Our Community Teachers are essential to the Education Program. In this role, you will be part of the Education Team, who is in charge of providing to the women in our program, the knowledge necessary to manage their own business. You will be working directly with our women out in their communities providing tools they can use in their daily life for both personal and professional growth while creating meaningful relationships with them.
We welcome people from all degrees and professional backgrounds; there is no previous knowledge in Business required. You will receive training before your first lesson. The Education Coordinator will walk you through everything. And you will have access to all our teaching resources such as the curriculum outline, learning goals for each class, teaching materials and ongoing trainings.
We currently teach our Introductory Entrepreneurship Courses to women in the following communities within the Tlacolula Valley: Santa María Guelacé, San Sebastián Abasolo, San Juan Guelavía, Teotitlán del Valle, San Marcos Tlapazola and San Miguel del Valle. You will travel in public transportation.
• Work in the office to plan and develop courses/workshops and prepare the materials needed (announcements, copies, etc.).
• Weekly meetings with the Education Coordinator and the Education team.
• Teach in the communities we work.
• Lead and/or support the workshops/courses on various topics such as business education, social media in their business, savings, budgeting, etc.
• Build relationships with the women, teachers, community and staff members.
• Help in other areas of En Vía, depending on Spanish/English level, prior experience and availability (Responsible Tourism and Microfinance).
• Advanced Spanish.
• Demonstrate commitment to social change and community development.
• Electronic device (computer or tablet).
• High flexibility (materials and classroom may vary).
• Excellent people skills: outgoing, friendly and warm.
• Ability and passion for teaching and building relationships with individuals from different backgrounds.
• Good judgment, strong initiative and ability to manage task simultaneously.
• High motivation and creativity.
• Ability to work in a team.
Preferred Experience (but not required)
• Prior tutoring/teaching experience.
• Experience volunteering.
• Experience living abroad.
• Weekly commitment: From Monday to Friday (6 hours per day), keeping in mind that you will need extra time to travel to the communities (typically takes about an hour/an hour and a half each way in public transportation).
• Minimum 4-6 months (or longer).
• There is no cost to do an internship with our organization. However, interns are asked to pay for their own transportation to and from the communities, which is usually 40-80 pesos round-trip.
• This is an unpaid intern position. At this time, En Vía doesn’t provide assistance with housing or living costs, but we can give you recommendations of housing in or around the city.
Our Community Teachers are essential to the Education Program. In this role, you will be part of the Education Team, who is in charge of providing to the women in our program, the knowledge necessary to manage their own business. You will be…