Costa Rica / Infancia
Proyecto Montezuma is a private nonprofit organization which provides English classes for local adult learners and Costa Rican elementary schools children that cannot afford to hire full-time English teachers. Proyecto Montezuma also provides various other learning opportunities to members of the local community free of charge. Travel like you care by earning your TEFL certification, volunteering to teach English or other lessons in your area of expertise, or by booking surf lessons, Spanish classes, and sustainable tours and adventures through Proyecto Montezuma’s tour agency. Help us create a brighter future for local school children and the Montezuma Community.
English Teacher Volunteer Proyecto Montezuma accepts volunteers to assist with our adult and child EFL classes. Volunteers are required to work for a minimum of two weeks. The volunteer program fee includes your shared room lodging, training, lesson plan assistance, all needed teaching materials and supplies, personalized teaching schedule and transportation to area schools.
TEFL Certification In this four week program you not only volunteer teach to area adults and children, but you also earn your internationally-recognized TEFL teaching certification. Proyecto Montezuma’s TEFL team consists of highly qualified, enthusiastic instructors who have taught English in Costa Rica and around the globe. The main instructors have Masters degrees and formal training in Education, and all are highly successful in teaching English as a second or foreign language. This four week course prepares you to seek teaching positions all over the globe. Job assistance is offered upon successful course completion. Over 90% success rate for graduates getting jobs!
Environmental and/or Community Project Volunteer Proyecto Montezuma leads many environmental projects and partners with local community organizations during the year. We work with the community to lead beach clean-ups, partner with the United Nations Billion Tree Campaign and strive to help keep Montezuma as naturally beautiful as possible.
Sea Turtle Preservation Volunteer Proyecto Montezuma seeks year-round volunteers to work with the local sea turtle population. Based on the time of year, volunteers patrol nightly seeking females laying eggs, protect and document nests, care for baby sea turtles, maintain nursery and more.