Valparaiso and Vina del Mar

Valparaiso and Vina del Mar, Chile

Community Center

Spanish (High Intermediate)

This organization is a non-profit foundation whose main mission is to promote the sustainable and cultural development of Valparaíso through community activities and the regeneration of neighborhoods. This community center offers a space for Valparaíso to come and connect with their neighbors through community work and workshops to train communities in the field of bio-construction. The community center also focuses on education, which is an area where service-learning participants may offer assistance. Classes range from dance, art, craft, cooking, English language, yoga, art therapy, and workshops for kids. Based on participants' skills and interests, service-learning students may have the opportunity to assist or teach their own workshop or class, aid with construction projects, handle administrative tasks, help with marketing and social media initiatives, and more. A successful participant will be an individual who is ready and willing to help in a variety of tasks to meet the organization's mission.