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Make this summer a memorable one for children with special needs on the island of Grenada. Volunteer at the five-day summer camp and work alongside attendees as they participate in activities like arts & crafts, music, sports, and devotionals.
Dates: July 12-17, 2020
Travel is on hold due to current CDC recommendations. Any updates will be posted here and sent to volunteer applicants.
Volunteers needed: 2-4
Application deadline: May 31, 2020
$1,350 — includes airfare, hotel, food, local transportation (based on 6 days & 5 nights)
We facilitate orientation to help you prepare for your time volunteering.
All routine vaccinations should be up to date. Check the CDC website for information on recommended vaccines.
The Cognitive Delay Assessment and Support program provides accommodations and alternative strategies to help children with cognitive, emotional, and developmental delays. The island of Grenada has limited special needs resources, so local volunteers are filling this void through tools like HANDLE by working at three special education schools with students, teachers, and parent groups. Special needs are broad, so HANDLE is used to ensure that individuals in the program are met with care and understanding. Parent support group meetings are offered every month to develop relationships with the families being served and open up opportunities to share the gospel.