What is the Rural Volunteer Teaching in Moshi Tanzania all about?
Why choose this Rural Volunteer Teaching in Moshi Tanzania?
- Help to continue the good work that has already taken place in the community by bringing new energy and ideas to classes providing eager students with the opportunity to practice with a native English speaker, a well-thought after skill to gain employment in the tourism industry.
- Share your passion for arts and crafts, sports, songs and help make a difference in a community that needs to create opportunities for themselves in the tourism sector.
- Stand out from the crowd by adding this experience your CV / Resume
Role of the Volunteer Teacher
As a volunteer in rural Tanzania you may be asked to help in the following activities:
- Teaching English to children, teachers and local leaders in the community
- Singing, dancing and developing creative skills through art, craft and imaginative play activities at nursery school
- Teach English lessons at local Tourism College
- General upkeep of the school and its environment to keep it a nice place to learn
- Assisting with after-school clubs
- HIV/AIDS education at a youth centre
- Help with the elderly, participating in conversations and activities.
Volunteers will be asked to work on a number of different areas within this community which will give you an amazing insight into the lives of the Tanzanian people. Following your working day, you will have plenty of time to relax and socialise with your local counterparts and other volunteers.
What skills do I need to be a Rural Community Teacher in Tanzania?
While a teaching qualification and experience is preferred, especially for those wishing to lead lessons, all volunteers can add value and have an impact on this project. Experience of working with children or community projects or holding a TEFL qualification would be an advantage. As long as you have good English communication skills and are passionate about teaching and working with members of the community, then this project is for you. All volunteers are asked to be culturally respectful in the way they dress and act during their stay. You will be asked to send your CV/resume before being accepted.
Travel during COVID times
The health and safety of our travelers and our local communities remain central to our plans for reopening countries and projects. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been adapting our programs and protocols to protect all those involved, and ask for everyone’s patience and collaboration as new rules are implemented in-country. For all projects, new standards of sanitation, procedures and social behaviors are in place, including new health and hygiene protocols and social distancing practices. You can read more here. Each location may be slightly different in the way they operate. We encourage you to inquire to your placement advisor to learn more about your specific project as you plan for your responsible return to travel!
RECRUITING FOR 2022
WHY JOIN THE PROJECT
Help improve access to gain English skills for local children
To share your spare time to support others
Gain classroom management and teaching experience
Located on mainland Tanzania, Moshi is a vibrant town where you will be based for your volunteer placement. It is located approximately an hour and a half drive from Arusha and is nestled at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The town is a dynamic centre with a multi-tribal feel which is welcoming to volunteers. Moshi is a great location and it is easy to fill your spare time exploring the surrounding area. Why not join a safari in the Serengeti or explore Ngorongoro Crater on your weekends. For those of you who are extremely fit, add on an extra week to the end of your placement and climb Mount Kilimanjaro or even take a boat to the fabulous Zanzibar.
Details & Costs
- Duration: 2-12 weeks
- Cost: £1131 / $1765 for 2 weeks
£244 / $381 per week for additional weeks
- Requirements: Age 17+
- Location: Moshi, Tanzania
- Working hours: Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:30
- Project availability: 2022
- Arrival day: Monday
What is included
- Accommodation: Shared same gender rooms in a volunteer house.
- Food: 3 meals per day 7 days a week.
- Weekly laundry service
- Airport pickup and drop off from Kilimanjaro International Airport
- Training: Pre-departure information pack, on-site orientation & project induction provided
- Support: 24 hour support from on-site coordinator
- Activities: Staff help organise weekend activities (activity price may be extra)
What is not included
- Police/Government Background Check; US and UK citizens will be processed through Kaya (admin fee applies) all other nationalities must provide local police check.
- Any costs for COVID-19 PCR tests required pre-departure and in-country
Easy 4-step application process
Click here to apply online and pay your application fee to apply for your space on your chosen project. Our advisors will then contact you to guide you through the next steps.
Once we’ve received your application, we’ll review your details and be in touch to arrange your informal telephone interview with your Kaya Placement Advisor.
Following your interview, we will provide you a placement offer. Once you are ready to confirm your placement and dates, you can pay your confirmation fee to book and secure your space.
When you have confirmed your project dates we'll send you your Welcome Pack and lots of other helpful information to assist you with preparing for your placement.
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