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Soup Kitchen Support

1 - 12 weken  ·  Leeftijd 16 - 50+

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  • Help contribute to poverty and homelessness issues
  • Stay in vibrant Seoul city!
  • Help with cleaning and setting up of the soup kitchen
  • Assist staff with preparing, washing and cooking food
  • Pack up the food into take out boxes

Vooral geschikt voor

Leeftijd 16+

Over het programma

The Soup Kitchen program in Seoul provides an opportunity for volunteers to lend a helping hand by serving food to those in need.

The soup kitchen is only three stations away from the guest house. It is in a dynamic and exciting district with lots of specialized markets always full of life.

The local team is a non-profit organization called “Dail Community” that contributes and gives back to society in various ...

Over het programma

The soup kitchen is only three stations away from the guest house. It is in a dynamic and exciting district with lots of specialized markets always full of life.

The local team is a non-profit organization called “Dail Community” that contributes and gives back to society in various different ways, one of which is the soup kitchen they are running.

As a volunteer in the Soup Kitchen program, you will be part of this initiative to combat hunger and provide free meals to those in need. The soup kitchen typically feeds 800 to 1,000 people every day, and volunteers will have various responsibilities, such as preparing ingredients (chopping & washing food, etc), cooking, serving meals, packing take-out trays, washing dishes, cleaning tables, and the kitchen.

Regardless of the task, the experience of helping to feed hundreds and thousands of people is a truly rewarding experience, which makes a huge difference to peoples lives.

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is a bustling and dynamic metropolis that seamlessly blends modernity with traditional Korean culture. With a population of over 10 million people, Seoul is a vibrant and exciting city that offers endless opportunities for exploration and adventure. Visitors can experience traditional Korean culture by visiting the city’s many historic temples, palaces, and markets, or they can indulge in the city’s vibrant nightlife scene by visiting its many bars, nightclubs, and restaurants. Seoul is also known for its innovative technology, fashion, and music industries, making it a hub of creativity and innovation.

Project Tasks
Lend a helping hand in the soup kitchen
Help to combat hunger
Engage with the local community

Dagelijkse activiteiten


  • Arrive at Incheon International Airport
  • Check-in at the Accommodation
  • Free time
  • Dinner


  • Breakfast at the accommodation (9am)
  • Orientation (10am)
  • Lunch (1pm)
  • Seoul City tour (2pm)
  • Dinner (6pm)

Tuesday ~ Friday

  • Breakfast (8am)
  • Assist at The Soup Kitchen (9am – 12pm)
  • Lunch (12pm)
  • Assist at The Soup ...

Dagelijkse activiteiten


  • Arrive at Incheon International Airport
  • Check-in at the Accommodation
  • Free time
  • Dinner


  • Breakfast at the accommodation (9am)
  • Orientation (10am)
  • Lunch (1pm)
  • Seoul City tour (2pm)
  • Dinner (6pm)

Tuesday ~ Friday

  • Breakfast (8am)
  • Assist at The Soup Kitchen (9am – 12pm)
  • Lunch (12pm)
  • Assist at The Soup Kitchen (1pm – 2pm)
  • Dinner (6pm)


  • Free time
***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***


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This historic palace was built in the 14th century and showcases traditional Korean architecture and culture. Visitors can watch the changing of the guard ceremony, explore the palace grounds and museums, and even rent traditional Korean costumes to wear while ...


Visit Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul

This historic palace was built in the 14th century and showcases traditional Korean architecture and culture. Visitors can watch the changing of the guard ceremony, explore the palace grounds and museums, and even rent traditional Korean costumes to wear while touring.

Hike in Seoraksan National Park

Located in the eastern part of the country, this park is famous for its stunning mountain scenery, including the highest peak in the Taebaek mountain range. Hiking trails range from easy to challenging, and visitors can also enjoy hot springs, temples, and scenic waterfalls.

Explore Jeju Island

This volcanic island off the southern coast of the Korean peninsula is a popular destination for its unique natural beauty and cultural attractions. Visitors can hike up Hallasan Mountain, explore lava caves, relax on the beach, and visit museums showcasing the island’s history and culture.

Experience the nightlife in Hongdae

This trendy neighborhood in Seoul is known for its lively nightlife, street performances, and music venues. Visitors can enjoy shopping, dining, and bar-hopping in the area, and catch performances by local indie musicians and street artists.

Attend a traditional Korean festival

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Visit the DMZ

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a buffer zone between North and South Korea that has become a popular tourist destination. Visitors can take a guided tour to see the Joint Security Area, the Third Tunnel, and other sites that offer a glimpse into the country’s tense history.

Shop at Myeong-dong

This bustling shopping district in Seoul is a must-visit for fashion and beauty enthusiasts. It’s home to a wide range of shops, from high-end luxury brands to street vendors selling trendy accessories and cosmetics.

Visit the Jeonju Hanok Village

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Minimum leeftijd: 16 jaar

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je ten minste 16 jaar te zijn op de startdatum van het programma.


Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (basis niveau)

Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden



Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.


Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door Involvement Volunteers IVI

  • Accommodation
  • 2 meals a day
  • Arrival airport transfer (Sat/Sun arrivals)
  • Filtered drinking water, coffee & tea
  • 1 day orientation
  • Daily transportation to project
  • In country 24/7 support & emergency assistance
  • Fundraising support
  • University course credits (where applicable)
  • Certificate of Completion

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Incheon International Airport

Programs begin every Monday, and volunteers are required to arrive the day prior, for orientation before the project. Your accommodation on the Sunday is included in the program fees.

A free airport pickup is included when arriving to Incheon Airport (ICN). You must arrive from 10:00 to 17:00 on Sunday. If arriving outside the pickup times an extra fee is charged for a private transfer. You can also book an extra night for an additional fee, or make your own way to the accommodation. 


Situated in the lively and youthful heart of Hongdae, Seoul, our accommodation stands out as a modern temple and guesthouse, offering an exceptional Temple stay experience. Set in Seoul's most vibrant district, our unique establishment perfectly balances Buddhist serenity with urban excitement. Guests benefit from close proximity to various amenities, including convenience stores, markets, department stores, and easy access to the airport and downtown areas via public transportation.

Rooms are in dorms of the same gender, with 4-6 people per room. There is air-con, heating, hot showers, wifi, and laundry facilities at ad additional cost.

For an enhanced experience, we also offer morning meditation sessions, allowing guests to begin their day with mindfulness and tranquillity.

The accommodation is located near the subway station and is walking distance to shops, mini-mart, ATM, supermarket, local restaurants, and coffee shops. There are many taxis around so you can easily catch one from the main road to reach your destination of choice in the city's centre. There are nice local cafés, convenience stores, supermarkets, pharmacies and restaurants nearby.

Eten & Drank

You will have 2 meals a day (breakfast and lunch). For dinner, there is a never ending choice of delicious places to eat in Seoul! We take pride in offering breakfast options that cater to all preferences, ranging from traditional Korean temple-style (vegetarian) meals to familiar Western-style dishes.

Please inform us of any allergies you may have or any dietary requirements, so that the team leaders and coordinators are prepared and special arrangements can be made for you.

Internet toegang

Makkelijke toegang op de project site

Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?

Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?

Vlucht tickets

De dichtste luchthaven is Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Zuid-Korea. VIND GOEDKOPE VLUCHTEN


Naar het buitenland reizen is een avontuur en het is best om goed voorbereid te zijn. Plots ziek worden of gewond raken, annulaties of diefstal - een reisverzekering voor Zuid-Korea biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde. KRIJG EEN OFFERTE


Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Zuid-Korea dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Zuid-Korea. VACCINATIE CHECKER

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Program starts every Monday. Arrivals on Sat/ Sun. If arriving on Sat, an extra night is charged.

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1 week (min. verblijf) 1.136€
2 weken 1.743€
3 weken 2.449€
4 weken 3.155€
8 weken 5.977€
12 weken (max. verblijf) 8.799€
Gemiddelde kosten 934€/week


934€ per week 1 - 12 weken Leeftijd 16 - 50+


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Finale betaling

Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door Involvement Volunteers IVI gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

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Involvement Volunteers IVI

Uitstekend 4.8 rating (157 beoordelingen)

NGO - opgericht in 1989

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Gesproken talen: Engels

Over de organisatie

IVI are a non profit org with 28 years experience providing responsible volunteer placements in 15 countries worldwide. We help you connect with inspiring opportunities

Ontmoet je organisatie

Involvement Volunteers International delivers positive social change to developing communities and vulnerable populations through local, national & international volunteering.  Our projects empower the skilled & un-skilled to catalyse the efforts of local partners in creating a better world.


Founded in 1989, IVI is a pioneer of overseas volunteering.  Back when there was no internet and phones were a luxury in many parts of the world, we traveled to developing countries in search of credible NGO's in need of manpower and global volunteer resources.  Some of the many relationships we forged are utilized to this day. 

We are passionate about volunteering and giving back to society and in particular developing communities which are less fortunate than us.  In this way, we combine travelling with volunteering to help people make a positive impact overseas.

All of IVI’s projects have a strong social element at the core.  With more manpower (& womanpower!) we can truly catalyse the efforts of our local partners.  This means you're sure to meet loads of like-minded people from all parts of the world.   This type of experience truly broadens your understanding of the world and yourself, opening your heart to new enlightened ways of thinking .   With your new found travel companions, you'll have plenty of opportunity to explore and have fun!  

Our projects create a unique platform to experience the true heart and soul of a destination rather than simply the tourist areas.   We'll involve you in meaningful & responsible volunteer work that really benefits the local communities.

As a non profit org, we are not motivated by shareholder profits.  Our fee structure is fully transparent to ensure volunteers hard earned money is going directly to the areas where it is most needed.  It is vitally important to us that the presence of volunteers has a positive and sustainable impact on the local communities we work with.   

We charge a one off US$275 application fee per volunteer to cover the running of IVI including administration overheads, project inspection costs, marketing, and salaries.

The program fee starts at $150 p/week and goes straight to the in country management to cover arrival airport transfers, on the ground coordination, orientation, accommodation, meals, in country 24/7 project support, project development, donations and related administration costs.   

In comparison to many of our competitors, our programs are incredible value.

With approx 80-90% of our volunteers being single young female travelers, volunteer safety is of the utmost importance.  All of our projects include a dedicated 24/7 in-country management support contact as well as a dedicated placement manager pre/post journey.  This ensures you will be cared for every step of the way.    The local teams are highly experienced and qualified to manage emergency situations.

All IVI projects have been personally inspected to ensure the standards meet necessary guidelines for quality and safety.  In addition, we monitor and maintain communication with local embassies to oversee potential issues in order to notify volunteers and their families accordingly.   

Our Australian team are available 24/7 and only a phone call away.

Our responsibility also extends to the local people which is why volunteers working in childcare related fields must provide a criminal background check before they travel.   Our ultimate goal is the long term development of the communities we work with, hence we work closely with our local partners to ensure that projects are needs driven and sustainable. 


From your very first inquiry, right through to your welcome home, you'll have the same dedicated volunteer manager at every stage.  We are experts in the field and will provide you in depth insights about what to expect and how to prepare to ensure you have an amazing experience overseas.  Every project includes a detailed welcome pack which provides all aspects needed such as in country contacts, what to pack, cultural values, basic language guides and much much more.   

On arrival at your destination, you'll be greeted by one of our in-country team and in many cases 1 week orientation is provided to help ease you into the way of life and ensure you're equipped with the right customs to ensure a successful volunteer abroad experience.  

Volunteering abroad is quite possibly the most rewarding experience you will have in your life!   We know this not only through our own experiences, but through the testimonies from thousands of volunteers we have successfully placed worldwide over 27+ years in operation.  Volunteering overseas is not only rewarding.   It's fun!   You're meeting new people, you're seeing new sights, and you're expanding your understanding of yourself and the world.  You're experiencing something real and life changing in many ways...  


157 beoordelingen · rating4.8

johanna Knapen rating5

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Jennifer Steinborm rating4.4

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From the first day in Fiji I felt incredibly welcome there! Mere and Masi were very helpful from the start and showed me everything. I enjoyed working with the women at the Lovu HART Village at the office and when kindergarten started I loved seeing the kids every day and helping them where I could. ..
I can’t express enough how much Meki, Tima and Paulina took care of me. They would even fan me when I was eating and if I was lying on the front deck (anywhere I was actually if they thought it was needed😆) I’ve never been fanned before😆 Sitting up the head of the table being fanned and ...
Volunteering in Fiji was truly a life-changing experience. It was so fulfilling to interact and connect with the youth in the villages and schools. I enjoyed teaching the children how to wash their hands and brush their teeth in the schools. The kids were so eager to learn and they couldn't stop ...
Gabriele Heumann rating4.8

2024 at Nutrition & Public Health Outreach Assistant

Vielen Dank für die tolle Erfahrung. Ein besonderes Lob für Carrun, ich würde es gerne immer wieder machen. Dankeschön auch am Marie und Masi tolle Gastfamilie. Ich kann sie nur weiterempfehlen ...


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