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NGO Tapachula, Mexico

5.0
2 reviews2

Volunteer with a Children's Refuge and make a difference in Mexico!


Make a real social impact
2 travelers really felt their social impact working with this host
Practice English
2 travelers recommend this host to practice English
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer

32h

Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Child Care
Help look after, educate and instruct children.
Arts
Help with painting, graffiti, sculpting or drawing.
Social Work
Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.
Teaching Sports
Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.
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What you get

2

Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
Team Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other people.
Lunch
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Surfboards
You can use our surfboards as much as you want.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
Certificate
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
Support
Support
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The Experience

Our organization provides a loving, secure home for children and young adults of all ages who have been abused, neglected, orphaned, or abandoned. Every volunteer has some talent that they can share. You don’t need to be an engineer or a certified child psychologist. A genuine love for children and an enthusiasm to work is a basic requirement. Skills that volunteers can bring include art, photography, sports, tutoring + more!

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Additional Fee Required

We ask all volunteers for a contribution of 4,000 Mexican pesos (approx. 150 GBP) and payment of the fee is to be made on arrival, in local currency, if your application is successful. The contribution fee covers the costs associated with our volunteer accommodations and administration. This includes, but is not limited to the cost of electricity, maintenance and one meal a day for volunteers (eaten with the children at lunch time).

Requirements

  • Intermediate English or Intermediate Spanish
  • Over 21 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Stay at least
4 weeks

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  • c) How much did you spend on this trip?

2 Reviews

5.0

Host & Team

5.0

Hours & Tasks

5.0

NGO

5.0

Learning & Fun

5.0

How this experience will transform you

2 Practicing English

2 Creating true social impact

2 Meeting locals

2 Meeting international travelers

2 Immersing in the local culture

2 Developing social awareness

Argentina

5

Mi experiencia en mision surf fue increible, la habitacion super comoda, las personas con las que convivimos son muy respetuosas y amables, los alimentos siempre estuvieron y pudimos cocinar vegan siempre! Nos prestaron las tablas de surf y pude practicar todos los dias !! Algo que siempre quise hacer en mi vida!
Las horas de trabajo eran flexibles y siempre con la satisfaccion de saber que estas aportando a un proyecto muy importante y hermoso para los niños !
Lo super recomiendo!!

30 days ago

Argentina

5

Estar en mision surf fue una experiencia increíble! Las personas del lugar son muy amables y siempre están preocupándose por lo que necesitas, Melissa y kim son un amor! Realmente valoro mucho su trabajo. La verdad que el ambiente de trabajo es muy chill las horas las acomodas tu como te parezca mejor, casi siempre despues de trabajar íbamos a surfear así que la semana se pasa muy rápido y divertida. Estoy muy agradecida de haber formado parte,por ahi el proceso de aceptación es un poco largo por que estas en contacto con niños pero vale la pena intentarlo.
Recomendación no salir de noche

about 1 month ago

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2 published videos
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