Environmental Justice Assistant

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opgericht in 2014
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High­lights

Enjoy the unique weather offered by the country of a thousand hills while contribute to the preservation of the biodiversity through capacity building
Gain the Rwandan experience through day to day interaction with local communities
Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience
Make memories you will never forget during your free time like after work hours, weekend and day off excursions in a full comfort company of teammates and other travelers
Visit various wonders that this beautiful country offers including hiking, visiting national parks, beautiful lakes and beautiful beaches, learn the culture through story telling museums
Opportunity for applicants to contribute to addressing conservation issues to ensure long term preservation of biodiversity legacy This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+
Rolstoelgebruikers

About the rationale:

Environmental Justice programme aims at addressing some of the key issues affecting our biodiversity as identified by the national biodiversity policy. National Policy gives a list of key issues to be addressed if we’re to expect a sound and safe biodiversity. This programme offers locals and non locals with opportunity to discuss issues affecting their environment, to propose appropriate actions for adaptation and mitigation though the provision of basic knowledge and skills in environmental and climate change issues towards the preservation of a biodiversity legacy.

Key issues:

  •  Environmental Education
  •  Environmental Clubs capacity building
  •  Climate change issues, mitigation and adaptation
  • Global warming
  • Water, soil, forests, energy management
  • Living with wildlife and oceans
  • Fauna and flora: Conservation and protection

Cross-cutting issues:
  • Tree nurseries management
  • Tree planting
  • Promoting Climate justice ambassadors through trainings and youth camps
  • School gardens development
  • Celebration of international environment week
  • Video and debates and conferences
  • Youth competitions

 About the programme

Volunteer for this programme will be working with local beneficiaries and Partners For Conservation field staff including (Project Manager, and Technicians) and other stakeholders including conservation and development agencies as well as the local authorities. In order to provide volunteers with many opportunities to learn and contribute to community conservation efforts in Rwanda, volunteers are elected to join the team that represents Partners For Conservation in functions, meetings and other conservation gathering.Partners For Conservation expects a pro-active volunteer ready to use the personal curiosity to learn and passion to move forward this programme.  

Interested volunteer will have a lifetime experience contribute to the national biodiversity strategy plan by working alongside communities in their efforts of rehabilitating degraded ecosystems, control of alien invasive species , develop/upgrade skills in conservation management as well as helping local community reap the full benefits of conservation.

About the location

The volunteer will be based and operate in Musanze district. Musanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri which; is also sometimes known as Musanze. Musanze is Rwanda's most mountainous district, containing the largest part of the Volcanoes National Park and its head office at Kinigi. Five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga chain (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura) are within the district boundaries. It is also in this district that most of Rwanda's mountain gorillas are found, making it the most popular tourist destination in the country. Musanze's capital, Ruhengeri, is one of the largest cities in Rwanda and serves as a hub for tourists.

It is easy for a volunteer to access the rest corners of the country from Musanze for example Musanze is at 1h drive from Gisenyi and the Democratic Republic of Congo border. Gisenyi is known for its super weekends for water sports lovers. Musanze is also at 2h30 drive from Kigali and at 25 minutes to the Cyanika, the Uganda border.

Dagelijkse activiteiten

A day as a volunteer varies on a daily basis. The day stars by a briefing at Partners For Conservation HQs before the volunteer drives to the field. The volunteer is required to carry some snacks and drinks as the lunch won’t be served until the field is one which normal goes beyond the lunch time. After the field, the volunteer drives back to the office for a field report and preparation of the next day. The day ends at 4:30pm

Partners For Conservation ensures volunteer intervention supports the necessary need and where a volunteer is happy to intervene.  Partners For Conservation supports volunteer’s intervention by providing a comprehensive team involving among others a driver (where necessary), a local interpreter and senior officer/ project manager.  This is key to ensure there’s excellent communication on and off the field for a successful intervention and teamwork. 

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

A volunteer is free agent on the free, public day and on leave. However, volunteers are required to follow rules provided by where they stay this implies that they are called to communicate about their time in and out of the lodge for example. Partners For Conservation recommends the best activities based to those available in and around the town although volunteers are free to choose according to their preferences. For volunteers looking to travel away from their bases (for holidays for example,) they’re requested to dully fill leave application forms available at Partners For Conservation. Volunteers are free to do whatever they want except political activities.

 

Watersport
Zwemmen
Bezienswaardigheden
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Klimmen
Safari/
Zoo
Wandelen
Sport

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (gemiddeld niveau) ou Frans (gemiddeld niveau)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Vereiste documenten
Application letters, CV en proof of education
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Mobilisation and training skills
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 08:00 - 16:30

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Partners For Conservation

The fee is dispatched as follow:

  1. Processing the visa
  2. Processing the working permit
  3. Lodging: Home stay or accommodations
  4. Meals: 3 per day
  5. Project Donation
  6. Airport transportation on arrival and departure.
  7. In-country training and orientation.
  8. In-country staff supervision.
  9. 24/7 in-country support from partner
  10. Personalized Local Guide and Volunteer Care and Other Services
  11. Around the clock emergency support
  12. Certificate of Appreciation/Completion at the end of the Programme

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Kigali International Airport

Partners For Conservation organize airport shuttle to pick and drop the volunteer.  Each times, Partners For Conservation ensures that there’s a person capable of speaking to the volunteer to avoid any culture shock. This is catered for by the volunteering fees.

Accomodatie

The provided accommodation is located in Musanze town in a residential area far from bars and other beer selling points. It’s a self-contained dormitory with WI-Fi 24 hrs/24hrs. It has a nice garden outside

Musanze is a district in the Northern Province of Rwanda. Its capital city is Ruhengeri which; is also sometimes known as Musanze. Musanze is Rwanda's most mountainous district, containing the largest part of the Volcanoes National Park and its head office at Kinigi. Five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga chain (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura) are within the district boundaries. It is also in this district that most of Rwanda's mountain gorillas are found, making it the most popular tourist destination in the country. Musanze's capital, Ruhengeri, is one of the largest cities in Rwanda and serves as a hub for tourists.

It is easy for a volunteer to access the rest corners of the country from Musanze for example Musanze is at 1h drive from Gisenyi and the Democratic Republic of Congo border. Gisenyi is known for its super weekends for water sports lovers. Musanze is also at 2h30 drive from Kigali and at 25 minutes to the Cyanika, the Uganda border.

Slaapzaal
Eten & Drank

Yes, we provide three meals a day including continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most of our cuisine is local which, includes French fries. We serve soft drinks only and no beer as we don't sell it.

Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Kigali International Airport (KGL) in Kigali. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Rwanda.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Rwanda biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Rwanda dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Rwanda.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Volunteer can join this programme at any time throughout the year as dictated by the targeted population. On arrival, Partners For Conservation organizes a shuttle to pick up the volunteer at the airport (the organisation also provides a shuttle to drop the volunteer at the end of the volunteering). Upon arrival at PFC HQs and introduction to the staff, a volunteer is given a week for cultural immersion after which he’s introduced to the field and partners including beneficiaries and local authorities of where the activities are located. During the cultural immersion programme, the volunteer assisted by a personal interpreter visits important places in the area such as markets, recreation places etc and is introduced to the ways of living of Rwandans.

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
1 - 50 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
1 week (min. verblijf)
$750
3 weken
$1.047
4 weken
$1.344
5 weken
$1.641
9 weken
$2.828
17 weken
$5.203
50 weken (max. verblijf)
$15.000
Gemiddelde kosten
$525 /week

Houd er rekening mee dat de hierboven getoonde kosten worden geschat. Partners For Conservation zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Partners For Conservation gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

Bijkomende zekerheid geboden door Volunteer World
Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Partners For Conservation jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Partners For Conservation

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Environmental Justice Assistant

Opportunity for applicants to contribute to addressing conservation issues to ensure long term preservation of biodiversity legacy

$525/week

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