Global Volunteers' unique philosophy of service
ensures your work projects help advance the host community's current development vision and goals. Always serving at the invitation and under the direction of host community partners, each Global Volunteers team member works alongside local people, and personally contributes to essential services in a variety of ways. Our long-term commitment to work in partnership on sustained community development projects enables you, in just a short time, to serve as a critical link in a chain of lasting community enhancements.
The daily needs of the economically impoverished children we serve in Calderon, Ecuador are simple, and you represent an important resource for education, recreation and basic social development. View a volunteer's video on community projects
The childcare centers built and expanded through the assistance of Global Volunteers teams provides safe and stimulating environments for mothers to leave their children so they can provide a better future for their families. Our Ecuadorian host partner needs your help in these areas:
Never doubt that you can change the life of a child
- Childcare - assist local caregivers with infants and pre-schoolers.
- Construction - continue work on a new child care facility.
- Physical labor - landscaping, painting and masonry.
- English language skills - informal one-on-one teaching.
in Ecuador. If you enjoy children, you can make a real difference by simply caring for, teaching and playing with he children of FUNDAC in Calderon. In addition, if you can wield a hammer, paintbrush or trowel, you can work alongside Ecuadorian workers helping to construct and expand new facilities that are so greatly needed for the children.