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19 Mar 2016

Freelance Urban Landscaper – Solomon Islands

Volunteer Service Abroad – Posted by admin Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands

Job Description

Support Solo Enviro Beautification (SEB) to enhance Honiara’s landscape through the development of urban landscape designs.

The Urban Landscaping designer will train and mentor SEB staff to produce designs and gardens suitable for an urban environment.  The volunteer will support staff to implement these landscape designs, with a focus to incorporate environmental sustainability and preserve the natural environment in Honiara. SEB has requested a volunteer who has knowledge and skills in nursery management, as they are seeking to commercialise the nursey in future and need additional professional development in nursery maintenance.

We are seeking a qualified urban landscaper who has:

  • Experience working as an urban landscaper
  • Experience working in a nursery and developing plants and soils
  • Ability to train others

This assignment in based in Honiara, and is for one year, with the possibility of extension to two years by mutual agreement.

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VSA volunteers receive a living allowance and accommodation, insurance, and medical costs are provided.  Travel arrangements are organised and funded by VSA.

How to Apply

If current VSA assignments don't suit your skills and experience, or you are not available immediately, you can register your interest with us and we'll let you know when something in your field is available. VSA volunteers must be currently living in New Zealand and have NZ citizenship or have permanent residency status. VSA promotes international volunteering for development, linking New Zealanders with people working to create positive change in their communities and countries.

Job Categories: Featured and Solomon Islands. Job Types: Freelance.


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