Position: Aquaponics Advisor
Type: international position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Nicaragua, Central America
Start Date Jun - Aug 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish
Spanish Reading: Level 3, Writing: Level 3, Speaking: Level 3
Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
Candidates that have the right background for this placement but are not at the right level of fluency may be offered Spanish classes while in country provided they are willing to invest time to learn Spanish before their placement.
Please submit a Spanish Resume and Statement of Interest.
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
We are looking for a volunteer who can help our partner in Nicaragua implement a new program at the Agricultural Science Faculty. The university wants to develop their Aquaponics program that can be practiced at the University and installed in local farms.
By bringing your knowledge, experience and specialization, you will help UCATSE better understand the potential that Aquaponics has in improving production and the way farmers in the area will use these systems in the future. You will work the development of curriculum for university students, as well as support the integration of these systems and technologies in the Estelí region.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
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FoodWork ID: 40960 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jun 14 2017