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To change the world and have a damn good time while doing it!

Volunteer since
2016

Speaks

Even though I am not FLUENT, I can get by in FRENCH, SPANISH, SWAHILI, ZULU and SIGN LANGUAGE

Last seen online
more than 6 month ago

About me

Kelly Recipe: 1/4 Indiana Jones; 1/4 Mother Teresa; 1/4 Hunter S Thompson; 1/4 Dr. Seuss--with a side of wasabi. Originally from Washington DC, Kelly has 20+ years experience serving international nonprofits, development agencies, academic institutions, the arts, eco- social entrepreneurial enterprises and eco-tourism venues on four continents--mainly in East and Southern Africa, Central America, NE Asia, and North America--on all levels. Kelly's personal and professional mission is to EVOLVE and therefore, transform the world... and have a DAMN good time while doing it! How does she do it? By showing people how to integrate JOY, PLAY and LAUGHTER into ALL aspects of LIFE! When she is not working, Kelly can usually be found in someone's baby pool with a pomegranate margarita.
For everything you could ever wish to know about me, please watch my GOOFY GURU POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS video on my Goofy Guru YouTube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUowPT881c8
To view my LIFE RESUME, please visit my blog at http://kellynpatterson.blogspot.mx/
for a list of all the international organizations and eco-social entrepreneurial companies I have worked with in the past...from agricultural development to Zulu!
And for more PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES, please visit my LINKedIN profile at http://www.linkedin.com/in/kellynpatterson
And you can also find me on FACEBOOK at "Kelly N Patterson" (or "Goofy Guru")

Preferred location

Currently, I am doing work-trade (*which includes social media marketing, sail crew, cleaning, cooking for guests and crew...basically, whatever is most needed at the time!) at Five Elements Adventure Center in Marina Vallarta, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico and I am having a great time! However, I always welcome the opportunity to explore and experience other parts of Mexico!

Skills

Kelly Recipe: 1/4 Indiana Jones; 1/4 Mother Teresa; 1/4 Hunter S Thompson; 1/4 Dr. Seuss--with a side of wasabi. Originally from Washington DC, Kelly has 20 (OMIGOD!! 20?!!! already?) years experience serving international nonprofits, development agencies, academic institutions, the arts, and social entrepreneurial enterprises on four continents--mainly in East and Southern Africa, Central America, NE Asia, and North America--on all levels. Kelly's personal and professional mission is to EVOLVE and therefore, transform the world... and have a DAMN good time while doing it! How does she do it? By showing people how to integrate JOY, PLAY and LAUGHTER into ALL aspects of LIFE! When she is not working, Kelly can usually be found in someone's baby pool with a pomegranate margarita.

Additional info

I am not a smoker, don't have a drivers license, I am not a vegetarian and I have no allergies.

Type of work I want to do

  • construction
  • farming
  • gardening
  • help in the house
  • teaching projects
  • animal care
  • art projects
  • boat handlers
  • charity work
  • child care / au pair
  • eco projects
  • pet sitting
  • tourist support

Where I want to volunteer

North America

Mexico

More photos about me

Hitch-hiking on RT 99, Northern California, USA
While working with Bien du Mujer in La Carpio, San Jose, Cos
Glacier hiking in Iceland
Healers Worldwide Tour in Miami, FL, USA
San Rafael, CA, USA
I can live on land or sea...
I turn everything (even
A lot of people know me as the Goofy Guru