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Work in community development in El Salvador.

Come be a part of the community transformation taking place in El Salvador! This is part of Resonate's Cohort. Working alongside Resonate's ministry partners at Seeds of New Creation, you will visit communities in the San Salvador area that are working with Seeds to take part in community-transforming projects. This position will allow you to learn more about effective community development.

You will also be a part of Seeds of New Creations' broader network. You will participate in Seeds’ weekly Bible studies, study Timothy Leadership Training and CETI (Interdisciplinary theological studies) with local church groups, and attend other Seeds activities and trainings.

 

 

The volunteer will make bi-weekly visits to each of the communities to check progress of the communities’ efforts to organize around issues they are trying to change (access to water, house gardens, agriculture and youth opportunity/violence prevention).
 

You should be interested in Christian community development and leadership training, be an effective communicator, and be willing and capable of engaging new people. You must have beginner-intermediate Spanish and willingness to improve.

Physical Qualifications: Ability to withstand high temperatures. Ability to spend long days on feet.

Note: This is a part-time volunteer position. You can also combine this position with another part-time position in El Salvador listed here.

Cost notes: 

  • Housing: $250 per month
  • Food: $300 per month
  • Local transportation: $80 per month
  • House maintenance $50 per month
  • Communication: $15 per month
  • Internet and office supplies: $100 per month
  • Visa: $1000
  • Spanish classes: $150 per month if necessary
  • $1,500 is needed for travel to other Central American countries as part of the Central American Cohort Intensive program.

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