Santiago, Dominican Republic

Institute for Blind People

Spanish (Intermediate)

This educational institute in Santiago, Dominican Republic provides social services to adults who are blind or visually impaired. This organization empowers economically disadvantaged and often marginalized members of society by equipping them with the tools they need to live independently. Services include training in Braille, supporting developing micro-enterprises, health treatments, and a support system to help foster independence. Participants may help with the instruction and therapy of students to empower them to complete their daily activities independently.

Technical School

Spanish (Intermediate)

This technical school in Santiago, Dominican Republic was founded as an educational resource for low-income communities in Santiago. Participants in this role will have the opportunity to teach beginning-level English language classes to a variety of age groups. Participants have the opportunity to observe class, assist with lesson planning and instruction, correct homework, and create evaluations. This placement is ideal for participants who have had previous teaching experience and would like to create an academic curriculum and manage a classroom. *Limited availability due to schools being closed for Vacations in Santiago