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N_H.07 Volunteer in a child care center (Nicaragua)

Location: Close to León, Nicaragua

Collage N_H.07

Description of the project:

This project wants to give a perspective to children who already have to work, who have a problematical family background and children who do not get a good education. The organization helps children dealing with the difficult situation they have to live in. It is located in a little beach town where there is not much to do. Instead of sitting around bored or in front of the television, children can come here. This project is not only a place where they get lessons and help doing their homework. It is also a place where they can just be children and play, make friends and learn from each other. Leaders and volunteers of the project support their creativity in different ways giving dance classes, arts, sports or doing other funny activities in this little beach town. Because so far, there aren`t many possibilities for kids to enjoy their free-time. The children also have the possibility to talk to psychologists who come from the university in León.

Your tasks:

  • Teach English and math, help with the homework, read books with the children
  • Organize leisure time activities (especially during their holidays, December until February, when they do not get any homework), for example: sports, handicrafts, excursions
  • Work schedule: Flexible


  • Minimum stay: 3 months Spanish level: Intermediate
  • English level: Good enough to teach
  • Skills and expertise: Creativity, you like working with children, flexibility, patience, knowledge of teaching children (useful but not necessary)

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You can choose to stay in a host family (from 50 US$/ week incl. breakfast) or a shared flat (from 35 US$/week)
  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay
  • For our work and our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € – regardless of the length of your stay

Have a look at the detailed project presentation with more pictures, info on accommodation and location:

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