Expressive Art Therapists


Published:

01/04/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Urb. San Luis E-3
San Sebastian
Cusco
CUS
Peru

Description

LIVE in Peru

GIVE knowledge

LEARN from a culture

Be a part of groundbreaking work for children and young adults with DIFFERENT ABILITIES


WHO WE ARE:

Manos Unidas founded the first and only private, non-profit school for children and young adults with different abilities in Cusco, Peru in 2009. MU currently serves 75+ children and young adults 3-25 years of age with our mission to include our students into their families, schools and workplace.


SEEKING:

Students, recent graduates, and professionals


TAKE THE CHALLENGE:

Many opportunities for Art Therapy exist within our 4 programs: Autism Education, Significant Disabilities, Inclusive Education, and Vocational Training with young adults. Coordinate individual or class-wide projects. Support teachers in incorporating art therapy activities into classroom activities. Additional opportunities are available in orphanages, rural communities, home visits, family workshops, and specialized teacher training.


DURATION:

2 weeks – 3 months

March – December


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Beginning Level of Spanish – moderate to advanced levels preferred
  • Willingness to learn and exchange information with an open mind


COST:

  • Application Fee: $150
  • Coordination/Donation: $600
  • Food/Housing: $180/week
  • Includes room and board with a Peruvian family and much more!


Read more about the Manos Unidas Volunteer Program here: https://manosunidasperu.org

Fee Required

Benefits

Housing Available

Language/Cultural Support Available

We welcome

Groups

Families

International Volunteers

How To Apply


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