International Volunteering opportunity in Foster Home in Mexico City-Xochimilco

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Mexiko

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    02.01.2020

 
  2020 

 Geforderte Mindest-Aufenthaltsdauer:  mindestens 1 Monat oder mehr

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  • Beschreibung

    Beschreibung

    About the Organization:
    The Foster Care home, is a non-for profit organisation that works with child and teenage girls that have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or other family dysfunction. The institution provides a comprehensive array of services such as housing, food, clothing, jurisdictional services, psychological, educational and medical support, in addition to different cultural and recreational activities.

    With a humanist approach, the institution strives to deliver the adolescent and teenage girls that live within the house, an integral development, a full and productive childhood and adolescence, and the necessary tools to prepare them for their future.

    In order to achieve this, the organization has an integral educational model based on six areas that we consider central in human development and that enclose different general aspects of life such as: education, responsibility, spirituality and solidarity, culture and recreation, as well as, physical, mental and emotional health.

    About the girls living in the organization:
    The girls that arrive to the institution are usually between 6 and 21 years old, having been removed from their homes by a government authority due to intrafamily violence, abuse, neglect or the loss of their parents and come in a vulnerable state because these painful experiences.

  • Arten von Arbeit

    Arten von Arbeit

    Kinderbetreuung
    Sprachen praktizieren
    Hilfe mit Computer / Internet
    Unterrichten

  • UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung, die dieser Gastgeber verfolgt

    UNO-Ziele
    Keine Armut
    Kein Hunger
    Gesundheit und Wohlergehen
    Hochwertige Bildung
    Geschlechtergleichstellung
    Sauberes Wasser und Sanitärversorgung
    Bezahlbare und saubere Energie
    Menschenwürdige Arbeit und Wirtschaftswachstum
    Industrie, Innovation und Infrastruktur
    Weniger Ungleichheiten
    Nachhaltige Städte und Gemeinden
    Nachhaltige Konsum- und Produktionsmuster sicherstellen
    Maßnahmen zum Klimaschutz
    Leben unter Wasser
    Leben an Land
    Frieden, Gerechtigkeit und starke Institutionen
    Partnerschaften zur Erreichung der Ziele
  • Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Kultureller Austausch und Lernmöglichkeiten

    Throughout an active participation with the child and teenage girls in the house, and the involvement in their every day activities, the volunteer will definitely be immersed in a new culture. This will be vey enriching since it can make him or her have a wider perspective and understanding of the world.

    Volunteers , will experience an encounter with social issues; encouraging respect, solidarity and reflection, values that enable social conscience.

  • Arbeit

    Arbeit

    About the Volunteering Program:
    This project offers international volunteers the opportunity to get involved in a long-term project with the organization. The volunteers will help the girls with their homework, teach them english classes an develop recreational activities. Throughout an active participation with the adolescent and teenage girls in the house, the involvement in their every day activities, the volunteers will not only contribute with their knowledge, talent and time, but could also become good role models for the girls.

    Additionally, volunteers will experience an encounter with social issues; encouraging respect, solidarity and reflection, values that enable social conscience.

    General Objective:
    Offer experiences that yield in participants’ personal and professional growth, while enabling the accomplishment of organizational goals.

    Activities:
    - Help the girls with their daily homework
    - Teach the girls english classes
    - Develop different recreational and sports activities.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Gesprochene Sprachen

    spanish, english

  • Unterkunft

    Unterkunft

    Includes without cost:
    - Accommodations and 3 meals a day inside the organization in case its required. It is a medium size room only for girls. One complete bathroom, a small living room with a TV and Bunk beds. You can look at some pictures in the profile.

  • Was noch ...

    Was noch ...

    LOCATION: Mexico City. Nicolás Bravo, Bis Col. Santa María Tepepan, Delegación Xochimilco.

    FREE TIME: Los embarcaderos de Xochimilco, Dolores Olmedo Museum, The flower and plant market.


    General Volunteering requirements:
    The volunteers have to:
    - Have a proactive attitude, with a lot of energy;
    - Have emotional strength;
    - Be open minded to comprehend other realities different from its own;
    - Be empathetic and have a genuine interest for the well being of others;
    - Like sharing and relating to other children and young people;
    - Previous experience with vulnerable people is desired;

    Specific Requirements:
    - Must contract a travel insurance that covers accidents, loss by theft and health problems during the volunteering period;
    - Speak some spanish language(50%);
    - Present with your application one recommendation letter;
    - Present Resume
    - In case its necessary, obtain the corresponding VISA for the volunteering period.
    - Present a Health Certificate signed by physician.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    Etwas mehr Information

    • Internet Zugang

    • Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

      Eingeschränkter Internet Zugang

    • Wir besitzen Tiere

    • Wir sind Raucher

  • Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    Kapazität - wie viele Workawayer maximal

    mehr als zwei

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    Arbeitszeiten

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week


Gastgeber Ref-Nr.: 413629721251