About the local hosting organizationAssociaçÝ£o FundaçÝ£o Casemiro Bruno Kurtz is part of the YMCA organization and since its foundation in 1976 it is a charity project seeking to offer a program focused on human, cultural and social development education for children, young people and families from the local community.
About the volunteer workThe Project offers different activities such as sports, music, theatre, capoeira, pedagogical activities, computer and art classes and other manual workshops such as recycling paper, making candles and soaps. It has the same structure as a kindergarten for little children and it also organizes workshops for older people. The team consist of about 25 paid staff, trainees and volunteers (pedagogue, experts on nutrition, social workers, psychologist and administration staffs).
Local accommodationThe volunteer will stay with a host family.
About the project locationIt is located in a suburb down south of Porto Alegre about 25 mins from city center by bus.
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. Programme fermé du 1er décembre à 28 février. Frais de participation est de 370€.