Volunteer in Mexico with Childcare and Development Program - from just $33 per day!

Company : Love Volunteers
Activities: Charity Challenges / Career Break / Community Volunteer Projects / Summer Volunteer Programs / Care Work
Country: Mexico
Location : Oaxaca
Duration: 1 week to 1 year
Approx Costs: 250 to 2500 $ Dollars (US)

Want to help improve the lives of Mexican children? This program is for you!

Volunteer in Mexico with the Love Volunteers Childcare and Development Volunteering Abroad Program!

At the heart of this program is the belief that every child has a right to an education, and in supporting the rights of indigenous youth to an education that is culturally appropriate. This program was created with the goal of providing impoverished children in Oaxaca with a solid education and supply additional resources to support them, such as nutritious meals, medical care and extra-curricular activities. By providing an education and supporting their well-being, these vulnerable children will have a solid foundation in which to break the poverty cycle and lead enriched lives.

The project center serves as a place of extracurricular learning for the children, as well as a site of inter-cultural exchange for the many international students and volunteers who contribute. This is a diverse program that will allow volunteers from any background to participate. While qualified teachers are sought after, especially for longer term placements, any volunteer contribution is both valued and beneficial, with all volunteers contributing in their own unique way.

 

Goals of this Project:

  • Provide teaching support to children in Oaxaca City – in Mexico’s most ethnically diverse region
  • Improve the future prospects of some of Mexico’s most impoverished children, and help them to break the poverty cycle,
  • Enable inter-cultural exchange which benefits both residents and international volunteers alike.
  • Keep children in education for longer by supporting their needs

 

Start Dates

This project is available year-round and programs start every SUNDAY. Volunteers can choose to participate for periods ranging from 1 week 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 Mexico. 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:

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