Oportunidad de voluntariado
Oportunidad de voluntariado publicado por: Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
Publicado el: 26/01/2013
Teach Science/Agriculture in a remote East African village and empower marginalized children with education. Explore Tanzania and experience life in a traditional Maasai community. IEFT has an open position for a volunteer Science/Agriculture teacher.
IEFT (www.ieftz.org) is a community-collaborative non-profit organization that works with rural communities to provide affordable secondary education to indigenous children. IEFT operates Orkeeswa Secondary School in an indigenous Maasai community and provides quality education, health care services, nutritious food and safe water, team sports and extra-curricular activities to over 130 students.
As a Science/Ag teacher, you must be able to teach Form I through Form 4 courses. You must be able develop lesson plans, supplements to national curriculum and projects designed to teach various skills to Orkeeswa students.
The candidate must be capable of initiating after-school projects designed to provide hands-on learning, teaching students about Science/Ag and enhancing their knowledge, as well as extra-curricular activities such as science club.
You must be able to work independently and collaborate with a team of international volunteers and local staff. You must have the willingness and ability to be flexible and to cope with challenging living and working conditions in a developing country. Applicants must be able to live and work with little or no running water, unreliable electricity and a lack of Western amenities.
By working together with IEFT staff and volunteers, you will benefit from a real sense of global solidarity, lasting friendships, and the life changing impact of a unique and meaningful experience. You will gain a deeper insight into a different culture and experience things that broaden your perspectives.
Many volunteers and staff choose to spend their free time exploring some of East Africas treasures, including safaris on the Serengeti Plain, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro, hiking the Ngorongoro Crater, or relaxing on the beaches of Zanzibar Island. Experience Tanzania's diverse indigenous cultures and traditions, distinct wildlife and breathtaking scenery!
There is no program fee to volunteer with IEFT, however candidates are required to cover their travel and living expenses. Stipends are available for qualified applicants.
Please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com to apply. Include "Teaching applicant" in the subject line.