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SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT NGO

Work with an NGO which is running different projects focused on social and economic impact of the whole community (children and adults)

The project

This organization started as an on-campus service organization created by a group of students and recent graduates in order to help the partners who need it, for example, the immigrants.

The objective of this NGO is to end the community poverty cycle through the training of young leaders. They try to make an holistic impact on the society, while working in 3 main branches: health, education and subsistence.

This NGO is not focused on any demographic group of the society, they work equal with children, youth, adults and elders.

 

 

Dates/Length

Project available year-round.. 4 weeks to 6 months durations available.

Costs

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

Location details

The project location is in Quito Accommodation is at the volunteer´s house, it includes 2 meals per day: breakfast and dinner

 

Requirements

Spanish level: Basic user A1. Must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance

Itinerary Sample

Monday to Friday:
8:00 to 17:00 work at the office (with an hour for lunch 13:00- 14:00).

 

Role of the volunteer

Participants must be open to be fully integrated into the daily functions of the NGO, like planning and assist facilitating different programs, help at the office procedures, organize activities, impart workshops, among others-

Skills required

No previous experience is required. Applicants should have enterprising spirit, flexible personality, caring, dynamic, and responsible.

What’s 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 from Quito to project

R

Cellphone

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

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Aiport pick-up

EcuaExplora staff ready to transport you

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Support 24 hours

On the ground EcuaExplora 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)

R

Weekly activities

in Quito

R

Spanish classes

 In Quito, 6 hours per week (2 weeks).

Not Included

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Health insurance (REQUIRED)

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

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