Our Volunteers

 

Who becomes a WorldTeach volunteer?

 

For the yearlong program:

WorldTeach volunteers are college graduates who are native-level English speakers who demonstrate

  • a curiosity about other countries and cultures
  • a passion for helping under-served populations
  • flexibility and good humor in challenging situations
  • a seriousness about teaching well
  • a commitment to serve for the full term of service

 

For the summer program:

WorldTeach volunteers are age 18+ who are native-level English speakers who demonstrate

  • a curiosity about other countries and cultures
  • a passion for helping under-served populations
  • flexibility and good humor in challenging situations
  • a seriousness about teaching well
  • a commitment to serve for a the full term of service

 

Our Volunteers at a Glance

7,000+: Volunteer Alumni

 18-74: Age range of WorldTeach volunteers

 Females 69.8% – Males 30.1%: Volunteer Gender Breakdown

 350+: Projected number of volunteers expected to serve with WorldTeach in 2016-2017

 60,000: Approximate number of students taught each year by WorldTeach volunteers

What do WorldTeach volunteers have in common?

Those people who participate in a WorldTeach program do share a few things in common. WorldTeach volunteers have

  • a deep interest in experiencing life in another country
  • a belief in the power of education
  • a spirit of adventure
  • a desire to make a difference, one student at a time.

Most Common Volunteer Majors

1. Anthropology
2. Biology
3. Economics
4. Education
5. English
6. History
7. Political Science
8. Psychology
9. Sociology
10. Spanish

Most Common Volunteer Universities

1. Harvard University
2. University of California
3. University of North Carolina
4. Boston College
5. University of Wisconsin
6. University of Michigan
7. Northwestern University
8. Cornell University
9. Georgetown University
10. University of Colorado

HOW IT WORKS