Physiotherapy for disabilities in Vi Thanh city

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Punti Salienti

Having opportunity to help one of the most disadvantaged community in Vietnam
Living in one of the most beautiful country side of Mekong Delta with many sight seeing and culture opportunities.
Meeting and working with friendly people which make you feel at home
Contributing to the development of a women empowerment project in Vietnam
And best of all, new friends sharing an unforgettable experience
Assist with giving physiotherapy and occupational therapy for elderly homeless people with mental, physical and emotional disabilities in Vi Thanh city. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Singoli
Coppie
Famiglie
Gruppi
50+

Volunteers will work at the Social Support Center with around 50 women, accompanied by the Volunteer Vietnam physiotherapist.  As well, there are two physiotherapists who work at the center who will support us. The Volunteer Vietnam physiotherapist will teach volunteers  the physiotherapy methods used and will work closely with the volunteers.  You will work approximately 16 hours per week in the physiotherapy program.    When you are not working in the physiotherapy program, you will be helping out with the other programs, such as the teaching program and care program.


The Volunteer Vietnam team is well organized and each member has experience in working with volunteers.  Volunteers are given a weekly schedule of their work times and activities.  Volunteers will have a meeting each day with the Volunteer Vietnam team physiotherapist to discuss the therapy that will be provided for the patients. 

 

You will be working  at the Social Support Center for the physiotherapy program, which is a home for around 200 men and women, every afternoon.  We will be working with around 50 women.  All of them require physiotherapy and occupational therapy. There is a rehabilitation room at the Center and you will be shown how to use the physiotherapy equipment. 

Typical day

The day starts at 7.30 am with breakfast at the volunteer house.  At 8 am you will travel to your work place by car, driven by a Volunteer Vietnam team member.  You work from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.  You return to the volunteer  house for lunch around 12 am.  Your lunch time is from 12am to 1:30 pm.  This time is your free time to do whatever you like.  At 1:30pm you will travel to your work place and finish at 4:30 pm.  Dinner is served at the volunteer house at 5 pm.  In the evening your time is free.  Some options are going out for coffee, going downtown, or getting a massage.The volunteer's weekly work schedule is approximately  6 hours per day from Monday to Thursday and 3 hours on Friday.

Free-time activities

Visit the delta by boat for photo opportunities and meet with local people, visiting fruit gardens or rice fields, staying in a bungalow resort in the heart of the delta and get the evening experience about the rural area. You will have the chance to enjoy local food, traditional music and learn cooking. Visit Can Tho Capital City to see floating markets, have some local fruits, walk around the city, and do some shopping. 



Water Sports
Swimming
Sightseeing
Diving/
Snorkling
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Sports
Yoga/
Meditation

Requisiti

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 (basic level)
Required Documents
Once a volunteer has confirmed their placement, we will send you our application form in word version and you need to fill in the form and send to us by email together with a copy of your passport. We will arrange a visa approval letter based on the documents.
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers do not need any special skills to volunteer for this program. We need your passion in providing care and support, willing to learn and understand the local perspectives. However, it would be great if you could have some skills in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, nursing or health care.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on lunedì, martedì, mercoledì, giovedì and venerdì from 08:30 - 16:30

Servizi inclusi

Services by Volunteer Vietnam

The program fees include: 

  • Placement arrangement which includes a volunteer permit and visa approval letter 
  • Pick up on arrival, two day training program
  • 24/7 support staff team during the whole stay 
  • Accommodation, meals and transport to work 
  • Sightseeing tours in the city 
  • Transport back to the airport when finished 

Airport Pickup at Can Tho Airport
  • Volunteers are expected to arrive at Can Tho International Airport ( VCA). The airport is 35 km from the volunteer house 
  • Our staff Ms Suong or Ms Huyen will pick you up on your arrival. They are easily recognized while holding " Welcome to Volunteer Vietnam" 
  • We drive you to the volunteer house by the volunteer car and it takes around one hour. 
Accommodation
We accommodate in a volunteer house which is in the heart of Vi Thanh city. The house has the comfortable facilities such as bedrooms, kitchen, living rooms, outdoor relaxing area, TV and wifi internet. The bedrooms are equipped with sleeping beds, soft mattress, pillows, blankets, AC, western toilets and bathroom. There are 03 bedrooms in the house and can sleep volunteers to share rooms. When the house is full we will sleep volunteers in a hotel near the volunteer house. Volunteers who live in the hotel will walk to volunteer house to have meals and work with other volunteers. 
Dorm Room
Food & Beverages
Volunteers   are   provided   03 meals per day from Monday to Friday  plus breakfast on Saturday morning by our cook . You’ll have a chance to   enjoy   both   Western   and Vietnamese   cuisines   in   the local  dining  room.  You  should budget   for   all   other   meals during  the  weekend.  We  will recommend  some  local  restaurants  near  the  volunteer house where  they  serve  Vietnamese food which is delicious.We provide safe transportation to go to work. We will provide each volunteer a bicycle. For the closest placement site, Hoa Mai Home of Affection, volunteers will bike together with our staff. For the further placement site, the primary school, we will provide a volunteer car. 
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 Can Tho Airport (VCA) in Can Tho. 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.

Date e Prezzi

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

  • The start dates for 2022 are at any time from July 1st, 2022. 
  • It require volunteers to confirm their placement 06 weeks before their start dates. 

Questo programma è in pausa a causa del COVID-19 e sarà riaperto a partire dal mese di febbraio 2023. Iscriviti oggi!

Availability
gen feb mar apr maggio giu lug ago set ott nov dic
Duration
4 - 12 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$1.700
5 weeks
$2.000
6 weeks
$2.300
7 weeks
$2.600
8 weeks
$2.800
9 weeks
$3.000
10 weeks
$3.200
11 weeks
$3.400
12 weeks (max. stay)
$3.600
Average fees
$363 /week

Si prega di notare che le tariffe sopra indicate sono stimate. Volunteer Vietnam vi informerà sul prezzo finale durante il processo di candidatura.
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 Volunteer Vietnam during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Physiotherapy for disabilities in Vi Thanh city

Assist with giving physiotherapy and occupational therapy for elderly homeless people with mental, physical and emotional disabilities in Vi Thanh city.

$363/week

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