Fundación Procrear works as a “community house” with the aim of providing support needed for the different parts of the local population. The aim of the work with children and teenagers is promoting citizenship and peace and preventing drug abuse. The work with homeless population and girls working in prostitution aims to reduce the damage of drug abuse.
The are two main projects:
Project 1 - The Parche support centre- this is a centre of conversation where people in conditions of high vulnerability can receive support: homeless people, sex workers, trans men and women etc.The project integrates two important elements, forming operator pairs or community leaders an dnetworking.
Project 2- Proyecto Protagonismos Juveniles from 6 to 17 years in Soso - the rpoject works to prevent drug use and promote peace, self care and anti-violence in four schools in the municipality and in two neighbouring villages.
The volunteer is expected:
To participate in group processes
To advise and work with young people
To participate in institutional events
To do informal youth counselling
To develop a specific project according to their interest
To help with fundraising
To promote cultural activities and visit different youth groups and communities
Volunteer requirements / Skills
The volunteer should:
be motivated and have the ability to deal and work with teenagers
be organized and able to work with others
be analytical, reflexive and critical
be enthusiastic , responsible and full of energy
have artistic abilities
Important: You need to be proactive, motivated to work with young people, and full of ideas. Understanding the internal dynamics of the organization and the complicated background of youngsters you will be working with.
Carrera 16 No 21 07 -Bogotá -Cundinamarca.
Bogotá is the capital of Colombia the political, economic, administrative, industrial, artistic, cultural, and sports center of the country. It is the biggest city in Colombia, the third highest in the world above sea level and known for its high number of universities, libraries and cultural events. It has a population estimated at around 10 million.