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Barrio San Jose del AsiloJuticalpa, Olancho16101HN
Serve in Honduras
The Olancho Aid Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization creating a sustainable future for Honduran families through faith-based education and service. From clean water projects that improve community health to schools that serve children including those with special needs, our team of international volunteers and Hondurans are dedicated to providing hope as we work to transform the future and life of the Olancho community.
We seek volunteers who share our passion and wish to be a part of this mission. If you have a desire to serve, have a love for children, and are motivated by Christian values, we invite you to learn more about volunteering with the Olancho Aid Foundation.
Placements: Volunteers serve in roles within the Foundation as needed, often in education, administration, and child care. Specific assignments will be discussed through the interview process and during orientation once on the ground in Honduras. Example roles include:
Adult ESL Instructor
Social Media Intern
Dates of Service: Our volunteers commit to serve four months with potential to extend. Our dates for 2019 are as follows:
January 2 - June 3
August 4- December 14
Two years of post-high school work, education, or other experience
Experience working with children
Experience traveling or living in Latin America and/or developing countries
Basic knowledge of Spanish language
Ability to live in basic living conditions
Willingness to participate in community activities
Willingness to live in accordance with Christian values and to attend religious retreats and Catholic mass
Compensation and Benefits
Monthly stipend to cover food and utilities
International travel medical insurance
Local cell phone and charger
How to apply: Complete online application at www.olanchoaid.org/ways-to-help/service-abroad/ or contact Stephanie Fore at email@example.com with specific questions.