World Renew Volunteer Opportunity: ESPANOR English Teacher


Are you passionate about young adults and education? Teach English in Mozambique! Find the full position description, and a video about ESPANOR, attached below. 

ESPANOR English Teacher 

Location: Milange, Mozambique

Number of Positions: 1

Ministry Involved: World Renew

Partner Organization: ESPANOR – Sophia Vocational Training Center

Time Commitment: 18 months (with language skills) with possibility of extension

Dates Opportunity is Available: July 1, 2018 or January 15, 2019

Specific Contribution: World Renew is compelled by God’s deep passion for justice and mercy, joining communities around the world to rebuild hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation. If you have a desire to live justice, love mercy, and serve Christ in your everyday life, then a position with World Renew may be the next step you are looking for.

Purpose: This position will contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goal #4. Goal 4 aims to ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development care and pre-primary education and that they are able to complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education. Furthermore, it calls for equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education to ensure relevant skills for employment and entrepreneurship.

Specific Responsibilities: Become part of a team working to empower youth and young adults through education that is holistic, excellent, accessible and sustainable. By building skills in English, you provide students the ability to compete in a world where English is an international language.

Time Schedule: 40 hours per week

Office hours: 7:30-12:30 and 2:00-5:00PM *Teaching hours could differ from office hours based on planning of courses.

  • 60% teaching (classroom)
  • 30% preparation (office)
  • 10% exchange visit (learning)

Program Information Link:

Watch a YouTube video on ESPANOR, Milange, Mozambique

Physical Demands: Ability to work in a tropical climate

Expectations of the volunteer:

  • Raise prayer and financial support by inviting individuals, businesses and /or churches to give to this opportunity;
  • Attend an orientation session in the Home Office 
  • Adhere to CRCNA Standards of Conduct
  • Christ centered beliefs and behavior.
  • Openness to learn about Mozambican culture.
  • Strengthen Portuguese language skills
  • Represent World Renew and themselves in a responsible manner.
  • Raise prayer and financial support by inviting individuals, businesses and /or churches to give to this opportunity;
  • Attend an orientation session in Grand Rapids, MI or Burlington, Ontario.
  • Adhere to World Renew Code of Conduct and Code of Best practices.


TOTAL Estimated funds needed - $28,750.00US (est. total will be adjusted to reflect actual costs) budget includes roundtrip airfare, food, language training, in-country expenses and pre-trip expenses and administrative expenses.

Pre-trip Expenses:
Medical and Travel insurance

Costs not included in total budget: 
Tourist trip - if so desired

This is an opportunity to contribute to a multi-dimensional program that seeks to expand in relevance and effectiveness. A person who enjoys exploring new approaches and solutions will find this position congenial. This is a hands-on learning opportunity, rather than an academic experience. However, a person interested in applied research will find scope for this interest and we would encourage anyone who is able to combine research and practical programming to consider this opportunity.

Process for application: 

1) Complete and submit a volunteer application form and resume/CV;

2) Ability to pass a background check;

3) To request an application or additional details on the opportunity contact [email protected].

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