Volunteer English and Spanish teachers for Peace Boat's 118th Global Voyage!

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Peace Boat

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

Applications for the upcoming 118th Global Voyage are now open!

The Global English/Español Training Programme is Peace Boat's English and Spanish school. On our voyages, this programme is run by international teams of passionate volunteer teachers who inspire our students to use language to make connections with people from all over the world.

Peace Boat's language training programme, GET, is now accepting applications for English and Spanish language teachers for the118th Global Voyage (August 9 - December 1, 2024). The application deadline for volunteer teachers is March 24, 2024. All interviews will be conducted online and will take place betweenApril 15th-19th JST.

For more information, download our application pack

or send us an email at getprogramme@peaceboat.gr.jp

Check out the video to see the GET Programme experience from past volunteers:

What's Involved?

Peace Boat's onboard language programme, GET (Global English/Español Training), is a communication-based programme that aims to improve students' confidence and communicative ability in English and/or Spanish through a dynamic combination of onboard classwork, language-based events and activities, and exchange programmes in ports of call. Through GET, Peace Boat participants can acquire the necessary language skills to make their voyage as memorable and meaningful as possible. For teachers, the programme offers the opportunity to work with a great deal of autonomy, using their creativity both in and out of the classroom while enjoying the unique experience that is Peace Boat.


Basic requirements:

  • 18 months of relevant full-time experience teaching English and/or Spanish as a second language
  • Be highly advanced speakers of English (for those applying to teach English) or both English and Spanish (for those applying to teach Spanish). Note: it is not necessary to be a 'native' or 'first-language' speaker.
  • Be available for the duration of the voyage for which they are applying (including online training and pre-voyage orientation periods)
  • Be able to obtain all relevant visas required to participate in the voyage for which they are applying

For detailed position requirements, please read the GET Volunteer Teacher Information and Application Pack.

How to Apply

To apply for an upcoming voyage, please download the GET Volunteer Teacher Information and Application Pack.

Completed applications must be submitted via email. Before submitting your application, please ensure that you have read the Information and Application Pack in its entirety, as we are unable to accept incomplete applications.

For additional inquiries email getprogramme@peaceboat.gr.jp.

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