Volunteer with children in Bolivia

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Program Description

We are currently looking for a volunteer who is passionate and motivated about in child protection and education. During this volunteering you will participate in the daily activities of Bolivia Digna, and will get invaluable field experience in working with children directly. This volunteering will give you a better understanding of the inner-workings of an NGO, and develop your humanitarian skills.

Weekly and monthly planning of activities/lessons to be taught to children at both sites of Bolivia Digna project;
Daily assistance to educators working at both sites;
Participating in weekly team meetings;
Coordinating activities with local volunteers;
Developing and maintaining contact with foreign organisations/institutions in order to the visibility of Bolivia Dgina and its mission;
Creating a fundraising project for the activities and/or necessary materials;
Searching for public or private funding possibilities;

Terms and conditions:
Volunteering from 1 to 6 months as
Work hours: 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Most of the activities are taking place in the afternoon.
Visa not necessary for stays longer than 3 months. For more than three months, we can assist you in the proceedings.


We work with children in two disadvantaged communities of Cochabamba, who often suffer from a lack of attention and of positive role models as their families are unable to assist with their formal education. These children are at risk of becoming victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse and human trafficking.

This is why our goals are:
To provide a safe environment for at least part of the day;
To remove some responsibility and allow kids to be kids
To teach & demonstrate values that are at the core of a healthy society
To teach children hygiene habits such as washing their hands and brushing their teeth;
To assist with & augment formal education to improve future prospects


• Experience with NGOs, children education, international development, health education;
• Basic level Spanish;
• Flexibility, organizational skills, openness;

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Both options include:
• Pick up from Cochabamba airport
• Breakfast and lunch on weekdays
• Orientation
• Training for volunteer position
• Laundry
• Wi-Fi in the house
• Transport to and from the projects
• 24/7 emergency service
• Certificate of participation in the NGO
• Phone and local SIM card 10 bolivianos credit

Program Locations

Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Program Details

Fundacion Bolivia Digna
  • Bolivia: Cochabamba
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
English, Spanish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
450$/month for a private room and 390$/month for a shared room
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