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VINLMTV23-09 - F NEPAL KATHMANDUNEP... EDU 01/01/2024 31/12/2024

GARDENING VOLUNTEERS | VINLMTV23-09 - F | 2024-01-01 - 2024-12-31 | EDU | Age: 18 - 80

Volunteers Initiative Nepal (VIN) is a NGO with the mission to empower marginalised communities through inclusive and holistic development programmes. This is done through the following project areas: - Education - Health and Environment - Economy - Basic Infrastructure Within the above project areas, we conduct the following programmes: - Women s Empowerment - Children s Development - Youth Empowerment - Disaster Risk Reduction - Environment and Conservation - Public Health and Medical Care https://www.volunteersinitiativenepal.org/

Work: The NaraTika Community Learning Centre (www.ntclc.org) is a multifunctional building designed to be used as a learning, research and innovation for the marginalized communities residing in Olhaldhunga, the Everest region. This center is targeted to support and up lift the life standard of the people of that area. It provides a range of services over three floors but it also has an outdoor space for children and visitors alike. We need volunteers who can help us maintain the plants and the garden which includes planting shrubs, trees and flowers but also a vegetable garden. Your responsibility of a Gardener is to maintain the beauty of plants, outdoor grounds, and trees in a garden. You will perform a range of general maintenance tasks including designing, producing, renewing and preserving outside spaces. Your RolesMaintain and grow the garden to ensure it meets specific requirements and expectations. Perform basic maintenance such as cutting the grass, emptying bins, managing weed control and leaf raking.Plant and nurture new trees, flowers, and various plants.Maintain a clean garden by clearing rubbish and litter from the garden and grounds. Provide guidance to management on matters related to the garden.Ensure a safe environment for staff and visitors by adhering to safety and health regulations.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers stay with the host family/hostel identified by VIN. The living conditions at the host family/ hostel are simple and basic. Male and female volunteers will share the same living area but have separate sleeping rooms. The volunteers sleep on simple beds/mattresses. Please bring your sleeping bag.The food will be provided in Nepali standard i.e. dal bhat (rice, lentil soup, vegetables, pickle, eggs).

Location: KATHMANDUNEP

Location and Leisure: Kathmandu, Nuwakot, and Okhaldhunga If you arrive early or if you re planning on staying in Nepal after your work camp finished, VIN also organizes weekends travel tours to Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara, Nagarkot at an additional cost if you are interested.

Airport: KTM

Train/Bus station: Pahiko road, Khusibu, Nayabazaar, NEP

Requirements: Application for Placement Booking Volunteers must apply to our partner organizations in their own country. - Attach your updated resume / curriculum vitae (CV) with two referee contact details (referees can be for your work/university/family); - Await confirmation from VIN for acceptance; - If you wish to work for more than one placement, then you are required to pay euro80 extra to cover our added logistical work. If you choose different placement out of Kathmandu Valley: Okhaldhunga (250KM) will cost 200; Sindhuli (150KM) 150; and Nuwakot (35KM) will cost 50 extra for a return reserved Jeep transportation - VIN Volunteer / Internship project induction starts on the 1st and 15th of each month. The induction period is considered part of your project period. If you wish to come in between for a short period, you will receive a basic orientation before the placement. Please arrive one day prior (e.g. on the 14th if you are starting on the 15th) to the project induction date. Registration All the registration formalities will be completed in the first three days during the induction period. This will consist of understanding and signing a contract and paying the project fee. Please note that the entire project fee will be collected during the induction days. You will have to produce a photocopy of your passport and of your visa as well as a pass- port photo. VIN will issue a volunteer identity card for you.

VIN staff will pick each volunteer from the airport. The volunteers are requested to send their flight details to VIN on time so that we can send our staff with your name card and VIN s Logo.

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 625 EUR

Fee for four weeks volunteering is 625 Euro, then 85 Euro for each extra week. Placements out of Kathmandu Valley cost extra depending on travel distance.