Fundación la Luz (COL-57)


Type: Community - Country: Colombia

Main Activities

The project is a “live-in” project, meaning the participants live within the project throughout the duration of the program. It consists of many group interventions that attempt to change damaging behaviour patterns. It has specialised support groups related to the consequences of addiction. There are also clinical and therapeutic intervention

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected:
  • to help a lot with administration
  • to talk with patients in their spare time
  • to do physical sporting activities with the group
  • to teach a second language to the patients
  • to help with the other branches of the institution as and when necessary

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunter should:
  • be dynamic and flexible
  • be tolerant and patient when confronting potentially frustrating situations
  • be ble to follow instructions and respect authority
  • be self-motivated to create own projects
  • be strong-minded
  • be eager to show initiative
 
Important: You need to be proactive, self-motivated and full of ideas to work with young people. You must understand that living inside the project comes with responsibilities as there are rules and regulations to follow, respecting the internal dynamics of the organization. You must be independent, open minded, committed and responsible. Should be willing to do office work.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live within the project and can share or have their own room. 

More Information

There is Wi-Fi in an area of the building

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