Volunteer Chile La Serena Social Welfare Elderly Programs
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by A Broader View Volunteers Corp
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
This program is orientated towards elderly people, fragile and humbled who live in grinding poverty, providing direct attention to them in their own place, by means of specific interventions which try to favor their permanence and integration into their own environment.
This program attends old men (46 %) and women (54 %) of the urban sector of the communities of Concepción, Talcahuano, Hualpén, Chiguayante, San Pedro del Mar y Tomé, through domiciled visits. The frequency of these visits depends on their individual, familiar and social characteristics of these people.
- Housing Available
- Language/Cultural Support Available
- International Volunteers
How To Apply
You select your travel dates. Program fees based on 7 night increments (example 1 month is 28 nights = 4 weeks) Fill out the online application form or print and send it in by mail or fax. Submit your $120 deposit. We accept personal Check, Money Order, Credit Cards or Paypal in US currency. (this reservation fee is included in the total price of the program) Email, fax or mail us a copy of your resume/CV. Since we do not know you, or your interests, we found that a resume/CV can provide enough information to allow for a successful placement. After review and acceptance of the application (1-2 days), we will email you a detailed Orientation Guide.
Upon receiving the Orientation Guide, it is time for you to book your flights, check your passport expiration and obtain travel/medical insurance coverage. Flight arrangements are the responsibility of the volunteer; however we offer assistance with your planning. Email, fax or mail us your flight details and a clear copy of your passport ID page. Pay the balance for the program fees, due 45 days prior to your departure (you can only pay with personal check, money order or wire transfer). Upon receipt of your payment, we will send your program details with the placement and accommodation information (1-2 days).
Complete this form to apply for your volunteer project and proceed to reserve your placement. Make sure you fill out every single line of the form, it may not go through if its missing information. If you have questions call us (USA) 215-780-1845 or send us an email volunteers[at]abroaderview.org
We usually confirm a program in 24-48 hours, if you don't get any email from us (check your Spam Folder), contact our office as soon as possible or call Toll Free: 866-423-3258 or 215-780-1845