The Mighty Roar

Local Assistant for Teaching

Tianyar, Indonesia show on map

Come and enjoy the picturesque Bali where you will help children to learn English and improve their futures.

This rewarding project really makes a difference within the community in Tianyar, a traditional fishing village. Established in 2008, the centre is 100% run and owned by the locals, it has been developed with assistance of volunteers from around the world and is a non-profit organisation.

With the main aim of teaching English for free, the children attend our classes as well as their normal government run education. You, along with other volunteers will focus on providing a fun and enjoyable experience, where the children can further progress their English.

You will plan and teach fun and interactive lessons that develop the children’s confidence and conversational skills that will make a huge difference to those less fortunate.

Although English is taught as standard within government run schools, the lack of facilities and an old fashioned curriculum means children lack the support and resources they need.

Typical day

Our English teaching classes run from Monday to Thursday with two shifts per day. Morning classes run from 8 – 10am and the afternoon classes from 2 – 5pm.

Throughout your day you will be teaching different groups of classes, with children aged between 6 and 17 years old. Some of the activities throughout your volunteering time will include:

  • Assisting the local teachers with lessons
  • Lead your own classes  (once familiar with everything)
  • Fully plan your interactive and fun lessons
  • Get creative with arts and crafts, singing and dancing
  • Play a range of sports and games – just dont get to competitive!
  • Teach the children basic life skills and environmental awareness
  • Help with various tasks around the centre; including cleaning

Details on Arrival

Start dates are the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month


You should arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS) on Saturday between 6am and 10pm.

Days 1-2 (Saturday) – Arrival & Ubud

A member of our local team will be waiting for you in arrivals holding a named sign. You will be taken to our accommodation in Ubud where you will be spending the weekend. 

Free-time activities

At the weekends you can explore or head out on The Mighty Roar weekend trip to the Gili Islands, a tiny group of three untouched paradise islands that just have to be seen! Just an hour by speed boat from Bali, you will be greeted with crystal clear waters, abundant coral reefs, spectacular marine life at arms reach and tranquil white sandy beaches.

Water Sports
Swimming
Sightseeing
Diving/Snorkling
Hiking
Yoga/Meditation

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) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
Fluent at English level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 17:00

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Families
Groups
50+

Included Services

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Before your journey

Profound consulting and ongoing support (free)
The Mighty Roar (your host organization) provides consulting and is keen to answer all your questions. Once you reserved your spot, you will receive the contact details of your volunteer project.
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On-site services

Services by The Mighty Roar

Prices include the registration fee of $179

Airport pickup, accommodation and food & drink are included in the fees.

Airport Pickup at Ngurah Rai International Airport

You should arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS) on Saturday between 6am and 10pm where a member of our local team will be waiting for you in arrivals holding a named sign.

Accommodation

During your time in Bali, you will be staying in our volunteer accommodation in the traditional fishing village of Tianyar. With the beautiful coastline just a 20 second walk, you will spend most of your time taking in the beautiful sights, relaxing on the beach and swimming in the clear blue sea!

You will be sharing your spacious bedroom with up to 2 other volunteers, with single beds and a shared western style bathroom. You will be able to escape the heat with ceiling fans and also take advantage of the free Wi-Fi that is provided – although it can be intermittent.

Dorm Room
Food & Beverages

All meals are provided at the volunteer house and are included within the programme fee. Meals are aimed to be as varied as possible across the week and you can expect some of the following meals:

Breakfast – Pancakes, omelettes, toast, eggs, fresh fruits
Lunch – Fried rice, soup, noodles
Dinner – Rice, chicken, fish

We can cater for vegetarians with advanced notice

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Denpasar. We assist you to find cheap flights to Indonesia.
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 Indonesia provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Indonesia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Indonesia.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$852.00
5 weeks
$968.00
6 weeks
$1,083.00
7 weeks
$1,199.00
9 weeks
$1,430.00
11 weeks
$1,661.00
24 weeks (max. stay)
$3,164.00
Average fees
$172.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Tianyar/Indonesia between 4 weeks and 24 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. The Mighty Roar will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Crowdfunding Service
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Indonesia.
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 will be agreed with The Mighty Roar during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
  Asia South-Eastern Asia Indonesia  Tianyar, TMR Accommodation

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