COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Learning Opportunities

Community development project structure, monitoring and evaluation, concept note, proposals and grant writing.

  • Explore nuances of community development within Panama’s unique culture and populous
  • Participate in community development meetings to understand diverse needs of these Panamanian communities
  • Learn about tools utilized to implement community support and development programs and projects
  • Interview local families to support a baseline survey
  • Learn how to develop impactful and relevant projects that empower theses communities

Volunteer Opportunity

Support, Experience Mamoni projects serving communities in need

Participation as a volunteer with the Experience Mamoni team is fulfilling and makes a great impact on these marginalized people and communities we serve. You will have hands on experience engaging with the diverse and intriguing panama populace.

Some of the activities you may help with include, but are not limited to:

  • Planting community gardens
  • Developing and supporting sustainable enterprises
  • Community farm co-ops
  • Traditional plant medicines and teas

Strategy: Empower communities, build knowledge, sustainable enterprises

Partnership with Mamoni Valley Preserve

  • MVP is a Non-profit NGO creating community empowerment through livelihoods development
  • Collaboration with the EM, Farm to Fork program
  • Community support through education of sustainable systems
  • Centro Mamoní Training Center & Visitors Rest Station

An integrated system for global community empowerment

  • Learn community needs then provide relevant support
  • Teach life skills for long term impact
  • Serve marginalized communities

Current Projects Include:

  • Monitoring and evaluation: Baseline survey, needs assessment, project tracking and reporting
  • Project Development: project viability analysis, business planning
  • Project funding: Concept notes, proposals and grant writing
  • Project Implementation: Helping community members build their businesses
  • Travel through diversified communities: Visits to many communities and unique situations
  • Service to others for a better planet: Supporting sustainable/green enterprise as a means of empowerment

How to Join Us

We currently offer program appointments for internships, apprenticeships, scientists/researchers as well as accepting volunteers. Please fill out the form and a representative will contact you shortly!

Apprenticeships commit to work for a longer period of time to get practical experience and learn a specific job or skill while interns are students, graduates and young professionals who work with our learning directors to gain supervised, practical professional experience.

Volunteers are independently driven voluntourists joining us to help move the organization forward. There is no one specific field they will be focused on as they are expected to help our team of staff and interns with any project that, at that specific time, needs attention for us to accomplish our mission of conserving the Mamoni Valley.

Questions? Call us – 1-857-MAMONI-1

Learn more about our programs!

Apprenticeships, as low as $1000 / month, commit to work for a longer period of time to get practical experience and learn a specific job or skill while interns, as low as $1200 / month, are students, graduates and young professionals who work with our learning directors to gain supervised, practical professional experience.

Volunteers, as low as $30 / day, are similar to that of the internship and apprenticeship. Volunteers are independently driven voluntourists joining us to help move the organization forward. There is no one specific field they will be focused on as they are expected to help our team of staff and interns with any project that, at that specific time, needs attention for us to accomplish our mission of conserving the Mamoni Valley.