About the local hosting organizationICYE Brazil
About the volunteer workSpecial centre that provides education for disabled children and adolescents (physical and mental) in Porto Alegre. The project wants to provide support for disabled children and promote the ideas of independent life philosophy and social approach to disability. Some children sleep in the centre during the week. Different activities such us music, art, simple sports, reading history, among others. Volunteer will assist the children during the recreation and the games time and he/she will help in workshops such as music (piano and guitar), arts, alternative communication workshops, simple language classes, special movement activities (in the swimming pool), recycling paper and handcraft activities, according to volunteer's skills. Each child needs individual attention and care: the volunteer will be asked to help individually a child to learn, paint, read, write or play a musical instrument, to do a game to develop the physical coordination, etc.
Local accommodationHost family
About the project locationProject is located up south of Porto Alegre. It takes about 45 minutes to get there by bus from city center.
Extra info about the projectAttention : les projets STEPS ICYE ne sont pas des chantiers de groupes. Le placement est individuel (ou à 2 ou 3 volontaires maxi), hébergement en famille. Arrivées les 1er lundi du mois, de mars à novembre