Work in a rehabilitation center for disabled children and adolescents


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

MasatepeMasatepe, NI

About

The organization supports disabled children and adolescents by offering free therapies and therapeutic treatments trying to improve these kids’ lives and perspectives.

Therefore the project offers different kinds of therapeutic treatments such as speech therapy, psychotherapy, and physiotherapy gratis to disabled kids from Masatepe and the rural areas around it. The center also provides the children with necessary therapeutic treatments but also education programs. In addition to that the center pays the transport from remote areas to the rehabilitation center and back home.

Tasks:

There are six different types of volunteer positions:

  • Teacher in school

  • Speech therapist

  • Psychologist

  • Physiotherapist

  • Manager or supply support of the center’s administration

  • Gardening area

In each of them you support the professionals the best way you can, even if you don’t have any specific experiences about it. You take part in the therapeutic treatments according to your state of knowledge; if want you can also work with your own groups/ classes (school).

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You can stay in a host family (from 40 US$/weekincl. 3 meals a day)

  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay

  • For our work and our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € - regardless of the length of your stay

How to apply:

  • You can find more information on our website http://www.promosaico.org. Follow the link "Volunteering" or contact our volunteer coordinator (info@promosaico.org) with reference to the project number N_B.02


Skills

  • Spanish
  • Physical Therapy
  • Teaching / Instruction

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Experience with disabled children is useful, pleasure in working with children
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