Volunteer in East Timor
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Volunteer in East Timor (Teach Portuguese or Korean or Vocational Skills)

Want to join us as a volunteer in East Timor? Currently, we are looking for volunteers to be based in East-Timor to carry out teaching projects.

Our main priority is to LOOK FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM SOUTH-KOREA AND PORTUGUESE SPEAKING COUNTRIES who will be able to teach Korean or Portuguese using our “science of language programs”. Volunteers don’t require any teaching experience or background.

WE ARE ALSO LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS from any country who have a background in “agriculture, car or motorcycle mechanics, electronics or any type of vocational skill” and are interested to teach and train others to develop those skills.

The volunteer positions mentioned above are only for East-Timor and have a minimum starting period of 3 months. We would like to recruit volunteers as soon as possible.

AHHA Education is an educational NGO based in 4 countries: Cambodia, East-Timor, Laos, and Japan.

Volunteer in East Timor: Tasks & Roles

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers must be able to:

  1. communicate in English
  2. Strong interest in teaching
  3. Willing to live in rural settings
  4. Confident, flexible, responsible and motivated
  5. High levels of integrity and solid moral behavior
  6. Open to learning from new environments
  7. Ability to work independently while being a strong team player.
  8. Demonstrate interest in education, NGO work and poverty alleviation issues

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. planning and preparing classes
  2. for Language Teaching, using the materials provided by the NGO
  3. teach according the educational needs of the students
  4. setting and marking of work to be carried out in and out of class
  5. assess and report the development, progress, and attainment of students
  6. for Vocational Skill Teaching: transfer skills to students through practice-based activities.

WORKING DAYS AND HOURS

  • The organization practices a 5-6 day work week with 6-8 hours of service per day (excluding lunch break).

Volunteer in East Timor: Living

Volunteers share a bedroom with an attached bathroom. Male volunteers sleep in a male dormitory/room and female volunteers sleep in a male dormitory/room.

Accommodation is provided for free for volunteers. You will sleep in a dorm with other volunteers and teachers. Male volunteers sleep in a male dormitory/room and female volunteers sleep in a male dormitory/room.

There are mosquito nets, blankets and pillows available. Most of the time there is also a fan available. If not there are always markets nearby where you can buy one.

When arriving in Dili you can use public transport (Taxi) to go to the Headquarters of AHHA Education Timor-Leste. We do not cover the costs of transportation from the airport to the headquarters.

We cover the visa expenses for volunteers who stay longer than 3 months and recommend that you have your own travel insurance.

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