Casa Adobe is located in the community of Santa Rosa, a community in which various people, both homeless and residents, struggle with drug and alcohol addictions. Children run and play in the streets without supervision. Casa Adobe's mission is to be a community within the community, to be good neighbors, and to live out God's Kingdom in a concrete way.
As part of the Cohort, participants will have the opportunity to engage in direct service, a spiritual formation process, and a theological perspectives training.
The purpose of this position is to coordinate Casa Adobe's relationships, programs, and community-organizing efforts with children and teens in Santa Rosa.
Visit here for more information on the Cohort of Missioners.
1. Lead conversation groups in English on diverse topics for young people over 14 as well as adults.
2. Coach people on proper usage and pronunciation.
3. Organize short courses in English (approximately six weeks in length) for girls and boys between 8-13, making use of games, songs, and group dynamics.
Volunteers will need to prepare the content and materials for their own classes. They will also be expected to collaborate with Casa Adobe personnel for the promotion of the courses.
Spanish language helpful but not necessary.
Experience teaching English. Teaching English as a second language is preferred.
Airfare will depend upon departure city and time of year.
On-field travel: $20/month
Spanish lessons are available on-site for an additional cost
Please note that this is a part-time volunteer position which can be combined with another position in Costa Rica.
Pre-field reading and orientation are required.