to Live Better) is a large multi-faceted women’s cooperative association located in Barrio La Esperanza in Guatemala City. Tutors for school children, English teachers, and medical personnel are needed. An intermediate level of Spanish is required. Volunteers must provide their own travel expenses. Volunteers are provided free housing and one daily meal. The cost of living for other expenses is very low. For more info check: http://www.upavim.org