Help Create a Sustainable Future for All!

Turn Your Passion Into Everyday Reality

Join the Vine Communities Instructors Network!

TURN YOUR PASSION INTO SERVICE

If you're someone who has spent years mastering and practicing the principles of self-sufficiency and sustainable living, and you share the love of wanting to save the planet, you've come to the right place!

Join Vine Communities Network of local and international instructors who share the passion of teaching and the desire to save the world and future generations.

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COLLABORATIVE WORKING

We work collaboratively with our registered instructors to create the best learning environment for all while accommodating their scheduling and logistical needs.

Our Instructors can choose to either volunteer during main events or teach in our custom programs, or create their own set of programs that they can offer at Vine Communities and utilize the space and resources available.

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CERTIFIED COURSES

All Vine Communities' registered instructors will be able to teach and produce courses that are certified and approved by ACTVET, hence benefiting their participants and impacting their careers.

See the course list below under the What Can You Teach section to learn more about the approved courses that we can be certified.

What Can You Teach?

One of the hallmarks of healthy and resilient communities is learning and knowledge transfer. We at Vine Communities are keen to create a network of community individuals while being focused on capturing the knowledge and wisdom of those who have traveled the path of resilience and are willing to share their learning with those around them, including our children and teens. Below is a comprehensive list of our programs; if your expertise falls in any of the areas below, you'll likely enjoy working with us! All classes can be offered in Arabic or English.

Essential Life Skills - Adults, Teens & Kids

  • Introduction to Cooking Methods
  • Introduction to Organic Gardening
  • Recycling & Upcycling Projects
  • Introduction to Sewing
  • Traditional Cooking Methods, including condiments, yogurt, cheese & bread making
  • Health and Nutrition for Kids & Teens
  • Family Nutrition for Parents
  • Herbology and Natural Medicine
  • Basic Carpentry Workshop
  • Basic Electrical Work Workshop
  • Household Management & Organization
  • Family Budget and Finance
  • Financial Investment and Financial Security

Communal Resilience

  • Developing Empathy (for Children, Teens, and Adults)
  • Conflict Management and Conflict Resolution
  • Communal Crisis Management
  • Communal Collaboration, Kindness, and Teamwork
  • Team Work and Instigating Positive Change
  • Sustainable Housing Construction
  • Leadership Development

Survival Skills and Crisis Preparedness

  • First Aid
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Long-Term Food Storage Strategies
  • Family Crisis Planning and Management
  • Financial Planning and Resilience
  • Camping, Hiking, and Survival Skills
  • Growing and Storing Survival Food
  • Self-Defense for Boys and Girls

Personal Resilience - Kids, Teens & Adults

  • Personal Effectiveness & Communication
  • Emotional Resilience
  • Personal Finance
  • Time Management & Creating Healthy Daily Habits
  • Innovation and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Leadership Development
  • Physical Resilience & Fitness

Self Sufficiency Skills - Adults

  • Permaculture and Organic Farming/Gardening
  • Homesteading and Raising Livestock
  • Introduction to Kitchen Gardening
  • Composting Methods
  • Introduction to Worm Farming
  • Introduction to Bee-Keeping
  • Container Gardening for Urban Spaces
  • Starting your Medicinal Herbal Garden
  • Food Preparation, Canning, and Preservation
  • Fundamentals of Food Drying and Dehydration
  • Fermenting Fruits and Vegetables
  • Yogurt and Live Cultures
  • Traditional Cooking Methods
  • Making your Own Homemade Cleaning Supplies
  • Herbal Teas for Health
  • Introduction to Herbal Medicine
  • Growing Super Food Sprouts

Nurturing of Creative Talents

  • Art and Painting Lessons
  • Fashion and Fashion Design
  • Poetry and Creative Writing
  • Photography

Gain Instructor Previliages

  • Access to State of the Art Fully Equipped Classrooms and Facilities.
  • Your Classes are Added to Our Calendar and Marketed via Our Social Media Platforms for Higher Exposure.
  • An income split of 60% for Instructors and 40% goes to Vine Communities.
  • Enjoy a 15% Vine Instructor Discount at the Café for You and Your Family Members.
  • Access to Our Administrative Support Before and During Class Hours.
  • Access to Class Booking Software and App.
  • Get the Opportunity to Teach at Vine Community-Sponsored Custom Programs for Schools and Organizations.
  • Get to Promote your Workshops and your Work During Vine Communities Events and Roadshows.
  • Meet Like-Minded People and Create a Sense of Community United in their Mission.

EXPECTATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS


To join the Network, all instructors must:

  • Possess mastery of what they teach, having at least three or more years of experience and preferably certified by a known entity.
  • Have experience teaching adults and children in any capacity for at least two years.
  • Presents testimonials and feedback from people who have attended their previous workshops or peer evaluations.
  • Presents a portfolio of work and or professional resume for consideration.

How Does it Work?

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Explore

We are a community-inspired project. Our instructors are local community members with passion, experience, and mastery in specific skill areas. Explore the opportunity of joining a growing network of passionate community members who are keen to join the movement of spreading the knowledge of self-sufficiency and life skills training. If you're one of them, we are here to answer any questions you might have at this stage of your inquiry. Contact us Here.

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Register & Interview

Once you have decided to join, fill out the form below, and one of our team members will contact you to set up a Zoom or face-to-face conversation to learn more about you, how you will contribute to our mission, and how we can work together. A Mockup session might be required as part of the interview process.

All verified, registered instructors will have the opportunity to gain some income under our guidelines and rates set by Vine Communities. Further details will be shared with you about our process once your application passes the initial screening and you are invited for an interview.

Vine Communities reserves the right not to respond to your application for whatever business reason they deem suitable.

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Join the Network!

Once you interview and get accepted, you will join our network of freelance instructors and gain instructor privileges by having access to our space to teach your own classes or Vine Communities-sponsored classes. Access our software platform to view your schedule and classes. You will also gain access to our admin office for support before and during class time.

All registered instructors will undergo a brief orientation program to ensure quality and consistency across the board and will receive the Vine Communities Instructor Badge.

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Define Your Offerings

You will send us a list of all the topics you will be offering, ensuring that they fall within the areas mentioned in the list above, along with a teaching plan (template will be provided to you) for our review before having your courses approved and available to the public. Once approved, your class will be certified and approved to be offered to the public and available for booking on our platform.

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Schedule, Announce, and Teach!

Now that your content is approved, you will start preparing for your class, set the dates, and arrange the needed materials and room setup. Class announcements will be posted on our social media sites, and registration will be made via the software platform or the center's WhatsApp number. Once the class minimum number of participants is met, you're able to teach and have fun doing it, too!


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