SENEGAL: English Teaching Volunteer Work

If you’re a native English speaker, you can get involved with English teaching volunteer work in Senegal. Go Volunteer Africa has volunteer opportunities in Senegal to work in primary, secondary and higher institutions. Gain real hands on work experience in education provided by the GVA courses, get exposed to different teaching methodologies, and experience culture in Senegal through our English teaching volunteer placement.

English teaching volunteer assist local teachers by promoting learning in the classroom, help with curriculum development, implementing teaching strategies, conduct educational outreach initiatives and they have being conducting after class programs.


  • Teach English, Math and other subjects, organize games and arts
  • Share your love and care with children
  • Share your culture and empower children
  • Paint educative murals
  • Provide support for extracurricular activities

This Go Volunteer Africa’s English teaching volunteer program in Senegal will provide practical classroom experience to further your career goals. The program length is minimum stay of 4 weeks of teaching practice in a local school.


The English teaching volunteer work in Senegal is suitable for anyone who enjoys or wants to work with children and youth in a school setup. Your English speaking abilities and enthusiasm are all that is needed to make a difference in schools where there is a lack of conversational English language teaching.

We shall have an orientation day upon arrival and you’ll meet your fellow teaching volunteers, before starting your placement. Go Volunteer Africa’s English teaching volunteer internships are not just for Education majors or people with a TEFL or TESOL qualification

Undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals from other fields have all participated in our English teaching volunteer program in Senegal.

The impact you will have on your students will be obvious as they start to develop their language abilities, but you will also be part of a much larger network of volunteers, which is making a positive and ongoing contribution to the wider community in Senegal through Go Volunteer Africa.


Availability: School Term Period
Duration: Minimum 4 weeks commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: ——–
Dates: Flexible start and end dates
Arrival dates: One day before the start date
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day
Weekends: Travel / Sightseeing NOT included in program cost
Accommodation: Host Families or volunteer house
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Dakar
Language: English

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