PermaTree is a holistic, organic Fruit Farm and Regenerative Lifestyle Research, Jungle Reserve in Ecuador, South America. Our mission: We are a hub to share, learn and be inspired for a better resilient and healthy lifestyle. Our vision: Living a healthy, resilient lifestyle which positively influences the surrounding region and environment.
PermaTree is located at the edge of the Amazonas region in the south of Ecuador with a breathtaking environment within the valley of the fireflies.
Fruits and vegetables at PermaTree: Papayas, Bananas, Cacao, Guayusa, Pineapple, Soursop, Jackfruit, Durian, Starfruit, Lemon, etc. Also Bamboo, Vetiver Grass and Achai Pintoi for longterm soil improvement.
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Are you a professional videographer looking for some winter Ecuatorian sunshine? Have you ever dreamed of visiting the a holisitic tropical farm and contributing to our work using your skill set?
Are you hard working and a self starter with experience of making short videos that the PermaTree can use for future promotions and advertising?
We are looking for an experienced person to join our team for 2- 4 weeks to help us create a series of short videos about life in a holistic tropical farm at the edge of the amazonas region in Ecuador.
Are you a professional carpenter looking for some winter Ecuatorian sunshine? Have you ever dreamed of visiting the a holistic tropical fruit farm and contributing to our work using your skill set? Are you hard working and a self starter with experience of making short videos that PermaTree can use?
Work Location: Holistic Tropical Fruit Farm PermaTree in the amazon of Ecuador
Time Commitment: Minimum 4 weeks on location
Dress Code: Tropical Amazonas Climate. Very hot and very humid clothing.
Work Tools: As Photojournalist you will have to bring your own photo equipment
Language requirements: English (required), Spanish (ideal), German (optional)
Room and Board: Accommodation and food at PermaTree HQ
Qualifications: Experience and showcase portfolio
Support: Training for this position to get the holistic mindset will be provided
Benefits: Be the change you want to see and gain experience in that field
This volunteer position would ideally suit
A student / start-up photographer looking to build their portfolio/experience
An experienced photographer looking for a volunteering opportunity to get a new mindset
Genres Needed: Photojournalist, Wildlife, Action, Architecture, Food, Macro, Landscape, Nature
Qualifications / Photography Skill levels required
Good photography skills – skilled enthusiast to professional
Experience photographing in the above mentioned photography genres.
Produce images suitable for promotional materials
Confidence, ability, and experience with groups
Basic computer skills, including file transfers
Adobe Lightroom or similar tool to manage taken photos
Shoot photos in RAW mode.
Must provide a portfolio that demonstrates comfort with a range of subjects and styles
Ability to take direction where necessary, particularly when working with vulnerable young people
Well-developed customer service and problem solving skills
Exercise judgment and work without supervision
Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability.
Benefits to be gained
Start seeing the world from a holistic point of view. Everything and everyone is interconnected, interdependent and interrelated.
Widen your skills base
Share experiences with fellow volunteers
Experience an interesting variety of work
Professionals may promote themselves
Photographer and PermaTree have rights to use images for their own promotional purposes.
All taken photos will be Creative Commons Attribution + ShareAlike (BY-SA)
You get to share food and sleeping opportunity at the farm.
Size of project site
People on site
2 - 8
November to February
May to July
- shared rooms
- communally cooked meals
- slow: emails only
PermaTree is currently offering the following opportunities:
- field work
- alternative energy
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