RICARDO GUTIERREZ CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (ARG-23)


Type: Health: Rehalibitation - Country: Argentina

Brief description and main aims

Created in 1961, our Service has belonged to the Health team ever since. The volunteers cover all areas of the Hospital, collaborating both in hospital rooms and in administrative tasks and customer service, always in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Regulations.
 
In 1995, on "Pediatric Day", he was awarded by the Argentine Society of Pediatrics, with the "Distinction of Merit" for his career.

Main Activities

This project proposes pediatric care to parents who sometimes go a long way to receive treatment for your children. The hospital has a permanent volunteer program who performs different activities such as accompanying children, talking with parents, etc. As well as collect distribute donations, etc.

Volunteer tasks

Volunteers will have to work for 3 hours in the hospital and prepare activities such as games or reading sessions at home. They perform different tasks such as:
  • Attention and care of children
  • Support to families
  • Collaboration in internment rooms, external offices, pharmacy and sterilization
  • Outpatient orientation
  • Give clothes, personal hygiene items, games, books and diapers
  • Help for the administration
It is important to note that volunteers are not authorized to perform technical tasks.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

They only accept women to do volunteer work.

Location

The project takes place in a tourist and pleasant area of the City of Buenos Aires.

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!

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