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What you offer

24h

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

3

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.
Tent
You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Tours
We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Free Parties
Get free entrance for the best parties in town.
Free Events
Get free entrance for the best events in town.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
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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Insurance
Worldpackers Insurance
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The Experience

You will have the awesome role to assist the staff of Fundacion Vida Plan & Saludable, a non-profit organization founded by three local women committed to develop their community’s first quality special education facility. They are are a dentist, a physical therapist and a special education teacher. They are exemplary in their dedication and commitment to bring this project to life over the last couple of years.

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Additional Fee Required

$15/USD per day - covers the preparation and facilitation of your program, and lodging

Requirements

  • Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate English
  • Over 18 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

Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
6 months

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

6 Reviews

4.5

Host & Team

4.5

Hours & Tasks

4.0

NGO

4.5

Learning & Fun

4.5

Germany

5

Glen took care of the volunteers like a father, and made sure everything is okay. The other people were super friendly, too and i had the best time there! I am defenitely going to come back! Chinchina family ♡

Aug/07/2019

Netherlands

5

Real nice people

Dec/03/2018

Malta

5

It was a very independent program well organised most of the time. I took part in the colombia bilingue english teaching fellowship

Jul/03/2018

Portugal

1

The project of Minga House is only organized to receive students of the health area, very interesting work and that they have been doing for about 3 years. I had the opportunity to go to two villages with the health personnel and developed a punctual work of paintings with the children.
Recently, Minga House has begun to receive volunteers from other areas (in which I am included) and the fact is that they are not being able to integrate into work in the local community (what happened to me also happened to other volunteer colleagues).
I returned to Portugal earlier than planned.

Sep/03/2017

Costa Rica

5

Amazing staff, great experience. Locals are very nice and you don't have to spend much because food is very cheap. I would recommend it. Thank you Minga!

May/10/2017


Glen replied

Thank you, Rommy! You rock! You are always welcome back at Minga House! :-)

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Hosted by Glen

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