Corporación Residencias Universitarias (COL-99)


Type: Office Work: Administration - Country: Colombia

Brief description and main aims

To establish a program of activities which benefits the capacities of the student residents.

Main Activities

  • To offer accommodations to students from different regions of Colombia
  • To promote the inclusion of the residential community with the execution of social, cultural, alimental and environmental projects
  • Help fight cultural stereotypes and regionalism

Volunteer tasks

  • To capacitate the habitants of the residence in classes of English and German (advanced and beginners)
  • Systematization of data
  • To manage social media and promote the programs of the institution
  • Help with manual work (kitchen, garden…) 
  • To coordinate the activities of the library and sports programs
  • Garden work (watering plants, compost, weeds,…)

Volunteer requirements / Skills

  • Very independent person with a lot of initiative (doesn’t need to receive instructions all the time), but can develop things on their own.
  • Manage English or German and pedagogical tools
  • Manage social media
  • Manage office work and data
  • Social abilities like communication, empathy, respect, courtesy and assertiveness
  • Self-initiative, endurance and the ability to motivate people
  • Manage groups
Important: You must be organised and prepared to take on a position of responsibility.

Location

The project is located in Bogotá.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live within the project. Volunteers have the same accommodation as the 300 students in the residences. There is one dorm room for two volunteers to share. The rooms have shared bathrooms, two separate beds and a small kitchen with an electric stove. In the residences there are a laundry room, a library and an auditorium. Volunteers can receive food from the project’s kitchen or receive money and cook themselves. This will be decided on their arrival depending on the situation.

More Information

Volunteers needed: 2

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