There are currently 44 children residing at the orphanage.  The children range in age between 4 years and 17 years old.  Our volunteers support the staff in terms of their daily routines, and also offer outside input for activities and recreational ideas. During the school term volunteer will help with the children’s breakfast, and escorting them to school.   A Daycare/Headstart project is open in the orphanages pre-school.Volunteers can help with assisting with baby/toddler care and pre-school activities with the little ones.  Work tasks at this center include: farming, gardening, animal care, cooking, laundry, cleaning. After school activities with the children including reading, helping with homework, arts and crafts, playing in the ball fields, and being present and available to the children.

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This is a lively facility and our volunteers must be an upbeat, happy individual in order to thrive!  Expect to be hot, working outside, playing with the kids, enjoying the humidity and making a difference.

The role of an ABV volunteer at a children’s home should be a mentor, friend, gardener, farmer, camp counselor and advocate all rolled into one.

Note: Arrivals only during the week, avoid weekends.

Volunteer Opportunities Orphanage Center:

Overview

  • Project length: From 1 week to 8 weeks
  • Arrival airport: Belize City (BZE)
  • Work schedule: 5 days a week, 6-7 hours per day
  • Requirements: Police Check/Clearance report
  • Age limits: Minimum 17yrs or older for solo travelers.
  • Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, US Airways
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov/

Program Schedule

  • Airport meet and greet in BZE (Belize City). Orientation with ABV Staff
  • Monday to Friday volunteering, occasion weekend as needed
  • Two free days a week for sightseeing
  • Typical shift work hours are 7am-11am and 2-6pm as needed
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Belize. 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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