Opportunity Overview

Lifewater 201: mWASH

Do you have a desire to see the global water and sanitation crisis end and see communities thrive?

Lifewater’s missional Water, Sanitation and Hygiene course, equips new international partners and staff with the skills, knowledge, and base of understanding needed to begin WASH programs. Topics include core principles of transformational development, proper hygiene and sanitation practices as well as effective behavior change techniques that bring about lasting change.

A team of 3-4 qualified volunteers will travel with 1 Lifewater staff member to Ethiopia to train 20 national Lifewater field staff in launching new Lifewater projects in Ethiopia.

You will be notified no later than July 15th you have been selected for this trip.

Note: The trip cost does not include international airfare but does include all on the ground costs such as lodging, food, and transportation. Trip cost and dates are tentative and subject to change. 

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Cost: $1,500.00

Milestone Amount Due Date
Payment 1 (Deposit) $750.00 8/1/2016
Payment 2 $750.00 8/12/2016
Name Description Location Date Required?
Conference Call 2 Discuss flights, schedule, logistics. From computer: From phone: (630) 869-1015 Access Code: 387-428-589 Aug 9 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT Yes
Trip Debrief Share highlights, experiences since returning, program update From computer: From phone: (630) 869-1015 Access Code: 387-428-589 Nov 28 2016 2:30 PM PST Yes
Form Description Due Date Required?
Emergency Contact Form 8/6/2016 Required
Trip Preparation Form 8/6/2016 Required
Trip Preparation Policy
Trip Funds Policy
Trip Packing List
Tracking Volunteer Time
Trip Insurance Overview
Health and Medical Information Please complete the attached Health and Medical Information and return to Julie Smith at [email protected] or mail to Lifewater Attn: Trips PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93403. 8/6/2016 Required
Assumption of Risk and Liability Release Form Please complete this emergency contact form and email to [email protected] or mail to Lifewater at PO Box 3131 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. 8/6/2016 Required
Team Member Trip Report Please fill out and send to [email protected] 10/21/2016 Required
  1. You must be an approved Lifewater Water Corps member having taken Lifewater 101: Transformational Mission and Lifewater 202: mWASH
  1. Facilitation
  1. You must be in good physical health and able to travel to rural parts of Africa.

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Contact Info

Julie Smith
(805) 541-6634