PRASAM - A CITY FOR CHILDREN
Participation fee: € 360 (Euros) per month. It covers food, accommodation, coordination and administration costs. minimum stay of our programme is 3 months. Arrival dates are on 1st Monday of each month.
- Code : SAS04/2018
- Dispo : 2M / 1F (Total Part 3)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
SUBIR AL SUR
Theme or type of Project: Education, games and recreational activities Aims of the project • Promote children rights • Avoid children labour • Prevent addictions and violence Project activities: This project focus on two areas: Development of social projects to improve the life quality of children living in poverty situation. This is organized through educational activities, games, and sport activities. To Provide medical assistant to children and families. — Volunteer´s requirements • Intermediate Spanish level • Initiative to propose independent activities • Interest in learning about NGOs and social programs in Argentina • Sensitivity to social and economic problems • Flexibility to adapt to the NGO structure and way of working in South America • Teamwork • Creative character and motivation • Interest in youth and children development Volunteer´s tasks Volunteers will: *Cooperate on homework activities, playing games, organizing events for children, cooking for events, collecting donations from different stores, developing creative activities, etc. Activities and children are different according to the communitarian centre, on Saturdays they are used to play games and develop recreational activities. In the other communitarian centre during the week children, have activities to help them in school and promoting their development. This project works three times a week, so we will suggest the volunteer to participate in an extra project, at least once a week. Volunteers will have weekly meetings to discuss various topics in order to understand and complement their social intervention as volunteers. Besides, we aim to provide them with a complete social, historical, political and economic background There will be solidarity activities planned for all the volunteers to have common inter-exchanges, like festivals, workshops in schools, etc Number of volunteer in project: 2 volunteers maximum
Host situation: Volunteers are hosted in the intercultural volunteer house with a capacity of up to 14 volunteers, kitchen, shared bathrooms, wi fi, shared rooms. It is located in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires. Volunteers have lunch at the project. They should be flexible to eat local food. Besides, we will provide the ingredients for cooking in the house. Be prepared to live in a communitarian environment!
Community context: In Buenos Aires, 1/3 of the children below the age of 17 live below the poverty line. This statistic is determined without taking into consideration additional factors like access to education, health care, a safe environment, adequate housing, rights, opportunities, or social security. The reality is that many more than 1/3 of these children are living with unsatisfactory basic needs.
requirements Participation fee: € 360 (Euros) per month. It covers food, accommodation, coordination and administration costs. minimum stay of our programme is 3 months. Arrival dates are on 1st Monday of each month. . – Number of volunteer in project: 2 volunteers maximum. — Arrival Dates: As you may expect we organize everything before your arrival and it takes energies and efforts. For that we higly suggest to arrive 1st day of each month. We do not accept volunteers in December nor in January.
• National and regional volunteering (Argentina and Mercosur): Subir al Sur promotes the participation of Argentine young people (especially those with fewer opportunities) as well as young people from neighbouring countries during our workcamps, and organizes volunteer projects to promote regional integration with solidarity and respect.