An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Permaculture Children’s House Foundation, Thailand, for a PDC graduate looking to fund their diploma trajectory.
Permaculture Children’s House Foundation is offering a 2 years internship and is located on a 10 acre land (or 4 hectares or 26 rai), in San Kamphaeng, 20 minutes from Chiang Mai city face to Mae On mountains.
You will have opportunities to work on site-analysis and design of two land-based projects, the other one in the beautiful forested hillsides of Mae Chaem among the Karen hill tribe and will be in a second time.
This Permaculture internship will be facilitated by a holder of an Advanced Permaculture Teaching Certificate and will lead to a Permaculture Diploma mentored and awarded by the UK Permaculture Association. The total costs of the Diploma award itself, including mentoring, will be met by the foundation.
The (action) learning outcomes include: eco-village, natural building, bamboo building, all permaculture zone, aquaponics, vermiponics, alternative energy and other sustainable technologies (e.g. water management), challenging food production for a medium sized communities and on a sub-tropical land-based Permaculture, systems thinking and holistic design etc. The intern will be expected to contribute to a Self Directed Education-Permaculture school project teaching Permaculture to 3-17 years old kids by creating a play ground and a Permaculture school garden.
The candidate should have knowledge of electricity, carpentry, plumbing and design skills. We are looking for an adventurous person with a creative mindset, a motivated, pro-active, preferably non-smoker and light or non alcoholic drinker, capable of working with a small team and taking initiatives when required. No drugs or other addictions is also a strict requirement.
The Permaculture Children’s House Foundation’s mission:
Permaculture Children’s House brings global sustainable life solutions educating children all around the world by creating a network and a framework.
The Permaculture Children’s House Foundation’s vision:
Children have a high potential to be agents of change using Permaculture ethics and principles.
The successful candidate will spend 3 months on a probationary period after which a 2 years internship contract will commence. Board and accommodation will be provided, along with a 6,000 baht stipend allowance to cover basic expenses during the internship part of the contract. Health insurance for the first 3 months, travel to Thailand and first visa costs are not provided.
If you think you match this opportunity, send a motivation letter, a resume, portfolio and inquiry here.