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Volunteer Work in Health in Bolivia

Pays d’action: Bolivie, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d’activité: Santé & Médecine, Missions humanitaires, en faveur d'handicapés
Be there for the children in need from Bolivia. During your volunteer work in Sucre you will help disabled children in various medical institutions. These children come from poor conditions, do not have parents and rely on the help and support of volunteers.



Description du projet et du rôle des volontaires

Whether you work in a psychiatric institution or the center for disabled children and teenagers, you will find the volunteering experience in Bolivia gratifying!
The center for disabled children and teenagers, is a nonprofit organization and helps both the children and their families, especially their mothers if they are living alone. Most children who come to take parte of rehabilitation therapy are from the rural areas around Sucre. The aim of the doctors, nurses, and physiotherapists who take care of the children is to support their patients, always being compassionate, understanding, and friendly and having a big smile. In this institution, physiotherapists are desperately needed!
The consists of five different areas: A boarding school, the units of occupational therapy and patients mobility, a daycare area and an inclusive school project. Volunteers are welcome and needed to help in all areas.
For those who are interested in medicine, working at the psychiatric clinic is an excellent opportunity. Currently there are 400 patients (numbers subject to change) as well as a team of doctors, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, and Bolivian medical students. In the psychiatric clinic there are also many elderly people who need help moving around in their wheelchairs, reading newspapers, washing, and eating.
All these institutions are placed in and around Sucre, a city which is located in the southern part of Bolivia at an average elevation of 2,750 meters above sea level. Sucre is Bolivia's capital city, even tough the government is located in La Paz. Sucre is famous for its cultural richness which is especially highlighted by its colonial architecture.

In this volunteer program you will find yourself working with handicapped children, people with medical conditions, or with children that lack the care and attention of their families. You will have the opportunity to either work in a center for disabled children and teenagers or in a psychiatric institution. It's up to you to decide which of these programs best matches your interests for a work abroad in Bolivia!

L’organisation de volontariat se présente

Our organisation was founded back in 2003 and has since then helped countless of people to realize their dream of spending a time abroad. We are dedicated to Study, Work and Language Travel and specialize in language courses, internships, volunteer work, farm stays and working holidays in Latin America. We are certified a member of WYSE Travel confederation. In the almost 2 decades of our business activity, we have already fulfilled the dream of an exciting and meaningful stay abroad for thousands of participants.
En savoir plus sur nos critères de sélection pour choisir nos organisations partenaires.

Fiche technique de la mission

Pays d’action :
Bolivie, Amérique latine et Caraïbes
Type d'activité :
Santé & Médecine,Missions humanitaires,en faveur d'handicapés
Durée de la mission :
Minimum: 4 semaines / 1 Mois
Maximum: 6 mois
Frais de participation à la mission :
(contacter l’organisation pour une liste de prix complète)
4 semaines/1 mois : 1050 €
Pourquoi payer pour faire du volontariat ?

* Toutes les indications de prix sont fournies par l’organisation de volontariat sans garantie. Si l’organisation ne facture pas en Euros, les prix réels peuvent varier en fonction du cours de change.
Disponibilité de la mission :
Year round, always on a Monday
Age minimum :
18 ans
Age maximum :
pas d'âge maximum
Placement individuelle ou en groupe ?
Individuelle
Maîtrise de langues :
Spanish (Beginners or refreshment course needed? We gladly organize a spanish course for you before your program starts).
Qualifications particulières :
None
Hébergement & repas :
During your volunteer program, you will live with a Bolivian host family which gives you the opportunity to practice your spanish and to immerse yourself in the country's culture. Alternatively, you can live in the student residence with other travelers like yourself. In this option, you will have a private room but share common areas, as well as the kitchen and bathroom with your housemates.

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  • Recevez immédiatement un e-mail avec le site web et le n° de téléphone de l’organisation de volontariat
  • Recevez gratuitement notre guide avec une check-list à imprimer
  • Un guide de conversation en cadeau, si vous vous inscrivez plus tard
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