Culture, Sport and Community Development Supporter

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founded in 2017
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High­lights

Organising and carrying out recreational and leisure activities such as: artistic workshops, sports activities and educational games.
Providing support for children, young people and older adults.
Organise sports classes, adapted for older people.
Recycling and waste recycling workshops.
It generates a change in the living conditions of our children and young people.
The project aims to keep children and young people active and away from gangs while making good use of their free time. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+

As a volunteer you are involved in various day-to-day activities with the community and young people, as well as sharing, organising and implementing educational and recreational activities for children, youth, families and older adults. 

The lack of opportunities causes many young people to become involved in delinquency, so it is necessary to offer them options that can be linked to music, sport or cultural activities.

As a volunteer in sports volunteering you are expected to participate in the education and training of children and young people in the following cultural and sporting activities:

  • American football
  • Athletics
  • Baseball
  • Dance
  • Swimming
  • Music

They also carry out activities such as:

  • Basic classes to help them learn to read and write.
  • Activities with the elderly
  • Reinforcement for young people

Typical day

The activities of the different sports are carried out in sports facilities located in the area where the organisation is located in Cartagena.

The sports volunteering programme runs from Monday to Friday.

Training sessions are held regularly from 14:00 to 17:00, three times a week. Many children attend school and then attend the scheduled sports and cultural activities. In the course of the morning there are sports activities with children and older children in the school.

Both the timetable and the activities may vary. 

Free-time activities

ISLANDS OF THE ROSARY
A place where you can find truly beautiful beaches, quiet and with the possibility to do many activities during the day.

THE BEACHES
Depending on where you go, you can go to some of these beaches, such as El Laguito and Castillogrande, which are possibly the most visited beaches in the city.

GETSEMANI QUARTER
Just pass by the clock entrance and you will find this wonderful quarter, full of life and colour. 

WALLED CITY
A unique and fascinating place to visit with family, friends, as a couple or on your own. 
Concert/
Music
Diving/
Snorkling
Museum/
Opera
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Sightseeing
Water Sports

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or Spanish (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
We need volunteers with Initiative and autonomy, Learning ability, Optimism and enthusiasm, Ability to lead initiatives, Organisation and planning, Interpersonal communication, Teamwork, Diplomacy and "know how to be".
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Adventure Volunteer
  • Welcome and pick-up at the airport
  • Hostel accommodation during your volunteering period
  • 1 Breakfast per day during your stay
  • 24/7 support from the Adventure Volunteer team
  • Follow-up, orientation and induction to the program
  • Certificate of weeks spent volunteering
  • Accident insurance
  • Liability insurance for your activity
  • Guidance, advice and management in the choice of the program
Airport Pickup at Rafael Nunez International Airport
You must arrive at Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG), where you will be picked up by the coordinator of the local organisation. Pick-up time is from 8:00 to 21:00 hours.
Accommodation
All volunteers stay in hostels selected by the organisation. They are usually located in safe areas close to the walled city.
Accommodation includes:
  • Bed, in a shared room
  • Breakfast during your volunteer placement
  • Use of common areas
  • WIFI (internet)
Dorm Room Youth Hostel
Food & Beverages

1 Breakfast per day during your stay.

Internet Access
Sorry, no access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Rafael Nunez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena. We assist you to find cheap flights to Colombia.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Colombia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Colombia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Colombia.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

The volunteer project is open all year round (except for national holidays and the holiday period from December to mid-January).

Arrival days are Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays, to make it easier for you to join the project.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
2 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
2 weeks (min. stay)
$632
3 weeks
$861
4 weeks
$1,085
5 weeks
$1,330
6 weeks
$1,515
7 weeks
$1,744
12 weeks (max. stay)
$2,889
Average fees
$278 /week

The organization charges its fees in EUR. The price table in USD is subject to currency fluctuation. Adventure Volunteer will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Adventure Volunteer during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Culture, Sport and Community Development Supporter

The project aims to keep children and young people active and away from gangs while making good use of their free time.

$255/week

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