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N_C.02 Work as a Computer Literacy Teacher, an English Teacher, at the Kids Club, as Teacher Assistant or in the local Tourism on the Pacific coast (Nicaragua)

Location: Jiquilillo, Nicaragua

Key Words: Education, Youth and Tourism

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Description of the project:

The community of Jiquilillo faces many challenges: Unemployment and dependence on seasonal work, volatile and persistently low incomes, and a struggling education system. Environmental challenges abound as well, ranging from unsustainable resource use to the lack of a waste management system. The program provides help in many ways, e.g. by offering educational opportunities and employing locals, as well as offering business development assistance and local guide training. Additionally they implement environmental methods and ecotourism.

Your tasks:

  • Plan and give computer literacy classes to locals
  • Teach English
  • Help in the Kids Club and with the education of the Children
  • Be an Assistant to the teachers of the primary school
  • Train the locals to become tour guides and good hosts
  • Work schedule: Monday to Friday

Requirements:

  • Minimum stay: stay: 3 weeks up to 3 months
  • Spanish level: intermediate up to advanced
  • Skills and expertise: Basic computer skills, able to work independently and creatively, very good English level, energy and enthusiasm, patient and experienced with children, student or graduate of international education or development

Accommodation, Benefits and Costs:

  • You can stay with a host family (from 45 US$/ week) or in a shared dorm in the program (28 US$ /week discount on meals), long term volunteers receive discounts after one month
  • You can stay in a host family (12 US$ / day incl. meals) or in a private cabaña (11-16 US$ / with catering more)
  • Proyecto Mosaico books your lodging, Spanish school and your transportation from the airport, furthermore we offer individual assistance provided by the office in Granada before, throughout and after your stay
  • For our work and our services we ask a one-time-only fee of 250 € – regardless of the length of your stay

Have a look at the detailed project presentation with more pictures, info on accommodation and location:

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