Volunteer with a beachside outreach centre for children in Chiapas, Mexico

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Mexico

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    04/12/2020

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  2020 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    URGENT, IMMEDIATE HELP NEEDED - TUTOR / CHILDRENS ACTIVITY COORDINATOR
    Perfect role for a couple, FOUR hours a day for free accommodation and one big meal.
    Ideal for surfers as plenty of time to enjoy the waves!
    Experience preferred but an eagerness to learn is sufficient!
    Spanish AND/OR English.

    If you think you could fit in to our team and enjoy this piece of beachside paradise, GET IN TOUCH!

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    Have you got a passion for working with children, and love the idea of making a difference and have at least 8 weeks to volunteer? We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic, passionate people to help out.

    We are a not for profit hotel, surf school and community outreach center. We strive to change the lives of the disadvantaged children and young people n our area, through education, empowerment and community involvement.

    We consider a volunteer to be a ‘friend with authority’ here. Every volunteer has some talent that they can share. You don’t need to be an engineer or a certified child psychologist - A genuine want to help and an enthusiasm to work is a basic requirement.

    Volunteering here is not a holiday but a busy work time; however it is incredibly rewarding and you will walk away from the place with the satisfaction that you have made a difference in the lives of the children and young people from an impoverished community.

    Get in touch today to find out a little bit more about who we are, what we do and how you can get involved. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Practice your Spanish with native speakers and immerse yourself in a completely untouristic area.

  • Help

    Help

    In our beach side community center we are looking for volunteers who can help us with the daily running of the house, planning and running activities / games and after-school help with homework. We are looking for everything from keen surfers, school tutors, artists and creative minds, maintenance/construction workers, farm hands and gardeners, and everything else in between!

    We are also looking for an onsite teacher, to work with our two foster sons. They are currently both homeschooled as they struggle with conventional academia and we would love to introduce a play/activity/adventure based learning to our home.

    We ask for a minimum of at least a 8 week commitment. We will provide you with a room in our volunteer apartment and lunch with the kids. You're welcome to stay as long as you like after the 8 week period, and most of volunteers do end up staying longer. Spanish speakers are preferred but not essential as there are always people around to help with translating.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We will provide you with your own room and one meal a day. You're welcome to stay as long as you like after the 8 week period, and most of volunteers do end up staying longer!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Given the nature of our organisation, we will require you to fill in an application form and undertake a police background check. We can discuss this further when you get in touch.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • Can possibly accept pets

    Can possibly accept pets

    Dogs allowed but must always be kept on a lead at all times, due to us having many free-range farm animals on the property.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    This host charges a fee

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    $3-4 USD per day of your stay

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Host ref number: 467399918966