Volunteer Tanzania, Arusha: Teaching/Education Program

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Program Description

Volunteers are needed and welcome to work in early childhood education projects throughout Arusha. Projects are available in kindergarten and primary schools where the focus on teaching English, math, music, arts are welcome.

Local children are passionate about learning, and attending school gives them the chance to break out of the poverty cycle. Moreover, both the children and teachers are grateful for the support of the extracurricular activities and sports games after school.

It is advisable that you learn a few words and phrases in Swahili. Volunteers should bring teaching aids (flash cards, picture books, alphabet and number games, maps) to use with the kids and to donate to the school.

Schools in Tanzania are closed for 2 weeks in late April, during the month of August and December to January. Prior experience is not required, guidance will be provided as to what subjects to cover, but volunteer teachers will be expected to come up with ideas to create and prepare lessons.


Extra Paid Activities while in country:
Masai Dance Lessons (1 ½ hrs Introduction, Sounds, Choreography, Practice) US$28
Introduction Swahili (3 hours Basic level: greetings, daily living, Guide book and certification) US$30
Masai Crafts (2 hours: craft material, bracelets) US$28
Tanzania Cookery (3 ½ hours includes ingredients, recipe book and certificate) US$28


Program starts and ends in Arusha (JRO airport)
Airport meet and greet. Afternoon city tour and orientation
Monday to Friday volunteering. 30-40 hours per week
Weekends free to sightseeing
Typical shift work hours are 8am-12pm and 2pm-6pm
Support: Local ABV Director support 24/7 during placement
Departure: ABV Staff Escorted Airport Transfer
Accommodation: Volunteer House
Meals: Breakfast and dinner daily

Not included:
Flights to Tanzania. Entry Visa. Departure taxes. Vaccinations. Local Transportation. Travel & Health Insurance. Laundry and Internet. Sightseeing.

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What`s Included

Project length: From 2 weeks to 8 weeks
Project start date: Projects begin every Tuesday. Arrival Sunday or Monday
Airport Arrival: Kilimanjaro (Code: JRO)
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 6-8 hours per day
Requirements: Tourist Visa and Volunteer Permit
Age Limits: Minimum 18 years or older for solo travelers
Minimum Age: 12 to 16 yrs if traveling with parents.
Airlines: KLM, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian and Qatar
Vaccinations: Yellow Fever, Malaria (Malarone pills recommended), Hep A, typhoid wwwnc.cdc.gov

Program Locations

Arusha, Tanzania

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A Broader View Volunteers Corp
  • Tanzania: Arusha
Throughout the year
Program Duration:
1-2 weeks, 1-3 months, 2-4 weeks
English, Swahili
American, Asian, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi, South African, Worldwide
From US$850 for a week up to US$1900 for 8 weeks
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