Volunteer Belize Orphanage Program

Published

10/25/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

main street
Belize City
BZ

Belize

Description

Volunteer Belize Orphanage


Orphanage Care Center:

The orphanage is home to 45 children, predominantly between 0-7 years of age. However, older children with siblings living at the orphanage are provided care also. All of the children at the care center have been abandoned, abused or orphaned and many have disabilities, special needs or are HIV positive.


This Care center provides a safe haven for the children, food, clothing, recreation and pre-school education. During school season the primary age children attend school in the village, while the younger kids remain full time on the campus. The Center has its own farm, and garden and volunteer task will include light manual labor jobs, as well as child care, laundry work, assisting in the kitchens and also homework when the older kids return to campus. Vacation months (July/August, December) all the children are at the campus full time and volunteers may participate in "field trips".


Volunteer tasks at this program include:


Gardening like planting vegetables, light farming needs, helping with the general upkeep (sweeping,mowing) Assisting with the children's laundry, also in the kitchen during meal time Pre-school activities like reading books, teaching letters/numbers, tutoring role assisting the local teachers. Afternoon homework support, recreational games on the campus playgrounds Child care: meal time, brushing teeth, bed time


Program Includes:

Meet and greet airport arrival transfer in Belize City. Orientation and project briefing with ABV staff. On-site campus accommodations: shared bedroom and indoor shower/bath. Three meals per day included, 7 days a week. Support and supervision throughout the program. Departure transfer at the end of the program.

Fee Required

Benefits

  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

volunteers@abroaderview.org
https://www.abroaderview.org/programs/orphanage-support/belize-orphanage-assistance

Gap Year Belize Orphanage


Complete this form to apply for your volunteer project and proceed to reserve your placement https://www.abroaderview.org/register


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


Share:

Share: