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DESCRIPTION

Support an organization that provide shelter and care to senior citizens in need.
Volunteers lead reading programs for senior citizens, participate in activities and
workshops, and prepare meals/snacks. For many low-income senior citizens, this is the only day-to-day social contact they have and friendly smiles and hugs can have a lasting effect on the quality of their lives.

QUICKFACTS

● Duration – 4 – 12 weeks
● Beginning any Monday
● Schedule – Monday to Friday, 2pm to 5pm
● Spanish Requirement – Intermediate (B1)
● Average Commute – 40 minutes via subway
● Culture Shock Level – Medium

NONPROFIT DESCRIPTION

The goal of this nonprofit is to help marginalized sectors of the community so
everyone has basic human rights and can enjoy a life within society. They run
community homes in Buenos Aires, one for children with behavioural problems
and another for the elderly. They also run a day center for the elderly providing
snacks, yoga classes, film showings, a library, and educational workshops to
50 low-income senior citizens in the neighborhood. It is a place where they
can go and be social, have a shower if needed and feel part of the community.

VOLUNTEER TASKS

Volunteers will help with the afternoon
activities at the day center. Here are some
of the activities available:

● Assist with workshops
● Prepare and serve snacks
● Lead activities and games
● Be a social contact for residents

VOLUNTEER SITE LOCATION

The community center is located in the neighborhood of Flores, about a 40
minute commute via subway from Expanish.

Détails du programme

  • Type de programme
    • Bénévolat
  • Lieu
  • Programme individuel ou en groupe
    Individuel

Prestations comprises dans le prix de nos programmes

  • Hébergement
  • Placement au sein d'une famille d'accueil
  • 24/7 Ligne d'urgence
  • Repas
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Encadrement continu
  • Préparation avant ton départ
  • Orientation pendant ton séjour à l'étranger
  • Ré-orientation
  • Présence dans le monde entier
  • 70 ans d'expérience
  • Prise en charge à l'aéroport
  • Assurance maladie-accident
  • Cours de langues
  • Fournitures de bureau

Prestations non comprises dans le prix de nos programmes

  • Billet d'avion
  • Assistance aux formalités de visa
  • Frais de visa et passeport
  • Vaccins