Volunteers and Interns- Teach English, in Puebla, Mexico!

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Sat Oct 01, 2016 09:00 AM - Fri Dec 09, 2016 03:00 PM


PueblaPuebla, MX


Make a Difference Abroad is looking for native English speaking candidates who are enthusiastic and motivated to teach English classes all ages and grades, We invites you to collaborate with us to implement programs that contribute to achieving social justice in the developing world.

We are a young, non-profit organization that operates at the local level in the country of Mexico, that focus on linking volunteers, interns and experienced teachers with students from low-income backgrounds, who attend at public schools located in traditional and safe cities in the country of Mexico.

We believe that education is the best way to come out of ignorance, poverty and also to help ourselves. The English language is a master key that will open educational opportunities and employment for many people and children who dream of a better life.

This is an opportunity for one to share his/her time and talents to help others reach their hopes and dreams.

Make a Difference, share your knowledge, share your language, improve lives, and change the world... One child at a time!


  • Job Category: English Teacher Position

  • Type: Intern/Volunteer.

  • Work Schedule: Flexible (depends upon the placement of the teacher)

  • Hours per Week: 25- 30

  • Wage/Salary: For more information, see Benefits Section.

  • Employment Start Date: at the beginning of Summer, Fall, and Spring semester. (Ongoing application process)

  • Employment End Date: At the end of each semester.

  • Location.- Country:Mexico. States: Puebla and Oaxaca.

  • Primary Responsibilities

  • Teaching Basics: Interns and Volunteers are placed in elementary and public middle schools where they teach English to teenagers and children. As well teachers are placed with local organizations where they teach English to young people and adults.

  • Participants teach 4 or 6 hours a day, five days a week, the schedule depends upon the placement of the teacher. The courses are either part of the children’s regular coursework or will be incorporated into other activities. English teachers will assist each other in developing lesson plans, leading classes and implementing interactive learning activities such as games, shows and songs, teachers are expected to be punctual, prepared, and dynamic, all classes are 100% English, so no Spanish is required.


  • Competitive multicultural, international, and professional experience.

  • Gaining hands-on classroom teaching experience and supporting a worthwhile cause.

  • Personal sense of achievement and satisfaction.

  • The chance to be immersed in the Mexican culture.

  • Improve your speaking and conversation skills in Spanish.

  • Working with a nonprofit organization is an excellent addition to a resume.

  • A once in a lifetime experience to serve in immeasurable ways and meet wonderful friends.

  • The opportunity to change and make a positive impact in the lives of others!


What you'll get besides the experience of a lifetime and the opportunity to change lives:

  • Free Spanish lessons.

  • Free regional Trips.

  • Airport pick-up service is available to you.

  • Friendly team and good working environment.

  • Free accommodation with a Host Family, or in a shared apartment/studio.

  • Official certificate from the school where you serve.

  • Letters of Recommendation.

  • NOT INCLUDED: * Flights to Mexico. * Visas and/or entry-exit fees. * Vaccinations. * Local Transportation. * Personal expenses * Travel & Health Insurance. * Laundry and toiletries.

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  • Literacy / Reading
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Reading / Writing
  • Youth Services

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Must be able to make a semester commitment
  • Be Native English Speaker

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