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Verein: Aldeas de Paz - Peace Villages Foundation
Projekt: verschiedene Projekte in Venezuela
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Bewerbungsende: 31.12.2009
Status: Bewerbungsfrist abgelaufen
Laufzeit: open end - flexible laufzeit
Sprache im Projekt: English, Spanish, Portugues, German, Fench, Dutch
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Voraussetzungen:
Minimum requirements: A typical volunteer/intern needs to be enthusiastic, willing to learn, ready for a challenge, has a desire to take initiative and dedicates a lot of caring and passion to the position. Friendliness, care, commitment and patience are among important qualities. We welcome individual volunteers, families and groups regardless of age, experience or background. You don't have to speak fluent Spanish as we provide full support and 24 hour back-up from our local staff. Volunteers and interns are the driving force of Peace Villages' work, both through their volunteering and through their financial contributions. Volunteering with us is a great opportunity to work side by side with locals, learn new skills, study Spanish, and immerse oneself in the Latin and indigenous culture. The beauty in volunteering lies in the fact that you are not simply passing through as a tourist. You are interacting with the community, building relationships and making a positive impact. It is an experience that may well change your life!

Projektbeschreibung:
- MEDICINE & HEALTHCARE - Be involved in the day-to-day running of a hospital

- YOUTH, CARE AND COMMUNITY- Help us enhance the lives of children and teenagers

- MOBILE SCHOOL- The perfect project for energetic, creative, and outgoing people

- TEACHING & TUTORING- A great introduction into Venezuelan life

- CONSERVATION- Ideal for the hands-on person who enjoys the outdoors

- LIVE AND VOLUNTEER WITH THE FRIENDLY PEMÓN ABORIGINALS

- ECOLOGICAL BUILDING/CARPENTRY- Hands on work in a beautiful setting

- NGO MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION- The day-to-day running of a small, grassroots NGO

- THERAPEUTIC HORSE RIDING- Excellent therapy for children with special needs

ABOUT US
The Peace Villages Foundation (PVF) is a sustainable grassroots NGO based in Santa Elena de Uairen, Venezuela, near the borders with Brazil and Guyana in South America. PVF is independent from political, religious or business interests and maintains independence by completely funding and operating its programs with the practical and monetary contributions of volunteers.

OUR MISSION
We support disadvantaged communities and their members in the process of achieving sustainable development, social justice and peace. We promote the "Culture of Peace" through enriching cross-cultural exchange and voluntary community service for people of all ages, races and nationalities. We provide additional opportunities in humanitarian, educational, recreational and environmental fields and assist our beneficiaries to develop their potential and improve their own lives.

OUR VISION
We share the values of peace, justice and tolerance, fundamentally focusing on the preservation of indigenous cultures and the empowerment of young people while valuing local knowledge and working with cultural sensitivity. Because local people know and understand what is appropriate for their own communities, we assist them in carrying out the objectives they deem important. Our Volunteer opportunities are truly the microcosm of a world where people join together giving priority to improving life for humanity and promoting a Culture of Peace as a practical way to both prevent and resolve conflict.

OUR VOLUNTEERS
The Peace Villages Foundation is exclusively financed and operated by volunteers. Volunteering with us is a great opportunity to work side by side with locals, learn new skills, study Spanish and immerse oneself in the Latin and indigenous culture.

Tel ++ 58+ 289 - 4145721
Cel ++ 58+ 414 - 8704895
Email: info@peacevillages.org