• Group of students

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Support for children with intellectual disabilities

PR032

Company Description

The foundation is the most important institution in the care of mentally disabled people in Chile. Today its focus is on the areas of protection, education and training of this important group of persons, with the objective of their social integration. In 1974, the institution started to create residencies and schools all over the country, with the aim of improving their social and economic situation, especially in sectors with extreme poverty. Like this, it becomes a foundation with national presence which is promoting the integration of mentally disabled people, providing services of support to improve their quality of life.

Tasks

  • The foundation has 3 programs for volunteers:
  • Leisure activities
  • Professional support
  • Different courses/workshops
  • Some of the areas could be:
  • Psychology
  • Social work
  • Occupational therapy
  • Health
  • Special education
  • Human Relations
  • Informatics

Schedule

Flexible

Stipend

No

Benefits

No

Requirements

  • Motivation for teamwork
  • Openness
  • Basic Spanish knowledge
  • Responsibility
  • Energetic