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Volunteering in sports and physical/Mindfulness development in Peru

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Volunteering in sports and physical/Mindfulness development in Peru

We are a social project that works with disadvantaged and extremely poor internal immigrant families in the Andes of Peru, we have a program that has a holistic approach that focuses on the educational, economic and physical-emotional development of children, the family and the Andean communities. Our goal is to foster the capacity of children and families to be the main agents of change and development in their own lives and to be references that can be replicated in their communities.

We are in charge of dozens of children from Andean, native and Quechua families in the town where we currently carry out our social work. Our work works as an alternative school that complements and improves in certain aspects the poor quality of education and shared in the schools of Peru we offer classes directly in local populations and also in the field, on topics such as: Self-esteem, tutoring, ecology, native culture, hygiene, reading comprehension, educational games, mathematics, English


*** in our sports and physical development program:

We have implemented a structured sports and physical education program to supplement our children's curriculum. These activities take place in a free and healthy environment such as the countryside itself, surrounded by plants, animals and the surrounding nature, the child and the activities enjoy greater freedom and contact with nature.

contributing to psychological and spiritual well-being, physical capacity and the ability to manage stress. In addition to that, we also implement activities related to concentration and Full Attention, so people with interest and development of these practices are welcome.

Under a team work and coordinated horizontally, the volunteer will teach these classes at least three times a week

This position is part-time, so you will have the opportunity to participate in the other programs.

If you do not have enough experience or ability in the Spanish language to lead the sports sessions, you can still participate as a sports teacher.

**profile

  • minimum age: 21 years
  • Interest in sports, fitness, physical activities or mindfulness
  • patience and dealing with young girls (5 to 9 years old)
  • It would be ideal to have basic knowledge of practices and philosophy related to yoga, holistic health and mindfulness
  •  disciplined and enthusiastic person
  • have an adaptable, positive and open mentality.
  • ability to integrate into a tight knit multicultural team.

***An economic contribution of 190 Euros per month, 50% discount or exception of this contribution for participations of two or more months.

** The benefits of volunteering with us.

  • continuous support from people with extensive experience and training in social projects
  • Accommodation close to the projects
  •  teamwork
  • excursions on weekends to many interesting places in the Andes and jungle of Peru
  • practical Spanish course
  • possibility of obtaining a financial stipend in return for your effort
  • cultural exchange courses or experiences in: Typical foods, pastries, sweets and cocktails prepared with exotic ingredients.
  • participate in community or organization celebration parties
  • learn about Andean and local culture in a very experimental way

We are a social project that works with disadvantaged and extremely poor internal immigrant families in the Andes of Peru, we have a program that has a holistic approach that focuses on the educational, economic and physical-emotional…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    October 20, 2021
    12:00 AM GMT-5
    5:00 AM UTC
  • End Date
    February 25, 2022
    11:59 PM GMT-5
    4:59 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

El Tambo, Huancayo, Peru

Margarita, 12007, Perú

How to Apply

  • To start the application process please send us the Application Form that is on our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

  • A WhastApp or Telegram communication or social network like facebook:

https://web.facebook.com/Volunteering-in-Peru-Minka-project-462966110713641/

  • send us your curriculun vitae with updated photo and a brief motivation letter
  • To start the application process please send us the Application Form that is on our website:

http://minkaproject.info/

  • A WhastApp or Telegram communication or social network like…

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