Ecuador

Discover | 4-7 Wochen | Amerikas
Johanna Wallner, Ecuador
Johanna Wallner, Ecuador

Die Republik Ecuador liegt im Nordwesten Südamerikas am Äquator, was dem Land auch seinen Namen gab. Die Hauptstadt ist Quito und die Währung US-Dollar. In Ecuador werden Spanisch (offizielle Sprache) und indigene Sprachen (Quechua, Shuar u.a.) gesprochen. Die Einwohnerzahl beträgt ca. 16 Mio. Voluntario para la Ayuda Social del Ecuador (VASE) – ICYE Ecuador – wurde 2008 gegründet und ist eine NGO, die für interkulturelle Bildung und Freiwilligendienste wirbt. Ihr Sitz ist in Quito.

  • Programmdauer: 4-7 Wochen
  • Teilnahmebeitrag: 4 Wochen € 888,-; je weitere Woche € 95,-
  • Anreiseinfos: Keine Abholung bei Ankunft an Freitagen, Samstagen oder Sonntagen oder nach 23 Uhr
  • Anmeldung: mind. 1-2 Monate vor Abreise
  • Grenzenlos Landesprofil Ecuador

Beteilige Dich an Projekten im Bereich:

  • Bildung und soziale Tätigkeiten mit Kindern/Jugendlichen: Unterrichten (Englisch, Sport, andere Sprachen u.a.) und Betreuung von Kindern und Jugendlichen an Schulen.
Katharina Berger, Ecuador
Katharina Berger, Ecuador
  • Umwelt- und Tierschutz: Biologische Landwirtschaft („organic farms“), Gartenarbeit, Landwirtschaft und Arbeit an einer Einrichtung für Tiere (Animal Refugee Center).
Leonie Hochleitner, Ecuador
Leonie Hochleitner, Ecuador
  • Soziales und Inklusion: Arbeit in Frauenprojekten oder Projekten im Bereich Menschenrechte, Betreuung von Kindern und Jugendlichen mit und ohne Behinderung.
Discover, Ecuador
Discover, Ecuador

Hier findest Du ein paar Projektbeschreibungen:

Discover Ecuador – Women Empowerment: Centro Ecuatoriano para la Promoción y Acción de la Mujer

Maria Reichel, Ecuador
Maria Reichel, Ecuador

The CEPAM aims to improve womens’ social situation and quality of life, as well as contribute to the development of principles and policies that promote equal opportunities for women in the social, political, and economic spheres. CEPAM is a self-sustainable institution, specialized in defending human rights of diverse women through the different stages of their lives. CEPAM is a model organization in the development of methodologies and work practices. Our services include training activities in gender themes, prevention of violence, empowerment and employability, legal services, psychological services/crisis intervention and social services.

Location: Quito

Volunteer tasks (tasks divided in the group of volunteers): the volunteer is expected to share CEPAM’s activities through social media, help develop /update the webpage, train CEPAM team members in use of social media, update /review Facebook page, design social media campaigns for: fundraising, volunteering, and for specific themes including gender violence, femicide, working with youth, create English content for website., develop information, content and project profiles for potential donors, assist CEPAM in developing new sources of cooperation, translate documents (Spanish/English).

Volunteer requirements / Skills: Volunteers should be interested in and adhere to principles of gender equality /social inclusion. Spanish proficiency is preferable.

Volunteer’s working time: Mostly from Monday to Friday. Working hours are between 20 and 40 hours a week. 

Host situation (board and lodging): Host family

Discover Ecuador – Bildung für Kinder und Jugendliche: Hogar de Paz

Christine Kettenbach, Ecuador
Christine Kettenbach, Ecuador

To provide shelter and education for children whose parents work on the street, providing a safe place for them to live a normal childhood with games, food and a good education. Provide academic support and organize extracurricular activities for children (among 150-200 children between 5 and 15 years in the afternoons, and in the mornings 50-100 children), whose parents mostly work on the street. Also, to support their families. Work with street children from the surrounding area with the purpose of giving them an education and a shelter while their parents work on the street. Tutoring, English classes, music, recycling and crafts workshops are offered.

Location: Quito “El Tejar”

Volunteer tasks: assist the kids with their homework, help the project’s staff with serving meals, teach the kids good table manners, help organizing activities like theatre, dance classes, cooking classes, sports, and other activities.

Volunteer requirements/skills: motivation, basic Spanish or eagerness to learn it, teamwork spirit, creativity.

Volunteer’s working time: Mostly from Monday to Friday. Working hours are between 20 and 40 hours a week. 

Host situation (board and lodging): Host family

ICYE Ecuador bietet ca. 20 Einsatzstellen für Kurzzeitaufenthalte an. Weitere Projektbeschreibungen findest Du in der