Olancho Aid Foundation

Goal of Program

Olancho Aid is creating an economically sustainable community in Olancho Honduras that provides families an opportunity to stay well, stay together, and an option to stay at home. It focuses on issues such as education, climate instability, and access to clean water. The strategic advisor volunteer program is geared toward experienced professionals and experts in their field who work to fill a specific, immediate need in the Foundation. These specialists may help to assess, refine, or develop programming or serve as a mentor to staff in Honduras or the United States.

Type of Placement

Strategic advisors with experience in their field (7+ years) complete specific projects in areas such as Accounting, Finance, Special Needs Education, Vocational Training, Secondary Education, Hydroponics, Sustainable Agriculture, etc.

Service Area

The Foundation serves the city of Juticalpa (pop. 129,000) and the surrounding rural communities.

Service Length

Placements are developed based on the project at hand and the availability of the volunteer. Strategic advisors generally serve a minimum of four weeks and may complete tasks on site and remotely.

Program Size

2-10 volunteers

Requirements

Bachelor's degree, vocational training, and/or 7+ years experience in a field aligned with our mission. Willingness to participate in a Catholic community.

Financial Arrangements

Monthly stipend (for volunteers who serve at least four months in Honduras), travel medical insurance, housing, local SIM card, local transportation, and wireless internet.

Living Arrangements

Volunteers are provided housing with electricity, indoor plumbing, and running water while in Juticalpa.

Training

Volunteers are required to attend in-country orientation before beginning service that covers Foundation and Diocese policies, cultural differences, safety precautions, and school procedures.

Application Deadline

Volunteer and Mission Team applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Start Date

Contact:

Volunteer Coordinator

Address

PO Box 15
Rockland, MA 02370
Phone: 781 423-3701

Email:

[email protected]

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Affiliation

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