CHICAGO, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenheart Travel, a division of the nonprofit Center for Cultural Interchange (CCI) which arranges a variety of cultural and eco-focused travel adventures around the world, is seeking applicants 20 years and older for its Teach Abroad positions. Greenheart Travel offers qualified applicants the opportunity to receive a salary while traveling and teaching English across the globe.
"In the current economy, college graduates are struggling to find employment in their chosen professions," says Anna Kacyn, Travel Abroad manager for Greenheart Travel. "It is a prime time to expand cultural horizons while collecting a paycheck."
In 2011, chosen participants will teach English in one of four countries while earning a monthly stipend. Beyond the personal and career building benefits of teaching abroad, these free programs also include:
- Free housing
- Health insurance
- Flight reimbursement
Greenheart Travel is accepting applications for Fall 2011 start dates. Application deadlines vary depending on country. Teachers are chosen on a first come, first serve basis:
- Applications are due April 15 for China and Taiwan.
- The Republic of Georgia application should be submitted six weeks prior to requested departure date. Start dates are offered every month for this program.
- South Korea applications are being accepted through May 15.
To be eligible, applicants must have a bachelor's degree and an interest in learning about new cultures. No previous teaching experience is required.
Greenheart Travel works directly with the Georgian Ministry of Education. Teachers in Georgia will be enhancing cross cultural understanding and English proficiency. Teachers in Georgia work 20 to 30 hours per week and are free to travel on the weekends.
Teachers will find that Korea boasts some of the best benefits packages for English teachers in the world. Greenheart Travel partners with the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the Korean National Institute of International Education to offer this program.
Greenheart Travel provides life-changing travel experiences that lead to cultural understanding, social responsibility, environmental awareness and personal growth. Through travel, we aim to fulfill our vision of a more tolerant, peaceful and environmentally sustainable world.
SOURCE Center for Cultural Interchange