CIES – Centro de Investigación, Educación y Servicios (BOL-98)


Type: Health, Education, Development - Country: Bolivia

Brief description and main aims

CIES aims to contribute to human development with  an emphasis on women, men and adolescents of low economic resources. They develop the model of promotion and assistance in sexual and reproductive health, with a gender, intergenerational and intercultural focus.

Main Activities

Activities in educational services:
  • revalue woman's health, the necessary cares and their relation with the community.
  • prevent sexually transmited deseases like VIH / AIDS and unplanned pregnancies, taking care of their health in general.
  • promote actions regarding sexual and reproductive health.
  • promote sexual and reproductive rights.
CIES offers different services and programs such as: empowering young people, gender violence awarness and health mobile unis, among others.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer will work the medical or administrative staff in different areas related to the orientation and educational support for adolescents about reproductive topics and prevention.
 
Volunteers can also rotate in the different areas of orientation, prevention, infirmary, etc.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should:
  • be open minded
  • have patience, respect and love for  health and life
  • have experience working/studying in the health area
  • know basic Spanish 

Location

Sucre, Bolivia.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family.

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