Volunteer in Argentina with Love Volunteers Childhood Nutrition - from just $29 per day!

Company : Love Volunteers
Activities: Medical, Health, Medicine / Orphanage Work
Country: Argentina
Location : Argentina, Buenos Aires
Duration: 1 week to 1 year
Approx Costs: < 25 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

Every day on this program, professionals and volunteers alike give technical and educational assistance to hundreds of Argentine children and their families. 

Approximately 3,500 unprivileged children have benefitted from the efforts of this program, which has in turn provided them with an opportunity to have a better quality of life and the possibility to enjoy social inclusion. The main projects this program works on include; Project Children’s Dinners: This project delivers healthy and nutritious food products (not money) to needy children and their families, Project Crecer (‘Growing’, in English): Unprivileged families are educated about the importance of healthy habits and good nutrition. It is predominantly oriented toward single mothers and children between the ages of 0 and 12 years, Project Healthy Playroom: A multidisciplinary team uses a program of 12 games to teach children healthy habits. Thus enabling the children to learn through play, Project Comparte (Share, in English): This program is based on educational and cultural accompaniment to encourage the development of unprivileged children.

Goals of this Project:

·       Provide healthy food options to disadvantaged families

·       Educate families and children on nutritious foods and its importance

·       Improve the health and long term wellbeing of the people of Argentina

·       Provide an opportunity for cross cultural exchange

 

Start Dates

This project is available year-round and programs start every SUNDAY. Volunteers can choose to participate for periods ranging from 2 weeks to 12 weeks. Longer stays can be arranged directly with the local team, but will be subject to availability and individual visa conditions.

Spaces on this project are limited and therefore subject to availability. Early booking is recommended.

Requirements

Love Volunteers welcomes all those 18 years and over who wish to assist in the ongoing support and development of marginalized and at-risk children of Buenos Aires, Argentina. This highly interactive and varied project does not require participants to have a background in the field of childcare, as there are many ways you can assist. However, volunteers with suitable education, qualifications or experience are highly sought after. Regardless, a volunteer’s individual role can often be tailored to suit their particular skills and interests. Volunteers on this project will need an understanding of Spanish in order to communicate effectively. Importantly, all applicants must first and foremost have a genuine willingness to help, show drive and initiative, and bring a positive 'can-do' attitude. If this sounds like you, we want you on the team!

Additionally, volunteers applying to join this program will be required to supply to following documentation:

Emergency contact
Police check
Resume

Booking / Enquiry

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