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Volunteer As a Teacher at Bethlehem Star Pre & Primary School

As a teaching volunteer in Bethlehem Star Pre & Primary School you will be helping to provide lessons to children in one of our local partner. This school are often underfunded and consequently under-staffed. This is where you come in!

Whether you are a qualified teacher or a student, you could help to make a big impact on the lives of underprivileged children in as a volunteer teaching in our school Bethlehem Star Pre & Primary School.

What will I be doing?
This School is very vibrant places with most pupils extremely willing to learn. Working in this School, you may be asked to take lessons in English, Math’s or science, but don't worry if you feel your strengths lie outside these areas - the children you teach will benefit from your enthusiasm and your ability to construct sentences in English. Games and sports are another important part of school life, so please be prepared to get involved with these as well.

If you like you can spend the first few days working alongside a local teacher or established teaching volunteer, but we also encourage our volunteers to bring their own ideas and to get stuck in! You can make the classroom your own with your own rules and decoration. This will help to develop your skills as a teacher whilst providing help to those most in need.

Working Schedule 

  • General daily schedule is 8:00am to 4:00pm with lunch at noon 
  • Evening team meeting and free time
  • Monday through Friday: Work projects
  • Saturday and Sunday: Free time for personal or organized team pursuits. 

during the Volunteering period, a volunteer stays with the host family/Organization. Accommodation will be provided throughout the scheme using hostels, or staying with local people. Facilities are basic; there will be latrine and private washing facilities. Electricity and piped water. 

All meals are provided, meals mainly consists of rice, bean, beef, chicken, vegetables, fruits and a good breakfast. 

When necessary public or private transport will be provided during the volunteering period. The cost for airport transfers on your arrival and on the last day is not included in the package price, but we can arrange at an extra cost of US $60 per vehicle per transfer. 

Flights fare are not included in the price; you will have to arrange your own flight from your home to Kilimanjaro International Airport and return. Alternatively you can book your flight to and from Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport). If you will choose to fly to Nairobi we will arrange shuttle bus transfer from Nairobi to Arusha at an extra cost of US$ 60 per one way transfer. 

Travel insurance 
you must take out adequate travel and medical insurance to cover for the activities and duration of the program. 

All volunteers must be vaccinated against Cholera and Yellow fever and produce international certificates of vaccination; this is particularly relevant for those traveling from neighboring African countries. 

The UK Department of Health recommends vaccinations against Hepatitis A, polio and typhoid. It is essential for visitors to take a course of anti-malaria tablets commencing two weeks before travel. 

Visa Requirement 
Volunteers will be required to apply for a 90 days visa to the nearest Tanzania Embassy. 
They can also be obtained on arrival at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro International Airports and at the Namanga Gate on the Tanzania/Kenya boarder, Requirements may change, so you are advised to contact the appropriate Diplomatic or Consular Authority before finalizing your travel arrangements. 

Please note: Age limit 

  • Above 18 Years


While we are committed to volunteer programmes with real benefit, we also offer a range of 'Adventure- including Wildlife safaris, mountain climbing/Treks and Beach Holiday. These can be bolted on to your trip to ensure it is even more memorable and life-changing while supporting local communities. You can visit Wonders of Creation Tours & Safaris

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