Marina Orth Foundation

Medellin, Antioqia, Colombia, South America
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The Marina Orth Foundation is dedicated to providing an excellent, modern education so that students, no matter their race, economic status, or gender, will be able to compete globally.

Volunteering Activities

Arts
Childcare
Faith and Wellness
Fundraising
General
Sports
Teaching

What We Need

The Foundation is looking for a volunteer in digital marketing to work with us for 6 months, asap. Our foundation is doing an incredible job with the children on the ground, we are looking for ways to communicate and better publicize about these activities. Working with our team (Colombian professional staff and international volunteers), the volunteer in digital marketing organizes and creates campaigns for social media, website design and content for publication in both English and Spanish. The foundation needs to create a social media template a fresh new social identity. Moreover, we need to define how to create good social media in the future.
For now, we work with: Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube LinkedIn

● Fluent in English
● B2 in Spanish
● Positive attitude and adaptable,
● Proven experience with social Media
● Creativity and ideas to offer
● Graphic and video skills much appreciated

BENEFITS:
● The volunteer receives a monthly stipend $1,200,000 cop, which is about $340 USD.
● The foundation provides the document for the volunteer visa.
● The ability to make a positive change both locally and internationally
● A fun experience in a dynamic period of development
● The foundation volunteer Coordinator helps with visa, housing, integration, any tips needed...


AT THE EXPENSE OF THE VOLUNTEER
● Flight to Medellin
● Local transportation
● Health insurance (we can advise you)
● part of the visa fee: 170 US$ of the 270 US$ visa fee

When & Who

From ASAP for a period of 6 months, renewable
Yes, we require a minimum of 6 Months
To have a bigger impact in the educational communities where we operate, our volunteer program last 11 months. This translates to a scholar year with four weeks of vacation in between.
Individuals, Groups

What we Provide

Accommodation
Types: Homestay, Other

We can recommend you host families with the option of laundry and meals
We can help you t find a place on your own

Meals

If volunteers choose a homestay, the host family will provide three meals a day, seven days a week

Hot Water
Electricity

the volunteer will receive COP $1,200,000 (about $360) per month.

Our Fees

No fees

Volunteers are expected to cover their own transport costs to arrive in Medellín, Colombia. Volunteers are also expected to pay for their visa processing fee ($170 at time of writing).

Volunteers cover for their own transport in Medellin.


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Contact Person

Marine Richard
Aulas AMiGAS. Maestros que Inspiran, Calle 26a ##43f-29, Medellin, Antioqia, Colombia.
92% response rate , 53 hour(s) response time.

Additional Info about Us

20 to 50 people
10

If possible, please submit volunteer applications no later than early December.

We emphasize learning by doing, training teachers, and including parents in the education of their children. Our curriculums focus on improving English language skills, using computers for everyday tasks, and employing the internet for both research and exploration far beyond the geographic and psychological barriers of the students’ lives. We prioritize "Information Technology"; each student, from preschool to fifth grade, receives a personal computer to use in school and at home. We use computers to bring forth the creative energies of previously marginalized communities. We also concentrate on teaching English, the universal of business and technology, and leadership in order to build confidence and develop teamwork skills.

We've developed an innovative curriculum for preschool through 11th grade using One Laptop Per Child in grades 1-5 and Intel Classmate computers and conventional computers at the higher levels.
The foundation is currently developing the VUELA (Taking Flight) Project to use the laptops in new, innovative ways to improve their education.

We encourage both teachers and students to use the computers to improve their research abilities and to develop critical thinking and leadership skills. The students learn to work as a team and to follow a plan from its inception to its completion. English is taught using SMART Boards which are interactive whiteboards allow teachers to project anything from their computer screen onto the board.

The Marina Orth Foundation has been training teachers in computer technology since 2005. Teachers now use computers routinely to communicate, assign homework, file grades and schedule meetings. The Foundation is also training the teachers to use educational software to enrich their teaching methods in the classroom.


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