Teaching opportunities are available in a kindergarten and primary school which is assisting over 300 children.  These children are mostly the sons and daughters of the market vendors, the children at this public school start at the age of 3 in pre-kindergarten and progress to 6th grade. The children are provided a safe haven from the streets, and a chance at education. The school is based on a formal education schedule during the morning and extra curriculum activities during the afternoon. Spanish speaking volunteers needed to teach English lessons, and encourage writing, reading and comprehension skills at the young age. 

Overview

  • Project Length: From 2 week to 12 weeks
  • Project dates: Mid Jan to June, Sept to December. * Choose any date to arrive.
  • Arrival airport: Managua (MGA)
  • Accommodation: Local host family
  • Requirements: Advance Spanish
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Airlines: American, United, Delta, Spirit, Taca
  • Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Schedule

  • Program starts and ends in Managua
  • Airport meet and greet in Managua.  Afternoon city tour and orientation
  • Monday to Friday volunteering. 35-40 hours per week
  • Weekends free to sightseeing
  • Typical shift work can be: 7:00am - 4:00pm with lunch break
  • Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
  • Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer

Not included:

  • Flights to Nicaragua. Visas and/or entry-exit fees. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet

A Broader View Volunteer (ABV)  allows every traveler to choose their own program start date. This means you can arrive on any flight, any day of the week. Since ABV program fees are 100% tax deductible* we encourage you to fund raise. ABV offers advice and assistance with flight planning, affordable travel insurance, as well as procuring a visa, if necessary. Our ABV staff is available to any your questions. Contact us by email, through the on-line chat feature on our website or call us toll free at 866-423-3258.

WHAT DO MY FEES PAY FOR?

Volunteer Registration Fee – ongoing support from ABV staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, ABV donation Fund, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

Volunteer Program Fee – ABV donation fund, airport pick-up, orientation, program supervision, accommodation and meals during volunteer program period, in-country 24/7 volunteer support and in-country administration costs. As a US Non-Profit Charity Organization all your fees are tax deductible and you can fundraise from our website to pay for the fees.

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