Your work in an orphanage in Haiti will provide these orphaned children with the attention and mental stimulation that all children need to develop healthy social skills
In many cases, your day will begin early when you will help the children get ready for school. You might have the middle of the day free or you may want to stay on to help local staff with other tasks around the home.
Some care homes are more inclusive in their approach, teaching both life skills and handcrafts to the older children. If you have any skills in art, crafts, sports, or even gardening, you will be a great help in improving their children’s skills and social abilities. Interaction, friendship, and support are the most important things you will need to be able to offer the children we work with.
Haiti is one of Caribbean’s most popular tourist destinations for a reason. Its beaches, such as Port salut and Montrouis, Decamerrom, are world renown. During the weekend or in the afternoon during the week days, you can go downtown or in Petion Ville to buy crafts or outdoor cafes to enjoy the Caribbean climate. At night, there are many excellent bars, clubs and restaurants where locals and foreigners can relax and socialize.
Pick-up from the airport to the guesthouse. Drop off from the guesthouse to the airport.
Our volunteers can expect to share a room with same sex several other teams. Bedding is provided.
Living is basic, yet comfortable and the guest-houses have electricity, Wi-Fi and running water.
Our volunteers are served three meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner), with a combination of Haitian and Western food. Tap water is not safe to drink in Haiti, however bottled or purified water is readily available in our all our guest-houses. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know when you apply for the program so we can make arrangements for you.