Medellín, Colombia

After School Program Coordinator

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Skills Needed

  • Leadership

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English, Spanish.

When Can You Start?

You can start as soon as possible and stay for 4½ months to 12 months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

Project Details


Description and Impact

Our foundation works to enhance education received in public schools in and around Medellin, Colombia. We do this by teaching English, leadership and Technology. Our volunteers provide an essential component of English program buy offering fun and interesting after school clubs using English to teach a variety of things from sports to arts and crafts. The work of the volunteers support the work of our full time teachers in the classroom. This, combined with Technology and Leadership skills equips young Colombians with the ability to compete globally in the 21st century.

Deliverables

Our volunteers are asked to run after school clubs over a period of one school semester. Each club must have an element of English, but other than that the volunteer  can draw on their own expertise that they feel they can share with the students. At the end of each semester we have events to show what has been produced in each club and what the students have learnt both in their classes and with the volunteers.

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

We provide accommodation with a Colombian host family or help the volunteer look for private accommodation. 

Living Stipend

Stipends depend on the living arrangements.

Host family: The volunteer will be provided with room and board (three meals a day) with a host family plus COP $300.000 per month to go towards local transport.

OR Volunteer will be given $800.000 per month.

Travel Stipend

This stipend is for L

Learning Opportunity

·         Gain new skills, knowledge and experience

·         Use your professional experience to benefit others

·         Enhance your CV and improve your employment opportunities

·         Meet new people and make new friends

·         Get to know anew community

·         Give something back

·         Help make a positive difference

·         Gain confidence & self-esteem

·         Feel valued

·         Be part of a team

·         Have the opportunity to live in a rich, warm Latin American culture

Food Stipend

If a volunteer chooses to live with host family, the family will provide all their meals. Should the volunteer live in private accommodation a stipend it provided to cover the cost of food. 

Additional Benefits

The Marina Orth Foundation teams is a warm and welcoming one that will go out their way show volunteers the best of Colombian life. 

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