Primary School Teacher

Volunteer to teach english, math, social sciences in a primary school.

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.        

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Suitable for


Program Requirements

Minimum Age
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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Health Declaration
Criminal Background Check
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

Any questions? Just ask. We at Pamoja International are happy to help you.

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.



What's included?
Pamoja administration, logistics and preparation costs
Volunteer accommodation and meals

Volunteer will bear the following costs:-
Transport to project site
Airport Pick - Up
Pocket money
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.

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
2 weeks (min. stay)
3 weeks
4 weeks
5 weeks
9 weeks
17 weeks
26 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Kisumu/Kenya between 2 weeks and 26 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Pamoja International will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
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.

Get ready to volunteer in Kenya

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Kenya. Please check the visa regulations for Kenya.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Kenya and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Kenya.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Kenya.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Kenya you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Kenya.
What can you do in leisure-time in Kenya while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
P.o. Box 58093, 00200 Kisumu, Kenya

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