Volunteer opportunity posted by: One More Option - Ecuador
Posted on: February 18, 2013
Centro Psicopedagógico de Catamayo freely welcomes disabled children for educational and play activities and for speech therapy sessions.
Description of volunteer position The Center of Catamayo offers courses to disabled children. These schools are run by Dr. Ernan Castillo, who specializes in education for disabled children and psychosocial rehabilitation. The children also need to attend speech therapy courses to improve their diction. Unfortunately, in Ecuador, few people have these skills.
• Location of the mission:
• Description of the mission:
Perform speech therapy tailored to the individual needs of children on the premises of the foundation and surrounding communities to get close to children who are unable to move.
Educate parents and give them basic knowledge of exercises or tips to practice the language with their children in order to stimulate them on a daily basis.
• Objectives of the mission :
Propose additional care from the foundation by utilizing specific skills of the volunteer.
• Occasional need: As soon as possible
• Length of the mission :
6 months, for the period of September to June
• Number of hours per day and number of days worked per week:
30 hours, 5 days a week
• Describe a typical round:
Therapy sessions will be held every morning, depending on the number of children and their needs. The time of attendance and travel in the surrounding communities will be determined in collaboration with members of the association.
Candidate profile - Previous experiences :
• Educational background:
Studies completed in speech therapy
• Level of Spanish:
• Skills and qualifications:
Patience, the volunteer should be willing to work with disabled children.
- Costs covered by the association:
If the volunteer wishes, a room may be arranged in the school. The Center will provide lunch from September to June.
• Costs covered by the volunteer:
Transportation costs to the association and personal expenses. The school is located near the city center. It is possible to reach it by foot or taxi ($1).
A letter in support of application accompanied with a CV, in French and in Spanish, in which will be highlighted your work experiences and your associative commitments.
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