About the local hosting organizationICYE MEXICO
About the volunteer workAldea S.O.S. is a non-profit NGO that has existed since 1949. It works in in 132 countries, focusing on providing children with their necessities and on the protection of their rights. This project gives the children a permanent home and a stable environment, helping them to create and build their own future and helping them become involved in the development of their communities. The volunteer will assist the teachers working on the children's rehabilitation and education process. In the centre the children are divided into different groups, depending on their age. In each group there are two or three assistants who work in physical therapy, according to the needs of each child. Some of the older children do educational activities like drawing or painting, recognising animals, numbers and colours. They also learn how to count, read and write simple words. The volunteer will work in various classrooms, depending on where they are needed. Sporting activities for children with or without disabilities; Physical therapy and integrative rehab for disabled people ; Teaching support ; Classes in guitar, music, singing, theatre, painting, etc ; Gardening ; Social work ; Psychology ; General support in the village. Work-hours: From Tuesday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Local accommodationHost family in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.
About the project locationTuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas.
Extra info about the projectParticipation : 4 semaines à 16 semaines. Frais supplémentaires : 450 € pour 4 semaines, 75 € pour chaque semaine additionnelle. Le projet est ouvert toute l'année, la date d'arrivée est libre.