Teaching English & Cultural Exchange

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High­lights

The chance to meet new people and make friends. The opportunity to help others
A meaningful fun experience.
Work and life experience. Live abroad, Learn new skills, Impact the lives of others. Higher self-confidence.
Explore a beautiful country and discover the rich cultures
Volunteer certificate & recommendation letter
Building Community through teaching English, exchanging cultures and giving charity with VCV Vietnam. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Groepen
50+

At VCV we believe that education is fundamental to sustainable development, therefore our aim is to create an open and fair learning environment for all our students. At many universities in Vietnam, students learn a lot of English grammar but rarely learn to correctly engage in real conversation. Once they graduate, they have difficulties finding employment in the best paying jobs, because these jobs often require high English language skills.

VCV offers projects in  Hanoi center. Every year, hundreds of volunteers join our projects in teaching English and joining outdoor activities and make an unforgettable experience volunteering, cultural exchange, cuisine exploring and charity for homeless. We are proud of the positive impact that we have on enhancing the lives of both the volunteers and the students who learn English with us.

We are welcoming and enjoy helping Volunteers anytime in our volunteer home. Our students will become your tour guide. You will have lots of meaningful time to meet many amazing people, discovering Vietnamese culture, traditions all whilst sampling traditional Vietnamese foods. This will be a great chance for you to integrate into local people’s lives and traditions

1. Help with teaching English in our non-profit classes in Hanoi center.

     1.1. Teach English to kid in Hanoi centre.

  • Age: 5-15 years old.
  • Class size: 6-20.
  • Material: detailed lesson plan, list of games, whiteboard, flash cards (4-8 years old).
  • Throughout your class, our Vietnamese-speaking assistant will be on hand to help you explain lesson plans to the children. 
  • The children are very nice, enthusiastic and eager to learn.
  • They have some experience with learning English previously.

     1.2. Teach English to adult in Hanoi centre (at VCV Community classroom) and University - Help for at least 3 months and the volunteers must be over 22 years old and hold a bachelor degree.

  • Age: 16+ years old.
  • Class size: 6-30.
  • Material: general lesson plan, list of games, whiteboard and computer.
  • Throughout your class, our Vietnamese teaching-assistant will be on hand to help you explain lesson plans to the beginner students. 
  •  Help with pronunciation, speaking, listening.
  •  The students are enthusiastic learners, very friendly and always eager to help out our volunteers.

2.      Help students practicing English with FREE activities surrounds in Hanoi.

Besides teaching students inside the class we aim to increase their confidence, conversational abilities and skills in the workplace. This is done by having a cultural exchange between volunteers and students, including kids and adults on Sundays (which are optional for volunteers to attend). We focus on activities such as free talk, picnic, team building, day trip, charity, food tour, etc. This is a great way to share experience, explore Vietnam and participate in cultural exchanges through the local people, foods, and customs. It is also the perfect opportunity if you have any work experiences/skills to share with the students. They also are happy to share with your local culture.

 

Dagelijkse activiteiten

Our teaching schedule arranges in the morning, afternoon and evening. Each of classroom is from 45 minutes, 90 minutes or 120 minutes. However, the volunteer does not teach all these classes per day. You only have 2-3 morning classroom or/and 1-2 afternoon classrooms and/or 3-4 evening classrooms in randomly. Typically, you have 1-3 classes per day, 5 days per week and the volunteer no work more than 20 hours per week. Time preparing for your classes and making lesson plans is not included within this time. The time it takes you to prepare is outside those hours, which usually takes approximately an additional hour a day. Every week, you have 2 days off to explore Hanoi or relax. Sometime, we arrange 2-3 days off in a line and the volunteer is able to travel other areas.

We also host an optional outing once - twice per week with the adult students to encourage casual conversation and friendships. In your spare time, you can explore the city and surround Hanoi.

 

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

In our safe area, you can get almost everything you want and you also have lots of free time to explore Hanoian Cultures as well as others famous places, such as Halong Bay, Cat Ba island, Ninh Binh, Sapa, Moc Chau, Mai Chau, etc. Surrounding our area are lots of gyms, yoga center, bowling, a swimming pool, etc.

There are two nice cinemas ($3.5 for a ticket), restaurants, and lovely coffee shops with different styles ($1-2 per a drink).

Only a 5 minute walk to the bus station to get to Old Town and around Hanoi ($0.4 for a ticket), or 20-minute walk to the bus station to catch the bus/car to travel around Vietnam. 30 minutes by motorbike or 60 minutes by bus to the Old Quarter and around Hanoi.

Close to the National Sports Stadium (My Dinh stadium). Nearby is Hanoi museum and National Convention Center.

 

Klimmen
Concert/
Muziek
Duiken/
Snorkelen
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Safari/
Zoo
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Bezienswaardigheden
Sport
Zwemmen
Watersport
Yoga/
Meditatie

Voor­waarden

Om deel te nemen aan het programma dien je tenminste 18 jaar oud te zijn op de startdatum van het programma. Er kunnen uitzonderingen gemaakt worden indien je een bewijs van toestemming kan aantonen van uw wettelijke voogd(en) of samen met je ouders deelneemt.
Taalkennis
Je dient over volgende taalkennis te beschikken Engels (vloeiend)
Bewijs van goed gedrag en zeden
verplicht
Opleidingsvereisten
op High school niveau
Vereiste documenten
You attach your CV to apply, You fill out our volunteer application form after receiving it, You send us your own video recording, We arrange a video call, We reject your application or make an offer, You send your passport's photo, We send our acceptance letter with a stamp to your email en Done
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
VCV seeks English speaking volunteers from all over the world who are social, friendly, funny and responsible. We also would like volunteers who are easy going, and talkative to help create a friendly family-like environment around the dinner table.
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag van 14:30 - 20:30

Diensten ingesloten

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Noi Bai International Airport

After receiving the details of your arrival, include the flight number. We will arrange a taxi driver to pick you up at the airport. You will pay for the driver directly (~12 US dollars). Or you can choose to order a taxi via the popular App named: Grab or Be in Vietnam.

Accomodatie
Where will I live?

All volunteers will live in the volunteer apartment/house in exchange for teaching. The apartment/house is located in the Nam Từ Liêm district of Hanoi. It is outside the old busy city centre, but within Hanoi new centre. It is a quiet area of town.

The apartment is located in a very safe complex with a big courtyard surrounded by a lot of cafes and a corner store. Within a 5-10 min walk are: a local park, banks, grocery stores, a local market, clinic, pharmacy, malls, gym, yoga centre, movie theatre, bowling, swimming pool, bus stop, etc. The VCV Community Classroom is in the volunteer's apartment/house.

The house is located in a safe and quiet area too. There are three different floors. The first floor uses for coffee which runs by our partner. The cost is from 1.0-2.0 USA dollars per tea/coffee/smoothies, juice, etc. The second floor uses for teaching/watching TV/preparing lesson plan/ etc,... The third floor uses for sleeping with three bedrooms. 

What amenities will be made available?

The apartment comes with WiFi, laundry, hot water, AC, & TV. The volunteer apartment is co-ed and will have three to four volunteers per room, with a maximum of twelve people (including volunteers and Vietnamese) living in the apartment/house. Each volunteer will get their own bed with blankets and pillows. There are two washrooms with showers and toilets.

Slaapzaal
Eten & Drank

At the apartment, we have a chef and she cooks for VCV's volunteers. The volunteers have two main meals a day: lunch and dinner. Breakfast is usually light — coffee, tea, eggs & fruits. Lunch & dinner will be served family style for all of the volunteers, together in VCV's apartment. Meals are mainly local foods like: noodles, spring rolls, fried rice, curries, soups, and veggies. We are accommodating for vegetarians, vegans or those with food allergies.

At the house, we provide stipends based on the cost of food in this area. You will buy your meals or food to cook by yourself or cook with our homestay students

Internet toegang
Makkelijke toegang op de project site
Wat is er NIET inbegrepen?
Visum, vluchten, reisverzekering en vaccinaties zijn NIET inbegrepen in de programmakosten.
Vlucht tickets
De dichtste luchthaven is Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) in Hanoi. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Vietnam.
Reisverzekering
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 Vietnam biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Vietnam dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Vietnam.

Data & Kosten

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Please ask us, we would like to provide you with which dates are available. It would be better if you could arrive at our volunteer apartment/house on Wednesdays or Thursdays. For your first one or two days, we will arrange you to join other volunteers' classrooms and learn from them. Then you will join our social activity at the weekend as well as get some teaching help from us. 

The last day should be on Saturdays when you have time to pack your stuff.

We would like to help you with the transport information before you arrive. Arrival time: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM (by Vietnam time, UTC/GMT +7 hours)

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
4 - 26 weken

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Garantie op terugbetaling
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Onze diensten zijn gratis!
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