You can get involved in a number of capacities. Teach in one of our partner schools for a summer, become part of the research team, or simply donate your time or money to help our cause. You can get started by filling in our application form.
Be sure to check back regularly for new volunteering and intern positions.
Be A Volunteer
ELI Africa is grateful for the work of energetic and enthusiastic volunteers who are committed to furthering educational opportunities for African youth. Currently we are in need of more volunteers, if you are interested please contact us! See below for different types of volunteer opportunities.
The media/marketing volunteer will use various types of media platforms to spread information about ELI Africa’s work. Previous experience with graphic design, photography, and social media platforms such as Facebook or Youtube would be preferred, but is not required. The volunteer will also work to increase awareness regarding ELI Africa’s various outreach efforts and community work. If you are interested, please email us at email@example.com, with “media volunteer” in the subject line.
NOTE: Long-term volunteers will be compensated for food, transportation, and miscellaneous costs involved with their volunteer work.
If you think you could help ELI Africa in any capacity, we would like to hear from you! Suggestions? New ideas? Let us know! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you in advance for your help!
Be An ELI Corps
ELI Corps: A position available to anyone who wishes to teach students at one of our ELI Centres. The position requires a minimum one year commitment and the Corps member is responsible for a one and a half hour class per week.
Be A Fellow
There will be another Fellows summer program in Mauritius during the months of June and July 2011.
- Current enrollment as an undergraduate at Yale University (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior or Senior)
- Enthusiasm for working with children
- Ability to work in a tight-knit team environment
- Strong leadership skills
- Ability to communicate and coordinate projects with various members of the local community
- Experience working with children and/or tutoring
- Experience in one of the skill areas (green projects, health/fitness, creative arts, IT)
- Knowledge of French is a plus, but not required
Applicants must also be available for several meetings and small assignments during the Spring semester to prepare for the summer program. More information will be provided in the fall.