Come and spend your days with children and young people of the rural areas in Bom Retiro, Brazil

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a couple of spanish educators that has created an educational project for rural areas in Brazil.
    Projeto Ataîru works mainly in two areas:
    -A cultural center and community library that offers several courses and activities. There are two locations : one in the Belomonte Settlement and other in the Bom Retiro de Guaíba village. You will be helping in Bom Retiro.
    -A literacy course developed in the last years of the fundamental education and young and adult school in Bom Retiro de Guaíba too.
    The possibilities of engagement of the volunteers in the Ataîru´s work depends on the creativity and skills of them, any propositions could be done if they are related with the style of the project and if is able to be done with our resources.
    We work with arts, languages, tutoring, music, literature, yoga, theatre, cultural places management, resources searching and cultural events.

    Somos una pareja de educadores españoles que en 2014 creamos un proyecto educativo para comunidades rurales en el sur de Brasil.
    El Proyecto Ataîru trabaja principalmente en dos áreas:
    -Un Centro Cultural con función de Biblioteca Comunitaria que ofrece variados cursos y actividades. Este tiene dos sedes: una en el Assentamento Belomonte y otra en la villa de Bom Retiro de Guaíba.
    - Un curso de post-alfabetización implementado en los últimos cursos de enseñanza fundamental y en el Escuela para jóvenes y Adultos en la localizada en la misma villa de Bom Retiro.
    Nosotros trabajamos con artes, lenguas, refuerzo escolar de nivel fundamental y medio, música, literatura, gestión de espacios culturales comunitarios y búsqueda de recursos, gestión de biblioteca, yoga, teatro y producción de eventos culturales.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Building
    Help with Eco project
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The areas where we work are very quiet and peaceful because they are far from cities and their busy life. Working with this children and young people of the rural areas is very nice and interesting. The contact with nature and the simple rural life is beautiful. You are gonna have time to read, play, walk, study or just rest in a hammock.

  • Help

    Help

    The amount of hours of work required is 20-25 hours a week. We are open to new propositions of any workshops and activities.The possibilities of engagement of the volunteers in the Ataîru´s work depends on the creativity and skills of them, any propositions could be done if they are related with the style of the project and if is able to be done with our resources.
    We work with arts, languages, tutoring, music, literature, yoga, theater and cultural events. As a volunteer you can work with these same activities or propose new ones. We mainly work with children and youth, but if you one to work with adults, tell us and maybe we can make it happen :)
    The expected time of staying is minimum two months.

    La cantidad aproximada de horas requeridas para el proyecto es de 20-25 h. semanales. La participación de los voluntarios en el proyecto dependerá de la creatividad o capacidades de cada uno. Estamos abiertos a todas las propuestas de cursos y actividades afines al estilo del proyecto, siempre ques sea posible llevarlos a cabo con nuestros recursos.
    Nosotros trabajamos con artes, lenguas, refuerzo escolar de nivel fundamental y medio, música, literatura, gestión de espacios culturales comunitarios y búsqueda de recursos, gestión de biblioteca, yoga, teatro y producción de eventos culturales. Como voluntario puedes encajarte en una de estas actividades, o proponer nuevas. Trabajamos mayoritariamente con niños y jóvenes, pero si tienes interés en trabajar con adultos, haznoslo saber e intentaremos que así sea :)
    El tiempo mínimo requerido son dos meses.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, spanish, portuguese and catalan.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We provide accommodation with internet and all the meals included. The volunteers will have they own room to share with another volunteer, maximum two people at the same time. They will have their own kitchen and bathroom. The room is behind the area where they will work, and it's located very near the school. During the week, they will have breakfast and lunch at school. The food for other meals will be provided.
    There is also the possibility of staying in a house located in the downtown of Porto Alegre (the capital of Rio Grande do Sul) if any volunteer wants to visit it or spend time there in the weekends.

    El proyecto cubre los gastos de alojamiento con acceso a wifi y todas las comidas. Los voluntarios tendrán su própia habitación, que solo compartirian si hubiese otro voluntario en el mismo periodo. Tendrán su cocina y baño privado. La habitación se encuentra en la parte de atrás del lugar donde darán las clases, muy cerca de la escuela. Durante la semana, los voluntarios podrán desayunar y comer en la escuela. El resto de comida será subministrado también.
    Existe también la posibilidad de dormir en una casa localizada en el centro de la ciudad de Porto Alegre (capital del estado) para los que quieran visitar la ciudad o realizar alguna actividad allí los fines de semana.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The public transports are reduced but there are everyday buses to Guaíba and, by the school transportation, from monday to friday, is possible to go to the bus stop to go to Porto Alegre. It spend between 45 min./1 hour to get there.

    Los transportes públicos son limitados pero hay autobuses directos cada día a la ciudad de Guaíba y de lunes a viernes existe la posibilidad de llegar mediante el autobús escolar a la parada del autobús que va directo a Porto Alegre. La duración del viaje es de entre 45 min. a 1 hor

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    Two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours/day, 5 days/week maximum




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