Personalized Teaching Assistant

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founded in 2017
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High­lights

You will be able to teach and learn through sports, singing, school review in a very nice environment.
You will be able to provide personalized attention to children attending schools.
Discover one of the best ways to get to know Senegal, through volunteering.
Generate a cultural and dynamic exchange with other volunteers.
Explore, meet and live a different solidarity travel experience.
Support in teaching and learning through sports, singing, school review in a very nice environment with many children willing to give you a smile. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+
The teaching project in Senegal allows us to support personalized attention to children attending the schools in which we collaborate and to members of local communities. The objective is to improve the educational quality of the center, teaching through new methodologies, through sports, songs, school review in a very nice environment with many children willing to give you a smile. 

All volunteers are welcome to be part of the teaching volunteer program in Senegal. They are expected to help in the local school with the teaching staff, management and sports.

Some of the activities they can be involved in are:
  • Review of basic subjects
  • Spelling and handwriting
  • Orientation and analysis of one's own skills
  • Sports
  • Geographical vision
  • Reading habits
  • You are also welcome to help in the organization of workshops and lectures on learning techniques, job orientation and teacher induction.
The volunteer program in Senegal does not require participating volunteers to wear special clothing. However, volunteers must dress appropriately. 

Volunteers interested in joining this project should have the following attitudes.
  • Be productive
  • Like children
  • Adaptability, religious and cultural respect
  • Patience and flexibility
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Finally, it is important that
  • You are of legal age

Typical day

Volunteer participation begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at about 1:00 p.m. This allows the volunteer to use the afternoons to get to know a little more of the country.

A typical day as a volunteer in Senegal consists of waking up in one of the host families' homes, where you will share a room with other volunteers. Volunteers get ready and go to the school, where they will receive breakfast and start the educational tasks with the children. 

  • The volunteer will be at the school for about 4-5 hours from Monday to Friday.
  • The activities that are carried out are:
  • Review of basic subjects.
  • Spelling and handwriting
  • Orientation and analysis of one's own skills
  • Sports
  • Geographical vision
  • Reading habits

Likewise, we are always open to the organization of workshops and lectures on learning techniques, job orientation and teacher induction.

Free-time activities

PINK LAKE
This lake is located north of the Senegalese peninsula of Cape Verde in the department of Dakar, its pink color is due to the high level of salinity in the water and can be seen strong in color in dry season.

LOMPOUL DESERT
Located in the Sahel region, between Dakar and Saint-Louis, where you can make a tour of the dunes by camel and have a nice campfire in the evening. 

SALOUM DELTA NATIONAL PARK
A World Heritage Site since 2011, it is the second largest natural park in Senegal, where you can see everything from grandiose mangroves to huge dunes and a wide variety of wildlife. 

MONUMENT TO THE AFRICAN RENAISSANCE
Located on the outskirts of Dakar, this 49-meter bronze sculpture was built by Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiby.
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Museum/
Opera

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level) or French (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Be productive
Like children
Adaptability, religious and cultural respect
Patience and flexibility
Ability to work in a team
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Services by Adventure Volunteer
  • Welcome Package
  • Accommodation in a volunteer house
  • 3 local meals per day during your volunteering
  • Orientation and induction day
  • 24/7 team support
  • Follow-up, orientation and program evaluation
  • Volunteer certificate
  • Liability insurance
  • Volunteer insurance
  • Tax certificate
  • Guidance, advice and management in the selection of the program
Airport Pickup at Blaise Diagne International Airport
  • You should arrive at Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport, where you will be picked up by the local project coordinator.
  • The scheduled pick-up time at the airport is from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Accommodation
Upon arrival in Dakar (Senegal), our local coordinator will take you to your accommodation, if you come alone you will possibly live with the coordinator's family, but if it is a group you will live in volunteer apartments. The rooms are shared by volunteers of the same gender. The house has common areas that can be used by volunteers and also provides access to TV, iron and fridge. 

Dorm Room Guest Family
Food & Beverages
Breakfast and dinner are provided at the accommodation for our volunteers during their work days. Provisions can be made for volunteers who require vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free or other diets.

Typical meals provided generally include:
  • Vegetables and legumes / beans.
  • Fruits
  • baguette
  • Meat, fish and eggs
  • Grains and cereals
  • Milk, yogurt, cheese and/or alternatives
Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS) in Dakar. We assist you to find cheap flights to Senegal.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Senegal provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Senegal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Senegal.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

  • This project is open all year round. 
  • You can arrive any day of the week to join the medical project in Senegal.
  • You should arrive at Dakar Blaise Diagne International Airport, where you will be picked up by the local project coordinator.
  • The scheduled pick-up time at the airport is from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$1,352
5 weeks
$1,368
6 weeks
$1,591
7 weeks
$1,815
8 weeks
$2,038
9 weeks
$2,262
12 weeks (max. stay)
$2,933
Average fees
$291 /week

The organization charges its fees in EUR. The price table in USD is subject to currency fluctuation. Adventure Volunteer will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Adventure Volunteer during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Personalized Teaching Assistant

Support in teaching and learning through sports, singing, school review in a very nice environment with many children willing to give you a smile.

$280/week

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