Organic Agriculture Officer - Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development

The Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) Program places skilled young Australians (18-30) on short-term assignments in developing countries in Asia, the Pacific and Africa. The Institute for the Development of Educational and Ecological Alternatives, Inc. (IDEAS) is an NGO in the Philippines working in integrated community development including sustainable agriculture, cooperative development, community organisation, enterprise development, waste management and alternative education. You will help advocate the concept of organic agriculture at the Farm School and in the community, as an economical, environmentally-friendly and healthy practice. This will be done through the development of the school’s farm, and some extension work with farmers and families of the students.

Location: Roxas, Oriental Mindoro, the Philippines.
Salary: All related vaccinations and travel are paid for, plus a generous living allowance for the 12 month duration of the position.
Applications close: Thursday 8 September, 2011.
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