Teach English

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founded in 2010
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High­lights

Experience the Tanzanian way of life and enjoy afternoon siestas , everyday
Gain Swahili fluency by living with a host family and sharing daily life with locals
Become more passionate about your major and propel your career with international experience
Make memories you will never forget during weekend excursions with your fellow participants
Visit Arusha, Tanga , Dar Es salaam , Zanzibar and attractive sites like chemka hot spring, Marangu water falls , Day trip to mount Kilimanjaro, National parks and many more others
Volunteer English teachers are needed at this placement to provide English lessons to children at Pasua Primary School. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

YAAPHA's mission is to unite, lead, represent and serve both young female and male people in groups for their social, economic and cultural empowerment through the development of productive education and business ventures. We want to arouse their ambition so that they can reach economic independence and contribute to the community development.

Volunteer English teachers are needed at this placement to provide English lessons to children at Pasua Primary school in Moshi and Tabora. Learning how to speak English is a very important skill set for a child in order to obtain many of the more desirable and better paying jobs in future.

A volunteer English teacher who is willing to help these children to improve their English skills would be helping to increase the chances of the children finding employment in the years to come and consequently a brighter future.

Currently there are only 2 teachers at Pasua Nursery School in Moshi and 1 teacher at Urambo Nursery School in In Tabora Region who are able to speak English. This is a challenge for the organization because the children are not being forced to practice their English, therefore their English speaking skills are very limited. A volunteer English teacher would not only give English lessons but would also encourage conversations in English at other times within the class so all could benefit -- an example would be at meal time.

The School has 1050 children who are enrolled. We still require additional assistance in helping to make sure that the school is clean and well kept. There are three mamas that work at the schools who help the children and cook, all performing still further different tasks. Only one of which is a full-time staff, as the organization can not sustain more than one full-time person.

Teach English at this placement and work with as assistance of the local teachers.


Activity Description for this project are as follows:

Teach English

Most of the English teaching at this placement would be informal. The English practiced would be during games or other after school activities that you had developed. However, for the mamas, structured English lessons during the day would be appreciated.

Proposal/Grant Research & Writing

YAAPHA can always use more assistance; we would appreciate volunteers who are able to research opportunities for them to receive grants and assist them in the writing of these. Updating the information on their website and brochures that are circulated in town would also be of great assistance.

Organize Games

A volunteer English teacher would be expected to develop and implement games for the children not in school that would teach the English language in a fun and enjoyable manner. These games may involve singing or dancing activities and should encourage the children to interact with each other. The goal is to create a warm and happy learning environment for the children.

Typical day

7 am to 7:30 am: Breakfast

7:30 am: Pick up time (Transport to your placement ( Working place)

8 am to 12 pm: Working time ( Volunteer is at working place)

12 pm to 1 pm:  Lunch time  at the volunteer house

1 pm to 2 pm: Break ( volunteers can take a nap )

3 pm to 4 pm: Volunteer Work, preparation for next day activities.

4 pm to 5 pm: Going out /visisting town / to get cup of coffee etc

6pm to 7 pm: Dinner time

Free-time activities

YAAPHA provides free time activities to our volunteers as follows:

  • drawing and painting with children
  • social activities like cleanliness to our schools, visiting people living HIV/AIDS and elders (home based care)
  • gym 
  • riding 
  • swimming 
  • cooking: Our volunteers will learn how to cook different type of Tanzanian food during their free time. 
  • sports 

Note: During free time a volunteer will do whatever he/she wants to do. It's not mandatory.

Swimming
Concert/
Music
Safari/
Zoo
Sports
Riding

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
All English subjects , Science, and Mathematics at any level of education level
Required Documents
Cover Letter, CV and Criminal Background Check
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Ready to work with passion and love the children.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 12:00

What's Included

Services by YAAPHA

Accommodation is located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space. Our accommodation are home stay and Apartment.

Housing,  Registration Fees, 24/7 support and project coordination.

Accommodation

- our accommodation is located in Moshi Town. Rooms are self contained with high quality and big space.

- Also we can send our Volunteers to home stays after good discussion and reach into agreement. Our Volunteer House is 10 minutes away from the City Center , Public Transport available 500 miters from the House.  We have hot shower and permanent water supply , Electricity and Security 24/7

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
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. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
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

Please inform us about your flight details and your arrival time at Kilimanjaro International Airport as written on your ticket.


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)
$1,600
5 weeks
$2,000
6 weeks
$2,400
7 weeks
$2,800
8 weeks
$3,200
9 weeks
$3,600
10 weeks
$4,000
11 weeks
$4,400
12 weeks (max. stay)
$4,800
Average fees
$400 /week

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

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Teach English

Volunteer English teachers are needed at this placement to provide English lessons to children at Pasua Primary School.

$400/week

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