Teacher's Assistant (All Subjects & All ages)

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The Exchange

The participant of this volunteering opportunity will have direct in-class experience alongside a Colombian certified educator at a public/private school setting and have the option to lead class sessions. Depending on your experience and chosen role, as a co-teacher or a teacher assistant, you will have the unique opportunity to develop new skills for communicating and directing classes for Spanish native-speakers within their own community.

What you offer

24 hours of help per week

Child Care: Get a new purpose in life educating and caring for children

Arts: Professional painting, sculpting or drawing.

Teaching Sports: Organize and teach different sports and activities.

Teaching Languages: Give language lessons to guests or local community.

What you get

3 days off per week

Private Room: Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm: Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Team Dorm: You're part of a team! Get to know them in your dormitory.

Tent: A billion stars over your head and a comfy tent to sleep in.

Cook your own meal: Feel free to prepare your own meal here

Discounts on Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get discounts and enjoy your free time.

Discounts on Accommodation: Feel free to explore! Get discounts on partner locations.

Free Laundry: There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Free Tours: Don’t miss a thing! Get free tours and explore.

Free Hiking Tours: Keep your feet moving! Get free hiking tours and exercise yourself.

Free Parties: Party on! Get free parties and party all night long.

Free Events: Be part of something! Get free events.

Dance classes: Rock your body! Join our dance classes.

Language lessons: Learn or improve your language skills.

Certificate: Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.


Intermediate Spanish

Over 18 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Program Details

Depending on your level of experience, your Spanish language skills, and how long you will be staying, you are welcome to help our public and private schools by volunteering in the classroom. All subjects and areas are welcome; it could be academic (English, Math, Science) or could be other areas (arts, music, dance, theater, computers, sports). If you can teach it, we have students that would like to learn from you.
If you can stay for at least two months your expenses may be covered, but if you are short-term you will have cover your own expenses.

Work sites include: Youth Home for Teen Girls, Childcare Center for Sex Workers, Retirement Homes, Language Schools, Public & Private Schools. Private workshops or Community seminars. OPEN & FLEXIBLE, based on your interests.

Activities & Shift

Open & Flexible.


Professional teacher etiquette.
Short-Term Stay: Your cost is $15/USD (includes lodging)
Long-Term Stay: Your expenses covered as you receive a monthly stipend of $1.5M COP (Long-term requires a 4-month contract starting July or February)