The work will involve the Uprooting lantana camara an alien invasive specie prevalent in the World Heritage Site destroying vegetation and biodiversity. Working in the Victoria Falls World Heritage Site- Zambian side- the volunteers will also do some capacity building program on environmental and sustainable development goals, Working at the Old People s home ,Working with farmers in agriculture projects- nutrition gardens, Camping on the Katombora islands and helping with construction of small community school and carrying out biodiversity management and Cultural interaction and cleaning at the Mukuni Traditional Village.
Volunteers should bring their own sleeping bags and a small mattress. No running water, Pit latrines will be used. Volunteers will be staying at a camping site in the national park.
Weekends are meant for free tours that group/individuals can organize by themselves. You can decide to visit places of interest within the vicinity of the work cam. It has become a custom in all our Workcamps to have cultural nights. This affords each volunteer the opportunity to present her/his country and culture. Please bring with you your national flag and traditional dress if possible.
The participants will work with the local community and environmental experts from Environment Africa, Ministry of Tourism Zambia, Department of National Parks and United Children of Africa and Youth Alive Zambia.
Desire to work hard as well as being comfortable to work with people with from different backgrounds
Participants should arrive at least two days before the camp starts for orientation. It is important to note that projects locations may change due to several reasons beyond our control. There might be few applications for participation, late cancellation by volunteers or the community failing to make its contribution to the project in the last minute, and finally insecure situations. Therefore volunteers are urged to be flexible and accept alternative options