Pamoja International

Primary School Teacher

Kisumu, Kenya show on map

Non-profit | Pamoja International

Volunteer to teach english, math, social sciences in a primary school. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
Groups
We are looking for volunteers to encourage intercultural exchange and exposure for the students to interact with volunteers.       

Pamoja International Voluntary Services will organizes and co-ordinates teaching program in collaboration with Enkorika Primary and Salem Primary Schools in Kenya.

  • Volunteers will be teaching a variety of subjects under supervision of the head teacher and using Kenya Education Curriculum.
  • Volunteers will be offered meals and accommodation.  
The volunteer will be teaching pupils aged between 7-14 years old, language of communication is English.  
The school Enkorika Primary School is in Kajiado county.      
Salem Primary School and children home is in Kisumu County, this is run by Pastor John.        


Free-time activities

Volunteers can do a number of activities when free like travelling, learning Swahili, Safari, scuba diving, visiting cultural centers, mountain climbing and visiting the beach.

Swimming
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking

Program 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 (fluently)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Math, English, Social Sciences P.E. at University level
Required Documents
CV, Motivation letter, Online application and College transcripts
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Cooking, first aid, computers, arts
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Pamoja International (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by Pamoja International

Pamoja administration, logistics and preparation costs
Volunteer accommodation and meals
Orientation

Volunteer will bear the following costs:-
Transport to project site
Insurance
Airport Pick - Up
Pocket money

Accommodation

Volunteer will have his/her own room, shared toilet and bathroom, eat meals together with the host family.
For groups of volunteer we organize they live together in a social hall or school hall facilities.

Dorm Room Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Breakfast and Dinnner

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 Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Kenya.
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 Kenya provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$510.00
5 weeks
$608.00
6 weeks
$705.00
7 weeks
$803.00
9 weeks
$998.00
11 weeks
$1,193.00
26 weeks (max. stay)
$2,656.50
Average fees
$115.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kisumu/Kenya between 4 weeks and 26 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Pamoja International will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.
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 Pamoja International during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Africa Eastern Africa Kenya  Kisumu, P.o. Box 58093

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