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Description:

Historically, and even now, people have been searching for the true definition of a peaceful, harmonious, and “happy life”. In pursuit of the answer to this question, a group of people gathered in 1984 in what is now Sanan Village, an idealistic community which follows the philosophy of an environment-friendly, non-possessive society. As of today, around 20 families reside within this communal village, and the residents are encouraged to pay more attention to the preservation and conservation of the environment while also freely sharing public resources. People of village live together, work together and share together. The volunteers should follow their way of life. Main income of the village is chicken farming. Their organic products, mostly eggs, are sold at the market in the city and are popular with those who prefer eco-friendly products.
Those who are interested in a new, prospective way of living - one which is very different from a "normal and capitalized” life - may obtain some fresh ideas about their life through this program.

Volunteers will assist the villagers with organic farming, taking care of chickens, and household work such as cooking and cleaning in the village kitchen.
Various festivals are taking place often in the village. You may have chance to meet many people through those events.
In the chicken house, the volunteers will be taking care of the chicks, old chickens, feeding them and giving medicines. They will also work in the egg-selection-facility (collecting eggs). In the village kitchen, the volunteers will help prepare meals for the residents.

During the project, volunteers will be able to not only eat healthy and organic food from nature but also experience different way of life with warm-hearted locals.
You may have chance to learn Korean and Japanese too as you'll possibly meet a few Japanese residents. There will be further culture exchange through sports, cooking, and various activities.

Project dates:
March 19 - June 5, 2019
September 17 - December 13, 2019

More info and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-korea

Give us a call: 780-638-7500

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Qualifications:

Profile of the volunteer:
• Interested in agriculture and communal life
• Interested in interacting with new people
• Previous volunteer experience (preferred but not necessary)
• Interest in experiencing a simple farming life
• Initiative and active personality
• Flexibility and positive mind
• No allergies to chicken


Training:

Upon arrival in Korea, there is a mandatory 2 nights and 3 days orientation before moving to the project site. At the orientation meeting, participants will be trained as long-term volunteers through conflict management workshops, case study revision, helpful advice from ex-participants and Korean cultural awareness training.


Benefits:

Working and living together with other volunteers from around the world provides an excellent opportunity to make many new friends, learn about unknown places and culture, gain new skills and experience. Your time, energy, and enthusiasm can make a difference in areas where help is really needed.
After successful participation CADIP issues a certificate for the completed volunteer hours




Duration: One Time
Faculty: ALES (Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences) All Faculties Arts Augustana Business Campus Saint-Jean Education Engineering Law Library and Information Studies Medicine and Dentistry Native Studies Nursing Pharmacy Public Health Rehabilitation Medicine Science
Location: Outside Canada

Contact:

Name: Program coordinator
Phone: 780-638-2500
Email: cadip@cadip.org

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