Only 420€ per week!
Tarrafal sports coaching program is for individuals who would like to inspire the students to learn sports!
Share your sports skills and knowledge with enthusiastic kids in Tarrafal. Educate them about the value of sports to physical as well as mental health and inspire them to continue playing sports throughout their lives. Surround yourself with a bunch of enthusiastic kids who will eagerly wait for you to teach them.
This sports coach program is designed for passionate individuals who would like to join a worthwhile project to teach the kids the value and power of sports. You will have students of various age groups and various levels of skills, who will be ready to learn. Your time will be spent on educating them and training them on various types of sports. You will be able to choose the field of your interest and expertise to start coaching the students.
The style and the teaching methods can be discussed and designed as per your interests. In this program, you will not only enhance their skills in sports but also you will inspire them to achieve more in life, to be disciplined and even how to face failures and learn from them. It will also be a life lesson for the kids who do not have much, but in the future who would strive to achieve greatness for sure.
To inspire the students to engage in sports and to give them a proper sports training while inspiring them to achieve higher in life.
Your local coordinator will discuss with you the daily task plan depending on the skills and the skill levels of the students you are assigned with. You can design and use your own training methods to coach depending on the field of sports you choose to coach.
Note: This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.
Minimum age: 18
Maximum age: –
Minimum English level: Intermediate
CRB required: On Signup
Passport copy required: On Signup
Resume copy required: On Signup
Required qualification: Qualification in Sports Education
Yellow fever vaccination is a mandatory requirement for all participants arriving in Cape Verde.
Participants above 65 should have medical clearance.
The city is named after the indigenous plant Tarrafe, (Tamarix senegalensis). Also called Mangui or Mangue, it is situated on the northern part of the island of Santiago. A fishing port situated on the northwestern coast and also is a municipality.
You can expect to share a room on single gender basis. The bathroom is shared and western toilets are available.
The meals will contain a mix of local and various types of Western food.
There are ATMs, mini marts, some shops and restaurants available in the city center.
No scheduled activities outside the program.
From this location we do not provide free transport to other locations.
Name: Republic of Cabo Verde
Population: 532,913 (2016)
Language: Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole
Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE)
Time zone: CVT (UTC-1)
The beautiful islands of the Cape Verde were initially uninhabited until it was discovered by the Portuguese in the 15th century. The country flourished during the 16th and the 17th centuries due to the Atlantic slave trade. But with the decline of the slave trade in the 19th century, the country experienced an economic crisis. Yet the location of the island made it survive as it became a significant commercial center in the 19th century as the location was perfect for re-supply of the ships. In the present day context, the economy of the country is mostly relying on the services provided by the country targeting the growing tourism industry.
Cape Verde has a mild climate compared to the mainland of Africa with an average high temperature of about 26 °C during February and 31 °C in September. The country has an irregular rain pattern in the months between August and October and it is in September that the country experiences its maximum rainfall. The country can boast about the rich vegetation and the forests that provides a rainforest habitat although the close proximity to the Sahara is makes most islands with no mountains mostly dry. The islands as initially were isolated, the existence of a number of endemic species mostly the birds and reptiles can be seen although the existence is threatened by the human developments.
As the country was discovered by the Portuguese, the culture is immensely influenced by them as the rural Portuguese practices are displayed in the social and cultural patterns of the country. The closeness to the church activities and the football games act as way of interaction between the locals for entertainment.
For travelling within the islands, the most famous transportation is the minibuses which are known as “Yasi” which can accommodate around 12 to 14 passengers. In addition, the modified pickup truck and the cabs which are sometimes covered provide the transport facilities for shorter distances and in rural areas.
Taxis can mostly be found in the cities of Praia and Assomada, and they have unique colored taxis in these two cities, where taxis painted in beige are based in Praia and the taxis painted in white are based in Assomada. The taxis sometimes have a meter fixed to it although they hardly use it as the rates which are usually accepted are cheaper than the ones the metered taxis would count.