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MID TERM VOLUNTEERING 
IN ECUADOR
 

 

OIKOS, in cooperation with the association Fundación Proyecto Ecológico Chiriboga, organises international workcamps in Ecuador. 

 

 


 


 

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECTS

Click on the camp code to find more detailed information

CODE DURATION NAME OF THE PROJECT PROJECT TYPE
SEDUKGFPECH 2 - 5 months Kinder Garden Education
CHCRISFPRCH 3 - 5 months Arts and Homework Art, pedagogy, psychology
SEDUNFPECH 2 - 5 months Nurseries

Taking care of children

 


 


 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE WORKCAMP

-  Download the application form by clicking here;

    - Pay the participation fee of 130,00 euro on the bank account 14042.46 destinated to Associazione OIKOS, IBAN code IT 10 01030 03215 000001404246 BIC SWIFT: PASCITM1R15 with the payment description "amount mid long termin volunteering". Then you have to send a copy of the payment by fax to the number 06/5073233 or by email to the address  volontariato@oikos.org.

    -  Send the filled application form in English or French to the email address volontariato@oikos.org, preferably 3 months before the starting date, so that everything can by well prepared and organized.  

    The beginning of the activites is up to the availability of each volunteer.
    OIKOS tries to promote the partecipation of everyone.

    The mid and long term volunteer programs are individual and personalised. Evry volunteer is invited to the OIKOS office in Rome to have an orientation meeting and discuss about his/her motivations and skills.

    For further information:  volontariato@oikos.org

     


     


     

    GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROJECTS

    REQUIREMENTS: The projects are open to volunteers from all over the world who are 18+ years old.

    PARTECIPATION FEE: The partecipation fee covers all the costs of organization and management of the project and it includes the annual registration fee of OIKOS association. It has to be paid when the application is done and for these projects is 130,00 euro.

    WORKCAMP FEE:  The amount covers the room and board and includes a percentage addressed to the developement of the local community. It has to be paid to the persone in charged of the hosting association after the arrival and it is 400 USA dollars for 4 weeks.

    PERIOD: All the projects take place during the whole year and the dates are open. The volunteer is the one who decide the starting and the ending date without any obligation.

    The minimum stay is 2 or 3 months, depending on the project, the maximum 5 months

    LOCATION: Quito, which is the capital city, has been declared Cultural patrimony by UNESCO. It gives many opportunities to travel around Ecuador, which is one of the mega diverse countries of the world, is the smallest one of South –America, thanks of its localization it has 4 regions, the Coast, the Highlands, the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands, a variety of climates and natural resources have this wonderful country, who has the 2 highest active volcanoes in the world, it is the head of the Amazon Basin, the first producer of the world of bananas, flowers, shrimps, other products like cacao, mangos, maracuya, pepper, brocoli, bamboo, etc. 

    TRASPORTATION: Fundación Proyecto Ecologico Chiriboga has its office and its shelter in Quito in the beginig of the south of the capital city, to get to our office from the airport is possible to come by bus or by taxi.

     


     


    PROJECT DESCRIPTION

    SEDUKGFPECH

    KINDER GARDEN

    EDUCATION

    WORK: The kinder Gardens receive children of 3 to 4 years giving them education and recreational activities. The project's activities includes to contribute to the exchange of multicultural experiences between children, community assistants and parents, to contribute with new gastronomic and nutritional knowledge, assist cleaning the center, lounges, dining room, bathroom, park. Volunteers work between 7:30am and 13:00pm.

    ACCOMODATION: Volunteers will be placed in host families. Further information will be given, once the application is received.

    REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers should have a vision of the subject of children rights, be communicative, affective, charismatic, creative and responsable


    CHCRISFPRCH

    ARTS AND HOMEWORK

    ART, PEDAGOGY

    WORK:  The project's activities includes to give support to the facilitators of the project with groups of 20 to 25 participants according to the schedules and the daily activities, to collaborate, create and design new alternatives for work, to propose and implementing improvements in the methodology, to prreparing the classrooms and the material for work. Volunteers also contribute with new gastronomic and nutritional knowledge, give educational and recreational activies to children and assist cleaning the center, lounges, dining room, bathroom, park.

    ACCOMODATION: Volunteers will be placed in host families. Further information will be given, once the application is received.

    REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers should have an affinity to art and education or predisposition to learn and create activities, an ability and basic knowledge to guide the students in scholar subjects, mainly in: math, language, English, science, a helpful attitude, motivation and love to students, with disposition to set up limits in a proactive way, working experience with children from 7 to 13 years. They should have an analytical thinking, a sensitivity to national reality and responsibility, motivation, kindness, patience and positivism


    SEDUNFPECH

    NURSERIES

    TAKE CARE OF CHILDREN

    WORK: The project's activities includes to receive children who are between 1 year to 3 years old, taking care of them from 08:00am to 16:00pm , to contribute of the exchange of multicultural experiences between children, community assistants and parents, to contribute from its own childhood experience the use of recreational and playful tools to the children, to contribute with new gastronomic and nutritional knowledge and to give recreational and educational activities to the children, supporting them in the nutrition area, food preparation, food storage.
    The volunteers assist the staff in the daily work in educational and recreational activities to the children, supporting them in the nutrition area, food preparation, food storage. They support efforts to promote the culture of good treatment in the community center and the community in general.

    ACCOMODATION:  Volunteers will be placed in host families. Further information will be given, once the application is received.

    REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers should have a vision of the subject of children rights, be communicative, affective, charismatic, creative and responsable

     


     


     

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