Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hábitat Sur!
Before submitting your application, please read the following document where we explain some basic rules for volunteers staying with us:
To apply for a volunteer position, please fill out this form:
For short-stays, we permanently have ongoing projects that you can give us a hand with. If you plan to stay for a longer period of time, we have larger, more complex projects you can join, or you can propose your own initiative. We will decide upon it according to its pertinence to our principles and objectives.
Hábitat Sur ongoing projects:
- Support the BiblioVan and the Little Public Libraries.
- Support our “Shared Knowledge” Program teaching English Language and Basic Computers Skills to kids, young people and adults of neighboring indigenous communities.
- Support Community Development projects under implementation.
- Build, equip and help with maintenance of wood cabins.
- Support ecological restoration experiments.
- Help with the delimitation of the Natural Reserve’s area.
- Recovery and protection of water-bodies.
Areas of interest for individual projects’ proposals:
- Agro-ecology and Self-sufficiency
- Ecological Restoration
- Arts, landscape art, cultural initiatives
- Bio construction
- Community strengthening
- Waste management (Reducing, reusing, up-cycling and recycling!)
- Environmental education
- Responsible and purposeful tourism
Our volunteer program is run in partnership with Organizmo – Design Build Center for Sustainable Habitats. You can visit their wonderful centre located in the outskirts of Bogotá, learn different bio construction techniques and then come build, support our social projects and explore the Amazon with us!! http://www.organizmo.org/internships
The Ranchito (Volunteers’ area)