Jardín Nunca Jamás (ARG-8)


Type: Education: Kindergarden - Country: Argentina

Brief description and main aims

A kindergarden that provides education for children and helps families, so that they can grow in a creative environment. These children come from complex realities and vulnerable situations.

Main Activities

This project is a kindergarten with activities for children between 2-5 years old and a program after school for children ages 6-13. There are creative activities, they are helped with their homework, sport, etc. These children come from complex realities and vulnerable situations.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers must:
  • Work together with another volunteer in a pedagogical couple
  • Be part of the local team that organizes the project
  • Organize artistic or sports activities for children. They may be workshops with a specific duration according to the duration of the volunteering
  • Help teachers during classes. In addition, they will organize exchange activities between youth and the other volunteers
  • The program includes activities after school but also the possibility of doing activities in the weekend
  • Volunteers will have meetings every week to discuss some topics and better understand their social interventions as volunteers. As well as to better understand the social, historical, political and economic of Argentina
  • There are activities organized by volunteers to have exchanges, such as festivals, workshops at school, etc.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Intermediate level of Spanish
  • Initiative to propose activities
  • Sensitivity to social and economic problems
  • Flexibility to adapt to the structure and the way of working in Latin America
  • Teamwork
  • Creative and motivated person
  • Interest in the development of young people
  • Specific artistic requirements

Location

This project is located in Avellaneda, 30 minutes from the center of the City of Buenos Aires. Is a port area in the province of Buenos Aires, whose population is 328,980 inhabitants. Avellaneda is part of the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area, and connects with the City of Buenos Aires through several bridges over the Riachuelo River. Its commercial and industrial center is also one of the most important in Argentina.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

Volunteers are received in our volunteer house, located in the City of Buenos Aires. They usually take their lunch at the project. It is important to be flexible in eating local food. For the rest of the meals, they will have what is necessary to cook in our house. Get ready to live in a community environment!

More Information

Number of volunteers in the project - 2 volunteers maximum.

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