Summer Volunteer Programs For Teachers

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Affordable Summer Volunteer Programs For Teachers

Do you want to make a formidable difference in this world by enriching the lives of the future generations? If teaching is your passion and you have a drive to contribute to make our society a more stable and knowledgeable one, then RCDP's most affordable summer volunteer program for teachers offers you a great chance to fulfill your dreams and ambitions.

For more than a decade, RCDP has been providing some of the most trusted and affordable summer volunteer abroad teaching programs across various countries in Asia, Africa, South America, and Central America. There are many exciting and adventurous volunteering opportunities to choose from.

You can get involved in English teaching, disabled children assistance, elephant care, community development, child care, health care, and conservation projects as well.

The opportunities provided by this teaching volunteer abroad program meet a wide range of interests, allowing everyone the space to fulfill their purposes in a rewarding and eventful way.

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The volunteer experience was very eye-opening and I felt very much needed at the site. I would greatly recommend it.

Frances Yuan


The strong ties we built and the rewarding experiences that we made here were really very priceless.

Amelie Lim

- Australia

A lifetime experience, which has opened my eyes to so much, and impassioned me to pursue future volunteer trips.



Overall a great experience! I can't think of any reason why I shouldn't recommend the program to others!

Lena Gustke

- Germany

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Benefits of summer volunteering programs for teachers

Volunteering is noble, self-less act in which you care for those in need Your decision to work with the RCDP’s summer volunteering program for teachers can change your perception of life while you make a difference in the lives of others as well.

The benefits of volunteering can have a significant impact in the life you lead, as it can propel you o newer heights and challenges.  Dedicating your time to volunteering helps you to make new friends, expand your network, and boost your socialization skills while you make a change in the world.

Help you connect with others:

This program's best known benefit is its impact on the community. Therefore, as a teaching volunteer abroad participant you will connect with the community, make new friends, expand your network, and boost your socialization skills while helping those who need it most.

Keep your mind and body in a healthy state:

The social contact feature of helping and working with others during your volunteering period helps you to improve your psychological wellbeing.

Advance your career:

Volunteering abroad can help you find a career, get experience in your area of interest, and meet people working in this field. You get the opportunity to practice important skills used in the workplace of your preference, which will expand your horizons, abilities, and confidence.

Bring meaningful joy and fulfillment to your life:

Volunteering is one of the best ways to explore your interest and passions. The Summer volunteer abroad teaching project provides you with a renewed sense of creativity, motivation, and vision that you can carry over into your personal and professional life.

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RCDP's affordable summer volunteer programs for teachers

RCDP has a diverse range of top class and affordable summer volunteer English teaching abroad programs for people with different backgrounds and travel purposes.

Teaching English in China

To lead a fulfilling and satisfying life, it is vital to have strong means of communication. English, as one of the most powerful mediums to communicate, is often necessary to get a good job and earn a livelihood. However, there are countries and people who have little access to learning this skill.

In the Qingdo province of China, English is not frequently spoken or followed. This is where RCDP,'s volunteer to teach English abroad project injects new hope in the lives of young students. If you have a passionate desire, energy, and friendly instincts to do something different, then this program is for you.

Your role in the summer volunteer abroad teaching program would be to become part of the school's efforts to improve young children's English language skills in the areas of speaking, listening, and writing. Along with that, you will teach for four to six hours a day according to the official syllabus.

To improve the students' English, you will involve students in holding debates and discussions, assist with creative and extracurricular activities, help students with their homework, assist with local curriculum development, and support student's academic progress, among others.

Admist all this, you will still have time to explore the beautiful coastal city, which is alongside clear beaches and the Yellow Sea. All your efforts will make students be capable to take on this world with a great deal of confidence and pride.

Teaching English in Sri Lanka

Though Sri-Lanka is known for its variety of beaches, temples, pagodas, and aromatic tea and coffee, it certainly lacks uniformity in the use of English. There are certain sections of society that don’t have access to learning this language due to poverty, incapable teachers, and poor resources.

This jeopardizes the future of these poverty stricken children. RCDP's Summer Volunteer English teaching abroad program for students is exactly meant for the purpose of giving all young Sri Lankan children new hope and aspirations.

As an RCDP's volunteer to teach English abroad, you will help children in improving their level of English language. You will teach children aged 6 to 16 in the city of Galle. All your teaching will be in line with the official curriculum; however, you will have the freedom of using your own innovative methods to conduct the class and make it highly interactive and fun.

Apart from teaching, you will also have the chance to explore this coastal place nestling ancient temples, pagodas, forts, turtle hatcheries, and local delicacies.

This will be an exciting and thrilling journey of mixed experiences, where your efforts will certainly change the children’s world and their dimensions about life. You will contribute to make them capable and responsible citizens of tomorrow.

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Teaching English in Ghana

Ghana is one of the most colorful and vibrant African nations, home to a variety of wildlife, beaches, carvings, museums, and lovely zoological gardens. English is the officially spoken language in Ghana; sadly though, it is not the first language of most of the people.

The major reason for this is that, due to poverty and isolation, the people who belong to the disadvantaged communities don’t have the means to send their children to good schools for pursuing their studies. Adding to their woes is the lack of skilled and experienced teachers.

Hence, these issues need to be urgently addressed. RCDP's volunteer to teach English abroad program plays a major role in helping these children to improve not only their language skills but their lives in the long run as well.

Your role in the teaching English volunteer abroad program would mainly be to impart innovative English language skills to the students aged between 5 to 16, as well as supporting, encouraging, and giving them confidence.

Your efforts will certainly help them grow and develop a love for the English language, enabling them to compete with the world with a revived sense of assurance and conviction.

Teaching English in Uganda

Uganda is one of the most poverty stricken countries of the African continent. Though English is used as the first language by the majority of people and in government offices, there are children from poor families that don’t have access to good schools to get the right kind of English education.

The schools in which they are enrolled have poor teaching standards and the learning environment is of substandard quality. This situation can lead to a major crisis in their lives, and therefore, there is a need to change this. For this reason RCDP's summer volunteer abroad teaching program attempts to change the lives of the students and make their future brighter and more secured.

While taking up a role, you will be directly involved in the school's efforts to support students aged 6 to 16 by teaching them English in line with their official curriculum. You will make the class interactive and creative, and direct activities like debates and discussions to help them speak fluently and better understand the language.

Alongside this, you will be helping in administration related work. But you will also have time off your busy schedule to go sightseeing and visit the markets and national parks. Overall, it will be a great experience of making a difference in the children’s future and their way of living.

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Teaching English (Rio de Janeiro)

Undoubtedly, speaking and understanding English has become one of the most vital components to succeed in life. Countries all around the world have realized this fact and have made English one of the most powerful mediums of communication.

However, there are some places which have struggled to adapt to this change, such as Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. English is studied and practiced in the majority of the schools here, but there are children who are not able to attend these schools due to poverty, which prevents them from learning this language.

Therefore, there is an urgent need to address these issues. RCDP's volunteer to teach English abroad program makes a difference in the lives of these underprivileged children by helping them to bridge the gap between them and the rest of world, which makes their future secured and worthwhile.

As a summer volunteer English teaching abroad flag bearer, you will try to generate a favorable learning environment for the children, help them to thrive and prosper while learning English, and give them the same set of skills as their peers to compete.

Your role would be to teach children of various ages. Apart from this, you will engage children in activities such as painting, sewing, cooking, etc., as well as organize extracurricular activities like music, dance, sports, and art games. You will also assist the school administration with daily tasks.

Amidst all these serious assignments, you will also get a certain amount of time to visit the sun soaked beaches, the theaters, museums, and the Brazilian night life. All your efforts will prove to be an educational milestone that will propel these Brazilian children to be successful and capable in the future.

Teach English in Rural Schools - Xela, Guatemala

Guatemala is most popular countries for its ecotourism. Tourism is the only income-generating industry that offers the local people a better chance to build their careers. For this reason, English is a vital asset for people to lead a successful life. There is a growing demand for people who can speak English and assist tourists in Guatemala.

Unfortunately, there are many students from poverty stricken and less fortunate communities who don’t have access to schools that properly teach English. To help these impoverished children, RCDP's summer volunteer English teaching abroad program provides a suitable ground for all these children to be at par with their counterparts.

Your role as a volunteerwill be to assist local teachers in imparting their English classes. You will also be in charge of the extra classes for slower learners, and lend your expertise to design English courses for younger children.

Besides this, you will be involved in other administrative activities. By being patient, flexible and adaptive, you will instill the same qualities in the students, making them a force to reckon with in all their future endeavors.

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Teaching English Project in – Cordoba, Argentina

Cordoba, a city of colonial charm, is home to various renowned artists, musicians, and great writers. Though it has a culturally rich history of producing gems of such caliber, Cordoba lags far behind in terms of English language skills.

The primary reason for this is that the children have very little or no access to a proper English oriented education. Most of the schools that offer English lessons are either too expensive or out of the reach of these students. For this reason, help is required.

Through RCDP's volunteer to teach English abroad program in Argentina, you can lend a helping hand by reaching out to schools that are located in rural areas and provide access to a good education in English.

If you take a role as a summer volunteering abroad teaching participant, you will be either teaching or assisting students in line with the existing curriculum from Monday to Friday. Along with that, you will hold healthy class discussions meant for making students outspoken and confident.

Additionally, you will organize extracurricular activities, such as games and plays, to make them understand the importance of team work and spirit.

You will also have the opportunity to explore the city and admire its stimulating city environment, which is an enchanting affair offering you the best views of the Andes Mountains and the vast grassland of the pampas.

This fabulous opportunity enables you to make an unwavering contribution for the children in this city, giving them the conviction to face the world with and their heads up high.

Teaching English in and around Cape Town

Few places in this world are wilder or more diverse, vibrant and colorful than South Africa. Renowned for its charm, it is one of the most quintessential heavens for natural wilderness. All its charming diverseness needs to be expressed, and one of the best means to do so is the English language.

Though English is the most widely used language in South Africa, many students who come from underprivileged families living in Cape Town, South Africa, are not able to study this language in good schools in and around the city. For this reason, RCDP's teaching volunteer abroad program proves invaluable in bridging the gap between students and this language.

Taking up the challenge, volunteers will be the point of action in lifting the learning and life standards for children in the underfunded and understaffed areas.

Once you venture out, you will have to immerse yourself by teaching English to students in various age groups from kindergarten to secondary level. You will teach for about two to three hours a day, from Mondays to Fridays.

You will organize games and teach motor skills to young children, as well as introduce shapes, animals, colors, the alphabet, and numbers. Similarly, you will help to improve the pronunciation skills of students aged 5 to 16 and provide theoretical and practical assistance to teachers.

Your journey as a volunteer to teach English abroad in South Africa is incomplete unless you observe this city adorned with color, sounds, and tastes. You will have the chance to explore its natural beauty, creative freedom, and wild spirit.

All these remarkable experiences will not only give you satisfaction but instill hope, motivation, confidence, and sustainable success in the students' lives for a better tomorrow.

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Teaching English in Kenya

If you always wanted to have a teaching experience out into the wild while helping students sandwiched in between the tunes of nature, you can come to Kenya to fulfill your dreams.

As a volunteer in Kenya, you will guide the underprivileged children who don’t have access to a proper and effective English speaking environment. Your presence amongst these kids will give them a renewed hope of a secured future.

Initially, your role in this teaching volunteer abroad organization would be to assist and support the English teachers. Subsequently, you can create your own teaching methods involving group discussions and debates to comprehend English in a better way.

Along with this, you will get a fabulous chance to explore the natural bounties of the wild, observe national parks, or go on a safari. You can also experience the bustling market place and Kenyan nightlife.

This sums up your meaningful and invigorating teaching volunteer abroad project experience that will transform the lives of students and broaden your world perspective.

Aside from Summer Volunteer Programs For Teachers, RCDP also offers a range of affordable volunteer opportunities that address different passions, budgets, skills and interests.

You can choose from adventure trips for college students, gap year programs abroad, community service trips for high school students, family volunteer opportunities abroad and many more programs.

Contact RCDP today to learn more about the places and programs that you find yourself most interested in.

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