Volunteer Support for Water Project in Cameroon
Implement emergency measures to protect and extend the water supply in Batibo or other districts in the North-West Region of Cameroon
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with schools and committed individuals within the community to set up and maintain a water flow measurement system in each of 20 villages.
Help construct fences and install locks on access points as necessary to protect water catchment areas.
Help plant trees to protect water catchment areas from runoff and erosion.
Work with our Community Organizer to run village workshops about the importance of clean water and to brainstorm ways to conserve water.
Requirements/Qualifications and Skills:
A commitment to helping others
Basic knowledge of water management practices desired but not required
Fluency in written and spoken English (French is an asset)
Ability to collect, measure and file data efficiently and accurately
Ability to work on your own in sometimes difficult circumstances, with limited guidance or supervision
Ability to work cooperatively as a team member with individuals from other cultures
Cost and Duration: You should plan on paying €10 - €15/day ($12 - $18) for room, board and incidentals. Assignments can be from one to six months long, at your choosing.
How to Apply:
If interested, please email our International Affairs Coordinator, Jill Hinckley at email@example.com. Attach Motivation letter/letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae/resume and any other relevant documentation that addresses the requirements above.