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STREET  WORKER/SOCIAL WORKER

STREET WORKER VOLUNTEER JOB

1. Work with children who are connected to the street. 

2. The volunteer must have values of justice, equality, human dignity and solidarity.

3. Work with children especially those on the street through the relationship between child and adult. 

4. Built  develop relationship of trust and friendship with street children; build up confidence, esteem, security, self-belief and help improving their well-being, develop relationships of trust, friendships and confidence with the society and children in the street.

5. Work  with community heads, Chiefs, traditional heads, market heads, and garage owners. talk with them concerning the predicament and circumstances street kids finds themselves in.

6. Educate communities to be aware of the rights of the children and the need to cooperate with us to help them out of the street.

7. We inform stakeholders to involve on helping those children who are already on the street especially the children of the street. 

Accommodation

Accommodation: (HOME STAY) accommodation is basic.  2 volunteers to a room. There are 9 people living in our our home. The house is located within walking distance from the school and other projects . We shall make sure that you drink purified pure water throughout your stay. The house where you will stay is located on the hilltop in Kuntoloh, Wellington. The road to the house is not too good and motor bike is the main sources of transportation to the accommodation. There are no supermarkets around the accommodation so you have to walk down to the main road to buy other food items you might need  from supermarkets . And The national electricity power supply is not constant and there is a community water tap and hand dug wells, where clean water is usually fetched for washing of clothes and bathing. There is also a small petrol generator which may be used to generate electricity in the absence of power. There are three basic flush toilets for the home. During the rainy seasons water for washing is collected from the house roof.

The accommodation is located near a small community field where children and youth comes to play football, and other games every evening and sometimes in the morning. Volunteers could run around the field in the morning as health exercise. 

Management

Mr. Collins Forest Rich is the project manager of "CIDS4kids" projects and he is the one responsible for all communication with all potential donors and volunteers. He is a married man with children and he is very receptive and committed. Come and volunteer with us in Sierra Leone. Mr. Collins has a wealth of experience in working and living with volunteers from all over the world. He manages different projects. Has a team of workers and local volunteers who are always ready to work. Admin officer, teachers and social workers all working in the interest of the project(s)

“You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.”

~Seth Parker

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in”.

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”

~Oscar Wilde

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — 

Helen Keller

Accommodation & Food cost

Volunteers stay at the host home in Freetown. Facilities are basic . Volunteers are responsible for their travel transport cost within Sierra Leone. 


Food & Beverages

Fees covers the cost for food and beverages. The wife of Mr. Collins will prepare African food if you so desire. 

Environment

The people in these communities and its surroundings are very peaceful, receptive and nice to strangers, especially to those who will come to help their children. There are no acts of violence in these communities. Wellington is in between Kissy and Calaba town. Wellington is located in the eastern part of Freetown .On the other side of Wellington is the sea and the island-like airport. The communities are set up on some of the most beautiful hills of Freetown; although its roads are rough to walk on. These communities has a population of about 7-8 thousand people. The people who live in these communities are made of all the tribes in Sierra Leone. They are very friendly and welcoming, although poverty is high.

Electricity supply is not constant and water is fetched from wells during the dry season from November -June. The people in these communities speak Krio (pigeon English) and British English.

For more information if you wants to volunteer with us, contact us below. 

FREE WIFI INTERNET ACCESS 

Internet is available and it's free for volunteers to use throughout their  stay. 

Fees per week: For food and beverages 

Less than a week - $ 100.00

1 Week -         $ 150.00

2 Weeks-        $ 250.00

3 weeks -        $ 300.00

4 weeks -        $ 350.00

8 weeks -        $ 500.00  

HOW LONG CAN A VOLUNTEER STAY

1. 4 Weeks

2. 5Weeks

3. 6Weeks

4. 8 weeks

The minimum stay is 4 weeks and maximum is 8 weeks. 

We provides free accommodation and internet access if power is available. 

TERMS

Volunteers  are encourage to be ready and willing to give the best of volunteering service during their stay with no condition attached.  

STREET WORKER VOLUNTEER JOB

1. Work with children who are connected to the street. 

2. The volunteer must have values of justice, equality, human dignity and solidarity.

3. Work with children especially those on the street through the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    September 7, 2021
    12:00 AM GMT
    12:00 AM UTC
  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Fee Required: $500

Location

On-site

Sierra Leone

Freetown, Sierra Leone
WELLINGTON FREETOWN
Directions

Freetown, Wellington

How to Apply

Please contact us if you wants to apply . We shall send you the application details.

Please contact us if you wants to apply . We shall send you the application details.

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