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Teaching English

as a Volunteer

Teaching English as a volunteer takes you and your students places!

Volunteering as an English teacher in your local community or abroad is an opportunity to empower individuals and communities through education. This course prepares you for the unique role of teaching English in a cross-cultural, volunteer setting by helping you develop both the practical skills and the global perspective needed to effect positive change in the community you serve.  

Course Curriculum

Module 1    Preparations: Getting Started as a Volunteer
Module 2    Effectively Working Within the Community
Module 3    Having an Impact


Learning Objectives

When you graduate, you’ll be able to:

  • Define the term “volunteer” and identify the tenets of being a quality volunteer.

  • Explore skills needed to effectively work within the community in a cross-cultural setting.

  • Reflect on ways to positively impact the host community as a volunteer.

  • Design an entry and exit plan for successful volunteer work.

Requirements to take this course:


  • 18 years of age.

  • An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language).

  • Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).


100% Online
Start anytime and work from any device.

Personal tutor
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.

Flexible schedule
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!


Interactive content
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.

Certificate of completion

Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certification.

Explore the course features

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Dynamic Content

Teaching Videos

Downloadable Resources

Support from TEFL/TESOL experts


Showcase your credentials with digital badges

  • Demonstrate your commitment to lifelong learning – earn a digital badge for every Bridge credential you earn!

  • Share your badges everywhere employers are looking, including your LinkedIn profile, resume, and email signature.

  • Employers can click your badge to see detailed, verifiable information about the course you completed.

Start Learning Today!

R$ 97,50 

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