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Counselling and Social Work in Belize

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 7-12 Months

Dates

1st and 3rd Saturday of every month

Qualifications

Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

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Cost Includes:

  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Registration fees
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

•Accommodation: Single or shared room in a homestay (according to availability)
•Food: 3 meals per day
•Airport pick up and drop off at Belize City International Airport
•Training: Orientation and project induction provided
•Support: 24 hour support
•Excursion Planning: Staff can help to suggest weekend activities (activity price will be extra). Trips may include; canoeing through jungle, caves, tubing, visit Mayan ruins, hiking and horse riding.

Experience Required

yes

    Volunteers should have a solid background in counselling, child psychology or social work and have a good ability to interact with people from different cultures. Long term volunteers of up to 6 months are highly sought after with the option of possibly extending this stay to a full year.

Volunteer Types

  • Counseling
  • Drug & Alcohol Recovery
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Youth
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

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
  • Other

Participants Travel

Independently

Typically Participants Work

Independently

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network