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Youth Activity Intern, Hogar de Amor Children's Home (orphanage), Helping Honduras Kids, La Ceiba, Honduras

Organization: Helping Honduras Kids
Contact Name: Kimberly Mussatti
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: Helping Honduras Kids
La Ceiba,
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Service Area(s): Tutoring, Orphanage, Mentoring, Language Instruction / ESL, Education, Directly Serving People, Computer Training, Children and Youth Ministry
Hourly Commitment:
5.0 per: Day
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One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position

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As a Youth Activity Intern, volunteers assist the children at the Hogar de Amor Children's Home (orphanage). These children are at social risk and come from government care. Most Hogar de Amor volunteers also help at the Jungle School. The Hogar de Amor is located in La Ceiba, Honduras. choosing this placement should be ready to help the children with their Volunteers are immersed in day-to-day life with the children, and volunteers homework, tutoring in English and Math, teaching computer skills, planning different activities for the children, helping with chores and reading stories. There is never a dull moment, and there is always a child ready to give or receive a hug. Typically the Hogar de Amor has 5 staff members and 2 volunteers. Occasionally different groups also visit and work on construction projects and have different activities planned for the children to do. Volunteers have their weekends free to do whatever they want on their own. The children return from school at 2pm and are ready to start homework at 3pm. Volunteers who work at the Children's Home would work from 3pm - 8pm. They would receive a ride back to their hostel.
Initially Posted: 08/04/2014
Last Updated: 08/29/2017