* Min age 25 - Max age 60 * Minimum 1 month commitment * Reasonable physical fitness * Ability to work in a hot climate * Good English or Bahasa Indonesia * CRB Police Check to work with children * Full travel & medical insurance * Full vaccinatio
- Denpasar, Indonesia
- Program Type:
- Intern Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Year Round
- Work Types:
- Social Sciences
- Program Description:
- Bali is best known as a blissful island paradise, but away from the tourist track a number of Balinese children face serious issues including severe poverty, child labour, human trafficking and slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, and displacement. Many miss out on the opportunity to go to school and grow up without a stable family environment.
You will work with a humanitarian NGO that offers assistance to Balinese children whose survival and wellbeing is at risk. This is an all-encompassing placement where you can literally get involved in exactly where you think you can help the most, whether it be PR & Marketing, fund-raising, NGO administration & management, conducting field research, building and construction, or caring for children. Those with specific interests in anti-trafficking, child slavery, and human rights interests can be accommodated for and are strongly encouraged to apply.
In your free time the countless delights of Bali are there for you to enjoy, such as visiting temples, an elephant park, swimming with dolphins, climbing volcanoes, scuba diving, sailing, white-water rafting, horse-back riding and much more. Island hopping around Bali provides excellent weekend breaks and the chance to visit (even more) stunning beaches and landscapes.
* Min age 25 - Max age 60 * Minimum 1 month commitment * Reasonable physical fitness * Ability to work in a hot climate * Good English or Bahasa Indonesia * CRB Police Check to work with children * Full travel & medical insurance * Full vaccinations * Necessary flights & visas
According to your talents, interests and expertise there are a number of activities that you can pursue, including: * Accompanying children on trips to their villages to be reunited with their families * Aid packages -sourcing, buying and distributing food parcels * Construction (carpentry, brick laying, clearing and re-building) * Cooking, cleaning, and general day to day activities at the orphanages/children's projects. * Creative development; help with a range of projects including the launch of a series of books which will include stories, photographs and pictures created by the children about their lives * Designing and running a series of workshops including art, dance, music, sports, swimming, and more. * Fund-raising; a vital part of the foundation. This can include making links with your own communities at home and holding charity events or organising publicity. * Improving facilities (Improving sanitary conditions (creating new plumbing systems or sanitising existing facilities) * Interacting with the children through play and games and improving their emotional wellbeing where possible * Investigating the day to day running of a series of orphanages and children's projects * Medical support (for those with a medical background); checking the health of the children and treating any minor ailments or suggesting a necessary plan of treatment where applicable. * PR; writing articles for publication and editing the quarterly on-line news letters * Project development; creating and developing a series of 'street schools' and 'safe houses' for children living in slums and subjected to child prostitution and trafficking * Raising awareness within tourism; talking to tourists to raise awareness of the foundation's work and the danger of donating to 'false' orphanages where the children are exploited * Research; visiting other projects and communities to evaluate their needs and forge links * Responding to emails from donors and sponsors * Taking the children on trips i.e. to the zoo, beach, picnics etc. * Teaching (for those with an appropriate background) or evaluating existing teaching standards * Website development You are asked to work 5 full days per week. You should have a strong desire to help where you are needed most and be flexible with your daily tasks. On days off the project staff will be happy to help you take advantage of island activities.
- Fee: £825 GBP Project Fee for the first month (£725 for each additional month) + £249 GBP Placement Fee What's Included: Project Fee includes breakfast (only), accommodation, airport pickup, orientation, 24 hour support and project activities. We charge a flat, one-off Placement Fee of £249 GBP per person per project. This covers our costs for promoting the project and providing our services. We offer full pre-departure support (for all necessary flights, visas and vaccinations) and ong
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