Helper at a Children's Home

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High­lights

Support this warmhearted program and become a member of the family
Engage with the children during creative afternoon activities
Support the children home's mother during her daily household chores
Learn how to cook affordable and healthy Indonesian cuisine
Explore South Bali's beautiful beaches during your time off
Become a part of the family and support the mom and helper of the home in all their efforts to provide love and care for their 10 children. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 19+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+

About the Program

Established in 2004, this children home in Jimbaran is taking care of 10 children, aged 1 year old to 12 year old. These children are not orphans; they are unfortunate to have no biological parent being able to raise and taking care of them. The have been rejected due to poverty issues.

The children are not only given a new home, they are given the opportunity of a better and promising future. A good education is very important to the founder and mom of these children. She personally educates the children from the outset in two languages (English and Indonesian) with English books, music and films. With bilingual education the children could highly improve their career prospects in the future, starting from their home. The children are educated according to Christian values; however, Ibu Ine’s primary concern is to be a loving and caring mother to the children.

The small home welcomes volunteers who are willing to give any support in house chores, day caring the children and so on. You will also have the possibility to support a close primary school in teaching English 2 times a week for one session. That's why volunteers  should speak English fluently and have excellent communication skills. 

Bali Internships Child Protection Policy

Having worked closely with the children of developing communities and international volunteers since 2007 we understand the importance of protecting children from any harm or abuse. As a professional and responsible agency Bali Internships is therefore committed to ensure the safety, rights and freedom of children through effective policies and processes. All volunteers and interns have a responsibility to support the safety and protection of children.

Definition

A child refers to every person below the age of 18 years.

Child abuse refers to sexual abuse or other physical or mental harm caused to a child.

Volunteers and interns refers to every participant who was placed through Bali Internships.

Host project coordinator refers to the person in charge of the host organization, institution or company.

Equality and non-discrimination

Bali Internships is committed to enforcing a policy of non-discrimination. All children who have an interaction with volunteers or interns shall be treated and protected regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity.

Roles and Responsibilities

Each volunteer and intern is asked to arrange a copy of their criminal record in their home country. Once they arrive in Bali they will receive a copy of this Child Protection Policy and the Code of Conduct which must be understood, acknowledged and signed.

Code of Conduct for the protection of children

  • It is strictly prohibited to take any children outside the project site to an excursion to the beach, to the volunteer house or anywhere else, unless it is not confirmed by the host project coordinator (orphanage/ school manager or mum).
  • It is not permitted to bring food or presents for the children unless it is acknowledged and confirmed by the host project coordinator.
  • Photography and videos of children are only allowed with prior approval from the host project coordinator. No pictures or videos are permitted, which expose the vulnerability of the children in public, to shame or to belittle the children.
  • Posting pictures or videos online in any form has to be acknowledged by the host project coordinator.- No inappropriate physical contact is allowed which appears to be in a discriminating or sexual way.
  • When dealing with children, volunteers are not allowed to exert inappropriate physical force to the children.
  • The address or location of the host institution (orphanage, children home etc) is not to be communicated to any other person not associated with the program, the host project coordinator or Bali Internships.

Social culture visa information

To work as a volunteer in Indonesia, you will need a social culture visa. This visa is issued to applicants who are going to Indonesia for a social/cultural visit, for example, visiting relatives or friends who live in Indonesia; visiting social organizations with the same type of activities; for exchange visits between educational institutions, carrying out research, and attending training program in Indonesia. Social-culture visa holders are not allowed to receive any salary from the visit they do. You have to apply before your arrival in Bali at the Indonesian embassy in your home country, to be able to volunteer or do an internship legally; you do need the Social-Culture Visa. Any other visa type is not sufficient. 

  • Time of application: 2-3 weeks. The visa application process takes some time and due to other reasons (Indonesian holidays or strike of post employees for example) the process can be delayed. Therefore, we recommend starting the application process the latest around 4 weeks prior your arrival in Indonesia.
  • Validity: 60 days after arrival
  • Extension: can be extended up to 4 times every 30 days
  • Costs: 45 Euro
  • Cost of extension in Bali: starting from 800.000-1.050.000 IDR via private agency, 750.000 IDR non-agency assistance extension

This guideline helps you through the visa application. However, we highly suggest you to re-check the information and visit the Indonesian Embassy’s website of your capital or call them directly.

Average Living expenses in Bali

Indonesia is considered to be really cheap to live in. This is something you will find out quickly after your arrival in Bali. Here you will see with which additional costs you have to plan during your time in Bali.

Food: The amount of money you will spend on food depends on your eating habits. If you eat at a local warung you will spend around 2€/2.20US$ for a proper meal with drink. But if you prefer to eat western food you will spend a lot more (at least 5€/5.35US$ but probably even more).

Laundry: In our accommodation you won’t have laundry facilities. So you have to bring your laundry to a laundry service somewhere around your living area. Average laundry costs are around 0.50-1€/$ for one kilogram of laundry.

Phone Credit: In all our accommodations you will find wifi. Therefore 2GB mobile data plus some credit for calling your friends should be enough per month. This will cost you around 5€/5.25$.

Scooter Rental + Petrol: Renting a scooter will cost around 42€/45$ per month. Petrol is quite cheap in Indonesia and 1 litre will be around  0.50€/$. In practice this means, that you won't need more than 4 €/$ per week for petrol unless you intend to to a bike trip around the island.

Trips: How much money you want to spend for trips to explore Bali is eventually up to you. You can minimize expenses if you spend a bit more time organizing as much as you can by yourself instead of using a travel agent or trip packages. 

Dagelijkse activiteiten

There will be 3 different working shifts, morning shift 8 am - 1 pm, 1 pm tp 6 pm and 3 pm to 8 pm. Volunteers work in a shift depend on the number of the volunteer at one time. The mother of the orphanage decides which shift you will be handling. The tasks of volunteers are but are not limited to:

  • Baby sitting, day caring the babies and toddlers 
  • House chores support 
  • Driving the children to school in the morning and picking them up in the afternoon 
  • Help the children with their homework, reading, English lessons and activity programs
  • Active in supporting the children home's creative activity program (once a week craft day, and language classes; English and German)

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Bali offers you many activities and cultural sights, which will spice up your time in Bali. Get to know Bali's various and numerous facets. We have listed our favorites you to make the most of your paradise life.

Surfing in Bali

Bali is a world mekka for surf adventures. Beginners, advanced and professionals will find what they are looking for for an ultimate surf experience. Many surf guides and surf schools have established in the southern part of Bali and provide various offers to learn surfing or improve your skills.

Diving

Besides surfing, scuba diving is among the top 5 activities in Bali. A breath-taking underwater world with intact reefs and unique animals awaits you. Many dive centers offer courses for non-divers or snorkelers as well. They usually suggest different itineraries for everyone's needs. Let yourself be enchanted by Bali's underwater world. 

Snorkeling

If you don't have a PADI license, you can simply go snorkeling at reefs close to Bali's shore. You may find manta rays, colorful and intact coral reefs or even small ship wrecks. Usually, you only need to pay 1 or 2 Euros to rent snorkeling equipment and off you go. 

Rafting

Rafting is also a very popular water sport activity, where you can explore Bali's stunning landscapes on rivers. Many rafting companies offer different tours for beginners as well as for advanced. 

Hiking Mount Agung & Batur

Gunung Agung and Gunung Batur are both active volcanoes in Bali. Local guides offer you hikes, where you start your hike early morning or even at night to arrive in time at the top of the mountain to enjoy the most breath-taking sunrise you have ever seen.  

Watersport
Zwemmen
Duiken/
Snorkelen
Klimmen
Wandelen
Paardrijden
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 19 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (vloeiend)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Opleidingsvereisten
op High School niveau
Vereiste documenten
CV, Motivational letter, Copy of your passport, Letter of Consent en Criminal record
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
- Commit, pro active and dedicative
- Fluent English
- Self-reliant, creative, flexible, independent
- Have excellent communication skills
- Willing to adhere with local customs and culture
- Have a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of community members
- Are able to provide their own transportation for program activities (scooter)

Volunteers who have teaching experience and psychology school background would be especially appreciated to work and to teach the children.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Bali Internships
What's Included:

  • Program consultation and personal assessment with our program specialist
  • Mediation to the most suitable current openings voluntary work programs
  • Access to connect with a host organization in Bali
  • Volunteer recruitment interview session with our program coordinator
  • Detailed information about the volunteer program and a host organization profile
  • Visa assistance 
  • Airport pick-up
  • Welcome package: Indonesian SIM card number (Purchase and registration at GSM Provider Center)
  • Accommodation (standard varies according to area)
  • Introduction to the project at the first orientation day
  • Local contact person & support during your volunteer program
  • Project visits & satisfaction assessment
  • Information about events and intern meetings
  • Assistance with visa extension
  • Contribution to the program deducted from the program fee
Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Ngurah Rai International Airport

We will arrange and provide your airport pick up. Please send us a copy of your flight ticket, prior your departure from your country. You will be picked up by our team member Sam. Please go straight to the information counter, our driver is expecting you there with your name card.

Accomodatie

This volunteer house is located on the Bukit peninsula in the South of Bali, in a local neighborhood of the Puri Gading area, Ungasan. With its shared kitchen, it offers the community atmosphere and refreshment that will make you feel comfortable during your volunteering. Due to its central location you can reach your volunteer projects, beaches and shopping possibilities within a couple of minutes only.

Slaapkamer (Dubbel)
Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten. Eten, tussendoortjes en drankjes zijn bijkomende kosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Denpasar. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Indonesië.
Reisverzekering
Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Indonesië biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Indonesië dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Indonesië.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Arrival

Volunteers are requested to arrive Wednesday. Once arrived at Bali Airport you will get picked up and our driver will bring you to your accommodation. Arrivals on any other days will be charged extra. After completing the volunteer work volunteers are requested to leave the accommodation the following Saturday at the latest. 

Start and Duration

Volunteers can begin their project each Monday after the introduction day. The minimum duration for this volunteer program is 8 weeks. A volunteer can take part in a program for up to 6 months.

Introduction

Every Friday is introduction day. We will come and visit you and give you a short introduction about Bali, customs, rules and expectations, safety and the project. Afterwards we will accompany you to your project and introduce you to the volunteer project. On the first weekend you will have time to settle down, get to know your environment and to prepare yourself for the first day in the project. 

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
8 - 24 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
8 weken (min. verblijf)
$1.332
12 weken
$1.679
24 weken (max. verblijf)
$2.780
Gemiddelde kosten
$141 /week

De organisatie rekent haar tarieven in EUR. De prijstabel in USD is onderhevig aan valutaschommelingen. Bali Internships zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Bali Internships gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

Waarom Volunteer World

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Volunteer World is 's werelds leidende vergelijkingsplatform voor internationale vrijwilligerswerk projecten. Wij begeleiden jou door een betrouwbare aanmeldingsprocedure - inclusief de nodige betalingen. Plan jouw zinvolle reis met Volunteer World en krijg gratis toegang tot:
Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als Bali Internships jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door Bali Internships

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Helper at a Children's Home

Become a part of the family and support the mom and helper of the home in all their efforts to provide love and care for their 10 children.

$124/week

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