Loading...

Horticulture Advisor

Cuso International



This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia

Start Date: July 2024

Placement Length: 6 months with the possibility of extension


Language Requirements: Spanish Level 4 – Advanced

Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

Eligibility: Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only


The Volunteer’s Role

Do you enjoy working with grassroots communities?. Does the sunny climate and working in gardens appeal to you?. Would you like to contribute to developing therapeutic tools for community-based emotional management?.

This volunteering placement is for you. Support our local partner Proarbol in the area of therapeutic, social horticulture and gardening with the aim to:


1. Support in the planning and administration of therapeutic horticulture activities.



2.

To generate therapeutic horticulture activities for children, youth, elderly and disabled people.


3. Strengthen the Proarbol team in the application of therapeutic horticulture.


4. Support the development of organic and sustainable agriculture in community gardens.


As a volunteer, you will:

  • Plan work experiences in horticulture for groups of children, youth, adults and seniors in community gardens.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Proarbol team in organic agriculture and gardening.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the Proarbol team to ensure maximum synergy and communication.
  • Provide reports and information on the implementation of activities to Proarbol as needed.
  • Essential Requirements:

  • Professional background in horticulture or related fields, with a postgraduate degree or extensive experience in gardening, community gardening, agroecology, environmental education, community social work, organic agriculture or other related areas.
  • Essential Background:


  • Degree or diploma in Horticulture, Psychology, agronomy, gardening, environment or a related field
  • What’s in it for YOU?.

    A life-changing experience

    About Us, the Project and the Partner

    Cuso International


    Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures.

    Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

    We seek individuals who share our values and are committed to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.

    Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)


    Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing the engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

    Partner – Proarbol

    We are a young organization that has been advancing actions of sustainable transformation in the communities and sharing knowledge on environmental issues and conservation of our urban trees in Valledupar and the region because trees are great allies against climate change.

    Source
    WhatJobs

    Horticulture Advisor

    Cuso International



    This Volunteer Placement is Located in: Valledupar, Cesar, Colombia

    Start Date: July 2024

    Placement Length: 6 months with the possibility of extension


    Language Requirements: Spanish Level 4 – Advanced

    Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest

    Eligibility: Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only


    The Volunteer’s Role

    Do you enjoy working with grassroots communities?. Does the sunny climate and working in gardens appeal to you?. Would you like to contribute to developing therapeutic tools for community-based emotional management?.

    This volunteering placement is for you. Support our local partner Proarbol in the area of therapeutic, social horticulture and gardening with the aim to:


    1. Support in the planning and administration of therapeutic horticulture activities.



    2.

    To generate therapeutic horticulture activities for children, youth, elderly and disabled people.


    3. Strengthen the Proarbol team in the application of therapeutic horticulture.


    4. Support the development of organic and sustainable agriculture in community gardens.


    As a volunteer, you will:

  • Plan work experiences in horticulture for groups of children, youth, adults and seniors in community gardens.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Proarbol team in organic agriculture and gardening.
  • Coordinate and work closely with the Proarbol team to ensure maximum synergy and communication.
  • Provide reports and information on the implementation of activities to Proarbol as needed.
  • Essential Requirements:

  • Professional background in horticulture or related fields, with a postgraduate degree or extensive experience in gardening, community gardening, agroecology, environmental education, community social work, organic agriculture or other related areas.
  • Essential Background:


  • Degree or diploma in Horticulture, Psychology, agronomy, gardening, environment or a related field
  • What’s in it for YOU?.

    A life-changing experience

    About Us, the Project and the Partner

    Cuso International


    Cuso International is an international cooperation and development organization that works to create economic and social opportunities for marginalized groups. Together with our partners, we are focused on efforts to advance gender equality and social inclusion, improve economic resilience, and deliver progress on climate action. We believe that by sharing skills, we can build better futures.

    Founded in 1961, Cuso International works in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Canada.

    We seek individuals who share our values and are committed to supporting marginalized groups, including those from the LGBTQIA+ communities.

    Project – Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)


    Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing the engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.

    Partner – Proarbol

    We are a young organization that has been advancing actions of sustainable transformation in the communities and sharing knowledge on environmental issues and conservation of our urban trees in Valledupar and the region because trees are great allies against climate change.

    Source
    WhatJobs