Maragwa District, Makuyu Division, Pundamilia Village
Type Of Work:
Social/Field Work This is an active position involving visiting orphans across various areas living with guardians. Volunteers will accompany local field workers on visits to homes and local schools and meeting with key people in the community to gather information including the number of people living in the childís family, type of housing and the availability of water, food and clothes. Part of this role is to assist in the development of plans for local families to address issues such as basic hygiene, proper ways of cleaning and cooking food, boiling water for drinking, preventive management of diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria and typhoid. Volunteers may also assist with administration and management of information.
social work training/experience would be an advantage but not essential, good people skills, experience or desire to care for the needy, hygiene cautious, understanding and patience. Volunteers should note that this role is walking-intensive as this is the main means of traveling within communities.
PROGRAM FEE US$90 per week payable prior or upon start of the program.
FOOD AND ACCOMMODATION Food & accommodation are provided as part of the program.
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