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Volunteer in Brazil: Volunteer in Center for At-risk Girls

AmeriSpan Study Abroad

Street Address:
1334 Walnut St., 6th Fl.
Locality:
Philadelphia
Region:
United States

Volunteer in Center for At-risk Girls

Country
Brazil
Locations
Maceio
Dates of Program
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Group/Independent
Both (group and independent)
Age Restrictions
18 Years+
Project Review

This is an organization that works with at-risk girls. During the week, the girls take remedial classes and participate in recreational activities. They also get medical attention and learn professional skills. On weekends they return home with their families. Capacity is 30 girls.

Major Responsibilities

Volunteers can help develop recreational activities and help the children with arts and crafts. The NGO is currently working to develop a choir for the girls, so any volunteer with musical experience is welcome.

Cost/Program Fee
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What program fee Includes

The key components to our program fees are as follows:

  • Lodging
  • Food
  • Transportation from airport
  • Travel insurance
  • In-country coordinator & staff
  • In-country placement search
  • Donations to projects
  • Support staff in Philadelphia
  • Program development & related travel
  • Brochure & promotion
  • Administrative expenses
Skills/ Qualifications

Volunteers are required to meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum Portuguese level: Low-Intermediate
  • Experience working with street children
  • Lots of patience, energy, and creativity
Arrangements for Room/Food

Accommodation: Volunteers will be living in Homestay or residence.

Any Missing Important Information

Travel Assistance Program: While your own medical insurance may cover you while abroad, all volunteer and intern programs come with a travel assistance program. You are covered for accidents, medical emergency evacuation and more. You can also find information on our site regarding recommended supplementary insurance.

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