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WECO2023-MTV8 COLOMBIA BogotaORBarranquillaORCartagenaColombia... EDU,SOCI,KIDS 14/08/2023 24/11/2023

Let s Speak English (2nd semester) | WECO2023-MTV8 | 2023-08-14 - 2023-11-24 | EDU,SOCI,KIDS | Age: 18 - 99

This project will be carried out in cooperation with a non-profit organization which was founded decades ago in Colombia and works for the well-being and integral development of vulnerable and poor communities. Through a wide range of programs focused on empowerment and sustainability, the organization s projects strengthen the capacity of individuals, families and communities, promoting social inclusion and the common good. Currently, the organization is focused on bringing education and protection to more than 3,500 children, the development of skills and training for work and human development for an average of 1,000 men and women each year, and access to business development services and employment management to over 1,000 small business owners. Also, they assist in providing humanitarian assistance, reaching an average of 6,000 people each year in various parts of the country, through medical missions and other actions. The local partner has the volunteer certification of the European Union EU Aid Volunteers Initiative as a hosting organization since 2019.

Work: The volunteer will support the NGO bringing education to hundreds of kids. The participant will teach English in a school with the local teacher together. You can also propose, design materials based on the curriculum. 30-35 hours per week. All ages, elementary and high school. Emphasis in grades 10 and 11 (age 15-17)

Accomodation and food: • Accommodation at the home of a member of the local partner team, in a private room with a shared bathroom. • Three meals per day (usually lunch in the school) • The local project provides funds for transportation on local bus system.

Location: BogotaORBarranquillaORCartagenaColombia

Location and Leisure: Depending on the place you select (Bogotá OR Barranquilla OR Cartagena) you may find different activities to do during free days. BOGOTÁ is the capital of and largest city in Colombia. It is a place of convergence for people from all around the country and is therefore diverse and multicultural. Within this city, the past and present come together. Thanks to this fusion, Bogotá is an ideal location with history, entertainment, night life, museums, delicious cuisine, culture, business, and much more. For more information visit: https://colombia.travel/en/bogota BARRANQUILLA, is one of Colombia s major cities, as well as a key tourist destination for locals and foreigners, a coastal city where you can enjoy the beach and warm weather. Joy, music, and tradition are so much a part of this Colombian city, down to each of its squares and streets, that every day feels like a real carnival. The charm, warmth, and energy of the people of Barranquilla captivate the city s visitors. This city offers a wide range of recreational and cultural activities. For example, you can visit the city s historic center, declared a Place of Cultural Interest in 1999, where you ll find tourist locations such as the Paseo de Bolívar, one of the most noteworthy avenues in the city, where City Hall, the Church of San Nicolas, the Plaza de San Roque, and multiple commercial buildings are located. For more information visit: https://colombia.travel/en/barranquilla CARTAGENA is a city that is located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. The city has several archipelagos and islands around that are paradises for true rest. Among these are Tierra Bomba Island, Mucura Island, and Baru Island, etc. The city also has excellent cuisine and a thriving hotel and tourist infrastructure. This fabulous destination holds the secrets of history within its walled city, on its balconies, and in the narrow stone walkways that inspired author Gabriel García Márquez, who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. For more information visit: https://colombia.travel/en/cartagena-de-indias One tourism activity per month is included by the local partner.

Airport: BOG

Train/Bus station: Bogotá or Barranquilla.

Requirements: - To enter the country either Certificate of vaccination or a Covid test is required. - The volunteer must have medical assistance insurance, which covers, among others, situations related to Covid-19. - The extra fee must be paid 1 month prior to the project starting via bank transfer or Paypal. - A fun, sociable, reliable profile with some teaching experience. - Language: basic Spanish and advance English. - Fill out the following form: https://forms.gle/ruCp9WtsJYA7qWuo6 - Interview with WeCollab and the local partner. - Motivational letter and Certificate of Good Conduct are required.

Bogotá or Barranquilla. The exact place and time will be in the infosheet

Language: esp

Extra Fee: 100 EUR

Participation fee: 100 EUR. This includes food, accommodation and local transportation during the project. If you could bring some games, activities from your country, would be great. To enter the country either Certificate of vaccination or a Covid test is required.