Sur Solidario (ARG-11)


Type: Human Rights: Children's Rights - Country: Argentina

Brief description and main aims

Fundación Sur Solidario is a non-profit organization, which since 2008 works with the objective of improving the quality of life of more than 750 children from the south of Greater Buenos Aires. In addition to food and clothing, we assist, accompany and strengthen the growth, education and training of all children who attend the different neighborhoods where we collaborate.
Sur Solidario also deals with health, recreational and sports activities, which are essential tools in the development stage of children.

Main Activities

This project offers a safe place for more than 650 children in different areas of Buenos Aires. Receive
“Snack” (milk and cookies) after school and participate in different activities.

Volunteer tasks

  • Help young people with their homework. They will work with groups of volunteer teachers who support students, children with courses in languages, social sciences, mathematics, biology, literature, etc.
  • 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

General requirements
  • Basic or intermediate level of Spanish
  • Initiative to propose activities independently
  • 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
  • Interest in working with children

Location

Lomas de Zamora, Banfield , Buenos Aires, Argentina

There are four educational centers and kitchens in the south of Buenos Aires. They work in the most vulnerable areas of the south of the Buenos Aires province, with basic conditions.

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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