SB

Teaching


Sustainable Bolivia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the Bolivian Amazon that partners with local initiatives to provides resources that support ecotourism, health and education. Volunteers and interns are placed with partner NGOs throughout the country, namely in and around Riberalta, Bolivia.

SB has 6 partners in the sector of education, and you can find their full description here. Some of our partners are looking for various teaching positions.

English Teacher

Responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing and implementing the English classes in a dynamic way in order to make participate all the children with different levels (3 times per week)
  • Assisting children with homework, art projects and presentations
  • Providing direct care to infants and toddlers
  • Providing one-on-one support to special needs students

Arts Volunteer

Responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing and implementing artistic activities around music, painting, drawing, dance, etc.
  • Prepare a project with the children in the arts (a play, a drawing/painting, renovation work, a small concert, etc.)
  • Helping plan and supervise children on off-campus outings

Sports Coach

Responsibilities may include:

  • Manage the football school (3 times per week, other sports also welcome)
  • Preparing and implementing all the sessions
  • Providing direct care to infants and toddlers
  • Providing one-on-one support to special needs students and adapting sports activities
  • This position can be combined with another role in the same orphanage (eg. Teaching English, helping with the community garden) or teaching sports in another orphanage

Qualifications:

  • Minimum commitment of 1 month
  • Basic Spanish
  • Experience working with youth preferred
  • Patience and flexibility, ability to work with little supervision
  • Due to the large proportion of boys, male volunteers are especially encouraged to apply

Logistics
To apply please fill in the form here. For more information, please contact us here or at information@sustainablebolivia.org