Centro Integral Comedor Popular “SAN CALIXTO” is a nonprofit organization, coordinated by the Catholic Church that provides quality food to people in need (homeless, kids who live and work in the street, single mothers, elderly people and workers).
Comedor San Calixto has been working for more than 28 years providing lunch every day.Different groups of people seek their help. Everyday between 150 to 200 individuals recieve a meal. The meal consists of a bowl of soup, a second dish and a glass of juice or milk for the children, and dessert ( usually fruit).
The project's activities inlcude:
Helping solve the problem of hunger by providing lunches
Alllowing thevisitors to use the facilities which include showers, a hair salon, and a a pharmacy
Providing medical care and dental care
There is a therapeutic service for alcoholics and a play centre for children
Promoting informal education activities
The volunteer can help in all tasks concerning the Centro San Calixto:
Scheduling and developing all the activities and tasks with project staff
Supporting teachers with baby care
Helping in the kitchen at least 3 hours per day in all the chores in the kitchen even cleaning
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should:
demonstrate carefullness and empathy
have a great sense of humour and willingness to talk with homeless
be willing to do all kinds of tasks, from cleaning and cooking to playing with kids and working with alcoholics and homeless.
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