Come and help in an alternative school for holistic education in Goa, India

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  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an alternative education center, located in North Goa's lush jungle. We open for 5 months of the year, from October to March, to international families looking for a holistic education for their children while traveling.

    We are an alternative children's school nestled in the lush jungle of north Goa. We open 5 months of the year to the international community of travellers that choose to come to Goa for the season and looking for a holistic education for their children while traveling.. The school consists of 5 classes, ages 3-12, we can admit up to 75+ students in our busy months.

    Just 5k from the beach and the bustling town of Arambol, there are lots of beaches to explore, and beautiful jungle villages. Arambol town is full of music, yoga, dance, beach and alternative life styles making it a stimulating experience whatever your interests may be. People come from all over the world to explore Goa and all she has to offer.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help with Eco project
    Language practice
    Art project
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    They will benefit from spending time in our beautiful jungle paradise school, surrounded by wild and wonderful children from an international community. Living near the beach and beach town of Arambol, which boasts a wide variety of yoga, dance and music scenes.

  • Help

    Help

    We would like our volunteers to help out with assisting in the classrooms and on the playground, help with preparation of food with the kids during lessons, invent and create building or permaculture projects around the school grounds. We will ask you to volunteer 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week. The roles may vary depending on where you skills lie and what you would like to offer.

    We look specifically for people to come in 2's. You will share a big beautiful room. You will be given breakfast and lunch eaten with the whole school. There will be a kitchen to use for dinner and many places in Arambol to eat for the evenings. There are one or maybe 2 people already living at the property, and teachers live close by in the village.

    All volunteers must have a police DBS check from their country of origin to show us before arrival. We are a working school, without this document we can not offer you a place.

    We ask you to come for a minimum of one month so the children may get to know you, and you them. You will be working closely with them and its helpful to get know the workings of the school day.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    The rooms are open are spacious, located on the school grounds in a local village. 5k from the main town and beach. One on suite room and another with bathrooms close by. Kitchen facilities available and cafe with pool within walking distance.

    The whole school eats a healthy snack/breakfast of fruit at 11am.
    At 12.30 lunches are delivered to the school and classes and teachers all eat together in their classrooms.
    There will be a working kitchen on site for volunteers to use in the evening and weekends, alternativey there are many restaurants in and around Arambol, you will find the food very reasonably priced.

    We will be offering our volunteers an evening meal paid for by us every night at the neighbouring restaurant. It is a lovely cafe with a pool to use and many workshops and dance residences. We will have a bill for them to add their evening meals to and we will cover that bill from the school funds.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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