Volunteer abroad with AMIGOS Silicon Valley- Service Immersion Programs for Teens


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Oct 11, 2016 - Tue Aug 01, 2017

Where

PO Box 4928San Jose, CA 95150

Ashley Yuki shows off her paper mache skills to young people in Valle, Honduras, during her AMIGOS Volunteer experience.

About

Learn more by attending one of our upcoming information sessions:

Sunday, September 11, 7:00pm at Willow Glen Community & Senior Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave, San Jose
Thursday, September 15, 7:00pm at Willow Glen Community & Senior Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave, San Jose
Sunday, October 16, 7:00pm at Campbell Community Center, 1 W Campbell Ave, Q-84, Mary Campbell Room, Campbell

AMIGOS is a leader in international youth development, creating a world in which young people realize their full potential as leaders and global citizens. We provide extraordinary opportunities for youth to design and lead projects in collaboration with US and Latin American peers and partner organizations across the Americas. Our strong partner network, built over 50 years, enables authentic engagements in communities across the region.

The AMIGOS Silicon Valley Chapter recruits, trains, and supports AMIGOS participants and their families from the South Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our chapter accepts participants August 11 through October 11of the fall prior to each summer experience. During the months of October through May, Silicon Valley Chapter participants will take part in local training and fundraising events as they prepare for their AMIGOS experience.

Skills

  • Spanish
  • Critical Thinking
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 Sunday afternoon training meetings, 3 retreats
  • Apply online, commit to training schedule, complete service learning and group fundraising
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