Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality

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High­lights

Contribute to sustainable women’s empowerment initiatives
Visit iconic landmarks like the Royal Palace or the National Museum of Cambodia,
Make a serious and sustainable difference in the lives of girls and women in the local community
Experience Cambodia and live like the locals do
In your free time you can travel north to explore the grand Angor Wat temple, the largest religious monument in the world!
Contribute to sustainable and long-term gender equality initiatives in Siem Reap, a charming riverside town in Cambodia. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Leeftijd 18+
Alleenstaanden
Koppels
Families
Groepen
50+
Contribute to sustainable and long-term gender equality initiatives in Siem Reap, a bustling city in Cambodia. Our program aims to sustainably equip these women with the necessary skills and tools to help eradicate poverty and increase education levels throughout the country in the long term.

Teach English lessons and life-skills workshops to help the women develop personally and professionally. Your contribution will play a significant role in increasing the local women’s access to education while improving their employment opportunities and quality of life. This program is aligned with a number of UN Sustainable Development Goals, with Goal #5 – Gender Equality being the main objective.

Siem Reap itself is a tranquil town with many attractions to offer including great views of the Mekong River and wide boulevards lined by restaurants, cafe’s and colourful colonial buildings. You can also visit the local freshwater seafood market which boasts all types of delicacies from juicy snails to fresh fish and shrimp.

Increasing Employability: Pre Departure Program Training:

Our programs are not only life-changing experiences but are also designed to help participants increase their employability. We have developed a curriculum to be completed prior to arrival in the country in order to ensure that more time is dedicated to program work once you commence your volunteer program. 


Eight weeks prior to your start date, you will complete the following online courses in preparation for your in-country program:

  • PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION (1 hour)
  • PROGRAM SPECIFIC TRAINING (1 - 5 hours)
  • OPTIONAL: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COURSE (10 - 15 hours)

In order to obtain a certificate for the Community Development course which is endorsed by the University of Richmond and UNC Charlotte, you will need to complete quizzes & assignments and will be given 4 weeks post program to submit your work. 


If you are looking to travel in less than 8 weeks from now, you will still complete the course however this will be done in country and all content will need to be downloaded before arrival. 

Health & Hygiene:

The work we contribute to across the globe remains important and new measures allow our participants to continue to join our programs and continue impacting positively on their world and the communities we work with. Changes to our existing protocols have been made by our health and hygiene team to strengthen our health and hygiene protocols and ensure that international standard safeguards are in place to protect our participants, staff and host communities. Please inquire for more information on the protocols. 

Dagelijkse activiteiten

From Monday to Friday volunteers will be teaching one of our mixed English classes for the local community.  Depending on which classes you teach, you may work with children from local villages, young adults hoping to better their employment through learning English, our local monk students or local businesses hoping to improve the skills of their staff members. 

As part of this programme, volunteers will also be responsible for planning and leading workshops, training or classes all geared towards improving gender inequality.

Volunteers will be guaranteed training in women's empowerment as well as at least one workshop which you will lead that focuses on this topic. The rest of your day will be spent providing capacity to our other classes. Volunteers will have a busy day and will undertake a variety of tasks so must remain flexible.

As a volunteer you will be able to introduce the topic of women's empowerment to many of our students who will not have discussed such a concept before. You will receive training based on research by past participants on women and their position in Cambodia. 
Volunteers will also be able to work with a whole host of women: from all backgrounds and ages providing a truly diverse experience.

Vrijetijdsactiviteiten

Spend your evenings cycling along the magnificent Mekong river and round the neighboring islands of Koh Penh and Koh Thmey or pick up freshly made coconut pancakes along the bustling riverside promenade. On weekends practice the art of getting lost in the splendor of Kampong Cham’s rural beauty with its many medieval temples and stunning mosques.

If you can travel further afield visit the capital city of Phnom Penh to enjoy the electric atmosphere of the bustling riverside, visit the sprawling markets or immerse yourself in the history of the Khmer Rouge with its sights and museums. Travel south down to the many spectacular islands off the Southern tip of Cambodia where you can spend the weekend island hoping to enjoy the stunning beaches, trek through uninhabited jungle or practice your snorkeling and explore the underwater world. Travel north and you will find the 12th century temple ruins from the Khmer Empire, the famous Angkor Wat.

We also now include cultural/local experiences. These experiences will take place once every 4 weeks. 

These may include:
  • Learn to cook local Combodian Dishes
  • Visit a 9th century temple with a tuk tuk
  • Join a chanting session with monks
  • Bike around Siem Reap's traditional countryside
  • Visit one of Siem Reap's floating villages
  • Learn how HeroRATs detect landmines
  • Take an ox cart ride through rice paddies
  • Sleep under the stars alongside Asian elephants 
 
Klimmen
Duiken/
Snorkelen
Wandelen
Museum/
Opera
Safari/
Zoo
Shoppen/
Souvenirs
Bezienswaardigheden
Sport
Zwemmen
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
Medical Form
Nationaliteitsbeperkingen
Geen beperkingen. Helpende handen van over de hele wereld zijn welkom.
Andere vaardigheden
Advanced English Skills required
Tijdsinzet
Uw helpende hand wordt verwacht op maandag, dinsdag, woensdag, donderdag en vrijdag

Diensten ingesloten

Diensten door GVI

What's Included: 

  • 24-hour emergency phone
  • 24-hour in-country support
  • Access to Alumni Services and Discounts
  • Airport pick-up (unless otherwise stated)
  • All necessary project equipment and materials
  • All necessary project training by experienced staff provided online 8 weeks prior to start: 
    • PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION (1 hour)
    • PROGRAM SPECIFIC TRAINING (1 - 5 hours)
    • OPTIONAL: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COURSE (10 - 15 hours)
  • Certification and summary of training and experience received
  • Location orientation
  • Long term experienced staff
  • Meals while on project (except on work placements for long term internships)
  • Safe and basic accommodations (usually shared)
  • Welcome meeting
What's Not Included:
  • Additional drinks and gratuities
  • Extra local excursions
  • Flights
  • International and domestic airport taxes
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Personal items and toiletries
  • Police or background check
  • Visa costs (where necessary)

Afhaal aan de luchthaven op Siem Reap International Airport
There are many international flights to Siem Reap International Airport (REP). We are located in the city of Siem Reap, which is roughly a 20-minute drive from the airport. Airport pick-ups can be arranged from 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM on your project start date, please request this from your support coordinator. Volunteers will meet on the evening of their project start date at our guesthouse where you will be staying.  Departure: Saturday morning you will be transferred back to Siem Reap International Airport.
Accomodatie
Accommodation is in shared rooms (usually same sex unless otherwise requested) with shared bathroom facilities. We will provide bedding (sheets, pillows, pillowcases) and towels. There is running water available for showers and flush toilets are available.
Slaapkamer (Dubbel)
Eten & Drank
Both western and Khmer food is available at our guesthouse restaurant and vegetarians can be accommodated. For breakfast you can expect a choice of eggs, bread, fruit and cereal. For lunch and dinner khmer dishes consisting of noodles, rice, and curries are available as well as western dishes such as sandwiches, burgers and pasta. There are many cafes and restaurants in the local area and you are free to go out for additional meals at your own expense.
Internet toegang
Beperkte 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 Siem Reap International Airport (REP) in Siem Reap. We assisteren u met het vinden van goedkope vluchten naar Cambodja.
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 Cambodja biedt zekerheid en is een meerwaarde.
Vaccinaties
Als je de intentie hebt om als vrijwilliger aan de slag te gaan in Cambodja dien je eerst medisch advies in te winnen alvorens je eropuit trekt. Kijk de benodigde vaccinaties na voor Cambodja.

Data & Kosten

GEEN CREDITCARDKOSTEN

Gegevens over jouw aankomst

Due to the current situation you have the flexibility of changing the destination and start dates for this program at no extra cost.

2022
  • 08 Jan 2022
  • 22 Jan 2022
  • 05 Feb 2022
  • 19 Feb 2022
  • 05 Mar 2022
  • 19 Mar 2022
  • 02 Apr 2022
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  • 28 May 2022
  • 11 Jun 2022
  • 25 Jun 2022
  • 09 Jul 2022
  • 23 Jul 2022
  • 06 Aug 2022
  • 20 Aug 2022
  • 03 Sep 2022
  • 17 Sep 2022
  • 01 Oct 2022
  • 15 Oct 2022
  • 29 Oct 2022
  • 12 Nov 2022
  • 26 Nov 2022
  • 10 Dec 2022
  • 24 Dec 2022
2023
  • 07 Jan 2023
  • 21 Jan 2023
  • 04 Feb 2023
  • 18 Feb 2023
  • 04 Mar 2023
  • 18 Mar 2023
  • 01 Apr 2023
  • 15 Apr 2023
  • 29 Apr 2023
  • 13 May 2023
  • 27 May 2023
  • 10 Jun 0203
  • 24 Jun 2023
  • 08 Jul 2023
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  • 05 Aug 2023
  • 19 Aug 2023
  • 02 Sep 2023
  • 16 Sep 2023
  • 30 Sep 2023
  • 14 Oct 2023
  • 28 Oct 2023
  • 11 Nov 2023
  • 25 Nov 2023
  • 09 Dec 2023
  • 23 Dec 2023

Beschikbaarheid
jan. feb. mrt. apr. mei jun. jul. aug. sep. okt. nov. dec.
Duurtijd
1 - 12 weken

Programmakosten

Kosten: Prijs in USD
1 week (min. verblijf)
$1.881
2 weken
$2.214
4 weken
$2.880
6 weken
$3.435
8 weken
$4.157
10 weken
$4.712
12 weken (max. verblijf)
$5.211
Gemiddelde kosten
$1.158 /week

De organisatie rekent haar tarieven in EUR. De prijstabel in USD is onderhevig aan valutaschommelingen. GVI zal je op de hoogte houden over de finale kostprijs gedurende uw aanmeldprocedure.
Waarborg (15%)
De waarborg dient om je plek als vrijwilliger te verzekeren. Betalingen worden door PayPal behandeld, onze betrouwbare betalingsprovider. Indien je niet over een PayPal account beschikt, kan je ook met een credit kaart betalen.
Finale betaling (85%)
Uw finale betaling zal worden goedgekeurd door GVI gedurende de aanmeld procedure. Veel voorkomende oplossingen zijn een banktransfer of contante betaling op de projectsite.

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Kwaliteitsgarantie
Hoge ethische standaarden & transparantie in de sociale impact
Flex-optie
Wijzig jouw reservatie zonder extra meerkost
Garantie op terugbetaling
We betalen je kosten terug als GVI jouw reis annuleert
Ondersteuning & tussenkomst
Wij steunen je, wat er ook gebeurt, je kan altijd contact opnemen met ons
Onze diensten zijn gratis!
Alle programmakosten worden rechtstreeks gefactureerd door GVI

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Women's Empowerment & Gender Equality

Contribute to sustainable and long-term gender equality initiatives in Siem Reap, a charming riverside town in Cambodia.

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