Rehabilitation of volunteers bedrooms
Description: Skolta’el Yu’un Jlumaltic (SYJAC), means “benefit to our town” in tsotsil Mayan language, it’s a civil association established in 1993 and legally constituted in 1994, works as a link between necessities of people and their communities in synergy with national and international organizations and institutions related. SYJAC vision is to build a more fair, dignified and equitable society in harmony with nature through various activities that promote family welfare , solidarity between communities and the economic, social , cultural, environmental and indigenous. The centerwas created to provide support to single mothers, displaced communities, being the sole support of their families, need support in raising their children.
Type of Work: Volunteers work on conditioning of the small bedroom "Fray Bartolome", which will aim to use it, by the communities or volunteers.
Accommodation: Volunteers will stay at the project facilities in a shared mixed room, and must bring their own sleeping bag and blankets. They have access to services such as hot water (the center does not have sprinklers installed so the shower will be improvised), bathrooms and kitchen.
Language: A basic level of Spanish would be ideal for volunteers to enroll in an intensive program of learning Spanish , or any other international indigenous Mayan language (extra cost) at school in the Tree House Cultural Center is invited . The courses may be taken one week before the commencement of work on the project. For more information: www.lacasaenelarbol.org
Requirements: Volunteers interested in participating in this project must: be over 18; have a high social and human commitment; show commitment and willingness to community service, responsibility, team player, sense of humor, maturity level and availability to adapt to work and understand that much of the work will be physical.
Approximate Location: The project takes place in the charming city of San Cristóbal de las Casas,
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