Volunteers will teach environmental awareness at the local school and/or Environmental Post for 2 to 4 hours each day, Sunday to Friday. Environmental awareness projects will be defined by the individual volunteers based-upon their areas of expertise and the needs of the village community. Example projects include: creating “green” clubs, planting a flower garden, planting trees, garbage management, recycling programs, making a smokeless stove, building a toilet pit, etc. Volunteers may also provide assistance to youth clubs or women’s groups in the community sharing their ideas, skills and knowledge about environmental issues. After completing the Nepali language and cultural training, volunteers will be placed with a Nepali family in one of the program villages. The host family will live no more than a half hour from the school/Environmental Post VCD Nepal local co-ordinator will be helping to volunteers.
AGE – 17 yrs+ may join this program.
REQUIREMENT – No specific requirement needed for this program however who have experience and ideas on how to address environmental issues, conduct awareness programs would highly appreciated.
YOUR ACCOMMODATION – Your accommodation will be arranged at a local host family. They will provided you a clean private room with bed. You have to share room with other volunteers. Most of the family have Nepali style toilet and bathroom. Free WI-FI is available at some of the host families.
MEALS – You will be provided (dal/bhat) authentic Nepali meal two times a day (Breakfast & Dinner) and one light meal(lunch) at the family. Most family offers vegetarian meal. Tea is served few times a day.
JOB DESCRIPTION – Help locals to address environmental issues. For example( garbage management, planting, organic farming, avoid plastic plastic, setting trash bins, run awareness campaign and encourage them for organic farming.
WORKING HOURS – 4-6 hours a day, Six days a week, Saturday is the day off.
PROGRAM FEE FOR INDIVIDUAL( at least 2 people) – the fees is for per person
1 week – 200 Euros
2 weeks – 300 Euros
3 weeks – 400 Euros
4 weeks – 500 Euros
PROGRAM FEE FOR LARGER GROUP(At least 5 or above) – Per week / Per Person 115 Euros
PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES – Accommodation at a local family, 3 meals a day, public transportation to and from Kathmandu, Nepali language and cultural orientation, airport pick up and drop off.
PROJECT OPERATES – All year round
DURATION – 1 to 12 weeks