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Teaching kids photography in Cape Verde
Teaching kids photography in Cape Verde

Childcare Placement in Cape Verde

Playing with the children
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    Overview

    To provide education and childcare services along with the teachers during the day to young children between the age of 2 to 6 years. The childcare placement can take place at facilities such as daycare centres, kindergartens, the lowest two classes (youngest kids) of primary schools and so on.

    The parents of most of these young children are working in various minimally paid jobs and leave their children under the care of daycare centres and kindergartens during their working hours. The activities of the project are to take care of the children and also provide education to the children through activities such as; songs, rhymes, poems, stories, alphabet, numbers, drawing, colouring, games and so on.

    This program will provide the participant with unique insights in childcare and childcare related services in Cape Verde while gaining hands-on childcare experience under the supervision of the local staff.

    Objectives

    Participants would get a unique opportunity to interact with the children in building a global community in the future generations of the stakeholders in addressing various challenges that are global in nature.

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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    Location

    Tarrafal, Cabo Verde
    The city is named after the indigenous plant Tarrafe, (Tamarix senegalensis). Also called Mangui or Mangue, it is situated on the northern part of the island of Santiago. A fishing port situated on the northwestern coast and also is a municipality.
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    Itinerary

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      Sunday - Arrival

      Arrive at Praia International Airport (RAI) on Sunday in our pickup window 06:00 to 20:00

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      Monday to Friday

      Providing childcare under the supervision of local staff.

      Child development through activities using board games, playdough and coloring pictures.

      Games and physical education for team building and health.

      Introducing children to colors, shapes and other cognitive exercises.

      A basic introduction to numbers and alphabets in English.

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      Saturday - Departure
      Leave your accommodation Saturday morning and take a taxi to the PRAIA International Airport (1.5 hours)
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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Free beverages
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Upgrade to Private Room for 1 week (Cape Verde)$235
    • Airport Drop Off (Cape Verde)$180
    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
    • Pick-ups outside of the regular pickup window (Cape Verde)$180
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum age18
    • minimum english levelIntermediate
    • CRB RequiredYes
    • passport copy requiredYes
    • resume copy requiredNo
    Other Requirements
    • Yellow fever vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all participants arriving in Cape Verde.
    • For participants below 18, parental consent is required and for participants above 65, medical clearance is required.
    • Cover up as much as possible in the spirit of the local culture to avoid embarrassment
    • Your clothes must not be too short, too tight or too revealing. Kindly make sure your shoulders and legs are covered.
    • Dress professionally since you will be working in a professional environment while working with children.

    Food

    The meals will contain a mix of local and various types of Western food.

    Accommodation

    You can expect to share a room on single gender basis. The bathroom is shared and western toilets are available.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Childcare Placement

CategoryTeaching
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpenFully booked until 28 August 2022. Open for starting dates after.
Price per person$530/week
Minimum Duration1 week

Contact us for availability and further information.

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