Teaching English or French
Marruecos / Cooperación al desarrollo
Although the Moroccan Government is working hard to improve literacy and promote professional development through the National Initiative for Human Development (NIHD), a large percentage of Moroccan children and teenagers are not given the chance to acquire marketable skills. These young Moroccans are aware that speaking a second language will e...
Although the Moroccan Government is working hard to improve literacy and promote professional development through the National Initiative for Human Development (NIHD), a large percentage of Moroccan children and teenagers are not given the chance to acquire marketable skills. These young Moroccans are aware that speaking a second language will enable them to further their education and integrate well into the job market. Volunteers work with underprivileged children, providing training in English, French and information technology. Volunteer tasks include running small workshops, assisting local teachers and organizing educational games and activities. Volunteers can also assist in summer camps. When applying volunteers will need to choose either Teaching English or Teaching French; if you can teach both languages please outline this on your application form. NB Volunteers do not need to be qualified or experienced teachers.
MOROCCO VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS
Volunteers must be 18 years or older on the program start date and have at least a high school education. Volunteers who wish to participate on the Ramadan Program do not need to be practicing Muslims, however they are required to observe Ramadan customs while in Morocco. All volunteers must provide a criminal background check MCAS upon arrival in Morocco.
Arabic and French are NOT prerequisites for the MCAS Morocco program, however on certain placements the volunteer work will be restricted for those with limited Arabic and/or French. Teaching English volunteers must be fluent in English and Teaching French volunteers must be fluent in French. Volunteers on the Working with Women project must have an intermediate level of French or Arabic. Volunteers can take advantage of Arabic and French lessons offered exclusively to MCAS volunteers.
START AND DURATION OF MOROCCO VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
The MCAS Morocco program begins on the first and third Mondays of each month, during the month of Ramadan (over which time the Ramadan Program will be held on June 16th to July 15th 2015. Volunteers can choose to volunteer for durations ranging from one week to six months.
1 week € 341
2 weeks € 515
3 weeks € 648
4 weeks € 822
5 weeks € 996
6 weeks € 1171
Additional charge of 2000 MAD in concept of booking.
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