Village kids need
safe water



Travel with purpose

Village kids need
safe water


Travel with purpose
TEACH, BUILD AND CAPTURE
TEACH, BUILD AND CAPTURE

Aspire To Make A Difference

Jungle Water offers unique two, four, eight and twelve week programs in Northern Thailand.  Leave your unique footprint in Jungle Water villages and in the hearts of residents currently living without a safe water source. Guests attend an online orientation prior to departure. In-country orientations and cultural workshops prepare you with the skills needed to enter villages with the Jungle Water field team.

You'll assist the goals of the organization in your program of choice Mondays through Wednesdays in Chiang Mai. Every Thursday you'll venture into villages to perform field work. Weekends are yours for local exploration and adventure.

 



Community Health Promoters

Come to Thailand where you'll learn to teach villagers of all ages to lead healthier lives through safe water practices. You will research and plan in town Mon-Wed and conduct field work in remote tribal villages Thurs-Fri.  As an essential part of our public health and delivery teams, community health promoters design and deliver wellness campaigns, community-based health promotion and learning activities.

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How You'll Help

  • Identify and utilize WaSH resources
  • Explain the range of health impacts from inadequate WASH and how they can be prevented
  • Properly conduct field water analysis, review results and document impact
  • Understand the practicalities surrounding community water supply and related environmental health issues.

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Requirements

  • Ability to work on a team and independently
  • A passion for teaching or health care
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in one or more of the following: public health, health or hygiene promotion, community development, education, or community water advocate

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Social Media Management

Come work with our digital media team in support of Jungle Water's marketing strategy. You'll monitor and produce engaging social media content Mon-Wed and update the Jungle Water blog with stories written by you and fellow team members. You'll visit the jungle Thur-Fri to document the activities of field work for future social media posting.

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How You'll Help

  • Boost engagement and traffic across all social media platforms
  • Produce engaging, relevant content daily
  • Document field work

Ideal Travelers

  • Passion for all things “social"
  • Able to work independently
  • Social media channel management and content creation experience
  • Exceptional written skills and a keen eye for detail and editing
  • Copy writing and proofreading experience a plus
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Photography/Videography

Head to exotic Thailand and tap into your exceptional photography and videography skills to feature the work of our teams in action. You'll shoot on campus, in isolated villages and the surrounding Chiang Mai area. Your work will be featured on our website, highlighted across social media and included in documentary filmmaking.

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How You'll Help

  • Capture everyday activities of teams at work and play
  • Provide daily content to social media and filmmaking
  • Provide content to marketing team as needed

Ideal Travelers

  • A passion for photography and/or videography
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive and professional at all times
  • Have a blend of technical skills with an artistic eye
  • Broadcasting experience a plus
  • UAV experience a plus

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Filmmaking

Help share our stories with unique film projects designed to inspire and motivate service to others through mindful travel. Harness your creativity through the power of film to highlight  the work of our organization.  Filmmakers shoot on campus, in remote villages and in the beautiful surrounding area of Chiang Mai. Design a film project of your choice and present it at the farewell dinner receiving full credit. Your project may be used to market the goals of the program.

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How You'll Help

  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Weekly meetings with project directors
  • Present your project at the farewell dinner

Ideal Travelers

  • Well-rounded filmmaking skills
  • Comfortable with all stages of production
  • Experience in DSLR cinematography
  • Experience in Adobe Premier and other Creative Suite applications a plus
  • Experience with UAV technology a plus

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IT Specialist

Escape from the ordinary and come  to Chiang Mai to help maintain, modify and keep the computer systems of Jungle Water healthy and up to date.  Every Mon-Wed you'll keep an eye on a small network and have plenty of opportunities to work in different program areas. On Thurs-Fri you'll travel to the jungle with the field team supporting the goals pf the organization.

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How You'll Help

  • Basic administration of a Windows 2012 network
  • Assist teams with network and computer issues
  • Cross train and participate in weekly field work

Ideal Travelers

  • Passion for technology
  • Independent worker
  • Previous experience in the IT field or equivalent
  • Exceptional written skills and a keen eye for detail
  • WordPress knowledge  a plus
  • PowerShell scripting and programming skills a plus

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Construction & Design

The construction and design team is the driving force of our organization, without the efforts of this team our project would cease to exist. This team is integral to the program in every aspect and every guest participates in filter construction  and delivery. You will work alongside the design and management teams during construction, testing and delivery.

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How You'll Help

  • Filter construction (sifting stations, filter assembly, unit leak-testing)
  • Load and unload filters and building materials
  • Interact with village residents with the assistance of tribal translators
  • Rely on field managers regarding filter placement, usage and maintenance

Ideal Travelers

  • Knowledge of hand tools, small power tools
  • Experience in simple construction
  • Must be a team player
  • Positive and professional at all times

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