SUPPORT FOR KIDS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AND THEIR FAMILIES
Take part in the wonderful project that helps the kids to live with their cancer diagnostic, to overcome the hard therapies and to reach their dreams and goals
This foundation open their doors on 2004, with the goal to transform the life of the kids diagnosed with cancer and build a more sensitive, respectful and conscious society.
They have projects in five areas: research, education, emotional health, sports and recreation.
Year round, some usual activities are: computer classes, robotic classes, entrepreneurship workshops for the moms or other family members. During the kids vacations they work on a summer camp and prepare a theater play with them.
At the office there is also planning work at the office, activities´coordination, fundraising, and support to the research projects.
2 weeks – $1750
1 month – $2300
2 months – $3400
3 months – $4500
Each extra week – $275
The project location is in Quito Accommodation is with a local host family and it includes 2 meals per day: breakfast and dinner
Spanish level: Basic user A2. Must be 18 and over, with valid passport and health insurance
Monday to Thursday:
9:00 to 18:00 work at the office (with an hour for lunch 13:00- 14:00).
Friday: 08:00 to 14:00 work at the office
Saturdays: 08:00 to 14:00 recreational activities with the kids
DURING SUMMER CAMP
Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 12:30 Work with the kids at the camp activities
Role of the volunteer
Work at the office planning and coordinating activities for the weekends. Help in fundraising, looking for donations and/or create new financing methods. Assist in the research projects.
Coordinate recreational activities for the kids, assist in the permanent classes and workshops. Also be emotional and professional support for the families, teaching them useful topics, so they can entrepreneur and afford the medical costs.
Available during the length of the project (Either at the project or local homestay families with 2 meals included)
Transfer from Quito to project
Local cell phone is included with a refundable deposit of $50
EcuaExplora staff ready to transport you
Support 24 hours
On the ground EcuaExplora staff available
First weekend accomodation
In a hostal in Quito with breakfast
(includes city tour and lunch)
In Quito, 6 hours per week (2 weeks).
Health insurance (REQUIRED)
Meals not specified
Transportation to/from the homestay to the project each day
Add $60 per week for 6 hours Spanish classes if in Quito.