Fundación Dar Esperanza (COL-92)


Type: Children - Country: Colombia

Brief description and main aims

Protect children and youth in vulnerable conditions of physical, psychological and moral abuse.

Main Activities

Dar Esperanza mainly focuses on: 
  • Providing educational service to those who take part in the boarding school
  • Pedagogical and psychological interventions
  • Providing hosting, food, health, clothes, academic support, religious and sport workshops

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer is expected:
  • To accompany and help in the daily activities of the children and youth (6-18 years)
  • To help with the children with their homework.
  • To create and manage their own workshops (depending on the strengths and abilities of the volunteer)

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should be:
  • A nice, proactive and cheerful person
  • Willing to work with children and youth
  • Good at working in a team and adapting easy to new conditions/situations
  • Able to understand and speak basic Spanish
  • Willing to eat everything (no special diets)
 
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. You will share a room with another volunteer. 

Location

Carrera 9 #4-38 Barrio San Antonio. Cali, Valle.
 
Santiago de Cali usually known by its short name "Cali" is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department, and the most populous city in southwest Colombia with 2,319,655 residents. As the only major Colombian city with access to the Pacific Coast, Cali is the main urban and economic Center in southwest Colombia, and has one of the fastest-growing economies in the country
 
The project is located in a beautiful rural area 20 minutes away from Cali. During the weekends you will have the opportunity to stay in their main foundation branch in the Center of Cali in beautiful San Antonio neighbourhood, to enjoy the city life.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live in the project.

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