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October 14, 2013

Winter 2014 | Teach English in Colombia - Paid Fellowship

Winter 2014 | Teach English in Colombia - Paid Fellowship

Are you interested in living a year in Latin America? Do you know at least basic Spanish? Are you ready to join a global network of inspired individuals?

Application deadline is October 20, 2013, to be considered for placement in January 2014.

Description
The Atlas Corps 2014 Volunteers COLOMBIA Fellowship is an 11-month (January – December 2014) English teaching opportunity in Colombia for emerging professionals. This opportunity is a new collaboration between Volunteers COLOMBIA and Atlas Corps to facilitate the development of a prosperous Colombia where children and youth have the opportunity to receive a high-quality bilingual education. The model builds on the success of both organizations—together, they have engaged more than 300 volunteers in long-term professional experience overseas. In addition, this initiative Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. Fellows learn leadership skills in an international context while inspiring English language skills in Colombian youth. In addition to full-time teaching, Fellows participate in ongoing professional development activities offered by Atlas Corps through the Global Leadership Lab and Volunteers COLOMBIA. Benefits for this prestigious 11-month fellowship program, include a living stipend, health insurance, teacher training, and ongoing professional development.
Eligibility Details

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- English language skills, as native language proficiency or equivalent
- Spanish language skills, at basic level or higher (we encourage all levels of Spanish to apply)
- Interest in serving in an educational environment (we will provide the methodology, you provide the inspiration and energy)
- 35 years or younger
- Ability to commit to 11 months of service from January 12 through December 15, 2014

See more at: http://www.atlascorps.org/apply-to-english-teaching-fellowship.php