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Health and Daycare Services for Children of Workers at Quito's Dump

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks


Throughout the year


Year-Round, Placements from 2 weeks to 6 months, Will arrive the 1st or 3rd Friday of each month


- Must be 18 years old and over, with valid passport and health insurance.
- Volunteers should be open, flexible, patient, caring passionate, creative and come with a spirit of collaboration and solidarity.
- There is also a health clinic at the transfer station on Tuesday and Friday mornings, so those with a background in public health are most welcome.
- Interest in social work, public health, early childhood education and social justice a plus.

Intern Types

  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Social Work


  • English
  • Spanish

Cost in US$:

See website for additional information

Program Fees Include:

Airport pickup, homestay accommodations with two meals/day, health/safety/cultural orientation, program supervision, and 24 hour staff support.

Fees do not include airfare, insurance, any VISA fees. And optional one on one Spanish classes can be arranged for an extra fee.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Health
  • Health Care
  • Health Education
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Teaching
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer Management

Age Range

18 years old and above

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups