English Instructor for Children

founded in 2012
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Coordinator | Birendra
Coordinator | Birendra
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Help to improve the teaching of English as a foreign language at a governmental school of Nepal. Contribute your ideas and share your expertise. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

Nepal Friendship Society is a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit organization officially registered under the social act with the district administration office of Chitwan and also affiliated to the social welfare council (SWC) Nepal.

Let's help poor and underprivileged children! We need a small team comprised of 3-5 English speaking members each pairing with Nepal Friendship Society members, who will teach English to these underprivileged children who can't afford any private education. They are often also lonely and not properly taken care of by their parents, so the Nepal Friendship Society learning center provides cover and a certain protection to them after their school hours.

Program objectives

The program objectives are met through each child's individual educational plan. These plans are based on a series of learning objectives. The learning objectives include all areas of normal development from seven to ten years of age, for example:

  • betterment of community through education
  • support for poor/deprived/marginalized students
  • basic skills 
  • pre-academic skills 
  • academic readiness

The role of the volunteer 

  • You are going to teach English in a governmental school of Nepal. The teaching hours will be fixed during meetings with the school administration. 
  • Your own interests as well as experience will help you for your performance in class. 
  • You motivate the students to be more creative. You will be a change maker on a local level. 
  • You will teach from Sunday to Friday except for Saturday and public holidays.

Volunteering with Nepal Friendship Society gives you the opportunity to learn a lot about the Nepalese way of live. You will live a true cultural experience as you are living in direct contact with the local people. Your time and contribution can make a big difference in our community, so don't miss the opportunity to volunteer with us!

Things you could bring that will be useful for our organization

We would be very grateful for educational books (grammar, science, etc.), illustrated books, English novels and children's books. Also very much appreciated are donations of clothes, art supplies, and stationery.

Gifts and souvenirs you could bring to your host family

The Nepali people are very friendly, and they often give gifts to the volunteer on the day of their departure. If you would like to bring gifts for your family as well, below are some suggestions

  • a small photo album with pictures of you and your family/ friends from home
  • posters, stickers or magazine pictures from your country
  • children's books
  • t-shirts from your country
  • flags 

Things to pack

This will vary depending on what non-information activities you want to participate in (trekking, white water rafting, etc.) and how much you need to be comfortable during your placement. With the exception of medicine, first-aid-kit and high-tech trekking gear, you can buy everything that you would need for your placement in Chitwan (likely cheaper than in your home country). Here are a few suggestions:

  • sleeping bag
  • hiking boots
  • fleece jacket (during winter months) 
  • light-weight cotton clothing 
  • waterproof jacket 
  • mosquito repellent
  • sun cream
  • water purification tablets and/or good quality water purifier
  • first aid kit 
  • flashlight (torch light) 
  • books about your country
  • photos of your family/ friends/ home

Free-time activities

Nepal is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. You have the opportunity to learn about the Nepali culture. Chitwan is famous for its national park, jungle safaris, jeep drives, jungle walks, lake visits etc. These will be your activities during your off-hours of volunteering.

If you are a sports fan, still you will get the chance to see and share or even play different sports in Nepal.



In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
English, Maths, Science at A Level. level
Required Documents
CV with Motivation Letter.
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
We prefer that you have teaching skills but if you have no experiences and are very much willing to work with us, you can still apply for this position.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 10:00 - 15:00

What's Included


The location is in Chitwan or Lamjung. You will have a non-attached bathroom and a simple bedroom.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Food is provided 3 times a day including breakfast, lunch and dinner but drinks are not included.

Internet Access
Limited access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

You can arrive any time of the year. We are very flexible concerning in starting your placement any time you arrive.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 24 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
5 weeks
6 weeks
7 weeks
24 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$59 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Nepal Friendship Society will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Nepal Friendship Society during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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English Instructor for Children

Help to improve the teaching of English as a foreign language at a governmental school of Nepal. Contribute your ideas and share your expertise.


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