Galapagos Islands Teaching English Program

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Program Description

As a volunteer with this program, you will be able to be an instructor in Santa Cruz at a public school as you teach conversational English. This schools has children aged 4 to 14 and there are over 650 who attend from preschool all the way to 7th grade. Your duties will cover the developmental needs of the children as you help with recreation and English classes. Lessons are held from 7 AM to 1 PM from Monday to Friday.

There are also placements in a multilingual education facility. This was developed to provide education to island children, particularly those who came or migrated with their families from indigenous communities. Children are aged 4 to 11 and there are around 100 children in primary or basic education and 30 preschool students.


- Teach English to a wide range of children
- Seek out a placement at our multilingual facility
- Give back to the local communities on the islands


Project length: 2 weeks or 4 weeks
Project dates: March to December. Choose any date to arrive
Arrival Airport: Quito (UIO)
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8 hours per day
Requirements: Proficiency in Spanish
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: 12 to 17 yrs if traveling with parents.
Airlines: Lan Ecuador, American, United, Delta, Avianca, Taca
Vaccinations: Routine Vac, Hep-A and Typhoid

Volunteer Types

What`s Included

Airport meet and greet in Quito
2 night accommodation/meals in Quito
Orientation, project briefing in Quito
Airline ticket Quito to Galapagos
Entrance fee ($100) Galapagos NP
Ingala ID card
Meet and greet on San Cruz
Host family accommodation and 3 meals a day
Volunteer project placement 35-40 hour per week
Transfer to airport at end of program
Airline ticket Galapagos to Quito
Airport reception in Quito
Final overnight/meals in Quito
Departure transfer to Quito

Program Locations

Santa Cruz, Ecuador

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Program Details

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  • Ecuador: Santa Cruz
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 2-4 weeks
English, Spanish
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
2 Week: US$2135 - 3 Weeks: US$2375 - 4 Weeks: US$2585
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