Internships

Teaching Assistant Internship

The Right to Learn is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the disadvantaged children of Nagarote, Nicaragua with a free, Montessori education. The Right to Learn accomplishes this mission primarily by funding School of Louise’s Dreams, where over 130 pre-elementary and elementary students are provided with everything they need to effectively receive an education. Read more at www.therighttolearn.org.

The Right to Learn is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant Intern with our established international non-governmental organization, working on the areas of access to education, education methodology, and community development. You will be able to work for a minimum of 2 weeks, assisting at our on base operation in Nagarote, Nicaragua.

The Teaching Assistant Internship offers a great deal of opportunity for exercising and developing a wide array of skills:

Primary responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant Intern include:

  1. Assist teachers to implement new teaching methodologies and techniques
  2. Expand staff members’ knowledge of Montessori methodology and practice
  3. Develop the Montessori curriculum with staff
  4. Help staff create school materials
  5. Assist teachers with classroom activities
  6. Community outreach and communication

Proposed work schedule: The Teaching Assistant Intern is expected to commit a minimum of two weeks to working at School of Louise’s Dreams in Nagarote, Nicaragua. While there, the Intern is expected to assist the staff during school hours, from approximately 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, with an hour break between 12:00 and 1:00 PM.

Compensation: There is no monetary compensation for the Fall Internship. The Intern is required to cover all costs of travel, accommodation, and other expenses.

Accommodations: The staff at School of Louise’s Dreams will provide accommodations at their homes. The Intern is required to pay for their food and lodging expenses, which are approximately $80 per week.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Experience or education in the area of youth education (ideally the Montessori Method)
  • Experience traveling and/or working in a developing country
  • High level of Spanish language competency
  • Independent self-starter
  • Strong interest in international non-profit work, education, and/or social equality

To apply for the Teaching Assistant Internship, please email a resume and cover letter to director@therighttolearn.org. To find out about our Development Intern position, based in the US, visit the following webpage http://therighttolearn.org/support-us/internships/.

Development Areas: Program Development, Youth Development, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Training, Community Outreach

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Development Internship

The Right to Learn is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the disadvantaged children of Nagarote, Nicaragua with a free, Montessori education. The Right to Learn accomplishes this mission primarily by funding School of Louise’s Dreams, where over 130 pre-elementary and elementary students are provided with everything they need to effectively receive an education. Read more at www.therighttolearn.org.

The Right to Learn is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for a Development Internship with our established international non-profit organization, working on the areas of fundraising, social media, and program development. The Development Intern will be able to work remotely for a minimum of 3 months with our Executive Director.

The Development Internship offers a great deal of opportunity for exercising and developing a wide array of skills.

Primary responsibilities of the Development Intern include:

  1. Develop and maintain social media outlets and generally increase exposure for the organization
  2. Expand our community of US based donors and supporters
  3. Develop and execute fundraising programs
  4. Design and create fundraising materials
  5. Grant writing
  6. Non-profit program administration

The Development Intern will report directly to the Executive Director of The Right to Learn, and will be in close coordination concerning program development and logistics.

Proposed work schedule: The Development Intern will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 10 hours per week, for a minimum of 3 months – work from home!

Compensation: There is no monetary compensation for the Development Internship.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess, or be in the process of receiving, an undergraduate degree
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher
  • Working knowledge of social media outlets, including Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience editing websites, working knowledge of HTML strongly preferred
  • Strong interest in international non-profit work, social equality, non-profit administration, fundraising, and/or marketing

To apply for the Development Internship, please email a resume and cover letter to director@therighttolearn.org. To find out about our Teaching Assistant Internship, based in the Nicaragua, visit the following webpage http://therighttolearn.org/support-us/internships/.

Development Areas: Program Development, Non-Profit Administration, Fundraising, Social Media