PermaTree a Holistic Gaia Association Permaculture Tropical Fruit Farm & WildLife Refuge. Sustainable Lifestyle Research Hub. Ecuador, South America, Planet Earth. To read more about PermaTree Core Holistic Philosophy and Key Pillars click here.
Volunteer Job Descriptions Overview Page:

  1. Photojournalist
  2. Content / Copywriter Developer
  3. Biologist (Monitoring Fauna)
  4. Volunteer Bird Monitoring
  5. Tropical Permaculture Expert
  6. Vermicomposting Expert
  7. Allrounder with holistic drive
  8. Engineer – Volunteer
    • Civil Engineers
    • Electrical Engineers
    • Mechanical Engineers
    • Mechatronic Engineers
    • Solar Engineers
  9. Virtual Volunteer

Please keep in mind that the PermaTree Holistic Tropical Fruit Hub-Farm is off the beaten path, located at the edge of the great amazonas basin in Ecuador. This is a truly Exceptional and Unforgettable Volunteer Experience.


1.) Photojournalist Volunteer Position

Job Title: Photojournalist
Work Location: Holistic Tropical Fruit Farm PermaTree in the amazon of Ecuador
Time Commitment: Minimum 4 weeks on location
Dress Code: Tropical Amazonas Climate. Very hot and very humid clothing.
Work Tools: As Photojournalist you will have to bring your own photo equipment
Language requirements: English (required), Spanish (ideal), German (optional)
Room and Board: Accommodation and food at PermaTree HQ
Qualifications: Experience and showcase portfolio
Support: Training for this position to get the holistic mindset will be provided
Benefits: Be the change you want to see and gain experience in that field

This volunteer position would ideally suit

  • A student / start-up photographer looking to build their portfolio/experience
  • An experienced photographer looking for a volunteering opportunity to get a new mindset
  • Genres Needed: Photojournalist, Wildlife, Action, Architecture, Food, Macro, Landscape, Nature

Qualifications / Photography Skill levels required

  • Good photography skills – skilled enthusiast to professional
  • Experience photographing in the above mentioned photography genres.
  • Produce images suitable for promotional materials
  • Confidence, ability, and experience with groups
  • Basic computer skills, including file transfers
  • Adobe Lightroom or similar tool to manage taken photos
  • Shoot photos in RAW mode.
  • Must provide a portfolio that demonstrates comfort with a range of subjects and styles
  • Ability to take direction where necessary, particularly when working with vulnerable young people
  • Well-developed customer service and problem solving skills
  • Exercise judgment and work without supervision
  • Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.

Benefits to be gained

  • Start seeing the world from a holistic point of view. Everything and everyone is interconnected, interdependent and interrelated.
  • Widen your skills base
  • Share experiences with fellow volunteers
  • Experience an interesting variety of work
  • Professionals may promote themselves
  • Photographer and PermaTree have rights to use images for their own promotional purposes.
  • All taken photos will be Creative Commons Attribution + ShareAlike (BY-SA)
  • You get to share food and sleeping opportunity at the farm.

2.) Content / Copywriter Developer

Job Title: Content / Copywriter Developer
Work Location: Virtual Volunteer position from home need internet connection
Time Commitment: Minimum 6 month
Work Tools: As Content Copywriter Developer you will be using your own equipment
Language requirements: English (native), Spanish (ideal), German (optional)
Qualifications: Experience and showcase portfolio
Support: Training for this position to get the holistic mindset will be provided
Benefits: Be the change you want to see and gain experience in that field

We at PermaTree are looking for a passionate and talented Copywriter / Content Developer to bring your creativity and contagious ideas to our well-established and amazing team.

This volunteer position would ideally suit

  • A student / self employed freelancer looking to build their portfolio/experience
  • An experienced content / copywriter looking for a volunteering opportunity to get a new mindset
  • Individual seeking to change the world
  • Individual having a holistic mindset. Everything and everyone is interconnected, interdependent and interrelated.

This is a unique opportunity to grow your portfolio and use your creative powers for good while learning about tropical fruits, bamboo, healthy foods, sustainability, biodiversity, habitat restoration and many other initiatives within the landscape of a variety of international communities. PermaTree is an young and  exciting organization with innovative, world-changing projects. We need assistance in conveying our compelling story through a variety of mediums. Mostly over our central PermaTree Blog.

The position will primarily be responsible for helping to create compelling creative concepts, content and communication tools for social media, newsletters, websites, presentations and other materials as needed. This position can be performed remotely. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about our mission and that has mid to senior level experience in copywriting, content development, technical writing, creative development or any combination of experience the aforementioned disciplines. Ideally native speaker of English.

Qualifications

  • Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.
  • English mother language

Next Steps

We are looking for passionate volunteers who are interested in partnering with us for minimum, renewable 6-month (quarterly) commitments.

We are a high-performing team of talented professionals that bring original, creative ideas to the PermaTree a Holistic Gaia Association program and then execute on those ideas both independently and collaboratively. We are seeking these types of reliable, committed volunteers to join us in various capacities.

We seek driven, self-motivated and dependable individuals who can consistently contribute to the team with ability to work independently and as an interactive member of the team.

If this sounds compelling, we’d love to hear from you!

Please reach out and include the following in your introduction:

(01) Why did you pick us? Tell us why you are interested in partnering with us. What about PermaTree a Holistic Gaia Association is of particular interest to you and connects with your personal and professional experiences?

(02) How do you see yourself working with us? Tell us how you envision your stellar skills being applied within our organization and programs.