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Disabled Children Carer

Santiago de Chile, Chile

Nursing support, assistance in therapy sessions, care and supervision of the disabled, assistance in workshops and seminars

The project

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. 

Your work 

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. 



Free-time activities

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 do hiking, rafting, climbing, sightseeing and horse back riding. Even the Pacific coast with its nice beaches can be reach with a day-trip.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Riding
Winter Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Program 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).
Language Skills
You need to speak Spanish (intermediate level)
Health Declaration
required
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
50+

Any questions? Just ask. We at South America Inside are happy to help you.

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Services by South America Inside

Consultation on travel | Translation of application documents | Organization of your volunteer program in Chile | Delivery of necessary documents for visa application (if required) | Individual attention from your contact person in Chile | Informative manual about your stay in Chile | Santiago City Guide (130 pages) | Informative welcome talk with the staff in our office | Escort by a staff member to your project on your first day | Certificate of participation

Airport Pickup at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport

You will be picked up at the airport and brought to your accommodation.

Accommodation

The set-up fee of your accommodation in Santiago de Chile is part of your program fee. However, the weekly/monthly rent has to be paid directly on site (approx. 80 USD / week).

Guest Family Bedroom (Single)
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL) in Santiago. We assist you to find cheap flights to Chile.
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 Chile provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Chile you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Chile.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$485.00
8 weeks
$530.00
12 weeks
$575.00
20 weeks
$620.00
25 weeks (max. stay)
$710.00
Average fees
$75.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Santiago de Chile/Chile between 4 weeks and 25 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. South America Inside will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Chile.
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 South America Inside during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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