Asociación Cultural Arte Acción (HON-64)


Type: Cultural Exposure, Youth, Education, Disadvantaged, Community, Children, Art/Culture - Country: Honduras

Brief description and main aims

Asociación Cultural Arte Acción is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation which works for social inclusion and the fostering of cultural identity through the promotion and production of art expressions, providing an alternative of training and expression for youth, which contributes to generate creative spaces, social consciousness and a culture of peace.

Main Activities

he organisation is a multidisciplinary organisation with a team of artists and social workers promoting the role of the arts in human development of Honduran people through socio-cultural education and promotion of the arts. The organisation based in Copán, a region of Honduras with a strong Maya civilisation influence, organises weekly workshops on different art expressions and Maya culture (i.e. theatre, acrobatics, stilts, plastic arts, photography, murals, among others).

Volunteer tasks

The activities of the organisation depend on the human resources and materials available. The organisation is always needing people and funds to carry out the activities. The volunteer must be very creative to organise workshops with limited resources. The volunteer can organise different workshops according to her/his skills and knowledge, and support the organisation’s team in administrative tasks and the different events organised.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • 21+ years old.
  • Female or male.
  • Fluency in Spanish is preferred but a fair level of Spanish is acceptable.
  • Experience working with children and youth.
  • Creativity, curiosity, flexibility, enthusiasm, energy, being open and friendly; skills and knowledge to develop different workshops such as recycling projects, English classes, dance, music, sports, theatre, yoga, etc.

Location

Copán Ruinas, Copán.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Living with a Host Family.

More Information

  • Facebook Profile: Arte Acción Copán Ruinas
  • You can request more information of this Project contacting ICYE Honduras: incoming@icye.hn

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