Physical Education Teacher & Coaching

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The Exchange

Individuals passionate about sports are invited to partner with existing physical education teachers and/or coaches in public & private schools as well as club teams. Your guiding principals will be to promote a positive healthy lifestyle through physical fitness, nutrition, and education. While soccer is king in Colombia, you will have the opportunity to teach & coach your favorite sport too! Sharing and creating new friendships.


24 hours of help per week

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

Social Work: Help with volunteer work in local projects and communities.

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.

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

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

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

Discounts on Accommodation: Get discounts for your stay in other hostels.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

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!

Free Parties: Get free entrance for the best parties in town.

Free Events: Get free entrance for the best events in town.

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.


Intermediate Spanish or Intermediate 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

 Volunteer as a Sports or Physical Education teacher
in a private/public school or community club team.
 Volunteer as a coach in a private/public school
and/or community club team.
 Increase your soccer knowledge & skills by receiving
guidance from experienced teachers and coaches.
 Earn international volunteering experience in the
fields of Education, Sports, and Youth Development.
 BONUS: Experience everything Coffee! Planting,
harvesting, processing, drying, milling, exporting,
tasting, roasting, grinding, brewing
 DOUBLE BONUS: Adventure Recreation: Ziplining,
waterfall repelling, horseback riding, wall climbing,
paintball, hiking, & more!
 SUPER BONUS: AgriScience: Coffee, Cacao,
Coconuts, Bananas, Citrus, Papaya, and many other
unique tropical fruits and vegetables.
 WOW BONUS: Spanish: Immerse yourself in
Spanish in a meaningful valuable role!

Activities & Shift

 Shadow & assist various professionals within the field as directed by supervisor
 Tasked to compare/contrast Colombian practices vs. U.S. practices then make presentation
 Assist in the creation of information materials for the public
 Assist in the review of organization’s current operations processes & procedures for improvement
 Experience a ‘day in the life’ of your Colombian counterpart
 Assist the teacher/coach in preparing for classes, practices, and sport matches
 Substitute teach/coach if opportunity arises
 Lead class & practice session discussions
 Introduce, teach & coach your favorite sport


We are NOT a free lodging program. It costs fifteen dollars per day to participate in our program. The fee covers your lodging in our guest house facility and the preparation & facilitation of your volunteering program.