Help our Rural Students with English Practice

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Coordinator | Thao
Coordinator | Thao


Experience rural Vietnamese way of life
Gain teaching experience and cultural mix with other volunteers
Become flexible and find more colors in life
Make unforgetable memories with beautiful sceneries and street food in Vietnam
Get monthly financial support if you can commit to staying three months or more
Teaching English and enjoy peaceful life in our town This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

About the Program

Our program is about teaching English for children in the rural areas. We-Vietnamese teachers will teach them grammars and vocabularies. Volunteers will focus on speaking and listening skills, so we need your help in this field. Because we want to help our students overcome the fear of learning English and be confident in using English in communicating. Vietnamese students are often shy and afraid of speaking English, even if they are good at grammar and writing.  

What you will gain from this program

  • A memorable and satisfying experience by teaching Vietnameses children.
  • Enhancement of your teaching skills.
  • An opportunity to see rural Viet Nam closely and be aware of the problems faced and the life of the people living there.
  • An opportunity to spend time in Viet Nam and have knowledge about the culture, language and traditions.

Why We Need You

 We need you to help us with English practice not grammar which students can get from textbook.

Vietnamese are usually shy and unconfident in communicating, and we believe you can help our students overcome the fear of learning English

Typical day

Most of our classes are in the afternoon, so you have lots of free time during the day time to go discovering around or visiting Hanoi. 

Free-time activities

During your free time, we would like to give you some trips to Tay Thien mountain, Tam Dao resort, Hai Ba Trung Temple, Dai Lai resort, Hanoi Old Quarter or a cafe. 

We can also take you to a super market for shopping and invite you to join our traditional holidays and festivals nearby 

We can also guide you to cook some traditional dishes in our traditional festival.



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 (fluently)
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
English at High School level
Required Documents
CV along with your lately picture, references from your former hosts or employers and a 1-2 minute video of introducing yourself
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
teaching skills, working with young children
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

What's Included

Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport

Airport pick-up is free included. 


We have 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a kitchen. One of the bedroom is for couple. One is for group and the other is for sharing room. You can take a look on our images to know what exact the accommodation looks like.

Bedroom (Double) Bedroom (Single)
Food & Beverages

we usually cook you Vietnamese food for you and if you want to learn Vietnamese cuisine, we are always willing to show you.  We may take you out to dinner sometimes. 

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Vietnam.
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 Vietnam provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Vietnam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Vietnam.

Dates & Fees

Details on arrival

Our program is available all year.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 50 weeks

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Help our Rural Students with English Practice

Teaching English and enjoy peaceful life in our town

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