martes, 27 de septiembre de 2011

Have Experience in Education? Volunteer!

Do you have experience in the education field and are looking to apply your skills in an area that really needs it? Want to gain experience abroad and impact a non-profit and it's community? This internship allows you to do just that!

Light and Leadership, a small grassroots non-profit working in a shantytown outside of Lima, Peru, is looking for a manager for our English language education program. This is a great opportunity to develop the direction of our program and add something impressive to your resume. The intern will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Developing and/or refining LLI's English language curriculum for ages 6 years old - adult.
  • Hold weekly meetings with our volunteer English teachers.
  • Observe volunteer teachers and assist teachers with lesson planning and classroom activities
  • Teach English classes weekly
  • Develop an evaluation system for students

Light and Leadership is looking for a candidate who fits the following profile:

  • Available for a year commitment, starting July 1st, 2012
  • Must have prior experience teaching and/or education field
  • Has experience in diverse classroom settings (ESL classrooms a PLUS)
  • Is organized, independent, and reliable
  • Has excellent English writing and speaking skills (must be a native speaker)
  • Feels comfortable leading meetings and giving feedback
  • Has a passion for education and helping others

Spanish skills are not required.

In exchange for a year contract, the English Program Manager will receive free room and board. Transportation costs are the responsibility of the intern.

Does this sound right for you? Please send your resume and cover letter to Lara DeVries, Executive Director of Light and Leadership:

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