Program Details

SWHO offers voluntary service projects in Tegucigalpa (capital city of Honduras) and the caribean island Roatan (world's second-largest barrier reef). These programs are an affordable way to complete meaningful community service work. Participants are liv
Location:
Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Roatan, Honduras
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Education, Social Services
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Proficiency in foreign languages and experience abroad are and will continue to be an essential building block for professional success. A work experience abroad is therefore a necessary investment, for the cultural skills as well as the linguistic proficiency, to compete professionally in today’s global market. By volunteering your services in Honduras you will develop emotionally and culturally and make an important contribution to creating a better understanding between two cultures. To ensure that your volunteer service is a success including many interesting and positive experiences, you should leave nothing to chance. Please take advantage of our years of experience and qualified advice to organize your personal, unique and unforgettable experience in Honduras. SWHO is organizing volunteer services in Honduras (Tegucigalpa and Roatan). The area of application can be chosen by the participant itselfs. Could be children home, school, kindergarten, or a creative project such as art & painting, etc. Duration and begin of your stay is flexibel.

SWHO offers voluntary service projects in Tegucigalpa (capital city of Honduras) and the caribean island Roatan (world's second-largest barrier reef). These programs are an affordable way to complete meaningful community service work. Participants are living in Honduran host families where they can experience Honduran culture and way of living. SWHO mission: SWHO encourages inter cultural understanding and cooperation through the exchange of people and ideas. We promote wider life experiences, personal development and greater intercultural awareness through the provision of supported voluntary placements in a range of social and educational projects, that directly benefit local communities in Honduras. Becoming acquainted with another culture widens the horizon. A volunteer service with SWHO sensitizes for global connections and promotes the sense for social justice. SWHO accompanies this process. We believe in • Working in equal partnership with individuals, communities and organisations to the direct benefit of local communities. • Promoting social responsibility and individual personal development through intercultural exchange and volunteering.

The Participation Fee includes Organization and coordination of your stay in Honduras - Stay in the host family or single room with full board - Commitment volunteer service in desired domain - Spanish course - Transport from the airport in Honduras to your host family - Transport from your family or single room up to the workplace (in Honduras) - Information on place (in Honduras) - Program - frame in Honduras - Care on site - 24-hours emergency service - Organisation of your Visa if longer than 3 months (cost not included) Additonally making friends worldwide, intercultural learning, various manual and social skills,learning Spanish and a lot of fun.
Setting Description:
While living with Honduran host family you will get to know the Honduran culture, the way of living. Honduran food . Honduran cuisine is varied as each region has its own unique culinary dishes (from seafood to fried platanos, frijoles, and tortillas, and a wide variety of colorful tropical fruits). Additionally you can learn and improve your Spanish skills.
Cost:
see website www.swho.org

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