Internship Track: Business
Type of Internship: Business
Country: Namibia
Status:
Teaser: Come and join a team that is meeting the physical needs of locals through aquaponics farming. As you learn, manage, and help expand the aquaponics greenhouse system, you will be able to love and be a neighbor to many wonderful people living in Namibia. Come join us as we bring love and hope to this city! 
Suggested Dates: Flexible
Date Flexibility: Flexible: possible timeframe 2-10 months
Cost:

 

plus airfare and emergency medical insurance.*According to current currency exchange rates and your estimated time commitment. To be adjusted to actual dates of internship and actual exchange rates at the time of internship.

Number of Interns Needed: 2
Positions still available: 2
Description:

Roles and Responsibilities:

1) assist the team in the ongoing maintenance of the current hydroponic greenhouse system

2) learn the basics of hydroponic and aquaponic farming

3) be involved in troubleshooting, planning, and day- to-day chores around the greenhouse (some of it will involving getting dirty)

4) friendships with local workers and neighbors

5) be involved with the team and wider field in prayer gatherings and training events, when appropriate

 

Proposed weekly schedule:

Monday-Friday- full day work at the greenhouse site under direct supervision of OM project staff

Saturday - off day

Sunday - out in the city with friends, church and possibility for work-related outings and scouting trips

Skills/ Experience Required: Any of the following backgrounds, skills or education: agriculture, water/waste-water management, biology, aquaculture, business, construction, marketing, general sciences, hospitality
Qualifications of on-field supervisor: Training and degree in small business development. Several years serving in South Africa and Namibia as missionary.
Is a homestay with a national possible? Yes

 

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