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VIDES online volunteer for Africa programme


VIDES online volunteer for Africa programme

VIDES Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:12/10/2021
  • End Date:25/11/2021
  • Closing date:15/11/2021
  • Post Updated:13/10/2021
  • Min Hours:1 hour per week
  • Role Type:Teaching/Tutoring

Requirements:Ability to use zoom, basic teaching skills, interview, application form, acceptance of VIDES ethos and principles.


Aim of VIDES volunteering online programme is

- to accompany and support children/young people/women by making a connection with them

- to assist young people with their school work by covering related topics, helping with homework and providing a safe and friendly environment

- to provide English literacy classes with women

This volunteering opportunity is totally online, for children, young people and women in Zambia and Kenya

-  basic literacy/numeracy classes with individual or small group of children at Primary level

-  classes in various subjects for secondary school students

-  basic English language classes with individual women

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position which will be processed with you after you apply.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Available for at least one hour per week to connect online with children, young persons

Use of own laptop

Attendance at occasional volunteer zoom meetings

Skills required for this role:

friendly, supportive attitude to young people


basic teaching skills

computer skills

ability to use zoom

Details of time commitment needed for role:
at least one hour regularly per week attendance at one hour meetings occasionally

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Application Form, Interview, References, Garda Vetting.


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Noelle Costello

Address: VIDES Ireland, Cill Leala, New Road, Thomondgate, Limerick


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