Volunteering for the children’s project “Minadores de Sueños” in Quito, Ecuador

  • Required minimum age: 18 years
  • Basic language requirement in Spanish. In order to work with the children, the volunteer should feel comfortable in his/her knowledge and use of/understanding and speaking of Spanish, or attend a language course in Quito (see “Preparation before volunteering”, 3. Language School) before starting the volunteer assignment.
  • Experience in working with children and/or pursuing a social or educational profession
  • Minimum length of stay: 2-3 months, depending on the project assignment
  • Ability to function independently in a foreign country with sensitivity to different cultural practices and traditions
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Respect towards the children and the team
  • Initiative and creativity
  • Interest and enjoyment of Ecuadorian culture