BRAZIL: Teach Needy Children in Rio De Janeiro

Company : Travellers Worldwide
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Teaching
Country: Brazil
Location : Rio de Janeiro
Duration: 1 week to 3 months
Approx Costs: 750 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

Teach English to deserving children who are full of spirit and enthusiasm.

With many worthwhile Travellers projects on-going in Rio, you choose the age group you want to work with. You may want to concentrate your time in just one institute or you may be keen to spread your help between a selection of institutes, gaining a varied experience.

WHAT YOU’LL GAIN FROM DOING THIS PROJECT:
► An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure!
► The rewards from helping others and Making a Difference!
► New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional development.
► An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head and shoulders above most others in the job market
► And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!

We offer teacher training courses (1 day intensive, or weekend recognized TEFL qualifications in London and Brighton- more details on the website). Whilst exposure to English is vital to the kids of these projects, it is absolutely possible to use different subjects to achieve this goal, from music to drama to art to sport to IT! If you wanted to focus on teaching one of these subjects, we have such projects available.

ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD IN RIO DE JANEIRO:
You’ll stay at a welcoming modern hostel in leafy Laranjeiras, a wonderful area of Rio, just a 15 minute walk away from where you can take the train to Cristo Redentor – one of Brazil’s biggest attractions!
With friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere, you are sure to feel at home as soon as you step inside. The hostel comprises lots of facilities including 3 TV’s, computers, free Wi-Fi, and 2 communal areas with a bar, dartboard, snooker table and play station and 3!

Breakfast is included in this project and is a fabulous spread of coffee, milk, fruit juice, bread, butter, jams, meat, eggs, yogurts, cereal, fruit and cakes which should set you up for the day.

OUR PARTICIPANTS SAY...
"T"Everyone made me feel at home and it was a brilliant experience. I really couldn't of asked for a better bunch of kids! The children at the Centre are so much fun and very talented, I became very close to them all and I miss them very much! A lot of the families there don't have much when it comes to material things but their culture and lively personalities make up for that! The Centre is a great organisation, the children enjoy every day there! I suppose it is like an escape for them! I would definitely recommend a trip out to Rio and volunteering somewhere like this, it really was the best time of my life! " Stephanie White(Travellers volunteer).

WHAT TO DO NEXT:
If you’d like to apply for this project, please go to our website and complete the application form. As soon as we receive it, we’ll liaise with you and then start making your travel adventure happen.
It’s as easy as that.

Start Dates

Flexible start and finish dates you choose. Our placements are flexible and can be tailored to match your preferences. For availability please contact the office.

Costs / Benefits

Costs vary depending on length of placement, but starts at £695 for two weeks. You can participate for up to six months or longer, subject to visa requirements.
Included is full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff 24/7 in all our destinations worldwide and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office. Breakfast and accommodation is provided (whether a rented house, a hotel/hostel, home stay, apartment or flat).
You'll also receive a free T-shirt.
You’ll be met at the nearest airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. He/she will also be on call 24/7 and you’ll see them frequently.
Pre-departure you’ll receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations, ranging from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, well being and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flights not included.

Requirements

No qualifications or previous experience are necessary, just a good dose of enthusiasm! Everyone is welcome on a Travellers programme, whether gap year, undergraduate, on a career break - or even retired! From 17 years old upwards, and all nationalities. This placement would suit anyone who wants to make a real difference, wants first-hand experience of a different culture and has initiative.

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