Fundación "Quito Eterno" (ECU-62)


Type: Art/Culture - Country: Ecuador

Brief description and main aims

Quito Eterno is an organization that develops integral processes trough artistic, pedagogical experiences and social investigation. It creates strategies in the cultural – educational area, in order to promote Ecuador´s heritage and the construction of a cooperative citizenship and a social coexistence.
 
To accomplish its objectives, Quito Eterno has involved young people who are committed with the cultural and educational area. They are continuously coached in historic and artistic topics in order to include them as part of the daily work.

Main Activities

Thematic routes, presentations, theater plays and international presentations. One of our foundation’s main activities are the “Legends Routes” where workers dressed as characters from the past let people know the city through different activities such as theater and historical investigation.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected to:
  • coordinate of theater plays and other services
  • support the organization´s thematic routes
  • escort different guides to the tours organized by Quito Eterno in order to get to know the Historical Centre and the work dynamic
  • give tours as any Quito Eterno character and participate in theater plays
 
The volunteer might also be involved in the research of cultural events in the national and international context. The main activities are to organize the events and to work in public relation.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:
  • be between 18 -25 years old
  • have an advance English level and be capable of communicating in Spanish
  • have strong team work skills
  • be able to work under pressure
  • be a leader
Male volunteer might be given preference since 70% of the foundation member are women

Location

Old town (Historical Center), Quito

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Host Family

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