You speak basic Spanish, have a strong will to help, are able to improvise and cope with simple conditions? Help according your talents and interests!
Los Frailes (State Zulia, approx. 70km from Maracaibo) – The project Benposta has about 2 hectares of land, where younger kids are taken care of. They also have an elementary school there, circus classes, “Benposta-Bank” and “Benposta-Shop”, Residence for the kids, etc. (see also photos). The location is quite remote (no or hardly any public transport).
According to possibilities volunteers will be shown the surroundings and nearby local tourist attractions.
Accomodation is very simple and depends on the project location. There's usually no running water from the tap available. Water has to be taken from water pots. Internet is only available when the volunteers are in the project center.
Food and drinks are included for the volunteers, but usually no special wishes (Vegetarian, etc.) can be granted. It's available what's prepared for the children and staff of Benposta Venezuela.