Be an Uncle or Auntie for a Day to Support Neglected Children
Connect with children who have been neglected or abandoned to support their development and empowerment in this virtual visit.
1-1.5 hours
Online
5 to 20
English
Muntinlupa City, Philippines
Best to book 3 weeks in advance

What you’ll do

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all face-to-face visits to the children served by this nonprofit have been suspended. In order to continue conducting child developmental and youth empowerment activities, the nonprofit has made it possible to virtually visit and connect with the children in their care. In this experience, you will be acting as an Uncle or Auntie for this nonprofit's young beneficiaries, whose ages range from 3 to 20 years.

Through these virtual visits, the nonprofit aims to develop the social and communication skills of their children and youth by introducing them to Uncles and Aunties who support their needs. Volunteers will also be able to get to know the nonprofit's programs as they interact with the children and families.
 

Agenda:

  • About the Organization (10 minutes)
  • Orientation on the Code of Conduct (10 minutes)
  • Meet and Greet (Facilitated by Nonprofit Representative) (20 minutes)
    • Welcome and opening remarks
    • House tour/village tour video created by the children
    • Getting to know you
    • Introduction of each family member (name, age, grade level, ambition)
    • Introduction of visitors (name, designation, fun fact about your job)
  • Kamustahan Chitchat or Games (Facilitated by Volunteers) (30 to 45 minutes)
    • Visitors can ask the children any questions related to their stay at the village
    • Please do not ask the children anything related to their life before entering the village
    • Visitors are encouraged to share about themselves and show their own hobbies like singing, dancing, gardening, etc.
    • Visitors may initiate games that can be played virtually (e.g. Bring Me, Guess the Picture, Draw It, etc.)
    • Visitors may come up with their own questions as long as it respects the children’s privacy
    • Visitors can initiate the conversation by asking and/or answering the questions:
      • How are you doing during these times?
      • What are your hobbies?
      • What do you usually do around the house?
      • How do you help out around the house?

What else you should know

  • This experience will be conducted over Zoom. 
  • In order to safeguard the children, volunteers are required to sign the organization's Code of Conduct.
  • Volunteers must wear proper clothing during this experience. 
  • Volunteers may be provided a list of questions to ask and games to play.

How you’ll make an impact

Children & Families
Your contribution will help sustain the basic needs of the children served by the organization, including food, clothing, education, developmental interventions, health care, as well as provide household essentials to 1 family with 8 children for 1 month.

This nonprofit's mission is to build families for children in need by helping them shape their own futures and sharing in the development of their communities.

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