The future of Puerto Rico lies in the hands of its young people - and youth-focused organizations are doing amazing work across the island to build and harness the potential of Puerto Rico’s next generation. Despite being under-resourced, these organizations cater to a large number of young people each day, so they rely heavily on the support of volunteers. As a Youth Support volunteer, you’ll be helping these organizations to provide a variety of opportunities for children and young people, enabling them to thrive.
The Youth Support project in Puerto Rico takes place in community centers, daycare centers and after school programs. Volunteer work is led by local placement staff and your tasks each day will vary depending on your specific placement.
You can expect to be providing personalized attention to young people, mentoring, educational support, tutoring, assistance with running games, sports and workshop activities such as yoga or music. You’ll also assist with general daily operations such as cooking and cleaning.
By volunteering with young people in Puerto Rico, you will have a meaningful impact, while developing your global awareness and opening the minds of children to new cultures and possibilities.Apply now