Year-Long Volunteer in Ecuador Educational Non-Profit

Published

10/22/2018

Start Date

08/01/2019

End Date

08/01/2020

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

Guayaquil
Guayas
Ecuador

Description

Who: College graduates & young adults ages 21 and older

What: Volunteering to work with our staff and high school students in Guayaquil, Ecuador at The Starfish Foundation. We have 3 positions available: Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator, ESL Coordinator & Program Development Coordinator. 

When: August 2019 to August 2020

Where: Guayaquil, Ecuador - Starfish volunteers live with a host family in the neighborhood where we work, Flor de Bastión.  

Accommodations are basic, but comfortable.  

Why: To enhance the education and lives of impoverished Ecuadorian families and students who lack access to a strong educational system (and are therefore stuck in the cycle of poverty), by mentoring staff, teaching students and improving the overall educational offerings at Starfish.

Educational Commitments:

  • Daily mentoring of staff members
  • Leading professional development
  • Teaching classes to students
  • Goal-setting and measuring
  • Community engagement
  • Contributing innovative ideas and techniques to curriculum and pedagogy 

Financial Commitments**:

  • Fundraise a total of $2,500 
  • Airfare to and from Guayaquil 
  • Transportation to U.S. Orientation
  • International Health Insurance
  • Up-to-date vaccines
  • Personal items (i.e. toiletries)
  • Free time travel expenses
  • **Scholarships may be available.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

info@thestarfishchange.org
http://www.thestarfishchange.org/volunteerintern

Completed applications are due by February 15th each year. Interviews will be conducted in February and March. Acceptances will be sent out in early April. Volunteers must commit to a full year and meet the requirements for the position to which they are applying. More details about each specific position are available on our website: www.thestarfishchange.org/volunteerintern Apply online at: https://form.jotform.us/71095181914154


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