Teaching local students

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High­lights

Engage in the Vietnamese lifestyle, ride through our landscapes, try our local food and make friends everywhere.
If you like learning about other countries´ culture, Vietnam has a very rich one. With us, you will meet local families and neighbors that will invite you and show you the best Vietnam has to offer.
Improve your teaching skills. By teaching with us, you might be going to teach different age groups making you more experienced to handle different types of classes.
Have fun and make memories for life, by joining in our activities such as visiting natural landmarks, camping, playing sports, Hanoi day trips, etc...
Visit beautiful places in Vietnam such as: Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Ha Giang amongst others.
Our program is about teaching English for children in the rural areas. Volunteers will focus on speaking and listening skills. Also enjoy the rural culture of Vietnam. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+

Our program is about teaching English for children in the rural areas. We-Vietnamese teachers will teach them grammar and vocabulary. 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.  


We want to create a multi-cultural environment to help students and local people have new views on their life and in terms of education, we want to help them to improve the English of rural students. 

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

Vietnamese children are usually shy and not confident in communicating, and we believe you can help our students overcome the fear of using English to communicate.

We are located in the rural area surrounding Noi Bai Airport. Don’t think because it’s rural it’s boring. Where we live it’s full of life and things to do. Also, the landscape is quaint and the air fresher than a big city like Hanoi. There all types of shops and restaurants nearby too. Friendly people eager to get to know you :)

Typical day

Working hours: Can be in the range from 8:00 am to 11:00 am (Lunch break) and then 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm

After getting ready for the day, we drive to the school or kindergarten and give class.

Once we finish, we have lunch all together at our home and then usually we take a nap ( We love our naps :) ) 

Then, if you still have classes in the afternoon, you go teach and come back home for dinner.

After that, is up to you to decide what to do with your free time :)

 The classes don't start sooner than 8am and don't finish later than 7pm. Many times you only work 1 hour and a half or 3 to 4 hours in a day

Often, you will have free time in between classes to go for a coffee or tea, or a meal if you like. Our area has lot of nice local restaurants with fresh food. Although we provide you with lunch and dinner every day, you are free to go and try the local gastronomy anytime you want :)

Free-time activities

On your free time you can do whatever you want. We will help you find any activity that you wish to do. Also, you can participate in ours.
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

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
required
Education Requirements
English at High School level
Required Documents
Passport
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

What's Included

Airport Pickup at Noi Bai International Airport
We pick you up at the airport regardless of your time of arrival. No fee is charged.
Accommodation

The house you´ll be staying has 7 rooms. It´s a 3-floor house with 2 bathrooms, kitchen, 2 balconies, patio, laundry and parking area. There are shops and supermarkets nearby, also many restaurants and coffee shops. We don't charge any fee for your accommodation.

Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

We provide you with lunch and dinner everyday. We cook mainly Vietnamese food but often we also cook western food. We don't charge any fee for providing you with meals.

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.
Vaccines
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

There´s no specific start date, we are always welcoming volunteers. So, you can come to stay with us anytime of the year. 

We pick you up at the airport and bring you to the center´s house. Our home is a 3-floor house with a large patio. It´s located near the airport, just 30 minutes from Hanoi by motorbike or car and 40 minutes by bus. We provide you with accommodation, lunch and dinner for free.

This program is paused due to COVID-19

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

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Teaching local students

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