ICYE-STEPS/ALAS DE COLIBRI 2018
Minimum stay is 4 weeks, maxi 16 weeks. Fee of 370 € is for 4 weeks; each additional week is 65€. Project open all year, arrival date is free
- Code : ECU-78/2018
- Dispo : 2M / 1F (Total Part 3)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ESP
- Age : 18 - 99
Alas de Colibri is a recognized organization located in the north of Quito that wants to abolish child work and begging in the streets of Ecuador. We work in the promotion and defense of human rights and nature with the help of our specialized team that tries to create a fair, free and solidary society. The project “Casa de la Proteccion” is a home for up to 14 girls aged between 10 and 17 years that were treated badly by their families or that suffered sexual abuse. The girls live in rooms of four with their own bathroom and there’s one extra room in case a teenage mother lives with us. We mostly share our daily life in the living room, kitchen or our garden where we realize the different activities. Our goal is to provide psychological and educational help for the girls to help them find back into their lives or to help them create an idea of their future perspectives. Within the home we realize (educational) workshops, different kinds of sport and excursions to different places… The volunteer will support and accompany the social worker and the psychologist in their daily work that includes being with the girls, helping with homework, preparing and realizing games/workshops, accompany excursions… If it is possible, we would like the volunteer to work the weekends (she would have two other days of) as especially in the weekends we need more support.
The project is located in the north of Quito in a district called Carcelen.
We need a female volunteer that ideally has some basic knowledge of Spanish. Age doesn’t matter. If there is an interested volunteer that already has some experience in the psychological field- perfect! – Minimum stay is 4 weeks, maxi 16 weeks. Fee of 370 € is for 4 weeks; each additional week is 65€. Project open all year, arrival date is free. Placement on this project is individual.
Voluntariado para la Ayuda Social del Ecuador – VASE, ICYE Ecuador. Founded in 2008 and registered as a cultural, non-profit, non-religious and non-governmental organization promoting intercultural education and international volunteer community service. The main office in the capital city Quito.
Most of the voluntary service placements include centres for with at-risk children, disabled, health centres and environmental programmes in disadvantaged communities.