Nursing support, assistance in therapy sessions, care and supervision of the disabled, assistance in workshops and seminars
Give something back to humanity and show your support in a project for people who are often shunned from society for having a disability. Be a positive example for others, and make an effort to assist others and provide them basic needs.
This volunteer program is based in Chile and it supports projects for people with physical and or mental disabilities. This program is mainly funded through charities and donations, it maintains several homes and creative workshops which both adults and children attend. All the facilties are tailored to the physical and psychological needs of the people. This organization offers disabled participants a better quality of life and it is very self rewarding to see the difference you make while also becoming familiar with the culture.
During this project you can help care for the disabled and accompany them on daily tasks, while also supporting them to promote their individual talents and skills in workshops, seminars or dance classes. There is no special skills required only that you should be a patient and responsible individual.
On a typical working day you will be: supporting the nurses, helping to take care and supervise patients, assist in workshops, teach basic computer skills, participate in arts and crafts, organize games.
One of the most important parts of your job is to create a friendly, positive environment which makes all patients feel at home.
The city of Santiago has a wide range of activities for our volunteers to enjoy such as a variety of different shopping malls with international and national chains, there are also many mountain ranges where you can go hiking.