Educational volunteer in a kindergarten, Sucre, Bolivia

You are the one who can assure these children to have the chance to grow up safe and healthy.

Many of the children the project cares for have all ready had difficult backgrounds despite their tender age – for example children from extremely poor areas of Sucre, those with disabilities, those whose mothers are unable to take care of them and those whose parents have left the country in search of a better means of life. Most of the children are between 4 and 6 years old.  
The people working on this centre will assist you with all the information that you’ll need to get around the Sucre and use the public transport. They will tell you what to do and what not to do in the city, so that you will free and save to get to know Bolivia a bit better.
Your role as a volunteer will be busy and varied! You will act as an assistant to the teacher, offering educational support in mathematics, languages, reading and writing. 

Join this project and make the difference!

 

You will also arrange singing, dancing,arts and crafts, games, sports and more creative activities for the children. If you work with the disabled children, you wil lhelp to develop didactic learning materials for them, to stimulate them and make their life a bit easier.In this project you’ll feel how rewarding it is to give your love to children that in fact have so little in their lifes but the hope for a better life and a smile in their faces. The most just need a bit of patience and comprehension, someone that spends time with them and makes them laugh. By playing games with them, sharing your knowledge and your affection you’ll improve not only their quality of life, but also yours by taking part of an experience that will rest in your memory for ages. In addition working with disabled people is a task that is not always easy but very rewarding. You’ll see that with little effort you’ll receive a lot. Make an experience you’ll never forget. Volunteer!

Accommodation

Families & Homestays

Our families know, due to their experience, what it means to be a real host. They have received many students from different nationalities, occupations and ages. We will take into consideration your likes and preferences. Living with a local family is the best way to learn their customs, likes, and style while you learn a new language.

Residences & Hostels

If you want to live with several local and foreign students, you can choose to stay in a private or shared room in any of the students' residencies we offer you. Sharing a place with young people from all over the world is a great opportunity to learn about different cultures and make new friends as well as learning about the place in which you are studying.

Private Apartments

A Private Apartment is the best choice to enjoy your privacy and comfort of your own place.

Requirements

Usual Volunteer Tasks

  • *Latin American students applying for Volunteers in Spain must have a valid EU passport.

    •  Over 18 years old
    •  High school degree
    •  Health insurance, accident and liability
    •  Commitment to the Host Organization,its rules and tasks
    •  Be able to adapt to a new life and environment
    •  To be sociable
    •  Maintain a cordial relationship with students
    •  Take the initiative; be organized, systematic and responsible in your work
    •  Fulfill with all legal and formal requirements for your Volunteer*
    • Prepare educational material
    •  Teach English or your mother tongue
    •  Provide homework support
    •  Setting up handcraft workshops
    •  Giving dance classes
    •  Starting theatre clinics
    •  Organizing music seminars
    •  Arranging football training
    •  Teaching students about your country and its customs
    •  Assist the teachers on routine duties

    The tasks named above will be arranged with every volunteer according to each one’s skills and special abilities.

Project Hightlights

  • Be the teachers’ assistant and enjoy sharing all your motivation with children.
  • Live Bolivian life away from the touristic area and wonder how much you can experience.
  • Organize creative activities and games for the children.
  • Experiment how rewarding it is to work with children.

Daily Routine

Usually volunteers work from 4 to 6 hours per day, from Monday to Friday. You can be asked to work some weekends if needed. You can start your day early in the mourning by preparing breakfast for kids or work in the afternoon shift. Give a useful hand every time is necessary, it will be really appreciated! And be flexible enough as you won’t have every minute of your work day planned and resources are scarce.
 
"As a student at this school I have been very satisfied with everything. I have felt that my Spanish has developed so much in such a short time. My teachers have been fantastic!!! Group classes combined with individual classes are ideal and make a difference. The school atmosphere is wonderful and everyone is so helpful here, all of which make attending classes a real pleasure. Thank you!"
Kathy L.
German, 29 years old
"This is the second time I come to Argentina and I love it! The School’s facilities are very good, we have internet access and a lot of things. The best things about these courses is that teachers and staff help you make of this a wonderful experience. Come and see it for yourself!"
Alice R.
Brazilian, 22 years old
"My experience in Buenos Aires was great. The teachers are well trained for each level. I liked the activities that the school offered. During my 4 weeks studying Spanish I received a lot of amazing touristic spots info and another info to get advantage of my stay in the country."
Ricardo C.
Brazilian, 18 years old
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