ICYE in the World
|Name:||Educandário São Joã Batista|
|Brief description and main aims|
Special centre that provides education for disabled children and adolescents (physical and mental) in Porto Alegre.
Different activities such us music, art, simple sports, reading history, among others.
Volunteer will assist the children during the recreation and the games time and he/she will help in workshops such as music (piano and guitar), arts, alternative communication workshops, simple language classes, special movement activities (in the swimming pool), recycling paper and handcraft activities, according to volunteer’s skills.
Each child needs individual attention and care: the volunteer will be asked to help individually a child to learn, paint, read, write or play a musical instrument, to do a game to develop the physical coordination, etc.
|Volunteer requirements / Skills|
The volunteer must have a commitment to education of disadvantaged children and will need patience, maturity and responsibility to realize the work with these special children.
|Hosting Situation (Board & Lodging)|
For more information you can visit the project’s website: http://www.educandario.org.br