English Teacher for Hill Tribe Children

by V4D

Provide participants a meaningful program combined with ecological tourism, enabling hill tribe people to take full advantage of employment

Join the adventure through the Northeast of Vietnam to experience an unparalleled opportunity to discover a hidden corner of Vietnam. Beginning with a drive through spectacular sceneries with visits to markets of mountain tribes, villages and historic sites, you will enjoy and experience the region's unique culture. The region is famous for it’s vivid and diversified culture and tribal heritage. Enjoy breathtaking views of hills, mountains and rich flora and fauna.

Despite Northeast Vietnam’s natural beauty, immersive economic growth and tourism, the hill tribe are still living under very poor conditions and many are still uneducated.  They face a number of constraints making them unable to fully address the issue of sustainable rural development.

The villages, activities, vulnerable groups, visiting place & homestay accommodation have been carefully chosen through a rigorous selection process, ensuring you have a great opportunity to share your talents, creativity, and compassion. 

Suitable for


Typical day

Daily Tasks

Organizing English and life skills lessons for rural kid

Work Hours

You will coorperate with local program coordinators to work for around 5 hours per day from Monday to Thursday, leaving you long weekends to explore Ha Giang and the surrounding areas.

Work Surrounding

Located 320km to the north of Hanoi on the border with China, In many traveler’s eye, Ha Giang is the most attractive destination in the country, with the rocky plateau at Dong Van, the love market at Khau Vai, Heaven's Gate over the Quan Ba Pass and the friendly, colourful ethnic groups. Ha Giang province is the last to open to tourism and offers some of the most striking sceneries in Vietnam. Virgin forests, natural fortress mountains sculpted into terraces, rock formations plateaus split by breathtaking canyons. These majestic landscapes shelter the largest diversity of ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Where keep pure landscapes and cultures than Sapa so you can explore the real life and natural landscapes in Ethnic minorities in Ha Giang like H'mong people.The area did not feel at all “touristy”. In that way it is entirely unlike Sapa. There is also virtually nothing to buy and no one is selling anything to tourists (unlike Sapa)We are highly recommended and please visit it before it becomes too popular! Every corner of the province is worth spending time to visit.

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
22 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Education Requirements
Any at University level
Required Documents
CV and Application form
Other Skills
Strong inter-personal skills, and experiences in working with a wide variety of people
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 09:00 - 16:30

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Free-time activities

It is time to be real motorbike diver if you want and it is time to get experience on two wheels first hand, get along small, windy and snaking roads in the mountains, where a beautiful region, full of legends,
The most famous rocky area of Ha Giang is Dong Van Rock Plateau, which is recognized by UNESCO as one of 77 geological parks in the world. Lung Cu hamlet lying inside Dong Van Rock Plateau is another indispensible destination as it marks the very northern tip of Vietnam by Lung Cu Flag Tower on Dragon Mountain.
Not only that, Ha Giang is a venue of fanciful natural caves such as Phuong Thien Cave, Chui Cave, Fairy Cave and Swallow Cave. Although all the caves offer wonderful scenery with fantastic shapes of stalactites, each one has its own story and traits. For example, legend says that fairies used to bath in Fairy Stream inside Fairy Cave which is the source of its name.
Ha Giang is also well-known for its magnificent forests in which there are more than 1,000 species of good woods, drug trees as well rare animals like tigers, peacock or pangolin.



What's included?
Volunteer Program Fee Includes
Accommodation & 3 meals per day during orientation and entire program time
Onsite Coordinator
24 hour emergency assistance
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.

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Airport Pickup

Our program coordinator will pick you up in airport with a small board " Welcome (your name)" then take you to program site


An Eco-guesthouse with many differen kind of room, single, twin room are very clean, full wifi access. A organic garden and tea house near by.

Guest Family Guesthouse
Food & Beverages

Local food vegetarian & non-vegetarian foods are availble. Volunteers are often do cooking with their students in kitchen's students' here

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
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50 weeks (max. stay)

You can volunteer at the project site in Ha giang/Viet Nam between 4 weeks and 50 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. V4D will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
Deposit (20%)
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Final Payment (80%)
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.

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Cao Bo tea House, Vi Xuyen district, Ha Giang province, 29000 Ha giang, Viet Nam