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Volunteer with Special Needs Children in Ecuador

Locations

Ecuador: Ibarra, Manta, Mindo and 5 other cities

Program Duration

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

Dates

Throughout the year

Qualifications

Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are needed to volunteer at centers for children with disabilities throughout Ecuador. All projects take place in 100% Spanish speak environments, so some knowledge of the language is required. Open-mindedness, flexibility and resourcefulness are also useful! Any experience or interest in physical or language therapy is valuable.

Languages

  • Spanish

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Disability Issues
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

There is no typical ELI volunteer. We welcome college students, recent grads, gap year travelers, adults, families and retirees. We believe that learning is a life-long adventure!

Age Range

18+

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application