Position: English Teacher
Employer: Cuso International
Location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Deadline: August 29, 2022
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Salary Range: Monthly Stipend
Closing Date: August 29, 2022
Location: Shinyanga, Tanzania
Start Date: July 2022
Placement Length: 6 Months
Language Requirements: English Level 5-Fluent
Open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada Only
The Volunteer’s Role
Your teaching skills will help improve the lives of students who have dropped out of public schools due to pregnancy and are now participating in the Agape Aids Control Program (AACP).As an English Teacher, you will provide technical assistance to other English teachers at the organization’s school and will be teaching in class to enhance the English language skills among the students.
Apply today and let's work together to make a change.
As a volunteer, you will:
Identify needs and opportunities for teaching English in AGAPE schools
Develop approaches to improve English teaching
Design and implement a teaching curriculum that will help improve English teaching and implement
Build English teaching capacity of staff
Degree in Teaching English language
Minimum of four years of relevant experience in teaching
Cross-cultural experience in coaching/mentoring and training
What’s in it for YOU? A life-changing experience!
About Us, the Project and the Partner
Cuso International is a not-for-profit development organization that works to eradicate poverty and inequality. Each year, we mobilize hundreds of volunteer professionals to work alongside local partners to maximize their impact through capacity building. We work in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, multilateral agencies and the private sector to develop and deliver programs aimed at advancing gender equality, promoting the empowerment of women and girls, and improving access to and quality of economic opportunities for young people.
Project - Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE)
Cuso International will deliver the Sharing Canadian Expertise for Inclusive Development and Gender Equality (SHARE) project, with a contribution from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) over seven years (2020-2027). SHARE aims to improve the economic and/or social well-being of the poorest, most marginalized and vulnerable people, particularly women and girls, in developing countries, with a view to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to increasing engagement of Canadians in international development and key global issues, this project will aim to increase the performance of country partners to deliver more inclusive, innovative and environmentally sustainable development initiatives that advance gender equality, in support of the action areas of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
Partner - Agape Aids Control Programme
AACP is a Non-partisan, Non-Religious and Non-profit Organization geared at promoting human rights and Community Development. Their goal is for an Enhanced community especially women, youth, children and the old with the capacity to access legal aid services, reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS and its impacts, income generation and abilities to prevent human rights violation in six districts in Shinyanga and Tabora Regions by 2022.
Terms and Conditions
Cuso International terms and conditions allow you to lead a modest and healthy lifestyle while being effective in your placement. This support package will cover basic living expenses for one volunteer and is not intended to cover home-based expenses (ex. loans, support payments, etc.) or luxury items such as imported items in placement or international personal travel.
Modest monthly living allowance (varies depending on country)
Accommodation while in placement
Return airfare and visa/work permit costs
Cost of required vaccinations, antimalarial medication, and health insurance
Pre-departure training and in-country orientation (more details below)
On the ground support through our Cuso International country program office
Access to Employee Assistance Program while in placement and upon return
Bonus: Additional return flight home or cash in lieu after 12 months of service for volunteers who extend for another 6 months
Please note that if you are shortlisted for the placement, you will be required to:
Provide two Professional References and one Personal Reference
Complete an oral assessment during your preliminary telephone interview in the language required for your placement
Obtain a Police Check at our request
Complete a full medical exam and be medically cleared by the Cuso International Medical Advisor prior to your departure
Due to the COVID-19 situation, be double vaccinated in accordance with the World Health Organization-approved vaccines.
We ask each volunteer, regardless of placement length, to raise $2,000. All volunteers receive support from Cuso International to help achieve the goal through fundraising. If the volunteer chooses not to fundraise or is unable to achieve the fundraising goal, he/she can make a one-time donation or become a monthly donor to support our work.