This is a four week project, 14th July – 17th August, for volunteers with some experience in international travel, and who are willing to try to something new. Good level of the Spanish language, or a willing to learn Spanish, and have experience as a youth swim instructor or be familiar with principles of environmental education.
Working closely with our NGO partners, other volunteers, environmental educators and surfers, the volunteer will deliver the SwimTayka method in water safety and water stewardship. As a SwimTayka volunteer you will join a community of international volunteers serving various NGOs in Playa-del-Carman to participate in a summer vacation learning experience for local children.
Local NGO will be providing for the volunteers:
Additional costs to consider:
To support your fundraising efforts, SwimTayka is available to help you design and launch a crowd-funding site and will feature you in our promotional efforts.
A general overview of Playa-del-Carman can be found here:
Please download our application, by clicking on this button:
If you have previously volunteered with SwimTayka, please follow the same application procedure and include an updated resume. We will use your recommendation letters already on file. Please add a note telling us why you would like to participate in this project and what you hope to achieve during the program.
On acceptance into the program, you will receive an orientation packet and guidance on how SwimTayka can support your fundraising efforts.
As you prepare for the program, please keep in mind a few rules of thumb for international travel. Be patient, be flexible, be alert, and keep an open mind. Have fun!