Come the Amazon and teach English or German in Puerto Inca, Peru

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The experience

We are a growing project working for the economic and social development of the less privileged communities in the Peruvian Amazon. We focus on education, environment, ecotourism and cultural exchange.


What you offer

15 hours of help per week

Child Care: Help look after, educate and instruct children.

Teaching Sports: Teach or help guests or local communities practice a new sport.

Teaching Languages: Teach a language to guests or local communities.


What you get

3 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Discounts on Restaurants: Get discounts at nearby restaurants.

Discounts on Pubs: Get discounts at nearby pubs.

Discounts on Tours: Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.

Free Tours: We’ll take you on tours and rides around town. For free!

Free Hiking Tours: We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Dance classes: Take free dance classes at our place.

Language lessons: Take free language classes at our place.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.

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


Requirements

Fluent English

Over 18 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We provide free English classes for children, teenagers and adults. Therefore, everybody can participate in our community. We believe that English lessons will provide a valuable
opportunity to help local people gain the skills they need to communicate with tourists and also help the younger generations to have better life opportunities. TEFL Certificate is not a requirement but, it is a plus. We are looking for volunteers that are fluent in English and also have creative teaching ideas such as playing games, singing, storytelling, acting, etc.


Activities & Shift

The focus should be on developing curiosity about other cultures and to experience language as
a communication tool and part of a culture.
Volunteers can also design workshops for kids or adults such as football matches, arts and
crafts, environmental education, drama and so on.
The idea is to connect the new language abilities with positive emotions.

We teach English to three groups for three days a week. The first group is children between the ages
of 6 and 9. The second group is children aged 10 to 14 years old. The third group are 15 years of
age and older.

On a typical day, volunteers prepare their class in advance by following a schedule with the topics to be taught. Classes are on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Children ages 6-9 and 10-14 begin class in separate groups at 4:00 p.m. to 5:30pm. Then, adults come from 6:00pm to 7:30pm.

Volunteers help up to 15 hours a week


Rules

Volunteers are the role models for our kids. Therefore, it is not allowed to drink alcohol or smoke in front of our kids.