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OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH THE RED CROSS

Get the opportunity to work in ambulances, and help with emergencies.

The project

Get the opportunity to help in ambulances, assist in research projects, working in the lab, learn about first aid and create youth empowerment programs.

The project takes place in Tena (Amazon region), which has two full time employees and the rest of the staff are volunteers. The environment is congenial, as the culture include volunteers who want to best serve the community. 

 

 

Dates/Length

Project available year-round. 1 month minimum.

 

 

Costs

2 weeks – $1710
1 month – $2310
2 months – $3510
3 months – $4710
Each extra week  – $300

Location details

Accomodation in Tena is with a local host family and it includes 2 meals per day: breakfast and dinner

 

 

Requirements

                 Spanish level:                                Independent user B1.             Good health. Must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance

Itinerary Sample

The person working in this project will have an itinerary that will vary according to the skills of the applicant and the shifts of the people that are part of the project that will be assigned. Important to know that the person could be working 8 hours straight and it could be at night or during the weekend as well.

Role of the volunteer

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Skills required

Willingness to learn and help, be open, flexible, patient, caring passionate, creative and come with a spirit of collaboration and solidarity.

What’s Included?

Not Included

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Accomodation

Available during the length of the project (Either at the project or local homestay families with 2 meals included)

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Transfer to project

Transfer from Quito to project in Tena the first time 

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Cellphone

Local cell phone is included with a refundable deposit of $50

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Aiport pick-up/ drop-off

Ecua Explora staff ready to transport you

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Support 24 hours

On the ground Ecua Explora staff available

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First weekend accomodation

In a hostal in Quito with breakfast

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Orientation

(includes city tour and lunch)

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Meals not specified

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Transportation to/from the homestay to the project each day

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Optional extras

Add $70 for day excursion upon arrival.
Add $50 per week for 6h Spanish classes if in Quito.

Sounds amazing? Want to be part of something important?

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