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Teach English & English Literature in rural Tanzania


Tanzania: Arusha, Rural Areas

Program Duration

7-12 Months, 3-6 Months


6th January - 8th December, 2017


- Minimum bachelor’s degree
- Minimum 2 years classroom experience
- ESL/ELL certification (TEFL, CELTA, or equivalent) preferred
- Commitment to interactive and engaging education
- Professionalism and passion
- Experience traveling, living and/or teaching abroad preferred
- Interest in Tanzania's indigenous cultures and traditions
- Ability to live in a developing community
- Flexibility to work individually and as part of a diverse team

Minimum Education



  • English

Cost in US$:

USD $60 approx each month to cover food/water

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Written materials abroad

Program Fees Include:

Red Sweater Project does not charge program fees but we offer the following:

• We pick you up at Kilimanjaro Airport and transport you to your new home
• We arrange and furnish housing
• We provide orientation, familiarizing you with life in Tanzania and office operations
• We provide a computer (but you are welcome and encouraged to bring your own)
• We provide assistance with travel planning and arrangements
• We welcome your input and value your suggestions

Volunteers are responsible for their:
• Living expenses (US$200-300/month average)
• Airfare, visas, and immunizations (between US$300-800)
• Health insurance and medical expenses (if any)

Experience Required


    - Minimum 2 years classroom experience

Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Sports
  • Teaching
  • Youth Development

Typical Volunteer

• Individuals with a passion for teaching and being in the classroom with interested, engaging students • Experienced classroom teachers who have perhaps traveled in the developing world and understand the struggles children and families face to send them to school • Candidates with the ability to live with minimal amenities and creature comforts

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network