Position: Sustainable Agriculture Research Advisor
Type: international position with living allowance, accom., airfare, more (see below)
Organization: Cuso International
Location: Peru, South America
Start Date Jul - Sep 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 7 Months
Language Requirements Spanish
Spanish Reading: Level 4, Writing: Level 4, Speaking: Level 4
Language Scale: http://www.cusointernational.org/languageratingscale
Please submit a Spanish Cover Letter and Statement of Interest
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only
Apply through our website: https://curaweb.mindscope.com/CUSOIN04387_CURA/aspx/JobDetails.aspx?lang=en&Job_ID=267
The Volunteer’s Role
We are looking for someone with a passion for agroecology and urban agriculture!
As a volunteer, you’ll be working with the Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (UNALM) –Peru’s best university in the fields of agricultural, biological, and forestry sciences– to contribute to research projects that will directly benefit small-scale urban producers.
This volunteer placement will be located out of the UNALM’s “el Huerto” (the Garden), a 10-hectare plot of land used organic farming research. You will work with a dedicated team of agronomists, extension agents and students. It’s a great small-team environment, with plenty of opportunity to lead and learn.
As a volunteer, you will:
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Essential Professional Background:
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FoodWork ID: 40886 Date posted to FoodWork.ca: Jun 9 2017