• Mexico
    • Isla Mujeres
Training Type

Program Details

Teaching Practicum
Job Placement
Weekly Classroom Hours
Apartment Host Family Hotel
Age Min.


Starting Price
Price Details
Teacher Training
2 Weeks: $700 usd *
3 Weeks: $1,050 usd *

TEFL Certification Program
4 Weeks: $1,500 usd
Additional Weeks: $250 usd each

* 2 and 3 week program volunteers receive an accreditation certificate for teaching hours earned. The TEFL Certificate requires a minimum of the 4 week program.
What's Included
Some Activities Wifi
What's Included (Extra)

-Island Tour
-24/7 Emergency support
-Information Packet
-We offer customizable accommodation packages that can include: airport transportation, ferry tickets, local discounts, meals, cooking classes, Spanish classes, diving certification or transportation rentals

What's Not Included
Accommodation Airfare Airport Transfers Domestic Airfare Meals SIM cards Transportation Travel Insurance
Oct 03, 2018
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About Program

VolunQuest is the first and only private organization in the Republic of Mexico available that offers the opportunity for foreigners to teach in the public primary schools in Quintana Roo. VolunQuest offers a 2-3 week Teacher Training or a 4-week TEFL certification program.

At the same time that you will be gaining invaluable experience and a highly distinguished TEFL Teaching Certificate you will also be providing an English language education in an environment where it is a necessity, not a luxury. Your students need to learn English in order to become successful members of their economy and society. What is truly unique about the VolunQuest program is that is the only opportunity that is mutually beneficial for both its participants as well as the community that it operates within.

As a program participant, you will be able to enjoy all the pleasures this stunning destination has to offer, with optional secure living arrangements and the full support of VolunQuest.

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Program Highlights

  • A Teaching Certificate through the Mexican Ministry of Education (4 week program minimum) or Accreditation certificate for teaching hours earned (2 or 3 week program)
  • Full-immersion in the local community
  • Collaborative lesson planning and material creation
  • Access to office materials which include school supplies, a printer/copy machine, printer paper, teaching materials, training packet, etc.
  • A letter of recommendation upon successful completion of the program

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