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Cofradia's Bilingual School

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • International

Location

Residential San JerónimoCofradia, Cortes 22205Honduras Honduras

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Cofradia Bilingual School serves the town of Cofradia by providing high-quality, affordable bilingual education, and a level of community involvement that is all but absent from local public schools. Thanks to a devoted team of internationally-recruited volunteers and locally recruited Honduran teachers, students at the Cofradia Bilingual School receive more in-depth, expert instruction in all subject areas than would otherwise be available. The school is founded on the principle that education empowers students to lead lives of their own creation. Students who attend CBS become responsible, motivated, and passionate people ready to build a brighter future for themselves, their community and their country.

Description

In August of every year, a team of volunteer-teachers arrives in Cofradia to work for the following school year. These volunteers are responsible for teaching classes, organizing school functions and fundraisers, and community outreach.


All volunteer taught classes are conducted in English, so Spanish-language skills are not required. Similarly, prior teaching experience is not required to work at CBS. While experience in education is undoubtedly beneficial, we value more highly motivated, passionate, and hard-working people.

Volunteer accommodation is provided free of charge in a shared room in one of our volunteer houses, and breakfast and lunch are provided on school days. Additionally, food is provided to prepare meals in the houses. You will need to pay for your flight to and from San Pedro Sula airport and any travel insurance you need.

We are currently recruiting for volunteer teachers to start immediately or anytime in the future. Please email us at MissStephanieCBS@gmail.com for more information.

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