Mindfulness Curriculum Developer for Afterschool Program
Support Children in Huaycan, Lima, Peru
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
We're looking to develop a mindfulness program as a way to work with our children 7-12 years old and are in need of an expert volunteer to help us do so! As a volunteer, we need you to develop a mindfulness curriculum to be utilized by our local or international volunteers in the classroom (during instruction), in conjunction with our yoga program (weekly classes) and also possibly as a separate weekly workshop (instead of punishment for bad behavior).
This project will be successful once implemented and we can see change in our students' behavior in the classroom and at home. This will also help our volunteer teachers, who are often new to lead classroom teaching, be prepared to deal with behavioral challenges in the classroom.
Great for people with curriculum development skills!
Interested but not the right length? Like this organization and have an idea how your skills can help? Message us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
We Provide These Local Benefits
Free accommodations and meals can be provided in our volunteer house. Housing consisted of shared, dormitory style rooms in a comfortable two story house. Complete with wifi, local staff and lots of delicious food!
2 meals a day in addition to a very light breakfast!
Working with the Light and Leadership Initiative is a window into how a grassroots non-profit works in Lima, Peru. We have a special eye always on community needs and ethical volunteering and encourage reflection before, during and after the volunteer's stay with our organization.
This opportunity accepts applications for virtual experteers.
Questions & Answers About this Opportunity
I'm very interested but don't have Spanish
Hi there Lynda (and Naveet, who asked this question earlier!): Spanish is definitely a plus, but if a candidate doesn't possess Spanish skills yet has all the other skills we need, we can discuss a possible placement! Please continue the process to apply with us so we can learn if you are the right fit for this role. Thanks, Lara
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