Support CIS campaign for clean water advocacy, education, and training on use of filters in communities with scarce economic resources. Accompany CIS promoter to communities to carry out workshops and install filters.DSCN2186

Learning Outcomes

  • Participative methodology and workshop facilitation.

  • Learn about water rights on the international level

  • Learn about water contamination, health impact, and obstacles for the economically poor.

Some tasks the intern might perform include:IMG 0220

  • Help systematize information on levels of contamination of water in communities, the impact of CIS campaign in the communities, through setting up data base.

  • Accompany CIS promoter in workshops on awareness raising about clean water, right to water, the link between contaminated water and health and environment, distribution of filters, evaluating use of filters, and how to use filters correctly.

  • Do community visits to evaluate impact of filter program and the impact of different filter systems.

Required Skills

  • Bi-lingual: Spanish / English

  • Education or workshop facilitation background

  • Plus –(optional) chemistry or science background related to testing water for parasites, amoebas, bacteria, chemicals or other contaminants.

Logistics

-Orientation is provided upon arrival
-Assistance in finding housing within a network of Salvadoran host families  (Monthly living expenses are estimated to be approximately US $600)

-Minimum time commitment includes 8 hours a day, 5 days a weekDSCN2223

-Minimum must commit 3 months

Dates for 2016-2017 Sessions:

2016 Session 4: September 7th- November 18th

2017 Session 1: Jan 6th-April 2nd2017 Session 2: March 24th-June 20th2017 Session 3: June 9th- Sept 5th2017 Session 4: Sept 8th-Dec 8th. 

These dates include a 3-day pre-service orientation and training for all volunteers.

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