Environmental Awareness and Protection in Jamaica - RSVP

Location: Jamaica: Mandeville

Program Duration: 9-12 Weeks, Summer, Alternative Spring Break, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

RSVP Caribbean Volunteers

https://www.rsvpcaribbean.com

Mandeville P.O. Mandeville, Manchester 00000 Jamaica

Call Us

Phone: 8765695918

Description

RSVP invites you to Jamaica for this program, which involves collaborating with government agencies as well as poor and vulnerable communities. You’ll work hand in hand with children and adults while responding to issues related to environmental awareness and protection.

For a minimum stay of two weeks, you’ll engage in a broad range of activities:
- Beach monitoring
- Maintenance of an active buoy deployment
- Community education
- Beach and ocean cleanup

The Environmental Awareness and Protection Program is an ideal volunteer opportunity for individuals with studies or experience in marine biology, waste water management, environmental education, watershed management, tropical ecology, climate change adaptation, sustainable development or any related area. This project is open to volunteers 18 years and older.

Cost in US$:

$1250-1500

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

The first work day after arrival a full orientation is provided - tour of the town, important landmarks, visiting the bank and phone company for a SIM card, knowledge on how to take the taxi, cultural dos and don'ts among other things.

The activities at assigned placement will be dependent on which area of nursing and health care you are interested in. There are also social events which are planned once per week such as reggae dance class, patois class, cultural session, cooking class and other creative ways to immerse you into the culture.

We offer 24/7 support.

Credit Available

no

Volunteer Types
  • Marine Conservation
  • Environment
  • Conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Eco-Tourism
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Home-stays

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Letters of Reference
  • Resume
Typically The Application Process Time is
Within 2 weeks
Year Founded

2015

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