Project No.: RC-MTV-ENV-3/17: Eco Tourism
Period: January to December 2018
Age: 18+ Location: Kasauli area
Placement: Placement is offered for upto 6 months. Joining dates : Any Monday during the project cycle
Background: Rural eco tourism has been on rise in north India. This project is our initiative to protect environment, landscape and natural resources by promoting responsible tourist behavior. Volunteers will be based in rural setting and have access to locations frequently visited by tourists. After familiarizing with local community and neighbourhood, volunteers shall design a plan to create necessary interventions required for protecting environment & promoting responsible travelling in this rural set up.
Work: Working closely with local community youth we expect volunteers to: 1. Create a database of location frequented by tourists. 2. Designing plan of action to promote rural tourism and putting up signs raising awareness towards environmental and cultural preservation. 3. Making eco-tourism attractive by promoting it as source of livelihood for local community, providing much needed future sustainability to the project. Volunteers with prior experience in related field are most welcome to apply and bring in new ideas.
Accommodation: Accommodation is on sharing basis with common toilets and bath.
Food: Food offered will be simple authentic Indian vegetarian and freshly cooked. Three meals a day will be served. Assistance while cooking is desired of volunteers. Volunteers are free to cook meals of their country choice on every Sunday.