VOLUNTEER: GLOBAL CLASSROOM "CULTURE BOXES"
The World Affairs Council is seeking a volunteer on a part-time basis to support the Global Classroom’s Culture Box Program*. This volunteer position is ideal for someone with a flexible schedule looking for a long-term volunteer commitment, such as a retired K-12 teacher.
*The Culture Boxes, are an extensive collection of materials representing over 100 counties of the world. They are filled with hands-on, authentic treasures and lessons about the art, culture and daily life of people from every continent. A typical box or set of boxes contains activities, books, lesson plans, maps, posters and hands-on items in the following categories: arts & crafts, dance & music, folktales, language, plants & animals, shelter, festivals & food, family, toys & games and more.
For more information on the Global Classroom click here: http://www.worldoregon.org/education
- * Inventorying Culture Boxes at the World Affairs Council office in preparation for loan to K-12 Schools throughout the Portland Metropolitan Area and beyond during the school year.
Preference is given to persons have worked in the areas of K-12 Education, with a special interest in global and multi-cultural education, or a related field.
- * Good editing and writing skills.
- * Strong interpersonal skills.
- * Interest in international affairs and education.
- * Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- * Positive attitude, flexibility, sense of humor.
The Council would like to have a time commitment of 3 - 6 hours a week over a period of six months or more. The days and hours will be arranged in coordination with the hours of the Global Classroom Manager. The Council is open Monday - Friday from 9 - 5.
All World Affairs Council volunteer positions are unpaid. Volunteers are welcome to attend monthly lectures and forums sponsored by the Council.
Please send a brief cover letter explaining your background and interest in the volunteer position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the World Affairs Council of Oregon click here: www.worldoregon.org
- Teaching / Instruction
- Cross-cultural Communication
- General Education
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Orientation or Training
- 3-6 hours a week