Program Details

Terms We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. We encourage longer commitments by heavily discounting each additional week stayed. Minimum stay is 4 weeks; maximum stay is 3 months. Subsequent permane
Location:
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Education
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Work with children ages 3, 4 and 5 in the preschool. You will assist the classroom teachers. You will be responsible to help carry out activities, games, songs and projects that the teacher has planned. You will also be responsible to come up with some of your own activities for class. You will help the teacher with outside play time and feeding the children breakfast and snack. English lessons can also be incorporated with the kids through activities, games, songs and projects.

Terms We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. We encourage longer commitments by heavily discounting each additional week stayed. Minimum stay is 4 weeks; maximum stay is 3 months. Subsequent permanent hiring possible. All volunteers must arrive to Isabela on Mondays. Schedule Our schedules are based on 20 hrs/week. The normal schedule is Monday-Friday 7.30 – 11.30AM which may be subject to change depending on the tasks at hand. Preparation time would be in the afternoons.

Setting Description:
What’s Included Cost includes full room and board, permits, visas, local coordination and training at respective facility, local transport, full access to our facilities, etc.—everything minus personal expenses and your airfare to Galápagos. Accommodation Accommodation is provided in our fully equipped volunteer housing or by one of our carefully selected host families. These are families who have experience with outside culture and international living through cultural exchange with our students and volunteers. Additionally to providing extra income for housing our students and volunteers, we train these families to be ambassadors in the community in areas such as English, domestic wellbeing, and nutrition. You will have breakfast and dinner with your family. Lunch is provided at your choice of various restaurants in town. You simply sign for your meal and we’ll pick up the bill at the end of the month. For volunteer housing breakfast is not included. Lunch and dinner are provided in
Cost:
Requirements: • Intermediate level of Spanish in order to communicate with fellow workers and children • A genuine passion for children’s education and their well-being • Ability to work independently as well as in a team • Energetic, creative and enthusiastic nature to stimulate the learning environment Experience and Feedback We’re a very small and personal program but have had some 20 long term volunteers (one year plus) and over 200 short term and students volunteers. Our satisfaction rate

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