Women's Empowerment Supporter

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High­lights

Work with a local NGO to support women and local community.
Volunteers will assist local staffs with writing on reports and proposals
Learn some Khmer language and culture of Cambodia, the richest culture in southeast Asia
Meet with other volunteers from around the world. Make new friends with field visit at community
Have a chance to visit the attractive tourist areas such us Angkor Wat the world heritage sites, beaches, mountains....
Our Women's Empowerment Program will play a very important role for helping the women to empower their right and to improve the social, economic and gender equality. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 20+
Singles
Couples
Groups
50+

Women play a key role in the family and society. Not only in Cambodia, but all over the world women are the ones raising the children, caring about the family but often also generating the family’s income. The program volunteers will work in aims at improving social and gender equality through advocacy and the promotion of information sharing and communication. Women's Empowerment  for Social Change is designed to help women exercise their rights in a balanced way and can build competence to become self-sufficient, with improved women's participation in social, economic and political life, the program also provides capacity building, forum discussions on key women's issues and research on women. 

This program will help the volunteers to learn a lot about the issue from vulnerable women in Cambodia because mostly, the volunteers go to work in the community for studying about the problem that they face with.  This project can lead volunteers to work with poor and vulnerable women in community in order to help them to provide more education and counseling on women's right. Women's Empowerment support also give the chance to volunteers to share idea for making business plan for poor and vulnerable women in order to support women in business and development. Qualify volunteer need to be flexible and want to learn more from the poor and vulnerable people in community. At least, volunteers need to have intermediate level of English and have educational background in related to the fields.

Volunteers will assist local staffs with writing on reports and proposals. You will use their English skills to correct reports of the local staffs and participate in meetings and workshops. You will help with improving the program and work together with the local staffs to empower women and educating them about their rights. Volunteers might get the chance to conduct interviews or assist staffs doing so. They will closely participate in the activities related to Women’s empowerment and learn about gender issues in Cambodia.

Typical day

You will work from Monday to Friday and working hours from 8:30am-5pm.

Free-time activities

Every volunteers will get the weekend off. Volunteers can also travel by bus to visit many provinces at weekend or during national holiday such as to Phonm Penh,  the capital city or Sihahouk Vill and Kampot to see beaches. 

Siem Reap, located in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the world-famous Angkor temple complex, which includes the magnificent Angkor Wat. The province also contains a vibrant capital city boasting many luxury hotels, beautifully-aged colonial buildings, a buzzing Pub Street, silk farms, markets, and much more.

The city of Siem Reap, also the capital of the province, is a ‘must-visit’ destination for all visitors to Cambodia. This is where the glorious 12th Century Angkor Wat temple, the largest religious building in the world, is located. Situated on the northern bank of the Tonle Sap Great Lake, this mesmerizing eighth wonder of the world can be easily accessed by plane, land, and boat.

Water Sports
Swimming
Concert/
Music
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Climbing
Safari/
Zoo
Hiking
Museum/
Opera
Sports
Riding
Yoga/
Meditation

Require­ments

In order to join the program you need to be at least 20 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)
Education Requirements
Social at University level
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Having obtained training in some areas or has some work experience in the related field is also helpful
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 16:00

What's Included

Services by Asia Volunteer Network

What's Included

  • Pre-departure information
  • Airport pick up
  • Welcome package; which includes a volunteer guide and maps, welcome dinner at a traditional Khmer restaurant
  • Food and accommodations (3 meals a day)
  • 24 hour emergency contact
  • One day orientation plus a city tour

What's Not Included

  • Flights to/from Home
  • Local transportation to and from project site
  • International medical insurance
  • Cambodia visa costs

Airport Pickup at Phnom Penh International Airport

One of our team will wait you at the airport. When you arrived at the arrivals area please look for a sign with your name written on it. We will bring you to our volunteer house and usually it take around 30 minute from the airport. On the way our team will explain you about safety and what prepare for tomorrow orientation.

Accommodation

Volunteer House

The Volunteer House is located in the center of city and are within minutes of many of the major tourist attractions. The Volunteer House has Wi-Fi, computers, bicycles, and laundry machine. Most volunteers share room with other volunteers, however, private rooms can be booked for those that desire.

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

You will be provided with three meals a day for breakfast, lunch and dinner at each of our volunteer house. Khmer cuisine shares many commonalities with the food of neighboring Thailand and Vietnam and commonly contains rice, vegetables, or noodles. Breakfast typically includes coffee, tea, and juice with bread or eggs. Lunch and dinner meals typically consist of rice, noodles, soup, vegetables, beef, fish, pork and fruit.

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 Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh. We assist you to find cheap flights to Cambodia.
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 Cambodia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Cambodia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Cambodia.

Dates & Fees

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

The program start every 1st and 3rd Monday of each month and we run the program throughout the year. Volunteers should arrive Cambodia at the weekend before Monday. However, we are still possible to arrange the program for you if you want to come at a different start date.

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

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$736
5 weeks
$845
6 weeks
$955
7 weeks
$1,064
8 weeks
$1,173
9 weeks
$1,282
10 weeks
$1,392
11 weeks
$1,501
24 weeks (max. stay)
$2,921
Average fees
$153 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Asia Volunteer Network will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
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Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Asia Volunteer Network during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Women's Empowerment Supporter

Our Women's Empowerment Program will play a very important role for helping the women to empower their right and to improve the social, economic and gender equality.

$153/week

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