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Organic Community Garden Caretaker

  VF98VN Adventist Volunteer Service
  River Plate Adventist University


Responsibilities

The "Down to Earth" project is an educational initiative open to the community, where in conjunction with the NIAT (National Institute of Agricultural Technology) participants are taught to grow vegetables without agrochemicals, only using natural products. RPU offers the space, the tools, and the insurance, and the NIAT offers the technical training and the seeds. The gardeners cultivate their parcels and attend the trainings. The vegetables are for self-consumption or for exchange.

Qualifications

  • Language: Spanish
  • Gender: Either
  • Age: 20-35 yrs
  • Experience in vegetable cultivation.
  • Previous Garden Work.
  • Preferably an agricultural degree.
  • Single

Attire

 Pants worn at the waist with shirt and/or sweater. It is not permitted to wear shorts and tank tops in classes or public buildings. Long hair is not permitted. Friday and Sabbath services: suites or sport coats with shirts and ties or a turtleneck sweater.

Jewellery (necklaces, bracelets, rings, earrings, piercing, etc.) is not permitted. This goes for both guys and girls. Students who wear jewellery will be fined from any member of the university staff. Girls & boys are not allowed to wear swimsuits or pyjamas in classrooms, computer labs, the library or any other building at the UAP. For safety, it is not permitted to wear flip-flops in the gym and boys should always wear a shirt. Hair clean, neat, and without radical styles. Due to the intense heat, only during the months of December, January and February, you are allowed to wear bermudas (knee length shorts in classes).

Accomodations

Volunteer missionaries residing in the UAP will live, as a general rule, in residences the institution has on campus where college students also reside. Will be living in a dorm room - has bed, closet, table, bathroom. Laundry service and cafeteria available. You will have internet service.

Included

  • Local Travel
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations
  • Utilities
  • Food/meals
  • Monthly Living Allowance  -   USD $100.00

Not Included

  • Visa
  • Medical/Inoculations
  • Travel to/from Location

Compensation

Monthly Living Allowance  -   USD $100.00

Additional Information

Photo by Tim Bennett on Unsplash

Summary


Teach how to grow vegetables naturally.


Libertador San Martin, Argentina

On site

6-12 Months

February 2020 - December 2020

Age 20-35


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