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CVTD Viet Nam

Daycare Assistant For Children With Special Needs

Volunteer travel to Hanoi and help disabled students in Phuc Tue caring center

About Us

We are CVTD (Center for International Cooperation and Vietnam Talent Development) - a NGO, non-profit volunteer organization based in Hanoi, Vietnam, which was founded since 2012. We operate mainly in the fields of education, community eco-tourism and support of business startup. CVTD is a member of the Vietnam Scientific Association for Development of Talents – Human Resources, with the support from Erasmus Ka2+ by European Union funding.

Our goal is to create short and long-term International Voluntary Projects to assist in long lasting community development, education and community eco-tourism; to exchange and explore cultures; broaden experiences and improve skills between Vietnamese volunteers and international volunteers. And our purpose is linking people all over the World and helping develop human resource for sustainable development of the society.

Program Aims

CVTD offers care, education, career advice and vocational training for mentally and physically impaired children. Our mission is to care for, educate, restore mental health, teach, and guide disabled individuals to enable them to find suitable jobs, build self-confidence and become more independent in their everyday lives. As they are absorbed into the community, their burden on their families in particular, and society as a whole, will diminish. Besides early grade academic lessons, educational programs include physical education and therapy, yoga, painting and poetry.

Suitable for

Wheel Chairs

Typical day

Working hours: 8:30 am - 4.00 pm (Mon - Fri) with a lunch from 11.00 - 2.00 pm)


     Applying physiotherapy to children in need

     Playing with the children.

     Feeding the children during lunch time.

     Working in the kitchen garden, providing veggies for the children’s meals


Fundraising & collecting books and second hand clothes and shoes for the children.

Program Requirements

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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Health Declaration
Criminal Background Check
Education Requirements
community at college level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Having experience in (para)medical work (preferably physiotherapy)
Having experience in working with children with a disability.
Being patient with oneself and others
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 16:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at CVTD Viet Nam are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

We have city-tour and culture exchange activities between volunteer, staff and student every weekend. The Volunteers will have time to experience local food, cultural exchange and travel around through interaction with the local people. Cost of this programme is from $1 to 100$ per person.


Included Services

What's included?

Volunteer service includes the following:

- Accommodation: Volunteers will be living in the CVTD’s volunteer house in Me Tri Ha Village, which is covinient with The Garden shopping center, BigC Supermarket, many hotels, 5 stars - JW Marriott Hotel , restaurants, bars, coffee shops, or Lotte cinema and Keangnam Landmark 72 – the highest building in Vietnam with 10 minutes walk, or My Dinh National Stadium, The National Conference Center, Hanoi Museum , Korean town… with 5 minutes walk.


++ The house contains a large living room, two bedrooms with two bathrooms, hot water in bathroom, and air conditioner in bedroom (from 10:00PM to 8:00AM in summer), a kitchen and a beautyful courtyard.

++ Volunteers share their rooms with other volunteers, using bunk beds

++ There is full internet connection in the accommodation.

++ The centre is approximately 45 minutes away from Hanoi's Old Quarter by bus, which only costs 7.000 VND for one way ($0,30). 


- Meals: Two meals per day (Lunch and dinner). We do not supply breakfast, but we have full kitchen facilities which you are free to use. And do not meals outside the volunteer house (Example: No lunch, when you go to Phuc Tue Center).


- Transport from CVTD’s volunteer house to the center by bus.

- Airport pick-up / drop-off at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi.

- Various scenic visits with students.


- CVTD’s staff is available 24/7 by Online/Telephone or in person to support and guide you. It is extremely safe in Vietnam and there is really nothing to concern about. 


(*) Not included:

- Flight tickets

- Visa application fee in home country

- Insurance of any kind. Participants are required to obtain adequate the Travel insurance, Health insurance, etc.,

- Personal items (toothpaste, towels, shampoo, shower gel, soap…).

- Travel during the program and after the formal program is completed

- Stipend – this is a volunteer project, the volunteer will receive no allowance or stipend

Airport Pickup at Noibai International

Our Ms. Mai from CVTD will be waiting for you outside the airport building. As you exit the door, you will see a column on your right just before the cubicle where passengers can book a taxi. She will be standing next to the column holding a placard ‘CVTD WELCOMES ……………….” Flight you up at that time at Noi Bai Airport.


You will be accommodated in CVTD’s volunteer house, situated next to green rice fields with lots of fresh air.The volunteer house consists of a large living room, four big (shared) bedrooms with balcony and air conditioner, an extra (‘activity’) room, four bathroom with hot water, toilet and a kitchen.There’s free wifi connectivity (so bring your laptop or iPad!) and free washing machine. There’s place for 6-8 volunteers at a time.

Guest Family Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

Meals – two meals per day (include: lunch and dinner). We do not supply breakfast, but we have full kitchen facilities which you are free to use

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.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
8 weeks
12 weeks
24 weeks
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees

You can volunteer at the project site in Hanoi/Viet Nam between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. CVTD Viet Nam will let you know about the final price during your application process.
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 must be made up to 30 days before to the volunteer program starts. This payment is also securely handled by PayPal or credit card.

Get ready to volunteer in Viet Nam

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Viet Nam. Please check the visa regulations for Viet Nam.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Viet Nam and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Viet Nam.
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Viet Nam.

What's next?

The nearest airport is Noibai International (HAN) in Hanoi. We assist you to find cheap flights to Viet Nam.
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 Viet Nam provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Viet Nam you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Viet Nam.
What can you do in leisure-time in Viet Nam while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Hanoi, 10000 Hanoi, Viet Nam

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