2 people are interested
English Program Volunteer in Itacaré
2 people are interested
ETIV is offering a fantastic opportunity for volunteers or interns interested in Teaching English as a second language to the children and youth of Itacare. There are also possibilities to offer English classes to adults here as well. Teachers receive support from the English Project Coordinator or an ETIV staff member (if a coordinator is not available), although it is highly recommended that applicants have some background or/or experience with teaching English prior to applying for this position.
The ETIV English Program focuses mainly on targeting low income children and youth who attend public schools and/or who would not otherwise have the opportunity to receive quality English classes. Most of our classes are not conducted in a local school, but instead we have classes running in a variety of public spaces including a local church, capoeira school and our own learning space next to the ETIV volunteer house.
- To support development of the curriculum while also preparing the lessons plans and documenting everything so that it can be re-used and built upon in the future.
- To take attendance and document outcomes including successes, challenges and best practices for every class.
- To teach many of the core values that lay the foundation for ETIV's work, also listed on our website.
- Volunteers must work at least 20 hours per week
- Basic Portuguese
- Experience teaching English
- Minimum 1 month time commitment
ETIV do Brasil is located in the beautiful fishing and surfing town of Itacare, Bahia. Our mission is to support development and environmental conservation in Brazil, with a deep focus on youth development.
Most interns can receive university credit while interning with our NGO and some are even able to receive a University stipend or grant to help cover their expenses. We can offer ongoing support and supervision and can help organize taxi pickups, local accommodations and even Capoeira or Portuguese classes. All volunteers and interns will also receive our Pre-Departure Powerpoint, and Introduction to the NGO, a tour of Itacare and life insurance during their internship at the NGO.
These positions are perfect for someone seeking meaningful volunteer or internship experience in a stunning location with a thriving Afro-Brazilian culture. Itacare is unique place where the Rainforest meets the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches, jungle, coconut trees, waterfalls and wildlife abound.
About ETIV do Brasil
Rua Massaranduba No. 26, Bairro Passagem, Itacaré, Bahia 45530-000, BR
To support development and environmental conservation in Brazil by connecting volunteers and interns with local communities.
ETIV is deeply focused on youth development and environmental conservation in Brazil. As a result, one of our main goals is to develop a new generation of local youth leaders that actively care for each other, their community, the environment and all sentient beings. This is the main avenue by which we work to achieve our Mission and Vision (highlighted below).
Through all of our community projects, we encourage volunteers to teach and model some of the core values necessary to create and maintain healthy and prosperous communities. This includes mutual respect, cultural appreciation, caring for each other, speaking the truth, acting honestly and transparently, sharing and being generous (as opposed to stealing or taking things that don’t belong to you) and actively caring for the environment and all sentient beings.
Travessa Magali, 60Bairro PassagemItacare, Bahia 45530-000Brazil
October 5, 2021
- General Education
- Literacy / Reading
- English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
- Child Development
- Adult Education
- Reading / Writing
- Must be at least 18
- 20 hours per week