Serve in Olancho, Honduras!


Cause Areas

When

Wed Jan 02, 2019 - Mon Jun 03, 2019

Where

Barrio San Jose del AsiloJuticalpa, Olancho 16101HN

About

Serve in Honduras


The Olancho Aid Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization creating a sustainable future for Honduran families through faith-based education and service. From clean water projects that improve community health to schools that serve children including those with special needs, our team of international volunteers and Hondurans are dedicated to providing hope as we work to transform the future and life of the Olancho community.

We seek volunteers who share our passion and wish to be a part of this mission. If you have a desire to serve, have a love for children, and are motivated by Christian values, we invite you to learn more about volunteering with the Olancho Aid Foundation.


Placements: Volunteers serve in roles within the Foundation as needed, often in education, administration, and child care. Specific assignments will be discussed through the interview process and during orientation once on the ground in Honduras. Example roles include:

  • Adult ESL Instructor
  • Resource Teacher
  • Co-Teacher
  • Art/Music Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Social Media Intern
  • Other

Dates of Service: Our volunteers commit to serve four months with potential to extend. Our dates for 2019 are as follows:

  • January 2 - June 3
  • August 4- December 14

Qualifications:

  • Two years of post-high school work, education, or other experience
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience traveling or living in Latin America and/or developing countries
  • Basic knowledge of Spanish language
  • Ability to live in basic living conditions
  • Willingness to participate in community activities
  • Willingness to live in accordance with Christian values and to attend religious retreats and Catholic mass

Compensation and Benefits

  • Monthly stipend to cover food and utilities
  • International travel medical insurance
  • Housing
  • Local cell phone and charger
  • Wireless internet

How to apply: Complete online application at www.olanchoaid.org/ways-to-help/service-abroad/ or contact Stephanie Fore at volunteers@olanchoaid.org with specific questions.

Skills

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • English
  • Spanish
  • General Education
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • 4 months, 40 hours per week

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