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ESL Teaching Volunteer Placements

Guatemala, Guatemala City
Accepting volunteers
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JanessaVolunteer Co-ordinator
We have enjoyed volunteers from many countries for the past 20 years.
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response rate: 66%
Response time within: 1-3 days
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Janessa is part of:UPAVIM
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Janessa is part of:UPAVIM
Basic information
min 3 month(s)
18+
3 helpers

Come teach in Guatemala City with us. All volunteers are required to speak, read and write at an intermediate level in Spanish. Volunteers must have experience working with children, a desire to live and work in an impoverished urban area and be patient and adaptable to change.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Teaching/Teaching

Language practise

Art project

Help with Computers / internet


Hours & Roster

40 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

We are currently looking to hire for the following positions:

ESL TEACHER (grades kindergarten-6th). The teacher will teach conversational English to two grade levels as well as exploring alternative modes of teaching and creative facilitation. The full-time schedule is from 7:30-3:30 Monday-Friday in accordance with the Guatemalan school system.

ENGLISH PROGRAM COORDINATOR Qualifications: A highly motivated English Program Coordinator is needed to start January 2017. The coordinator will develop, guide and oversee the daily functions of the program. Responsibilities of the English Program coordinator will include: Managing, observing and reviewing English Program teachers; Classroom support; Curriculum Development; Liaising between English Program staff, UPAVIM CAA school director, parents of students and the Board of the organization; Resource development and maintenance of the resource room; Scheduling; Organizing and facilitating weekly English Program meetings; Organizing and facilitating monthly professional development opportunities; Fostering and maintaining relationships between the UPAVIM school and other Guatemalan schools to develop opportunities for UPAVIM's students to continue their education; Managing the English Program Budget; sending quarterly reports to the board; Hiring future English teachers.

After School Program Volunteer Overview: UPAVIM seeks a highly motivated after school program volunteer to co-facilitate our after school program with our Guatemalan teacher and team of volunteers. Currently our program services over 60 Children from kindergarten to 6th. Our program works in conjunction with the UPAVIM School and other schools in the area to provide individualized tutoring services and lessons that enhance the public school curriculum of Guatemala. We are currently looking for volunteers to start ASAP!. Responsibilities: Co-teach a class for students five and six years old to introduce pre-reading and pre-math skills; Independently teach three reinforcement classes a day to 1st-6th graders to re-teach and enforce math and language topics learned in school; Develop curriculum and materials for the reinforcement classes in creative and engaging ways; Monitor and evaluate students' progress and needs and adapt lessons to these needs; Facilitate group and one-on-one tutoring sessions with students who are in need of additional help or are not attending school; Collaborate with the Guatemalan teacher regarding classes, schedule, and students' needs; Visit and follow up with schools to encourage students who need additional help to attend the after school program; Help plan field trips and extra curricular activities with the kids!

Sleeping
Volunteer House
Twin Bed Private

Eating
Half Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

Housing is provided on the top floor of UPAVIM, free to volunteers.  Volunteers share in community life together and divide up chores among themselves.

Lunch on weekdays is provided from UPAVIM's central kitchen. Bottled water is also provided for volunteers. Depending on dietary needs, food typically costs about $70-100 per month.

Getting There

La Aurora International Airport (GUA)

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You are responsible for any transportation to and from UPAVIM as well as any additional travel in country. UPAVIM can provide free airport pickup most of the time.  There are no daily transportation costs unless you choose to venture out.

Males & Females welcome

Couples NOT accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

We can accommodate any age, but most of our volunteers are in their twenties and thirties.
No gender preference.
Single travelers or two friends are welcomed and accommodated.
Volunteers are able to purchase crafts at wholesale prices.
Free Wi-Fi but it sometimes goes out.

Basic information
min 3 month(s)
18+
3 helpers

Come teach in Guatemala City with us. All volunteers are required to speak, read and write at an intermediate level in Spanish. Volunteers must have experience working with children, a desire to live and work in an impoverished urban area and be patient and adaptable to change.

We Accept Helper(s)

From:
01 / 01 / 2017
To:
31 / 12 / 2017
Not available
Available
Help Required

Teaching/Teaching

Language practise

Art project

Help with Computers / internet


Hours & Roster

40 hours/week

Work Days

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Days off

Saturday

Sunday

We are currently looking to hire for the following positions:

ESL TEACHER (grades kindergarten-6th). The teacher will teach conversational English to two grade levels as well as exploring alternative modes of teaching and creative facilitation. The full-time schedule is from 7:30-3:30 Monday-Friday in accordance with the Guatemalan school system.

ENGLISH PROGRAM COORDINATOR Qualifications: A highly motivated English Program Coordinator is needed to start January 2017. The coordinator will develop, guide and oversee the daily functions of the program. Responsibilities of the English Program coordinator will include: Managing, observing and reviewing English Program teachers; Classroom support; Curriculum Development; Liaising between English Program staff, UPAVIM CAA school director, parents of students and the Board of the organization; Resource development and maintenance of the resource room; Scheduling; Organizing and facilitating weekly English Program meetings; Organizing and facilitating monthly professional development opportunities; Fostering and maintaining relationships between the UPAVIM school and other Guatemalan schools to develop opportunities for UPAVIM's students to continue their education; Managing the English Program Budget; sending quarterly reports to the board; Hiring future English teachers.

After School Program Volunteer Overview: UPAVIM seeks a highly motivated after school program volunteer to co-facilitate our after school program with our Guatemalan teacher and team of volunteers. Currently our program services over 60 Children from kindergarten to 6th. Our program works in conjunction with the UPAVIM School and other schools in the area to provide individualized tutoring services and lessons that enhance the public school curriculum of Guatemala. We are currently looking for volunteers to start ASAP!. Responsibilities: Co-teach a class for students five and six years old to introduce pre-reading and pre-math skills; Independently teach three reinforcement classes a day to 1st-6th graders to re-teach and enforce math and language topics learned in school; Develop curriculum and materials for the reinforcement classes in creative and engaging ways; Monitor and evaluate students' progress and needs and adapt lessons to these needs; Facilitate group and one-on-one tutoring sessions with students who are in need of additional help or are not attending school; Collaborate with the Guatemalan teacher regarding classes, schedule, and students' needs; Visit and follow up with schools to encourage students who need additional help to attend the after school program; Help plan field trips and extra curricular activities with the kids!

Sleeping
Volunteer House
Twin Bed Private

Eating
Half Board

Linen & Laundry
Yes
Yes

Housing is provided on the top floor of UPAVIM, free to volunteers.  Volunteers share in community life together and divide up chores among themselves.

Lunch on weekdays is provided from UPAVIM's central kitchen. Bottled water is also provided for volunteers. Depending on dietary needs, food typically costs about $70-100 per month.

Getting There

La Aurora International Airport (GUA)

Get Free Quote

You are responsible for any transportation to and from UPAVIM as well as any additional travel in country. UPAVIM can provide free airport pickup most of the time.  There are no daily transportation costs unless you choose to venture out.

Males & Females welcome

Couples NOT accommodated

Families NOT accommodated

Pets NOT allowed

Smoking allowed

Alcohol allowed

We can accommodate any age, but most of our volunteers are in their twenties and thirties.
No gender preference.
Single travelers or two friends are welcomed and accommodated.
Volunteers are able to purchase crafts at wholesale prices.
Free Wi-Fi but it sometimes goes out.