As a High School Assistant, you will provide additional support to students who are being sponsored through high school. This role involves assisting the students revise and improve their English, as well as helping students maintain contact with their sponsors around the world. The role also involves promoting our sponsorship program to potential donors, through social media and making direct contact with appropriate businesses.This position is available throughout the Nicaraguan academic year (February - November) and requires a minimum time commitment of 6 weeks. Volunteers in this role should have at least advanced level English, as well as at least intermediate level Spanish.
We ask each volunteer to make an initial contribution of US$50 towards administration costs, so that all donations continue to go directly towards supporting the learning centers and other projects. In return, you will receive two La Esperanza Granada t-shirts free to wear when you are working with us. There are no additional fees involved with volunteering at La Esperanza Granada, although any fundraising initiatives are welcomed!Volunteers are responsible for their own living expenses for the duration of their stay. However, La Esperanza Granada has inexpensive accommodation, with cooking facilities, available for volunteers.
Granada is a beautiful colonial city, on the shore of Lake Cocibolca and surrounded by volcanoes. In close proximity to a variety of places of interest and with a buzzing evening atmosphere, volunteers are free to spend their weekends experiencing the beauty of Nicaragua.La Esperanza Granada can also assist by arranging affordable Spanish classes and arranging local homestays.
- Teaching / Instruction
- Social Media / Blogging
- Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
- Administrative Support
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- 6 weeks +
- Advanced level English, intermediate level Spanish