STEAM Teaching Assistant

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Coordinator | Cavin
Coordinator | Cavin
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High­lights

Experience the Masaai's tribal way of life. Engage and exchange cultural values. Learn how the locals cook or how they take care of their kids and animals.
Learn fantastic life skills that can transfer anywhere around the world.
Make life long memories and relationships with the locals as well as other volunteers.
Teach STEAM in a new fun, innovative way.
There are opportunities for unforgettable adventures such as great sites to see, like Mount Kilimanjaro and over 16 safaris, see wildlife like lions, zebras, elephants, etc.
Assist teachers in implementing a new innovative Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics program in Arusha Tanzania. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+

Golden Aya's STEAM Teacher Assistant volunteer program is one of Golden Aya's many Volunteer opportunities that gives volunteers a unique chance to make a difference. Volunteers will be welcomed to the program with a volunteer guide and an orientation. Volunteers will help Teachers prepare, educate, evaluate, and tutor the students in the subjects of Science, Technology,  Engineering, Art, Math, and English ((STEAM)+E). This program is designed to improve students' literacy, critical thinking skills, and overall knowledge.   

 As a volunteer, you will be working with Golden Aya Reps, teachers, and other volunteers from around the world. As a volunteer, we expect you to come ready to make a real change in new and innovative ways. You can expect us to provide you with life skills, safety, and trusted experience, that you will what to do again. 

You are welcome to bring along with you any educational materials,  books, notebooks, and pencils, and pens for the students. You can also contact us if you are thinking about bringing something specific.  

Volunteers can also get benefits like free tours, a volunteer certificate, and much more. 

Typical day

  • Wake up at 7 am to a delightful breakfast. 
  • Head to the school no later than 9 am.
  • Partner with teachers to prepare for class from 9 am -12 pm.
  • Take a break and enjoy a light lunch from 12 pm - 1 pm.
  • Teach STERM to students from 1 pm - 5 pm.
  • Spend time within the locals, explore the town, and do activities after 5 pm. 
  • Enjoy a great dinner at 7 pm. 
  • Retire for the night any time after 7 pm. 

* Itinerary subjected to change. 

Free-time activities

There are many three day tour options for the weekends (Friday-Sunday). There are options to go spend time in Arusha town to visit the local markets, restaurants, and more.

During the weekdays there is time to engage in sports, bead making, and cooking with the locals. 

Swimming
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Sports

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)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Math, English, and Science at High School level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Engineering, Technology, Art
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Golden Aya

    The following accommodations are included in all Volunteer Packages:

    • 3 meals a day
    • Operational Travel
    • Teaching Equipment 
    • Room and board
    • Host family

    The following accommodations are offered to all volunteers at an additional cost:

    • Airport pick-up and drop off
    • Internet Access/ Cell phone data
    • Swahili lessons
    • Local language lessons
    • transportation 
    • Tour/ Excursions
Accommodation

    As a volunteer, you will get to stay with a host family in either a double or single bedroom. Rooms may be shared with the same gender volunteers. Other housing arrangements can be made to fit your needs for an additional fee. Three meals will be provided each day and there are restaurants and local stores/shops located near to the site if you would like to purchase additional food, beverages, or toiletries.  

    Food & Beverages

    The following will be provided for all volunteers 

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    The food will be local food with a basic option, vegetarian option, and special request. 
    (chicken, beef, fish, veggies, beans, and rice)

    Internet Access
    Limited access at the project site
    What's NOT included?
    Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
    Flight Tickets
    The nearest airport is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assist you to find cheap flights to Tanzania.
    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 Tanzania provides security and is a plus to have.
    Vaccines
    If you are intending to volunteer in Tanzania you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Tanzania.

    Dates & Fees

    NO CREDIT CARD FEES

    Details on arrival

    Preferred airport to arrive in is Mount Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). Transportation to the Losimigori village will be arranged to for pick up from a Golden Aya coordinator. 

    If arriving in Dar Salaam. Transportation from the airport to a nightly stay will be arranged. Then transport in the morning to Kilimanjaro bus station (10 hour bus ride to Arusha). From Arusha, transportation to the Losimigori will be arranged for pick up from a Golden Aya coordinator. This will be an extra fee of 115 USD for arrival and 115 USD for departure. 

    Once arrived to sight you will given time to settle in and then given an orientation. 
    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)
    $700
    5 weeks
    $875
    6 weeks
    $1,050
    7 weeks
    $1,225
    8 weeks
    $1,400
    9 weeks
    $1,575
    12 weeks (max. stay)
    $2,100
    Average fees
    $175 /week

    Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Golden Aya 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 Golden Aya during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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