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Mujeres de Islas


Opportunity summary

Term length

5/1/2024 - 4/30/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 8/1/2024


Culebra, Puerto Rico

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Promote healthy futures through gardening on weekly visits to children at schools and day care center and increase food security for our residents in Culebra while carrying out a Cine Siembra's and cooking workshops every month to provide an opportunity to cultivate a healthy relationship between harvesting and consuming nutritious food.

Opportunity description

3 positions to lead activities that offer the opportunity to work cooperatively in groups, learn about science and nutrition, and even create art and stories about gardening and gardens and hands-on experiences and workshops is to have a positive impact in their food choices, increase desire to adapt good nutritional habits, improve low-budget cooking skills, and incorporate what they harvest for an improved household food security, while maintaining our community gardens.


  • None

Requirements and qualifications


Significant outdoors activities that require health to climb, walk, lift and a high school diploma preferred. 

Preferred qualifications

Experience in agro-ecology gardening methods, strong team work.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Reforestation or afforestation
  • Urban agriculture
  • Recycling and composting programs
  • Environmental justice
  • Disaster preparedness recovery and response
  • Economic development support for energy transition communities
  • Climate smart agriculture and sustainable farming
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Farm to school initiatives
  • Community gardens
  • Food waste reduction
  • Grant-writing and fundraising
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Rural
  • Outdoor