Une mission bénévole
Une mission bénévole posté par Global-Cultural Solution
Publié le : 21 déc. 2012
Having a solid foundation from the pre-school system of education builds a child for the elementary level. Children are considered the fundamentals for the future growth of a Nation. And the strength and growth of a Nation depends on the integrity of its home. To build a strong future begins from the pre-school level. You can make a difference and leave everlasting footprints here.
The organization undertakes this program in collaboration with Child Development Institutions or centers in the Volta Region of Ghana. Children are attracted to school by the presence of volunteers, and your presence also is a proven moral booster for parents and the limited teachers as well as a great inspiration for students. Inexperienced and experienced volunteers can teach vocabulary, assist with pronunciation and support students as they practice speaking English.
This is a type of program which involves a lot of creativity and patience. The main teaching activity and curriculum is Pre-school program. These kids are between the ages of 2-5 years and are just beginning to pick up the local and English language. You need patience to deal with them and you must be someone who love kids and at the same time caring. The benefit of teaching this age group is that it helps eliminate the fear and shyness often felt by children regarding speaking. The main schools curricula are Language and Literacy, Environmental studies, Creative activities (Music, dance and art), Physical development, psychosocial skills and Math.
Orientation will be provided prior to starts of work. Volunteers work with experienced and non-experienced teachers. Your role as a volunteer will be leading your own class and depending your personal scheme of work. Your placement is completely dependent upon your level of comfort within the classroom. Your application should also state the category of children you prefer teaching (e.g. pre-school etc).
Teaching hours are weekdays (Monday-Fridays), from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm. Volunteers are asked to commit to 30 hours a week.
In addition to an attractive program package includes the following;
Length of Commitment:
There is a minimum of 2 weeks due to the development and effectiveness one would bring in such a short amount of time. The maximum amount of time would be 1 year.
Breakfast is offered between 7am-7:30am. School sessions start at 8am and end at 2:30pm daily (Monday-Friday). Morning sessions has a 15 minutes break at 10:30am-10:45am. The afternoon sessions also has a 30 minutes rest from 12:30pm-1pm to enjoy lunch. All school sessions closes at about 2:30pm. Games are mostly organized on Fridays after 11am weekly. Games are from soccer/football, handclapping (ampe) to whatever activities you can think of. Trips are allowed during the weekends.
GCS mostly provide both on-site and host family accommodation for volunteers. Accommodation will sometimes be in shared rooms with typically no more than 4 to a room. Volunteers will have access to electricity, bathroom with shower and flushing toilet. Most projects are walking distance from the accommodation which will help minimize transport cost. Volunteers are placed with screened Host Families; this is to make sure the family is healthy and do not have any communicable kind of disease dangerous to volunteers' health. Placements are very flexible with your individuals/groups preferences and requests.
Know before you go:
Visitors to Ghana are expected to acquire a valid Passport and a Visa. All passports must be valid for at least six months on arrival in Ghana. GCS provide support for volunteer visa applications including references being required by Ghana Embassies abroad. Contacts and addresses of Ghana High Commissions will be provided including a Letter of Support. It is recommended and required of a volunteer to visit a health center in their home country for yellow fever and other health related vaccination, and also request malaria prevention drugs.
GCS Staff will guide you through every process in your preparation for the trip in our pre-departure welcome information pack in newsletter formats. The newsletters are contained in ten (10) different formats with varied information.
Please use this link to book your volunteer placement with us: http://www.gcs-np.org/new/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=20&Itemid=53
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