One-On-One Children's Tutor
Ninos de Guatemala
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1 person is interested
Come and Volunteer with NDG as a Tutor one to one or group reinforcement to children and youth, while you experience Guatemala culture.
You can choose between:
- Short-term international volunteer program at Niños de Guatemala will be of at least 4 weeks of time, and up to 3 months.
- Long-term international volunteer program at Niños de Guatemala will be of at least 6 months, and up to 1 year.
- Be flexible, motivated and willing to change children's lives.
- A positive attitude
- An appreciation of new cultures that will help you settle in Guatemala and enjoy all of the new experiences;
- Be 18 years old or older .
- Commit to at least 4 weeks of volunteer work, and a min of 20 hours a week.
Volunteer work description:
Reinforcement [Level of Spanish: intermediate or advanced]
3 time per week (Afternoons 2pm -4pm)
"Refuerzos" is an after school program that is very hands on and interactive with smaller groups of students. It is focused on reinforcing certain topics with students that are struggling during regular classes. Volunteers involved in this program find it extremely rewarding as they build strong relationships with a small amount of students and can see them progressing right in front of their eyes. There is a little more flexibility with this program as the volunteer can choose which days in the afternoon they would like to come in however it is recommended to do this program simultaneously with the Morning Teacher’s Assistant Program.
Tutorías [Level of Spanish: intermediate or advanced]
Personalised schedule and a minimum of 8 week commitment
Tutorías Program is one of the most involving programs on offer as you develop a close relationship with 2 -3 children. Volunteers are matched with students who experience learning disabilities and due to your long time commitment, is an extremely rewarding experience for both child and volunteer. You will meet several times a week to work on personalized material given by the Academic Coordinator and will help them to grasp concepts from class that they need extra assistance with.
HOW TO APPLY
Step 1. Read NDG´s International Volunteer Catalogue and choose the program that works best for you.
Step 2. Please fill in the Volunteer Registration form
Step 3. Send background check one week before arrival to firstname.lastname@example.org *
Step 4. Choose your best payment option or fundraise your package price using our Crowdrise Platform.
Language/Cultural Support Available
About Ninos de Guatemala
4 calle Oriente #28, Antigua, Sacatepequez 301, GT
NDG is a Dutch-Guatemalan nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala by providing quality education to those who need it most. Since our founding in 2006, we have opened two primary schools and one Secondary school, Nuestro Futuro, El Porvenir and Básico, which now serve more than 525 Guatemalan children from low-income families in the towns of Ciudad Vieja and San Lorenzo de Cubo.
NDG’s motto has always been that everyone can do something. Dedicated volunteers are key to our mission of breaking the cycle of poverty through education in Guatemala. Through our program, you can get off the beaten track and experience Antigua’s wonderful, culture, people, and landscapes, all while giving back in our schools.
Our volunteers come from all types of backgrounds and range in age from eighteen to sixty. We have an average of five people volunteering with us at any given time. During high season, however, there may be as many as fifteen volunteers in our programs at once.