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Child Care Volunteer Project in Ecuador, South America


Ecuador: Ambato, Ibarra, Latacunga and 6 other cities

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


No specific qualifications are required to join our children welfare. However, interested individuals should have a passion and eagerness to help underprivileged children. Volunteers should have (but not mandatory) a basic understanding of the Spanish language in order to effectively work within these children centers.


  • Spanish

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Aids
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • Human Rights
  • Legal Aide
  • Medicine
  • Microfinance
  • Nursing
  • Orphans
  • Public Health
  • Reforestation
  • Senior Citizens
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Street Children
  • Teaching
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting

Typical Volunteer

From Monday trough Friday, volunteers usually get up and have breakfast before leaving for their Volunteer Placements. Volunteers will work from 08:00 to 13:00. However, volunteers are free to decide to work in the afternoons as well. The evenings and weekends are free time, to relax or explore the local area. Volunteers often travel to other parts of the country at weekends, and the staff who are all from the local area themselves, are always happy to make recommendations.

This Program is open to

American, Asian, Australian, Canadian and European Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

The application process time is two weeks