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Bilingual Teacher's Assistants, Jungle School, Grades K-9, Helping Honduras Kids, La Ceiba, Honduras


Organization: Helping Honduras Kids
Contact Name: Kimberly Mussatti
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: Jungle School
La Ceiba,
Honduras
Great For:
Service Area(s): Tutoring, Teaching, Mentoring, Language Instruction / ESL, Education, Early Education, Directly Serving People
Hourly Commitment:
7.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
5
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
5
One-time / Ongoing Position: Ongoing Position
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Description

HHK operates a free, private elementary & High school (K-9th) in the Jungle about 5 kilometers outside of town up along the Cangrejal River. Bilingual Teacher's Assistants assist the school teachers in their classes, help the children with their homework, teach different classes as needed, and get involved in other daily activities. The volunteers work alongside the Honduran teacher to assist the children with understanding Math problems, writing and speaking English, Science projects, etc. Typically the Jungle School has 11 teachers and 1-3 volunteers at any given time. School is in session from February until mid-November. The children at the Hogar de Amor and also some of the children at the school have come from all types of backgrounds and have experienced various types of moderate to severe abuse. Sensitivity, patience and understanding are a must.
Initially Posted: 08/04/2014
Last Updated: 08/29/2017

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   01/31
End Date:    11/16