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N_F.30 Support the team of an eco-lodge in Nicaragua

SADLY, THIS PROJECT IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO RESTRUCTURING!

Location: Granada, Nicaragua

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Description of the Project:

The projekt is an ecological park in the open countryside, only 20 minutes from Granada. The eco-lodge is a gem among Nicaraguan national resources and a paradise of 50 hectare. The area currently comprises three islands and trails including a historic ranch house from 1750, a wide variety of wild animals, and numerous tropical fruit trees that will allow visitors to come into real contact with nature and to gain wonderful experiences. Volunteers can support the project in the fields of agriculture or eco-tourism, but also in marketing, e.g. social media. But the volunteer work also involves working with the community such as teaching English or organizing environmental workshops. Volunteers can stay for free at the ranch.

Tasks:

You can either volunteer or do an internship. There are different sectors you can work in but this always depends on what interests and skills you possess. Tasks may include:

  • Cataloging of trees, plants and birds
  • Assisting in agriculture
  • Offering environmental workshops for children and families about the ecosystem and the biodiversity of Nicaragua
  • Assisting in administrative tasks
  • Assisting in marketing (advertising, blogs) and Social Media (Facebook, …)
  • Offering English classes to the community
  • Work schedule: depending on the sector you will work in, but usually: Monday-Friday from 8am to 11am and from 4pm to 7pm

Requirements:

  • Minimum stay: 1 month
  • Spanish level: at least basic knowledge
  • English: advanced, if you would like to teach
  • Skills and expertise: Interest in the environment, plants and animals; interest or experiences in organic farming or administration, cultural sensitivity and openness to learn new skills

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • Two volunteers can stay for free at the project‘s residential accommodation including basic meals! (you will also have kitchen access to prepare own meals)
  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay
  • For our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € – regardless of the length of your stay

Have a look at the detailed project presentation with more pictures, info on accommodation and location:

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