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POSITION:

Have you ever wanted to change the world, for the better? Here is your chance!
Join us in one of the most important government efforts to ever take place in Colombian education. We are currently recruiting qualified volunteers, interested in teaching English as a foreign language to children and adults through the Teach English in Colombia ministry program , and at SENA, the largest vocational training center in Colombia.
Participating volunteers will be sponsored by the government and will have the responsibility of teaching or co-teaching English classes, conversation clubs, coaching teachers and other activities. This unique opportunity allows volunteers to develop a global mindset, effective communication skills, gain valuable personal as well as professional skills and impact the lives of the students they teach.
As a participant of the program you will share your knowledge, learn, grow, and experience a new culture all while creating positive social change!

REQUIREMENTS:

• CV, Bio (with picture) and cover letter
• Native Level English speaker or non-native level English speaker with Level C1 certification
• College/University degree (graduated before June 2016)
• Health Clearance Certification
• Clean criminal record
• Letter of Recommendation
• International Insurance Coverage

PREFERRED:
• Experience of traveling and living in another country, especially in a Latin American
• Teaching experience
• Basic level of Spanish

All candidates should be hard working, social, adaptable, flexible, motivated and able to work independently.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

• A Monthly stipend of 1´500,000 COP (One and half million Colombian Pesos) to cover basic living expenses is provided
• US Dollar $400.00 application fee refundable upon program completion
• Courtesy housing for the first month at placement location
• Local health insurance
• A two-week, all-inclusive training and orientation course in Bogotá
• Airport pickup and transport to placement site
• In-country safety, social and cultural support for the duration of the program
• VISA assistance and pre-departure advising (in some cases VISA is paid for)
• A personal, professional and cultural development experience
• Help to open a bank account, purchase a cell phone and have internet access

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