Arts And Crafts Advisor - Volunteer in Nicaragua (we cover flights, accommodation, living expenses, etc)

Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Location Nicaragua
Start Date Sep – Nov 2017 (flexible)
Length of Placement 12 Months
Language Requirements Spanish
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada only
The Volunteer’s Role
Working in Batahola as a volunteer you will find an inclusive environment, where people interact and learn from each other; we can say that this is a constant learning environment. Cuso International in Nicaragua is looking for a volunteer to support Centro Batahola in their implementation of their Art Program with children and youth at risk and vulnerabilities.
As a volunteer, you will:
- Provide training session to children and youth in arts
- Develop curriculum for painting course
- Support the organization in planning other art activities for children
Essential Academic Qualifications:
- Degree in fine arts and crafts or other combination of relevant experience and studies
Essential Professional Background:
- Experience with painting as art expression
- Experience in arts and crafts
- Experience in training youth and children
Support Package
- Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending country)
- Accommodation while in placement
- Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
- Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication and health insurance
- Pre-departure training and in-country orientation
- Travel and accommodation for reintegration debriefing weekend
- Modest support for accompanying partners and dependents going on placement with you for 12 months or longer (Return flight, emergency medical insurance, vaccinations)
- Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
- Cuso International assessment day (Candidates must cover the first $200 of the most cost-effective travel expenses and all accommodation costs).
- Travel and accommodation for the five-day pre-departure training course and for in-country orientation
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