In Santa Cruz, Volunteers will be staying in Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Galápagos Island. Volunteer work will involve teaching English to students and the local community who work in the tourist industry. Volunteers will be helping to contribute to empowering the locals who want to use English as a communication tool with foreigners.
Santa Cruz Galápagos Island is the best place also for the Island Hopping, you can go to Isla Isabela (2 hours) or the other Islands to discover all the treasures of the Galápagos Islands. Why This Volunteer Work Project is Important : The Galapagos Islands is one of the most biological diverse places on the planet, and the local people started to take care of the biodiversity of their treasure. Every resident is involved in tourism and need to communicate with tourists, so english became a must for them, it’s why it’s important to teach english to the community.
Volunteers are contributing by : – Teaching English to local – If TEFL certified, will have the opportunity to teach their own class (otherwise will volunteers will be teaching assistants)
– Teachers and assistants will be helping with conversation, grammar, listening skills with students.
– Teachers and assistants will help with creating fun and interactive lesson plans for their classes.
Volunteers are free to explore the port town and discover the island’s many tourist attractions in the evenings after work and on the weekends. Donation: – English books: there are only a few books in the schools, our aim is to create a library so students can borrow them and improve their English; – color pencils, paper,books, maps, anything of educational purpose Prices : 1 week : US $300 2 weeks : US $405
3 weeks : US $500 4 weeks : US $625 (Maximum 4 Weeks) What does the price include? – Airport pick-up from Baltra airport; – 24/7 emergency contact and support from EEV staff, administration costs, communication costs with volunteers and travel costs for program inspection; – Volunteers also receive our exclusive EEV Orientation pack before arrival, providing you with all the information you need before coming to Ecuador (think: do’s and don’ts, what to bring, what to do in Ecuador and health and safety tips); – Accommodation during your volunteering placement; – Lunch is provided daily as part of your accommodation; – Support from the Volunteer Coordinator & Manager; – Certificate from EEV once your volunteering period has been completed and a recommendation letter (you just need send us an email to ask for it). Price Does Not Include: – Galapagos Islands Park Entrance Fee – Flight to Santa Cruz, Galapagos – Baltra Airport