Volunteer with WorldTeach from August to May in American Samoa (AmSam), an American territory in the Pacific. AmSam is a country of natural wonders with a culture that places great value in family, community, and religion. On all the islands of American Samoa, you will find government agencies & StarKist Tuna Cannery mainly support the local economy and yet find families who still live off the land, planting and fishing to sustain their families; it is a complex unique dichotomy which many to stay past their time of service.
Here, you serve as either a co-teacher in elementary schools teaching English, or a high school teacher teaching science, math, or social studies. WorldTeach volunteers are also encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities and community life with projects such as tutoring programs, math and science clubs, and participating in student governments.
This program is fully funded, excluding flights, by the American Samoa Department of Education.
- Experience island life
- Engage in extracurricular activities and community life
- Fully funded, excluding airfare
- Varied housing options
- Earn an accredited TEFL certification (optional)