Catechist - currently vacant - 1 job for 13 months in NPH Honduras.
Teach Religion classes and help with certain religious activities here on the Ranch.
Work is divided between four major areas: religious education in the school, preparation for sacraments (in the homes rather than at school), youth group, and evening reflections.
- Teach religious ed. one time a week for 30 minutes to 2 - 3 grades for a total of approximately 7-10 class hours a week
- Plan age appropriate class activities using a combination of diocesan and orphanage programs and own creativity
- Maintain discipline in the classroom
- Collaborate with the Priest, school principal and vice-principal
- Participate in school activities
- Work with children for basic preparation for the sacraments of Baptism, First Communion and Confirmation in the homes and in mixed groups
- Organize and lead regular meetings for youth aged approximately 14 to 20
- Initiate and support service projects including pre-service preparation and post-service reflections
- Assist the Priest in theater performances for special occasion and monthly bi-monthly Gospel dramatizations
- Integrate into the different homes to support youth group members and be accessible to all of the young people
- Support and direct the youth in starting and continuing a monthly newsletter about the youth group
- Lead prayers/ reflections in individual homes and with larger groups
- Encourage regular prayer in homes by supporting and giving ideas to the caretakers
Your schedule will be more or less the following:
7:30 AM- 1PM Work at school (the bulk of this time will not be spent teaching and there will be time available for planning and rest)
1PM- 4PM Lunch and rest/ free time
4PM- 8PM Prayers/ youth group meeting/ time in homes
- Work with youth groups of neighboring communities
- Youth conventions, diocesan youth activities
- Work with theater productions
- Pre-juvenil group with younger children (10-14)
- Ideas, projects and suggestions that you may have
This volunteer job is also available in
- NPH Guatemala - from Dec 31, 2017 - 1 job for 13 months.
- NPH Peru - from Dec 31, 2017 - 1 job for 13 months.