Education / Tutoring / ESL Internships


ESL Intern | Costa Rica

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: ESL Interns will gain relevant experience in teaching ESL. They will complement existing ministry sites by providing the opportunity for site participants to learn English. They will have full classroom responsibilities including creating lesson plans and actual teaching of conversational English and the structure of the English language. This is an exciting opportunity to influence the lives and community of Costa Ricans young and old. ESL Interns will work with students ranging in pre-literate to advanced levels of English.

Skills/Background Needed: Enthusiastic, passionate people who love Jesus and can commit themselves to teaching English in Costa Rica. Must have training and/or experience in teaching English as a second language. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Apply: August 2024


Tutoring Center | Costa Rica

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: Tutoring Center Interns will work with 1st through 6th grade students on homework and preparing for exams. In addition to homework help, Interns will help lead art time, baking, games, and a discipleship group for 4th-6th grade boys and girls. Interns will help children to develop their learning abilities and grow in their knowledge of God. They will demonstrate Christ’s love by their patience and attentiveness.

Skills/Background Needed: Passionate people who love spending time with children, a teacher’s heart, and a desire to share Christ through words and actions. Education background or experience preferred.

Apply: August 2024


Los Higos Preschool | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: Our preschool located in the rural community of Los Higos serves three and four year old students. The preschool seeks to help students develop a range of skills that make them ready to learn when they start school, such as language, social, and motor skills.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be flexible, patient, and empathetic. Good communication and instructional skills are also very helpful.

Apply: August 2024 | January 2025 | August 2025


Mata Gorda Preschool | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: Our preschool located in the rural community of Mata Gorda serves three and four year old students. The preschool seeks to help students develop a range of skills that make them ready to learn when they start school, such as language, social, and motor skills.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be flexible, patient, and empathetic with the children. Good communication and instructional skills are also very helpful.

Apply: August 2024 | January 2025 | August 2025


Tutoring Center Internship | Dominican Republic (Jarabacoa)

Internship Start Dates: January or August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: In the community of El Callejon, most students only attend school 1/2 of the day. The Tutoring Center works with small groups of 6-12-year-olds to improve their reading and writing skills and to help them with homework from school. In addition to homework help, the center provides educational games and outdoor activities. Interns will help children to develop their learning abilities and grow in their knowledge of God. They will demonstrate Christ’s love by their patience and attentiveness.

Skills: Passionate with a love for kids, a teacher’s heart and patience, and a desire to share Christ through words and actions. Good instructional skills/education experience is helpful but not required.

Apply: August 2024 | January 2025 | August 2025


Early Childhood Development | Dominican Republic (Santiago)

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-9 months)

Description: The ECDC site caters to 3 and 4-year-olds, as they prepare to start public school. The site is located in the area of Los Solares - Qunigua.

Skills/Background Needed: Must be flexible, patient, and empathetic. Good communication and instructional skills are also very helpful.

Apply: August 2024


Elementary Education | Nicaragua

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: The education site serves children (ages 6-12) in various rural communities as a tutoring center. The students meet on a specific day of the week depending on their grade/learning level and receive further support in math and Spanish. Each class always begins with a Bible lesson and prayer. The education site also spends time cultivating relationships with nearby public schools and visiting the homes of the students.

Skills/Background Needed: A love for elementary education and patience working with young children who may have various learning challenges. The physical condition for walking/biking when there are visits to the communities and the public schools. Introductory level of Spanish.

Apply: August 2024


English tutor | Nicaragua

Internship Start Dates: August (Program length ranges from 4-12 months)

Description: The English tutoring site serves children (ages 8-17) that come from various communities. In Nicaragua, English is required in high school and many students cannot keep up. In the Nicaraguan public schools, kids are used to having to sit quietly and memorize grammar. However, the English tutoring site provides a fun and engaging learning environment in a non-traditional classroom setting. The site also shares the word of God with the students who come from different religious backgrounds. As an intern, you will assist your site leader(s) in various activities, projects, and teaching. You will also help incorporate short-term outreach participants into the site.

Skills/Background Needed: Proficiency in the English language. A love for elementary/high school students. A desire to teach and provide a fun learning environment.

Apply: August 2024