Teach English - Hill Tribe Kids

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Coordinator | Ivy
On this program volunteers will have the pleasure of teaching Hill Tribe Children aged 4 to 13 in an incredible teaching experience! This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

The children are from the Hill Tribe Village, the school setup is very basic located in Chiang Mai. The kids and parents will love to meet people from overseas and the exposure to different cultures. Teachers with or without experience can make a significant and worthwhile contributions to the kids. You must love children and understand their behavior, as you will be surrounded with loads of them every day and their friendliness can sometimes become over exuberant.

Volunteers will be teaching Hill Tribe kids aged 4 to 13 in an incredible teaching experience! The aim of this project is to teach English in a fun and informal way. Volunteers participate in games and/or extracurricular activities such as singing and/or playing games or sport. The objective is to help the kids grow in their confidence and learn better English which will help them in many ways in the future.

While volunteering you may be involved in:

  • Creating lesson plans
  • Managing English conversation exercises
  • Teaching informal English classes
  • Playing games

Typical day

Monday to Friday

Your typical days start from 9:00 am and finish at 2:00 pm. You will be teaching at the temple school for basic conversation in English for about 6 hours, importantly improving their conversation skill in general English. There will be breaks in between and lunch hour in the early afternoon. You will leave the temple school each day at around 2:00 in the afternoon.

Free-time activities

During the weekends, volunteers have free time to relax and explore tourist attractions in Chiang Mai. There are plenty of things to do and see near Chiang Mai, including historical temples and museums, trekking through national parks and caves, and relaxing in the city garden. For those volunteers interested in traveling further afield, there are many great destinations to choose from, including Bangkok and Phuket Island.



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
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Motivation to work with kids
Positive and flexible attitude
Good level of English
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 15:00

What's Included

Services by INVOLVE Travel
  1. Airport Pick-up
  2. Payment Protection insurance
  3. Volunteer placement
  4. Accommodation
  5. Meals
  6. Transportation
  7. Materials
Airport Pickup at Chiang Mai International Airport

  • We recommend arrival day on the Sunday prior to your start day.
  • Arrival Airport: Chiang Mai International Airport
  • Pickup Point:  Chiang Mai International Airport
  • Pickup time: 9:00am - 5:00pm


It is a guesthouse built by the villagers for international volunteers installed with western-style toilet, hot water system. The house is located near the school in the village.

Guesthouse Bungalow
Food & Beverages

All meals provided

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) in Chiang Mai. We assist you to find cheap flights to Thailand.
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 Thailand provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Thailand you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Thailand.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

This project is available all year round with the start date on every Monday. Arrival on the Sunday prior to the start date.

Pick-up from Chiang Mai International Airport: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 1,000
5 weeks
$ 1,250
6 weeks
$ 1,500
7 weeks
$ 1,750
8 weeks
$ 2,000
9 weeks
$ 2,250
10 weeks
$ 2,500
11 weeks
$ 2,750
12 weeks (max. stay)
$ 3,000
Average fees
$ 250 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. INVOLVE Travel 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 INVOLVE Travel during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Teach English - Hill Tribe Kids

On this program volunteers will have the pleasure of teaching Hill Tribe Children aged 4 to 13 in an incredible teaching experience!


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