The world is experiencing rapid transformations to its natural environment, human societies and economies which are all interlinked in finding sustainable solutions for growth and development.
A crucial aspect of responsible development is considering the processes which are necessary for achieving sustainable progress. This environmental organisation seeks to provide an alternative approach to early education by introducing children to a way of learning that is very hands-on and tied to holistic well-being. A focus on health and environmental connection provides the basis for responsible problem solving for South Africa’s future leaders. Intern with a non-profit organisation providing holistic education that incorporates spiritual well-being, physical health, and environmental consciousness. The organisation runs programmes in primary schools, and offers a supplementary curriculum that includes meditation, yoga, food-gardening and earthworm farming. There are excellent opportunities for like-minded individuals to help with organisational administration, monitoring and evaluation, website re-design and new project implementation.
- Concern for environmental issues
- Interested in alternative education
- Enjoys working with children
Useful areas of expertise
- Business planning
- Monitoring & evaluation
- Project development
- Website re-design & web development
- Marketing; writing & editing communications
- Database management
- Alternative education curriculum development
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that
someone else will save it.”