CIMET - Centro Integral del Niño Trabajador (BOL-17)


Type: Children - Country: Bolivia

Brief description and main aims

CIMET is a center which promotes the integral development of working children and adolescents of the street, through 4 main areas: health, pedagogical support, social assistance and nutrition.

Main Activities

At CIMET children and adolescents of the street can learn or improve skills. Our four main areas and their activities are:
 
  • Health Area: provide protection and assistance in medical and odontological health.Prevent intrafamily violence.
  • Pedagogical Area: develop and strengthen knowledge, values, skills, through school support, pedagogical reinforcement and art workshops.
  • Nutrition Area: Provides food to children and adolescents to support their physical development.
  • Social Assistance: promote the support to the childrad and adolescents in cooperation with the other services.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected to:
  • take the children to the doctor
  • help with training activities
  • accompany the children while having lunch 
  • encourage the children to take care of themselves, especially of their body, and to trust in themselves.

Volunteers will be able to work, according to their interest and experience in the several integral centers where they provide assistance in the following areas: Education, heath, law, social assistance and administration. 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should have:

  • motivation
  • energy
  • patience
  • a basic level of Spanish 
  • high self-esteem to pass on to the young worker

Location

Sucre, Bolivia

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family.

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