Projet Permanent
San jose , Costa rica


  • permanent
  • SOCI
  • KIDS
  • ACI/HS2017
Age minimum : 18
Frais d’inscription : 150.00 EUR
Frais supp : 550.00 USD


Open all year. camp fee of $300 for 4 weeks + adm. cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica. and 75$ for each extra week.

  • Code : ACI/HS2017
  • Dispo : 2M / 3F (Total Part 5)
  • Langue du Projet : ESP / ESP
  • Age : 18 - 99


Hogar Sol is a non-profit organization (NGO) in charge of taking care and protecting children in social risk and vulnerability. They are working in cooperation with the Costa Rican government and were founded in 1990. In the institution, they protect children in abandonment, which suffered physical, psychological or sexual abuse. They give to them everything they need, such as social and educative attention, love and care. This institution works with children from 0 until 12 years old and is located in Higuito, a poor area of Desamparados, San José.


Possible tasks for the volunteer: ? Taking care and playing with the children ? Helping the children with their homework. ? Assisting teachers giving classes ? Organizing workshops for the children: sports, art and culture. ? Helping the staff with cooking, cleaning and organizing Go with the staff and children to doctors’ offices etc. — Schedule for the volunteer: From Monday to Friday from 09:00am to 4:00pm


The volunteers stay in a host family. The host family will be in the area of the project.


Higuito, Desamparados, San José Province


Required skills and interests of the volunteer: ? Patience ? Tolerance ? Awareness that you will work with traumatized children ? Respecting the instructions and rules of the institution ? No drugs, no smoking ? No close relationships in the institution ? Dress appropriately and comfortable (wear always long trousers) Open all year. camp fee of $300 for 4 weeks + adm. cost 250$ for ACI Costa Rica. and 75$ for each extra week.

We are active affiliate of the International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) Federation, with its main offices in Berlin, Germany and representation in the five continents through its Member Organizations and Committees. ICYE is recognized by the United Nations as �International Messenger of Peace� and forms part of the Co-Coordinating Committee for International Volunteer Services (CCIVS), associated to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

In Costa Rica, we work in different areas, sending and receiving volunteers, for long and short terms, in groups or as independent persons. We also coordinate our work with other programs such as German Civil Service, Italian Civil Service, �Weltw�rts� of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, British �Community Service Volunteers�, the European Union�s �European Voluntary Service�, �Canada World Youth�, and �United Planet� from the USA.

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