Biblioworks opens it’s 13th library!

I received this email from Biblioworks.  They are doing great work in Bolivia.  Congratulations to them on opening their 13th libary! "We at BiblioWorks are proud to announce that this past June we successfully opened our 13th library! Based in the small town of Padilla, the library was a collaborative project with Across the Globe Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit that supports children and families living in impoverished environments. The inauguration was held on June 20th and had a … [Read more...]

Up Close Bolivia

UCB has been working closely with the local community of Jupapina, near La Paz, for the past ten years. Volunteers are placed with various projects including teaching English, working at Mallasa Zoo, helping in a local nursery, supporting at an equine therapy centre and much more. Additional information: We charge $500 per month to volunteer. However, the vast majority of this money goes towards accommodation costs (volunteers live in very comfortable shared houses with full amenities), plus … [Read more...]

Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

“ICS alumni have enthusiasm, grit and a global mindset all of which employers are looking for” - youth employability expert David Schindler. Use or develop your language skills in a professional setting overseas this Autumn to transform your CV forever. By Christmas you could have led a team overseas, used your language in a business context, and developed a range of skills from communications to project management. You’ll also have supported some of the most marginalised people in the world … [Read more...]

Volunteer and Promote Literacy in Bolivia with Biblioworks

VOLUNTEERS WELCOME! BiblioWorks builds libraries, trains libraries, and supplies books in poor rural communities in and around Sucre, Bolivia. Volunteers can work in our office in Sucre, where the role includes accounting, budgeting, grant writing, administration, and more. Or, volunteers can encourage and promote reading and library use in one of the nine BiblioWorks libraries. Unlike many non-profit organizations, BiblioWorks does not charge any money to volunteer. However, you will … [Read more...]

Volunteering opportunities with children in La paz, Bolivia

We invite you to find out about our volunteer opportunities! Since 1995, Para Los Niños has worked with children and young adults who are wards of the State due to abandonment, abuse and neglect. We work in coordination with Social Services Department in 12 state run homes and institutions which house children from birth to 18 years of age, orphans and abandoned children, young offenders, victims of violence, sexual traffic, domestic abuse, and intellectually and physically disabled children. … [Read more...]

Fundación Luz del Mundo – Bolivia

Luz del Mundo Luz del Mundo is a home/child minding centre in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, run by Gabriela Rojas Llave. Local children attend and are offered English classes as well as other extra curricular activities such as theatre, music and cultural studies. There is no cultural centre in Santa Cruz and the aim of these classes is to provide the children with a rich knowledge of their culture and enable them to demonstrate what they learn to others through performance. Gabriela, the director … [Read more...]

Low Cost Volunteering opportunities in Bolivia

We have over 8 projects in La Paz Bolivia where you can volunteer this summer. Orphan Children Disabled Children Children who suffer from domestic violence Children that live in jail with their mother or father. All of that for as little as 100 usd, it doesn't matter if you stay for 6 months or only 1 week.... one time fee. Please visit our website and get to know Bolivia and part if its culture. www.reachbolivia.com … [Read more...]

Inti Wara Yassi – Volunteer Bolivia

Submitted by a True Travellers Society member: http://www.intiwarayassi.org/ Inti Wara Yassi provides a unique opportunity to become intimately involved in the care and rehabilitation of animals indigenous to the region, including monkeys, large cats, parrots and other small jungle creatures. The animals brought to the park generally have been captured and sold illegally through the black market animal trade, and have been either confiscated or given up by their owners. A … [Read more...]

Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos International

Organization: Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos International Location: Latin America Mission Statement: Caring for orphaned and abandoned children in Latin America and the Caribbean since 1954. Since then, more than 15,000 children have found a new home and future. Volunteer Opportunities: “The volunteer program at NPH is full of opportunities. We invite people of all backgrounds to participate in the endeavor to create a life of dignity for orphaned and abandoned children in the … [Read more...]

The Valley of the Moon’s Children Centre – Volunteer Bolivia

Dear True Travellers, I have come across your website – congratulations, it is a great initiative – I wish something like this had existed many years ago when I was first searching for volunteer opportunities in South America!!! I wondered if you could help me share a volunteering opportunity with a local community run nursery which I have been involved in for the past 5 years. I am British and have lived in La Paz, Bolivia, for the past 11 years. This project is run and managed by … [Read more...]

Amanecer – Volunteer Bolivia

Location: Cochabamba, Bolivia Activities: Providing a home and a new beginning for the abandoned, abused and orphaned street children of Cochabamba since 1981. Volunteers: "Amanecer is a catholic based organization but does not require volunteers to be of the catholic faith or of any faith. Volunteers must be 21 years of age and willing to work in the program for at least six months. (Depending on skill types shorter terms can be arranged.) Knowledge of Spanish is essential. … [Read more...]

Luz del Mundo – Volunteer Bolivia

Luz del Mundo is a home/child minding centre in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, run by Gabriela Rojas Llave. Local children attend and are offered English classes as well as other extra curricular activities such as theatre and cultural studies. There is no cultural centre in Santa Cruz and the aim of these classes is to provide the children with a rich knowledge of their culture and enable them to demonstrate what they learn to others through performance. Gabriela, the director provides them with lunch … [Read more...]

Fox Language Academy – Volunteer Boliva

Location - Sucre, Bolivia Fox Language Academy is a non-profitable organization that provides classes in Quechua, Spanish & English to the locals. And spanish classes to tourists of course. You can volunteer there as an English-teacher, either to teach classes of your own or as a teacher assistant. If you feel the desire to volunteer at orphanages, Fox will gladly put you in contact with one or several of the orphanages spread around Sucre. There is no fees involved whatsoever, just your … [Read more...]

List of volunteer opportunities in Bolivia

In our pages visitors that wish to stay in Bolivia for social volunteering work will find ample information and many direct contacts to help them individually organize and plan their stay in Bolivia, and once here, adapt themselves to Bolivian life. www.bolivia-online.net … [Read more...]