Applications for teaching positions at MSYP are currently closed.

MSYP is a unique and established free educational summer program for school students aged 14-19 from in and around Mostar. We are recruiting inspiring individuals interested in volunteering to teach with us this summer. You must be aged 20+, have experience working with young people and be comfortable working in English.

In previous years, MSYP has featured workshops and courses on a diverse range of subjects including: Art History, Media Studies, International Relations, EU Policy, Ethnographic Techniques, Study Skills, Social and Political Activism, Event Management, Business Development, Creative Writing, Multimedia Storytelling, Economics, Human Rights, Theatre, Sustainable Development and Social Project Design. This year, we are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are interested in teaching courses in the following subject areas: psychology, philosophy, the arts, the sciences, civic engagement and activism, media and communications and anthropology.

What to Expect

  • 3 weeks teaching bright and enthusiastic students
  • Freedom to design and facilitate your own course
  • Involvement in day-to-day operations of the program
  • Work experience in a dynamic, international team of volunteers

Application Process Details

Teaching staff applications will be processed on a rolling basis throughout March. The current deadline is midnight UTC on Sunday 21 March 2021. We encourage all those who are interested to proceed with submitting their application as early as possible. Once you have submitted your application, please expect to hear back from us within 7 working days. The selection process will include an online interview.

“Even though it was my first time teaching, I was supported by excellent staff and teachers at MSYP… I learned a lot from my students and gained a new and fresh perspective on both global and local issues.”

Teacher, MSYP 2018

What our teachers say

“This was a valuable experience working with people from different backgrounds. It was great working with youth in another social context. It has reinforced my ambition to work in post-conflict societies and focus on supporting youth to develop their potential.”

“All staff members were very helpful and ready to jump in as well as to share experience and ideas.”

“Working at MSYP was a phenomenal experience… I gained valuable experience, made lots of friends and became better acquainted with Mostar. Thank you for making this happen for all of us!”

“For our students, this was a fantastic and unique chance to learn a lot and have fun at the same time.”

“A personal highlight was getting to see our participants learn, interact, and have fun with one another – serving as a learning platform that connects youth in Mostar.”

Mostar Summer Youth Program
Bajatova 2, Mostar, 88000.

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