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YAAPHA

Teach English

Moshi, Tanzania

NGO | YAAPHA

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

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

This program is available throughout the year.

Details on Arrival

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


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

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). Of course, there is an exception for children that are accompanied by their parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
required
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

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+
Wheel Chairs

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

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Services by YAAPHA
  • Accommodation for the whole duration of the program
  • Breakfast
  • An intensive Swahili course
  • In house services 

  • NB: Airport pickup cost has to be paid by the volunteer.

Airport Pickup at Kilimanjaro International Airport

Pick up point is Kilimanjaro International Airport, the pick up person is our Project Coordinator (Peter Bundala) / Volunteer and Youth Coordinator.

Driving time from the airport is 45 minutes to the volunteer house.

Accommodation

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

Bedroom (Double) Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

Breakfast  included in your program fee.

  Breakfast tends to be based around bread, condiments, tea, coffee and either fruit, eggs or pancakes.

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 Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) in Kilimanjaro. We assist you to find cheap flights to Tanzania.
Travel Insurance
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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.
Costs (Prices in USD)
1 week (min. stay)
$795.00
4 weeks
$1,770.00
6 weeks
$1,990.00
8 weeks
$2,990.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$3,999.00
Average fees
$564.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Moshi/Tanzania between 1 week and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. YAAPHA will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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Final Payment (85%)
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