Volunteer in an after school centre for children, Sucre, Bolivia
You are the one who can assure these children to have the chance to grow up safe and healthy.
This centre offers medical, educational and moral support to children of 4 to 15 years that live under poor conditions in Sucre. By working in this project you’ll be part of the development of this young people that in many cases come from farmer families. The centre provides a safe environment to them to feel secure.
The people working on this centre will assist you with all the information that you’ll need to get around 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.
You’ll get assigned a group of children to care for. It is very important to combine discipline and fun, so children learn something from the time in the centre, while they have a happy time. Even if you’ll perform an teaching task giving support in subjects such as maths, language science or arts, there is a lot more that you can do at the centre.
Join this project and make the difference!
Help is needed in a lot of areas. Cleaning and supporting in domestic tasks, organizing sport and recreational games in which your creativity will play an important role, medical supervision and giving advice to the young people that may need you to listen and take them serious in this Bolivian centre for poor children.
In this project you’ll learn a lot more than how to deal with children. This humble organization works with kids that come from families with little resources. Seeing poverty from very close will expand your empathy and will teach you that with a bit of love you can accomplish a lot more than you expected. Caring for this kids won’t cost you much effort and the unforgettable experience you’ll take home is worth it. You will remember your stay in Bolivia the rest of your life!
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
Usual Volunteer Tasks
- 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*
*Latin American students applying for Volunteers in Spain must have a valid EU passport.
- 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.
- Help children and teenagers from limited financial resources
- Make a real difference to underprivileged children and youths by supervision and running educational lessons.
- Make your experience with people with limited resources that will teach you that less is more.
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