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!
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.
A Private Apartment is the best choice to enjoy your privacy and comfort of your own place.
Your role as a volunteer
Your role on this project will be to share any knowledge and special skill you have. Anything can be of interest for your students. You'll need to be dynamic and to work in team with the teachers. You can inspire and share your experiences and successes with others and position yourself as a resource for the project. Some timer you'll just have to spend some quality time with them to raise their spirits, because many "just feel useless and abandoned". As much of their days are spent in a wheelchair looking at the walls, you can imagine how valuable your attention is to them!
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.
- 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.
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