Select Page

LITERACY PROMOTION FOR KIDS

Assist in literacy promotion and education clubs for different ages kids and population in general

The project

Is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious community organization which works on educational- based programs through recreational activities for kids, teenagers and the community in general.

Some of the projects they have is the reading club for kids, reading club for teenagers, children´s library, special needs club, English classes for youth, kids an adults, baby´s and moms literacy program, among others.

They also assist, organize and participate in some cultural and environmentally focused events of the community, like parades, beach cleaning  and festivals

 

 

 

Dates/Length

Project available year-round. Minimum 1 month duration

 

Costs

2 weeks – $1750
1 month – $2300
2 months – $3400
3 months – $4500
Each extra week  – $275

Location details

Accommodation is at the shared house.  Budget for meals is included, the house have a kitchen you can use, or buy prepared meal. 

Requirements

Basic Spanish, must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance

Project Itinerary

Mondays to Fridays:
Activities with kids are extracurricular, so the work is usually in the afternoons.
Anyway, some days it could vary depending of the projects and planned activities of the foundation. Week planning is making each Friday, there you´ll know which ones are your responsibilities and schedules during the week.

 

Role of the volunteer

Participants may assist in the planning activities and projects of the foundation, assist in the English classes, also help out with recreational activities and sports. No teaching background is required.

Skills required

No special experience is required. However, the number one qualification is the willingness to learn and help, as well as being opened to live in a small town and have different schedules and responsibilities.

What’s Included?

R

Accomodation

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

R

Transfer from Quito to project

R

Cellphone

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

R

Aiport pick-up

EcuaExplora staff ready to transport you

R

Support 24 hours

On the ground EcuaExplora staff available

R

First weekend accomodation

In a hostal in Quito with breakfast

R

Orientation

(includes city tour and lunch)

Not Included

Q

Health insurance (REQUIRED)

Q

Meals not specified

Q

Transportation to/from the homestay to the project each day

Q

Optional extras

Add $60 per week for 6 hours Spanish classes if in Quito.

Sounds amazing? Want to be part of something important?

Share This