Mission bénévole posté(e) par blueEnergy
Publié le : 9 juil. 2013
Primary Location: Bluefields, Nicaragua
Reports To: Director of International Programs
Description of Organization:
blueEnergy is an international nonprofit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty to create a world of sustainable living and opportunity for all. The organization does this by creating opportunities for sustainable development in severely marginalized communities and by developing leaders working internationally for a more equitable, sustainable world.
blueEnergy creates impact in Nicaragua, both locally and nationally, as well as internationally. At the local level, blueEnergy delivers renewable energy, clean water, and other key services to marginalized communities on Nicaragua's Caribbean Coast utilizing a holistic approach to community development and capacity building. At the national level, blueEnergy is facilitating and strengthening a network of renewable energy service providers to expand access to sustainable energy across Nicaragua. At the international level, blueEnergy is playing a lead role in the creation of a network of organizations working with locally produced, small wind turbines for rural electrification.
blueEnergy's project headquarters are located in Bluefields, Nicaragua. There, the organization recruits a diverse, multi-cultural team of international volunteers and local and international staff. This unique organizational structure amplifies blueEnergy's impact and provides the volunteers themselves with a transformative experience to help them reach their global leadership potential.
The blueEnergy Group is made up of blueEnergy International, blueEnergy US, blueEnergy France, and blueEnergy Nicaragua. More information is available on our website at www.blueEnergyGroup.organd in our online newsletter, the blueNews.
Description of Position:blueEnergy is looking for talented, committed individuals to join our diverse, dynamic organization, and can offer many opportunities for meaningful personal and professional growth.
Currently blueEnergy is seeking a mature, culturally sensitive, pro-active individual with strong motivation to work in hands-on project application with the Global Leadership Program team in Bluefields, Nicaragua. As blueEnergy Global Leadership General Technician, you will work within the Global Leadership Program under the Global Leadership Coordinator but when needed will also work under Energy and Water and Sanitation Teams.
The Global Leadership Program Technician will help implement and Global Leadership activities as well as general blueEnergy project activities outside the GLP.
The Global Leadership Program is an integral program that promotes global citizenship, hands on learning and the fundamentals of development work in the underdeveloped world in order to create people who are better prepared for careers the in Renewable Energy & and Water and Sanitation fields.
Candidates must have exceptional teamwork and emotional intelligence, and be able to thrive in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
Compensation and Fees:
12-month volunteers are asked to cover their expenses so that blueEnergy can focus its limited resources on its permanent staff and infrastructure to ensure the long-term sustainability of its impact on its beneficiaries. For more information on why fees are charged, please visit here.
Volunteer fees are $4,600 for a year.
This fee covers room, board, orientation, internet, laundry, supervision and project-based travel. International and domestic airfare is not covered in this fee and is the responsibility of the volunteer. International emergency medical and evacuation coverage is required and is the financial responsibility of all volunteers.
In rare cases, partial scholarships are made available based on experience and need. These opportunities are rare and should only be requested if you feel you exceed the qualifications listed above and the fees represent an undue burden on you