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Volunteer with a non-profit organization that works with private companies, such as schools, hotels, health centers etc. in the Dominican Republic. In focus is the development of sustainable practices within companies that will be both profitable for the business and the environment. The organization believes that it is possible to obtain sustainable development through the promotion of good practices of consumption and production in harmony with the environment.

The mission is to make the Dominican population more conscious about their environment and offer them ways how to take care of it. The organization works towards a more environmentally friendly world and tries to obtain sustainable development through the promotion of good practices of consumption and production.

The volunteer will assist the director and other employers in the development of projects, especially projects conducted in educational centers. Volunteers will work with direct supervision from the staff. They will be directing, guiding and reviewing all the project work regularly, furthermore they will also be supported by the local government and its environmental department.

The participant will take part in an arrival orientation, a mid stay orientation and an end of stay camp. In these camps, important subjects will be discussed, such as the participant’s relationship and development regarding the host family, project and the relation to the community.

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Volunteering
  • Location
  • Program for an individual or for a group
    Individual
  • Program highlights
    • Learn Spanish and get to know Dominican culture.
    • Contribute to environmental protection through community projects.
    • Acquire important skills and intercultural experiences for your future job life.
    • Work in a motivated team to help companies to become more sustainable.

What's included in your experience

  • Host Family Placement
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Continuous Support
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Domestic Transport
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Community Service Placement
  • Language Instruction

What you are responsible for

  • Airfare
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Vaccinations
  • Field Trips