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G_J.23 Work in a daycare center for handicapped children (Guatemala)

Location: Jocotenango (near Antigua), Guatemala

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Description of the project:

The organization consists of a daycare center for disabled children. There they offer rehabilitation, physiotherapy, speech therapy, special education and psychology therapy. People arrive on a daily basis at the organization to ask for help and orientation.

Your tasks:

  • Assist the teachers
  • Assist the physiotherapists
  • Assist the occupational therapists
  • Assist the social workers
  • Assist the psychologists
  • Working time: Working hours are in the morning
  • Vacations: The project closes from mid-December till mid-January


  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Spanish level: Basic
  • Skills and expertise: Enjoying the work with handicapped children, flexibility and patience

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You can stay in a host family in the city of Antigua (from 75 US$/week incl. 3 meals a day) or in a hostel (rates on request)
  • 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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