Program Summaries


Year & Semester Programs
Summer Programs

This chart is intended to serve as a tool in helping you to compare and contrast WorldTeach programs. Before choosing which program you would like to apply for, we strongly encourage you to read through all of the in-depth information provided on our website for your program(s) of interest.

The volunteer commitment is the financial contribution that the volunteer makes. This fee covers personal guidance through the application process, exclusive WorldTeach pre-departure literature, comprehensive visa sponsorship and assistance in securing necessary work permits, health and evacuation insurance, training comprising an Orientation upon arrival, Mid-Service conference, and End-of-Service conference, meals and housing during training, in-country transportation to and from placement site, housing at placement site, professional development through the Teacher Quality Program and mentorship by remote Teacher Quality Coordinator, and support from full time, in-country field staff. Volunteers in the year and semester programs also receive a monthly stipend to cover basic living expenses.

Year & Semester Programs

Host Country Program Information Departure Volunteer
Commitment

AMERICAN SAMOA
Year

Teach English, math, science in public high schools and elementary schools. Live in apartments or houses. mid Jul Funded
by American Samoa Department of Education
US $2,000 deposit

CHILE
Year

In partnership with Fundación Educacional Oportunidad, teach in the Elqui Valley. Live with either a host family or shared housing with other volunteers. mid Feb US $3,590
subsidized by Fundación Educacional Oportunidad
CHINA
Year

Teach oral English in public middle schools in Hunan Province. Teacher apartments provided by host school.

early Aug

Funded
by Hunan Provincial Government
US $500 deposit

COLOMBIA
Year
Teach English in elementary, high school, university or adult ed placements throughout urban and rural Colombia. Live in teacher apartments, host families, or pensiones. early Jan OR late June US $1,250
subsidized by Volunteers Colombia/Ministry of Education/NGO's
COSTA RICA
Year
Teach English in public elementary schools in rural communities. Live with a host family. early Jan US $4,590
subsidized by Ministry of Public Education of Costa Rica

ECUADOR
Year

Teach English in universities and adult education centers, primarily in urban areas. Live with a host family. mid Feb OR 
early Sept
US $4,590
subsidized by partner organizations

ECUADOR
Semester

Teach English in universities and adult education centers, primarily in urban areas. Live with a host family. mid Feb OR 
early Sept
US $3,590
subsidized by partner organizations

GUYANA
Year

Teach geography, math, science, English in public secondary schools. Both rural and urban placements. Teacher apartments provided by host school. early Aug US $1,690
subsidized by Ministry of Education of Guyana

MARSHALL ISLANDS
Year

 

Teach English in public elementary or high schools. Placements on outer islands or urban center. Live with host family or in teacher housing.

mid Jul

Funded
by Marshall Islands Ministry of Education
US $2,000 deposit

MICRONESIA
Kosrae/Pohnpei/Chuuk Year

Teach English, math, and other subjects in public high schools, college and elementary schools. Teacher apartments or host families. mid Jul Funded
by Chuuk, Kosrae & Pohnpei Depts of Education
US $2,000 deposit

NAMIBIA
Year

Teach English, math, science, IT, and HIV/AIDS education in primary & secondary schools or adult ed centers. Mostly rural placements. Housing provided by school or host family. late Dec US $3,990
subsidized by Ministry of Education of Namibia

NAMIBIA
Semester

Teach English, math, science, IT, and HIV/AIDS education in primary & secondary schools. Integrate technology into classroom projects. Mostly rural placements. Housing provided by school or host family. late June US $3,290
subsidized by Ministry of Education of Namibia
TANZANIA
Year
Teach English, math, science in high schools. Live in school provided housing. mid June US $3,990
subsidized by Ministry of Education of Tanzania
THAILAND
Year
Teach English in elementary and high schools in northeastern Nakhon Phanom Province. Live in teacher housing or with a host family. early Oct US $1,500
subsidized by partner schools

Summer Programs (6-8 week duration)

 

Host Country Program Information Duration Volunteer
Commitment

CHINA
Summer

Teach oral English at middle school summer camps. Chinese lessons, cultural activities, housing and meals provided by host schools. mid Jun - mid Aug US $3,990
COSTA RICA
Summer
Teach English at elementary schools in rural communities. Design and implement community service project. Housing & meals provided with host family. late May - mid Aug US $3,990
ECUADOR
Summer
Teach English at schools or community centers to children and adults. Housing and meals provided, usually with a host family. mid Jun - mid Aug US $3,990
MOROCCO
Summer
Teach English and Life Skills at high schools or community centers to young adults in major cities. Housing and meals provided, usually with a host family. mid Jun - mid Aug US $2,990
NAMIBIA
Summer
Teach computer literacy, English, HIV/AIDS awareness in primary and secondary schools through Ministry of Education. Housing and meals provided at school or with host family. early Jun - early Aug US $3,990
NEPAL
Summer
Teach English in public elementary schools with local teachers in the Kathmandu valley. Housing and meals provided, usually with a host family. mid Jun -mid Aug US $2,990
POLAND
Summer
Teach English in middle and high schools across rural eastern regions. Lead extracurricular activities and projects. Housing, meals and language immersion provided with host family. late Jun -mid Aug US $3,990
SOUTH AFRICA
Summer
Teach and mentor youth at township community centers, then in schools on Cape Town peninsula. Housing and meals provided in teacher housing or with host family. mid June -mid August US $3,990

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