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Ethiopia Volunteer Program

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Volunteers will be involved in tutoring children after school with a focus on conversational English, grammar, science, and mathematics. Additionally, volunteers with musical and computer skills are needed to instruct the children in these areas.. . . Learn more

Locations:   Ethiopia
Dates/Costs:   Flexible dates available. Duration: 1 to 3 months
(participation cost details)
Focus Areas:   Children
Education
Type of NGO:   UniversalGiving Partner

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Volunteers will be involved in tutoring children after school with a focus on conversational English, grammar, science, and mathematics.

Additionally, volunteers with musical and computer skills are needed to instruct the children in these areas. Volunteers need to be able to develop new and creative projects, as well as techniques for instructing children with special needs. In addition, volunteers will work in staff development, finance and accounting, computer training, and/or grant writing.

Once a week volunteers have the opportunity to serve at a local feeding center where meals are provided to the street community; a large percentage of them children.

 
Cost Details
If your application is successful we will then get to work organizing your placement and we will send further detail on your placement with information on how to prepare for your trip abroad, including: * Personal Staff Support * Your Ethiopia Program Guide * Your Fundraising Guide and Software * Access to Your Own Online Journal * Online Video - Preparing For Your Trip * Opportunities for Discounts on Airfares The remainder of the cost for your time in the Ethiopia program is depends on how long you wish to volunteer for. Program package includes: Accommodation 3 meals per day Airport pickup Training, supervision and support
 
 
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Language Needed
 
Skills Needed/ Experience
As a volunteer in Ethiopia you must:

* be between 18 and 59 years of age
* have no major health problems
* have some skills in special education, music, computers, administration, or grant writing
* obtain a satisfactory police check from your home country prior to volunteering
 
Detailed Location Information
The program is located in the suburb of Asko, about 25 km outside the capital city of Addis Ababa.

Volunteers are met in Addis Ababa on the designated pickup day, and driven to their accommodation in Awelia.

The program begins on the 1st of each month and volunteers need to arrive a day before the program begins.

Volunteers will live in a volunteer house with other volunteers. There is some running water, but no hot water; however, boiled water can be provided for showers. There are sporadic electricity outages. The bathroom has a western style toilet, and a tub for taking bucket showers. Three meals per day will be provided.
Cost Details If your application is successful we will then get to work organizing your placement and we will send further detail on your placement with information on how to prepare for your trip abroad, including: * Personal Staff Support * Your Ethiopia Program Guide * Your Fundraising Guide and Software * Access to Your Own Online Journal * Online Video - Preparing For Your Trip * Opportunities for Discounts on Airfares The remainder of the cost for your time in the Ethiopia program is depends on how long you wish to volunteer for. Program package includes: Accommodation 3 meals per day Airport pickup Training, supervision and support
As a volunteer in Ethiopia you must: * be between 18 and 59 years of age * have no major health problems * have some skills in special education, music, computers, administration, or grant writing * obtain a satisfactory police check from your home country prior to volunteering
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