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The High School Education in Indonesia is divided into two educational levels: secondary (age 12–15) and senior high school (age 15–17). These schools are implementing the national curriculum standard as their compulsory activities. Therefore, the students take compulsory classes such as Math, science, languages, religion, physics, etc. In senior high school, the students are given more varied program such as science, social studies or language classes. The schools would like to collaborate with international volunteers to support their foreign language program. Moreover, the involvement of volunteers provides extra activities in order to boost students’ interest in music, art, sport and technology. Most of the schools are located in urban centers.

The role of the volunteer will be assisting local teachers in holding English language classes. The volunteer will motivate and encourage the students to practice the foreign language they are learning. Intercultural learning activities in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the students a better understanding of other countries and cultures.

The volunteer placements are from 1 to 4 months.

Location: Java and South Sulawesi

More info and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-indonesia

Volunteer opportunities in other countries: http://cadip.org


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Help to build connections for students and communities at UAlberta (North Campus) as a Unitea volunteer! For more information on our volunteer positions and how to apply, visit uab.ca/unitea.


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BIGS & LITTLES are the terms used when referring to the mentoring relationship between one adult and one child. This is the platform on which the separate Big Brothers and Big Sisters organizations were founded in New York in 1904. Our volunteers in the Big Brothers/ Sisters program share their time with one child through participating in a variety of activities that reflect the interests of both parties; it’s as simple as being a good friend to a good kid. BGCBigs works with Bigs to match them directly with Littles in ways that considers similar interests, geography and program type. Children with mentors experience incredible life benefits such as:

•Becoming 80% more likely to finish high school
•Becoming 2-4x less likely to bully, lie, cheat, steal or become involved in drugs and/or alcohol
•78% of our kids coming from a family history of social assistance (parents depending on welfare, food banks, etc., to make ends meet) do not experience the same challenges in their adulthood
•Their life time income is $300,000 dollars more, on average, than youth who did not have mentors


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The Beaver (6-8 yrs old) and Cub (8-10) sections of Ottewell 120th are in need of Scouter leaders. Scouters assist with planning and facilitating youth meetings which may include but not limited to games, sports, hikes, camps, crafts, archery, cooking, fishing. Scouters help facilitate and lead overnight camps. An important role of Scouters is to support the youth to be actively and age appropriately involved in the planning and programming themselves, to assist the youth in developing their leadership skills.


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The Science Garage invites guests of all ages to get their hands and minds busy with science as they create, compete, test, and build their way through a wide variety of activities and displays. This highly interactive gallery features several unique elements including a magnetic roller coaster wall, vertical wind tunnels and freedom climber wall.
This gallery also features a fully operational makerspace, stocked with a variety of materials. Guests are tasked with putting their imaginations to the ultimate test by using materials available to complete a specific challenge or build something entirely new. Help them tackle their challenges!

September - June

Daily Shifts, (Mon - Sun) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm OR 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

July - August
Daily Shifts (Mon-Sun) 10:00am - 2:00pm OR 2:00PM - 6:00PM

Science Garage shifts can be scheduled on the same day each week over the course of the full summer OR, the equivalent number of hours (minimum 40) can be completed over a compressed 2 to 3 week period, with multiple daily shifts of 4 to 6 hours scheduled each week.


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Nature Exchange Interpreters bring the Nature Exchange Gallery to life!!
Nature Exchange Interpreters will inspire guests of all ages to become researchers by exploring and learning about the world around them. You will help guests identify the objects they bring in to our trading post using science skills such as comparison and observation.

September - June

Daily Shifts (Mon – Sun): 9:30 am – 1:30 pm OR • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Interpretive shifts can be scheduled on the same day each week throughout the summer, OR the equivalent number of hours (minimum 40) can be completed over a compressed 2 to 3 week period, with daily shifts 4-6 hours in length scheduled each week.


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Help Greet the World! You will be instrumental in welcoming our guests, identifying their needs, responding to questions, and directing them to their required destination in a timely and efficient manner. This is a dynamic public relations and key hosting role to promote all the programs and services that TELUS World of Science offers. Hosts will be positioned in a variety of key traffic areas and queuing stations within the main lobby.
September - June-Weekend Shifts:
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays: 9:30am - 1:30pm or 1:30pm - 4:30pm

July - August Daily Shifts: (Mon - Sun) 10:00am - 1:30pm OR 1:00pm - 4:00pm.
Hosting Shifts can be scheduled on the same day each week throughout the summer, OR the equivalent number of hours (minimum 40) can be completed over a compressed 2 to 3 week period, with daily shifts 4-6 hours in length scheduled each week.


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In this project, volunteers will support a little zoo, located near Macas in Morona Santiago in the Amazon region. The zoo started in early 2006 as a "rescue center" for wild species to respond to the inadequate treatment of these animals who were hunted and sold to citizens as pets, were hold captive in confined spaces with inadequate diet, hygiene, etc. That was the reason to create the center to rescue mammals, reptiles, birds, etc. We started with the rescue of a tapir (Tapirus terrestris). In April of 2006 a 7-month old male jaguar (Panthera onca) was brought from San José de Morona. Other animals were brought to the Center by the Ministry of Environment or individuals. This led to the need of a larger area where to build dens for each animal and provide the right habitat.

We need volunteers to ameliorate the difficult economic situation of the zoo due to the lack of involvement of local institutions and the government. If you want to help us feed the animals, learn about them, you are welcome to this project.

Find out more at: http://cadip.org/volunteering-in-ecuador

For programs in other countries check out: http://cadip.org

CADIP - International Volunteer Program
Phone: 604-628-7400
Web: http://cadip.org

Canada, France, Iceland, Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Ecuador, Greece, Kenya, India, Italy, Bolivia, Botswana, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico, Uganda, Peru, Egypt, Vietnam, Spain, Nepal, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe...


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Do you have the time and enthusiasm to help newcomers learn English? Are you passionate about making a difference in your community?

Apply to become a volunteer with CCI-LEX today! CCI-LEX provides ESL classes for landed immigrants, refugees, and citizens of Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adult learners through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge


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Join our team of stellar science nerds! The Birthday Party Assistant is the magic behind science centre parties for children ages 3 – 14. They bring enthusiasm and lead hands-on experiments and science activities, inspiring young minds to get messy, make mistakes, do science, and have fun!

Weekend Shifts (Sat or Sun):
10:00 am – 1:00 pm OR 1:30 pm –4:30 pm


Volunteers are requested to commit to a 3-5 hour shift per week for a total of 40 hours over a 3 month period.


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As an official host for visiting schools you will welcome and usher these groups to their scheduled program activities. Learning destinations include the IMAX Theatre, the Zeidler Dome, themed exhibit galleries, interpretive science classrooms, etc.
September - June:
Weekday shifts 8:45am-12:15pm


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780-492-4212


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University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
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