This Therapeutic Education Center offers home to children and adolescents diagnosed with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities, ages from 6/7 to 13/14. These diagnoses may be associated with other neurological disorders as epilepsy, infantile autism, Prader Willi syndrome, personality disorders and PDD. Actually the center assists 40 people.

The volunteer will be occupational therapy assistant which includes participation in the garden, accompanying the rides and in the manufacture of various wooden elements. Also part of the musical moments, and would be nice if some of the homeland music and rhythms of the volunteer can be share to the people in the center.

The volunteer will be part of an interdisciplinary group of professionals to accompany children and adolescents attending the Therapeutic Learning Center. The workshop will participate in the volunteer has therapeutic and recreational purposes.

For the host organization is important to receive volunteers from different nationalities and that each volunteer can convey something specific to their culture.

Volunteer Opportunities: Special Needs Children

Overview

  • Project Length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival Airport: Córdoba (COR)
  • Project Length: 1 week to 6 weeks
  • Project Period: Year round
  • Accommodation: Host Family
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 4-6 Hours per day
  • Daily work: Morning or Afternoon
  • Weekends: Free to sightseeing, Travel, etc.
  • Requirements: Intermediate Spanish Knowledge
  • Age Limits: 18 to 65 years old
  • Airlines: American Airlines, Lan , Tam, Gol, KLM, AirFrance , Aerolineas Argentinas, Etihad, Copa Airlines
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vaccinations, Hepatitis-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Included:

  • Airport meet and greet in Cordoba
  • Host Family Accommodation, 3 meals a day
  • Orientation, project briefing in Córdoba
  • Volunteer project placement 30 hour per week
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Argentina. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet.

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

When you join an A Broader View program your financial contribution supports the hundreds of needy communities where our volunteer programs are based.  Donations are helping to stimulate the local economies with coordinator and hosting jobs, with new constructions at local school and orphanage, with much needed medical supplies to under served hospitals and clinics. 

ABV works tirelessly year round to support our volunteers, and also to serve the local communities where we are based.  As a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity organization we receive 100% of our funding from our volunteers' program fee donations. Your program fee is used for airport pick up & transfer, departure transfer, placement logistics, orientation, food & accommodations, in-country assistance as well as programmatic administrative support and continuity of our volunteer programs.   If you have questions about our program fees email to [email protected] or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

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