As teaching assistants, volunteers will be responsible for a variety of tasks in the classroom such as:
-. helping individual students on a one-to-one basis
- Helping students complete group tasks
- designing and creating educational materials
- helping keep children on task
-Assisting children with brushing their teeth
Requirements: A flexible approach to work; the ability to work as part of a team but also on your own initiative; positive outlook; enjoy working with children and have an appreciation of the pressures and demands within the academic work environment.
Level of Spanish: None necessary as a prerequisite for the English classrooms, but a working knowledge is a huge advantage. For the Spanish class rooms intermediate Spanish is requiered.
Continued support from the Volunteer Coordinator throughout the duration of the position
Assistance in organizing a homestay and transportation from the airport
The opportunity to work in an international, multi-cultural environment
The opportunity to collaborate in the development of an organization working for the benefit of Guatemalan children
Letters of Recommendation
Minimum Commitment: 1 week minimum
Hours: 7:45 - 2:30pm
Volunteer Fee: All international volunteers are asked for a one-time donation of $75 to cover the administrative costs of running the volunteer program.
- Child Development
- Child Care
- Youth Services
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 1 Week