Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteering in sports and physical-emotional development in Peru

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Minka Project | El tambo , Hyo., Peru
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Minka Project


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Start Date

August 28, 2019

End Date

November 20, 2019

Times of Day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Minka Project is a social project that works with disadvantaged families and in extreme poverty in the Andes of Peru, we have a program that has a holistic approach that focuses on the educational, economic, emotional and social development of children, family and community. 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 referrals that can be replicated in the community.

We are in charge of dozens of children in the population where we currently develop 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 provide classes in local and also in the field, in topics such as: Self esteem, tutoring, ecology, native culture and universal , hygiene, reading comprehension, mathematical educational games, English

in our program of sports and physical development,

We have implemented a structured physical education program to complement our curriculum for children. these activities take place in a free and healthy environment such as the field itself, the child and activities enjoy greater freedom and contact with nature

 contributing to psychological well-being, physical capacity and the ability to control stress. In addition to that we also implement activities related to concentration and self-control, for which people with interest and development of these practices are welcome.

  • Under a work entirely in team 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 skill in the Spanish language to lead the sports sessions, you can still participate as a sports teacher.

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  • Interest in sports, fitness and physical-emotional development.
  • Basic Spanish
  • Passion for working with young children
  • disciplined and enthusiastic person
  • have a lot of energy and patience
  • capacity for integration in a multicultural team

The benefits of volunteering with us.

  • continuous support by people with extensive experience and training in social projects
  • teamwork
  • excursions on weekends
  • practical course of Spanish
  • native language learning
  • courses without / low cost of gastronomy, pastry
  • learn about the Andean and local culture in a very experimental way

Minka Project is a social project that works with disadvantaged families and in extreme poverty in the Andes of Peru, we have a program that has a holistic approach that focuses on the educational, economic, emotional and social development…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

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

http://minkaproject.info/

  • a Skype 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 Skype communication or social network like facebook:

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Location

El Tambo, Huancayo, Peru

Jr. Margaritas 219 El Tambo - Hyo., El tambo , Hyo. Pe00001, PE
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