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Volunteer English and Spanish teachers for Peace Boat April 2021 Global Voyages!

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Interested in Teaching, Traveling and International Development? Join Peace Boat for the adventure of a lifetime!

The GET Programme is Peace Boat’s language training programme held onboard Pacific World, Peace Boat’s newest and more spacious vessel. Volunteers travel with our students onboard, teaching them practical English and Spanish through GET’s task-based learning approach. Teachers themselves have the chance to learn from onboard guest educators, consisting of academics, peace-builders, sustainability campaigners, entertainers and more, all while circumnavigating the entire world by sea!

Would you like to use your language teaching skills to help build a global culture of peace-while seeing the world at the same time?

Now’s your chance, Peace Boat's language training programme, GET, is now accepting applications for English and Spanish* language teachers for the 107th Global Voyage:

107th Global Voyage - Departs Tokyo on April 13, 2021** and returns July 24, 2021: https://peaceboat.org/english/voyage/107th-global-voyage

Peace Boat and GET are keeping up-to-date with global COVID-19 developments. The safety of our passengers, volunteers, staff, and crew is paramount. For more information on how Peace Boat is addressing COVID-19, please see our voyage preventative measures and policies: https://pbcruise.com/documents/20200312_coronavirus.pdf

Application deadline - 18:00 JST November 27, 2020! All interviews will be conducted online and will take place between December 14 - 18, 2020.

Conditions of employment:

This position is for enthusiastic, highly motivated, dynamic individuals with a minimum of 18 months of full-time teaching experience. Applicants should be highly advanced speakers of English or Spanish, although it is not necessary to be a 'native' or 'first language' speaker. Certification, graduate degrees and/or multi-language abilities are highly regarded, though not required. Please note: this is a volunteer position, but voyage expenses are covered (valued at approximately 1.7 million JPY or 15,300 USD).

Learn about why you should apply for the GET Programme directly from past teachers: https://vimeo.com/320435083

To apply:

Please download the application pack available on our website: http://peaceboat.org/english/volunteer/GET-volunteer

*For Spanish teachers: Please note that all teacher-related GET Programme administrative activities and correspondence are conducted in English. All application material, with the exception of actual Spanish-language lesson content, should be presented in English.

**All successful applicants must be able to attend the pre-voyage orientation to be held in Tokyo roughly one week before the official departure date.

***Please find recent updates to the Teaching Demo portion of the Application pack due to COVID 19.

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Mission Statement

Peace Boat seeks to create awareness and action based on effecting positive social and political change in the world. We pursue this through the organization of global educational programmes, responsible travel, cooperative projects and advocacy activities.


Peace Boat is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization striving to build a culture of peace around the world by connecting people across borders and creating opportunities for learning, activism and cooperation. We achieve this through programs in which people from around the world participate in voyages on board the Peace Boat. Peace Boat works in Special Consultative Status with UNESCO, and uses the ship as a platform to promote the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. Peace Boat is also a steering group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), winner of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

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1-32-13-4F TakadanobabaShinjukuTokyo, Tokyo 169-0075Japan



  • Adult Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Public Speaking
  • Cross-cultural Communication




  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
  • 107th Global Voyage – Departs Tokyo on April 13, 2021* and returns July 24, 2021: https://peaceboat.org/english/voyage/107th-global-voyage *Arrive one week prior for orientation in Tokyo.
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