Internship or Volunteering Physiotherapist

Internship
For 3 to more than 12 months
Education
Cochabamba - Bolivia
Start ASAP
Unpaid

Offer description

Since its establishment in 2006 Bolivia Digna has been developing and working on programs aimed at promoting social development, violence prevention, and protection of children. Currently, the organisation works in two sites in the suburbs of Cochabamba, in communities where people are living well below the poverty line, and are often being marginalized by the rest of the society. Bolivia Digna strives to provide informal education and support to children aged 4 to 15, thus giving the children the motivation to encourage future changes in their own communities.

We are currently looking for a person who is passionate and motivated about working with children and willing to know more about the NGOs sector in Bolivia. During this period you will participate in the daily activities of Bolivia Digna, and will get invaluable field experience in working with children directly. This will give you a better understanding of the inner-workings of an NGOs as well as develop your humanitarian skills and international communications knowledge.

For this specific job we are looking for a person working in the field of physiotherapy.
The job includes helping children with disabilities to engage and slowly bettering their movements. We require specific features for this position since, with this project, we would try to help the more problematic kids to enjoy a brighter future and life fuller of joy.

Tasks:
• 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;
• Help preparing educative activities for the children;
• Working with kids in difficult situation, creating a path of education for them.

Requirements:
• Intermediate level of Spanish;
• Flexibility, organizational skills, openness;

Terms and conditions:
• Unpaid position.
• Work hours: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
• Visa is necessary for more then 3 months. We can assist you in the proceedings.

Required languages levels

English :
Upper-Intermediate
Spanish :
Intermediate

Fundación Bolivia Digna

Non-Governmental Organisations / Education / 1 - 10 employees
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