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Workcamps in Argentina


Code of the project: GWC-agn-3303
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Nature of the project: Assist in Kindergarten
Starting & Ending Date: 6th February-19th February
Skills and Qualification: None
Workcamps Cost: $$
Total Space Available: ?

Project Highlights

This project provides an ideal opportunity to the volunteers to interact with the loving and affectionate kids of the Kindergarten where these kids develop both intellectually and emotionally. About 40 children in the age group of 3-5years attend these schools everyday and use the provided place to play, share, eat and start their primary school education. The children get breakfast, a warm lunch and also get to participate in various activities like art, music and sports. The volunteers in this project will have to indulge in activities like interacting with children through games, songs, drawings and workshops etc., take care of them, play with them in the playground, assist to plan the activities in the kindergarten and involve in activities that makes these volunteers a role model for these kids. Volunteers are also expected to teach these kids Spanish Alphabets and English Language.

This is an emotionally fulfilling experience being with these loving kids. The kind interaction offered by the volunteers will keep these kids in good humor and cheers. Besides they get to learn a lot from change makers like you. Please come forward, join hands with GWC to make it another grand success by changing kid’s lives for better. Make memories of a lifetime!

Important:
Typically you are expected to work for about 3 to 4 hours a day; however if you wish to put in more working hours in the interest of needy you are welcome. A typical working day begins after breakfast at 09:00 am till 08:00 pm. It is highly recommended that you work with other project closely to adjust better and maximize the impact.

Project ltinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Buenos Aires Airport, from where you will be transferred to your respective accommodation. Your 1st day will be a rest day, so that you can easily recover and refresh yourself after a long journey. But at nights, you can roam around and enjoy the beautiful place by exploring your surroundings.

Day 2: You will be welcomed at our local partner’s office, where you will be given a short introduction about of GWC. You will also be introduced about the local people, local conditions, local language & culture, host family, safety & climate and socio – political issues.

Day 3: You will leave for the project site where you will get to meet with the local villagers and will be introduced to the project and the working environment.

Day 4 – 9: Work in Project (Refer Project Highlights for details)

Day 10: This is the time to relax and refresh by taking a tour to village site; interact with locales, staff and fellow volunteers. You will visit and explore various sightseeing spots and will get to have lots of fun. After dinner in the evening, you can have more fun when you join cultural program performed by local community people which is always a visual treat.

Day 11-12: Project work (Assist in Kindergarten) continues.

Day 13: Visit and explore the beautiful places of Argentina along with the group of fellow participants who are almost of your own age. This will help develop a bonding with each other and share your new experience with each other.

Day 14: Completion of project, final experience synthesis and Farewell program will be conducted at the end. This is a wonderful platform to the participants to recall and share important experiences and lessons learnt. During this, a short program of certificate distribution will also take place. Once the program is over, the group of volunteers (youth participants) will leave for departure for their respective destinations.

Note:

  • Above is just a suggested, sample itinerary and might be changed by the country coordinator if and when required. However, you will receive the final work camp itinerary upon your arrival in the host country. The program coordinator will also provide you day-to-day work schedule before the work camp starts.
  • If any participant needs to reschedule their journey due to any unavoidable circumstances please do keep GWC informed. We will try to do the best suited arrangements.

FOOD & ACCOMMODATION

GWS partner organizations at Argentina will arrange and manage your accommodation, food and supervision while you work in at the project. You will stay either with a host family, in a project hostel, in a dormitory or in a volunteer house and construction center/kind of dormitory 2 blocks from the famous plaza de congreso. Rooms will be either single or shared. The hotels also provide hot water, fully equipped kitchen, TV, internet. Cost of meals is not included in participation fee however kitchen will be available for the volunteer to cook. Even though everyday items are available in the host country at cheaper prices it is however requested to carry all the everyday items with you while travelling. Although a beautiful, warm and friendly place, you should not expect luxurious treatment or accommodations because we ideally want you to feel and experience the real local culture and lifestyle closely.