Volunteer Teaching English in Extracurricular School in Argentina
An hour by train from Buenos Aires, Pablo Nogués is a humble town on the outskirts of the city. In an extra-curricular English school, more than 30 students are divided into groups to learn the language in order to improve their future job prospects. The volunteers are role models and mentors for the students. They must be creative and enthusiastic with the students so that they continue studying and wanting to learn more. The volunteers are supposed to teach the students so much more than just a language! For the minimum time of 4 weeks, we are looking for Volunteers Teaching English in Extracurricular School.
Type: Helping Hands
Online Project: No
Location: Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Minimum Stay: 4 weeks
Max. No. of Volunteers: 6
Project focus: Education, Special Education
SDG: 04 Quality Education
- Planning lessons and keeping up with the curriculum set by the Director;
- Setting and marking homework;
- Monitoring progress through tests;
- Writing school reports;
- Preparing students for international exams when necessary;
- Acting as a responsible adult and maintaining discipline.
No spanish skills are required.
We offer you the possibility to engage yourself in a culturally and professionally challenging environment. Besides giving something back to the world; you get an excellent opportunity to further develop your personality and intercultural competence. We find a social project that perfectly matches your qualifications and preferences; prepare you for your new assignment; guide you before and during your volunteering experience, help to fundraise your mission and following up on your achievements once you get home. For this service we charge 1.600 Euro (net).
In short: We will make sure that all you need for a successful mission is provided to you!
or how this project makes a difference:
Long Term aim (desired impact):
Make an impact on the neighborhood and offer more children the possibility of learning a second language.
Short Term aim (desired output for the individual volunteer coming):
The volunteers are role models and mentors for the students. They must be creative and enthusiastic with the students so that they continue studying and wanting to learn more. The volunteers are teaching them so much more than just a language!
Accommodation on arrival: Located in the heart of Buenos Aires, 4 blocks from the famous Plaza de Congreso.
Transportation located 20 meters from Line A subway, which will take you all the way to Plaza de Mayo.
Comfortable rooms, single or shared. Full-equipped kitchen and living room, Internet (including computers and WiFi).
Facilities: breakfast room, computers, luggage storage, tourist information.
Project is closed:
Project is closed during summer holidays (mid December to mid February) and winter holidays (2 middle weeks of July).
Social activities (organised by partner):
We organize social activities with volunteers and projects every month, i.e.: visits to museums, football matches, pick nicks, open debates, etc.
Language lessons: Intensive (20h/ week) 1 week USD 280
Intensive (20h/ week) 2 weeks USD 490
Intensive (20h/ week) 3 weeks USD 720
Intensive (20h/ week) 4 weeks USD 920
Regular (10h/ week) 1 week USD 240
Regular (10h/ week) 2 weeks USD 420
Regular (10h/ week) 3 weeks USD 590
Regular (10h/ week) 4 weeks USD 690
Guidance: There is one coordinator at the project and a general coordinator for all volunteers. However, we expect the volunteer to have a proactive and determined attitude of the volunteer is extremely important.
It is always very helpful when volunteers find their own way to help in the communities, so that coordinators instead of “training them” can use that time to accomplish pending tasks they might have.
There is free wifi and computers at the volunteers house
Other relevant information:
After an extensive consultation and presentation of the first suitable projects, we will conclude a written agreement. In order to have planning security for all stakeholders.
Presentation of Volunteer Profile to Project Partner
Your application documents will be presented to the project partner.
If the project partner decides for you, he documents this on the so-called Confirmation of Assignment (COA).
This is an indication for us that the pure mediation process is completed here and we can start with the preparation.
You will be prepared individually according to your previous knowledge.
At regular intervals, we as well as the project partners expect a short documentation of your project results and progress.
At the end of the project a feedback round takes place and the project work will be evaluated together with all participants.
Qualified Letter of Reference
After successful implementation of the project, you will receive a qualified letter of reference.
Do you think that this project perfectly fits you?
In that case we welcome your resume and motivation letter in English. Please mention the assignment title and its VJD-No. as reference. We will of course ensure complete confidentiality and discretion while processing your inquiry.
All information is correct to the best of our knowledge, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy and completeness.
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