Street Child

Teaching and Learning Volunteer

Kathmandu, Nepal show on map

Non-profit | Street Child

Street Child is looking for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by
undertaking a Teaching and Learning Volunteer role in Nepal. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Singles
Couples
50+
LOCATION: VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN URBAN AND RURAL ​NEPAL

THE ​ROLE
Street Child is looking for individuals hoping to gain valuable experience in the development sector by undertaking a Teaching and Learning Volunteer role in Nepal. Street Child aims to create avenues for meaningful education through an integrated approach that strengthens the capacity of teachers, schools and communities to support their children’s schooling.

Street Child of Nepal has been working with UNICEF and partner organisations to support the post-earthquake reconstruction efforts in earthquake affected areas of Nepal. It is currently seeking to expand and advance a series of projects in Nepal which intend to provide children the opportunity to access education that is inclusive, sustainable and life-saving.

As a Teaching and Learning Volunteer, you will be part of an exciting stage of the organization’s growth, and will be working closely with the Street Child of Nepal team and partner organizations to support the delivery of project pilots and the design and development of emerging programs. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about the development sector through an immersive experience,
and to make a lasting contribution to the organisation and its aim to empower children through education in West
Africa and Nepal.

THE ​CHARITY

Street Child's aim is to create educational opportunities for some of the world’s most vulnerable children. We began our work in 2008 in Sierra Leone working with a small number of street children, nine years later we have helped to transform the lives of more than 100,000 children across Sierra Leone, Liberia, Sri Lanka and Nepal. In 2017 we launched our first project in Nigeria helping children impacted by conflict in the North East of the country.

Typical day

Street Child offers five to twelve week placements, supporting our work in Nepal and the work of our partner organisations. Working alongside the Street Child of Nepal team, key responsibilities will include:

● Assisting with the creation or adaptation of curricular resources targeted at the specific needs of particular groups of children
● Analysing student data and assisting with the development of strategies to optimize learning outcomes
● Designing and delivering teacher training that is engaging, stimulating and appropriately scaffolded for teachers in a range of settings
● Providing classroom coaching support to teachers for planning, implementation and reflection on practice
● Assisting with the logistics of teacher training and coaching activities, including planning, scheduling and resourcing
● Analysing data and information from teacher education program to improve effectiveness and efficacy
● Preparing reports on teacher progress, including relevant evidence
● Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with partner organisations and schools
● Liaising with the Ministry of Education, the National Curriculum Board, Teacher Training Colleges and District Education Offices
● Providing regular information sharing and reporting to relevant stakeholders

Details on Arrival

Flexible start dates througout the whole year.

Free-time activities


Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 22 years old on the program start date.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
A Masters degree in teaching or education management at University level
Required Documents
CV and motivation letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Experience or understanding of creating curriculum and education programs for children and adults
Demonstrated understanding of teaching and learning structures and strategies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Professional and diligent in presentation and conduct
Independent and capable of proactive work plan management with minimal support
Flexible, adaptable and able to thrive in a start-up environment
Thoughtful, resourceful, reflective, and eager to learn
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 18:00

Included Services

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All program fees are charged directly by Street Child.

Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
Street Child (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.
Online preparation course (optional, from $49)
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On-site services

Services by Street Child

Fees are there to cover the daily costs of accomodation (about 12$ per day).

Every volunteer has to cover their own costs for flights, vaccinations and visa.

We ask all our volunteers to fundraise 1200€.
Our projects are only possible because of all the money we fundraise and this method has proven itself to be an effective tool to achieve a lasting impact of each volunteer’s time in their respective project.
To read more about why we ask for a fundraising commitment click here.
Every successful applicant will work together with one of our experienced fundraising mentors, who will provide all the information and material necessary to reach our fundraising goal as well as accompany and help the volunteer throughout every step in the fundraising process.

Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport

From airport to the project location, the pick up time will be agreed before arrival with the volunteer. 

Accommodation

Shared room with other interns in a StreetChild provided compound.

Guesthouse
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. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
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 Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.
Costs (Prices in USD)
5 weeks (min. stay)
$445.00
6 weeks
$535.00
7 weeks
$625.00
8 weeks
$715.00
9 weeks
$805.00
10 weeks
$890.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$1,070.00
Average fees
$89.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Kathmandu/Nepal between 5 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Street Child 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 Nepal.
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 Street Child during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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