Comunidad Connect Sustainable Tourism

Location: Nicaragua: Jinotega, San Juan del Sur

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, Multiple Year, 1-2 Years, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks

Dates: 2019,2020,Year Round

Comunidad Connect

7608 S. Grape way (USA) Centro Escolar 1/2 cuadra al norte San Juan del Sur Nicaragua Centennial, CO 80122 United States

Description

Take part in Comunidad Connect's Sustainable Tourism program and gain a valuable and unforgettable experience where volunteers stay with local families, enjoy the surfing, beaches, and all other tourism activities of San Juan del Sur, and participate in projects including rural construction, education, organic agriculture, healthcare, community issues, sports, recycling, and small business development. The focus of the projects is always on long term sustainability in the context of the impacts on the economy, the environment, and the community. The community members are always involved as much as possible in the development, organization, and implementation of the projects. Therefore, the volunteers receive a profound cultural experience along with the satisfaction of a more meaningful vacation.

Highlights

1. Benefit from homestay accommodation.

2. Directly interact with local residents, while enjoying Nicaraguan cuisine.

3. Practice and enhance Spanish during their entire stay.

4. Help increase tourism in the town of San Juan del Sur, a quaint fishing village with a rapidly developing tourism infrastructure.

5. Work on projects that are visible, measurable, and have immediate impact on the community.

Languages
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Include Description:

See above in cost. Comunidad Connect can arrange a number of other services including: transportation, translation, travel information and advice, guided excursions, in-town tourism activities, surf lessons, Spanish lessons, etc.

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Music
  • Veterinary Science
  • Animal Welfare
  • Youth Development
  • Youth
  • Writing
  • Women
  • Wildlife
  • Water Projects
  • Volunteer Management
  • Tutor
  • Tree Planting
  • Translation
  • Trail Building
  • Tourism
  • Teaching
  • Sports
  • Renewable Energy
  • Social Work
  • Small Business Development
  • Senior Citizens
  • Marine Conservation
  • Reforestation
  • Recreation
  • Parks
  • Organic Farming
  • Nutrition
  • Microfinance
  • Medicine
  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Human Rights
  • Hospital
  • Health Education
  • Health Care
  • Health
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Environment
  • English Teaching
  • Education
  • Economic Development
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Drama
  • Culture
  • Conservation
  • Computer Training
  • Public Health
  • Community Development
  • Community Centers
  • Childcare & Children
  • Business
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Biological Research
  • Arts
  • Anthropology
  • Agriculture
Typical Volunteer
Our typical volunteer is a college student with a global awareness and the desire to have a more meaningful vacation. She has an understanding of the importance of sustainability and the value of globalization in the sense of supporting the citizens of other nations. She is also outgoing and likes the cultural challenge of living in a place rather different from her home.
Age Range
16-99
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Other

Participants Travel to Nicaragua

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Typically The Application Process Time is
1 day
Year Founded

2007

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