Volunteer at the Greening The Desert Project

This is the application form for the Greening The Desert Project PRI Jordan demonstration site. Please only fill out and submit this form if you are willing and ready to make a minimum of 4 weeks commitment of volunteering. Please be ensured of your privacy, we will not forward your information to anyone else, and it will only be used for the purpose of assessing your suitability as a volunteer.
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MOU / Etiquette

The Jordan Valley is home to an ancient and classical civilization that has had many cultures, traditions, and peoples cross through its land and also settle within. International students are requested to be culturally sensitive to the Islamic traditions and Muslim social protocol. A full orientation will be provided. General Guidelines Open and receptive attitude toward cross cultural communication Willingness to ask questions whenever necessary -Conservative attire is recommended -Respecting cultural gender relations -Sobriety at all times during the volunteering -Respect for elders, religious traditions and practice, and community leaders -Not photographing locals without permission, with cautionary emphasis on photographing local women and children For men this would include: -Respecting Muslim gender relation etiquette -Wearing long shorts at least to the knee Wearing shirts at all times -Not touching or shaking hands of Muslim women without explicit permission -Not displaying overly intimate affection in public with wife or partner -For ladies this would include: Showing respect for oneself -Respecting Muslim gender relation etiquette -Long skits or pants (Shorts considered offensive) -Wearing shirts at all times -Not displaying overly intimate affection in public with husband or partner

 

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Remember This is  You Will Need to bring with you?

The climate during the course will be dry and warm although the extreme heat of the summer will have passed.
Recommended to bring:
Sun Hat and sunglasses
Good walking or working shoes
Casual and comfortable clothing – natural fabrics recommended for coolness
Sunscreen
Water bottle
Flashlight/headlamp
Your own bedding (sheets etc.)
Ample supply of any needed medications
Tent if needed (depending on accommodation option)
Sleeping bag and hiking mattress if needed
Sandals
Personal toiletries

 

 

 

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