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Itacaré (Brazil)

  • Organization: ETIV Do Brasil
  • Location: Itacaré (Brazil)
  • Grade: Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
  • Closing Date: 2020-06-06

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Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee the entire program, working in direct collaboration and under the supervision of ETIV's Director and/or Operations Manager;
  • Build relationships with the community and recruit participants for the classes;
  • Gather parental signatures of all participating children and youth;
  • Purchase any materials necessary to properly;
  • Keep track of the budget and keep in close correspondence with ETIV and SwimTayka staff;
  • Teach and supervise our swimming lessons, drowning prevention and environmental trainings using the SwimTayka curriculum and manual provided;
  • Work closely with the Environment Education Team to offer environmental education to the children partaking in the swimming lessons;
  • Supervise, support and facilitate meetings with any other SwimTayka volunteers you may be supporting;
  • Take attendance, evaluate and document progress and maintain our SwimTayka program database up to date and organized;
  • Keep the swimming materials organized and always put all materials away after every class;
  • Attend ETIV weekly staff meetings and complete weekly staff reports.



  • Candidates must be at least 18 years or older;
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese;
  • Commit to 30 hours/week of work throughout March, April and May 2019, for the entire program calendar;
  • Swimming Certification(s), CPR and First-Aid certificate;
  • Leadership, social and organizational skills;
  • Patience, flexibility and punctuality, as well as responsibility and dedication;
  • Agree to and sign our Volunteer Contract before arriving, as well as sign their rental agreement if staying at our Volunteer House.


We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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