Obras del Espiritu Santo är en institution i San Jose som tar hand om barn och vuxna från fattiga områden. De bedriver ett daghem för barn och håller i olika typer av utbildningsaktiviteter för kvinnor. Obras del Espiritu Santo ger också mat till hemlösa i San Jose. Som volontär kommer dina arbetsuppgifter bland annat handla om att hjälpa lärarna på daghemmet och ta hand om barnen.
Projektnamn: Obras del Espiritu Santo
Plats: Barrio Cristo Rey, som ligger i södra delen av San Jose
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Brief description and main aims
''Obras del Espiritu Santo'' is an institution which takes care of children and adults from very poor areas in San Jose.
Since 2000 the volunteers from ''Obras del Espiritu Santo'' they have been given support, medical treatment and legal assistance to homeless people too.
There is a nursery and a day care centre for children where they provide food and care to more than 50 children. They also give lunch and plan workshops and educative activities to women from difficult areas. They also organise “Night Patrols” to give food to homeless people in San Jose.
The volunteer will be assisting the teachers in the day care centre and will be taking care of the children. Working hours: Monday to Friday: 8am to 3pm
Assisting other activities from the project as the “Night Patrols”(only if the volunteer wants).
Volunteer requirements / Skills
- Basic Spanish level
- Ready and able to work with children and organize activities for them
- Patience and Tolerance
- Adaptability and initiative
- Respect the rules of the institution
- Dress properly
''Obras del Espiritu Santo project'' is located in Barrio Cristo Rey, southern side of San Jose city. From San Jose downtown is 15 minutes by bus.
Climate: The dry season is from December to May, and is the time of year when it is almost no rain. During the rest of the year (from May to November) it rains constantly.
There are several internet cafes around San Jose city.
Minimum (weeks): 4
Maximum (weeks): 16
Hosting Situation (Board & Lodging)
2 meals provided by host family and 1 meal at the work placement.
No shorts are allowed in the project then you will need to wear long pants for work every day. Please bring light jacket because San Jose at night can be cooler and chilly. If you come during rainy season (May to November) bring an umbrella.