Morocco IT Project - developing computer skills in local communities
If you're interested in volunteering in this destination, please contact us first before applying.
- Placement locations: Rabat and Sale
- Role: To teach a variety of computer skills, including building and updating websites and setting up blogs
- Type of Placements: IT centres
- Accommodation: Host families
- Length of placement: From 3 weeks
- Start dates: Flexible
In the 21st century, computer literacy has become important for everyday tasks in many jobs. Therefore, it’s a huge advantage when searching for work to have learned basic computer skills, which our IT volunteers can help with. By sharing your knowledge of IT with students and teachers alike, you will increase the prospects of each individual you help.
Volunteers need a good level of competency in IT with a proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office. Volunteers would also ideally have experience in building and updating websites, setting up blogs, and a general knowledge of computer maintenance.
There are no language requirements for this project as your students will also often be learning English. However, having basic French or Arabic will come in useful as they are the main languages used in Morocco.
Volunteering Abroad on an IT Project in Morocco
Our IT project in Morocco is based in small centres in both Rabat and Sale. Students will be divided into different age groups; normally from 14 to 19 years old and adult classes from 20 years upwards.
You will receive a personalized schedule as classes take place in the mornings, afternoons and evenings. You can expect to work approximately 20 hours per week on this project. Classes will sometimes be one-on-one with a student and sometimes teaching larger groups.
Volunteers design their own courses with the help of a supervisor, which will be tailored to the level and needs of the students being taught. Some students will have virtually no knowledge of computers and need very basic individual tuition; At other times you may work with the head of an association to help set up a new website to promote their work.
This IT Project is suited for volunteers who have a good knowledge of IT and can confidently explain how programs work. The help of volunteers on the IT project is always greatly appreciated and you will see first hand the development of your students.
Volunteers seeking a different cultural experience have the option of participating on a more unique project for one week at the end of their project. For more information, please visit the Nomad Project in Morocco page. Our Combinations Page explains how you can combine not only projects, but also destinations.