VOLUNTEER PROFILE

Individual or group experiences where one or more Ciudades de Dios are visited. Here knowledge of local reality is sought as a way of raising awareness. The participating volunteer is linked to the community and performs small tasks to support the activities of the place. These tasks are arranged on site and assigned according to the skills and preferences of volunteers. Duration ranges from one week to one month. They generally correspond to holiday periods, which have a short duration, never less than a week. This modality allows for the generation of purposeful journeys between several Ciudades de Dios.

VOLUNTEERING THROUGH SOLIDARITY TRAVEL

SOLIDARITY TRAVEL VOLUNTEER PROFILE

Individuals and / or family groups, groups of friends or institutional groups wanting to have a brief life experience based on love, service to those most in need, and prayer seen as the possibility of talking and listening to God, from each volunteer’s personal perception.

Aimed at volunteers who seek to have longer experiences over time. They are linked to one or more of the programs that are developed in Ciudades de Dios they choose to visit. Volunteers will know, firsthand, the program under development, collaborate in different tasks depending on their profile and the needs of the place. Concrete tasks are agreed, allowing them to become aware of the reality of their contexts. Duration varies according to current needs. Staying in chosen Ciudades de Dios can range between one month and two years.

LONG STAY VOLUNTEER OR MISSIONARY VOLUNTEER

LONG-STAY VOLUNTEER OR MISSIONARY VOLUNTEER PROFILE

Volunteers wanting to have a deep experience based on love, service to those most in need, and prayer seen as the possibility of talking and listening to God, from each volunteer’s personal perception. Volunteers who have had any participation experience in movements that favor coexistence and the development of spiritual life. Open-minded people who welcome and respect differences.
PUNCTUAL ACTION VOLUNTEERING

PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEER PROFILE OR PUNCTUAL ACTION VOLUNTEER

Professional or technical volunteers and those retired able to contribute time or knowledge under an agenda previously agreed for specific purposes and specific actions. This is the case of teachers who want to impart specific training, professionals who wish to carry out an investigation or to carry out a specific activity for the benefit of the community; the elderly who wish to contribute part of their time for a particular purpose. This type of volunteer actions must be framed within the specific programs developed by each Ciudad de Dios, based on a proposal by the interested volunteer, defined and agreed according to the real needs in a Ciudad de Dios in particular. They will entail a follow-up, a beginning and an end to each volunteer action.
SOLIDARITY BRIGADES

SOLIDARITY BRIGADE PROFILE

Organized team of volunteers trained in a specific work front. People who join a solidarity brigade because they have the knowledge in specific work areas, motivate action and wish to be linked.