Childcare Gap Year

with Oyster Worldwide

newspaper Communitites Childcare Communitites Teaching
location Africa Asia Europe North America South America
start date Throughout the year
salary Volunteer projects (with the exception of paid ski resort jobs in Canada)
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

Oyster Worldwide offer a very personal service with detailed preparation and support before, during and when you return from travel. Pre-departure services include a phone or skype interview and full briefing on what to expect. We advise on safety, cultural issues, flights, what to take, currency and what life will be like in your chosen destination. Oyster Worldwide pride themselves on selecting projects that we believe are genuinely worthwhile. Every project has been visited by a member of the Oyster team and vetted for excellence.

Childcare Gap Year

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

Jobs in Africa require classroom assistance, play sessions and interactive learning. We offer Ski instructor courses in Canada and Sports coaching in Brazil and South Africa. With all projects there will be the opportunity to gets childcare experience for at least 5 days per week. For further detailed descriptions please have a look at Oyster Worldwide's project specific website pages.

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

You must have childcare experience from your home country and the passion to care for and teach children. You will be working with children all day and will need enthusiasm and energy to keep up with them. Please remember your experience will be completely different from anything that you have experienced in your home country. You will be rewarded with a totally unique experience and great memories.

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Accommodation is provided with our volunteer childcare projects. All volunteers will receive a free Oyster t-shirt and luggage tag. Those instructing in Canada will receive a hoodie and luggage tag. Helpful pre-departure advice is offered by our UK team and supportive in country representatives are on hand to help. For further detailed descriptions please have a look at Oyster Worldwide's project specific website pages.


View full project description

Find out more about Childcare Gap Year

Would you like to receive gap year offers and ideas by email? We will only send you relevant information and you can opt out at any time