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Alliance Nepal

Teacher in a Learning Center

Pokhara, Nepal

Alliance Nepal is offering a once in a lifetime volunteer and internship experience in Nepal .

About the Program

Volunteers will help to improve the student’s pronunciation, assist in managing their homework, organize games and other activities in the learning center, and help to improve the children's listening and speaking skills. Hours can vary depending on the institution where the volunteer is placed and the hours that the volunteer wishes to work.

As a volunteer in center will give you the opportunity to teach and help students who are eager to learn and improve their abilities in English and other subjects. The students will also benefit from cultural exchange and different teaching techniques. Your main role will be to help for study, however you may have the opportunity to assist in other school activities such as sports and extra curricular projects. 

At the center there will  be around 10  to 20  kids   to  study and  get support  on  their  study through volunteers. All  the  families are very  poor and could not  arrange  the extra  tuition class  for the children.They  come  to  the center  early in  the morning and in thee evening. We provide the materials  for   the kids who comes to study  and it   is  helping  a lot  for  the  students  on their study.

All   the parents  are illiterate and  could not   support on  their kids study  at  the  home. volunteers can  bring  some story  books with  them and any  school  materials.

On  our  experiences volunteers  are  involving  with the kids  and there were  enjoying with  the kids. Mostly these placements are in the  village around Pokhara.These centers  are   at  the host families  where are the  volunteers   are staying.

Depending upon the need, volunteers may be asked to assist in other  extra curricular activities like sports. Your teaching focus will be:

  • Speaking, listening, writing
  • Simple vocabulary, simple sentences like greetings, colors, the Alphabet, numbers, time directions
  • Very basic grammar • English (4-5 hours a day) in class
  • Organizing games, drawing, singing, dancing, and other creative education and extra curricular activities
  • Helping kids to do homework, monitor academic progress.

Typical day

When volunteers initially arrive they will spend their first 2-3 days doing orientation, taking the city tour and generally getting accustomed to volunteer life in Alliance Nepal before they start volunteer work on depending on your duration. 

First Day: On the first day of the volunteering placement, the volunteers will be escorted to the project by local staff and introduced to the staff at the project you will be working with. The volunteer joins with the local staff. You will be given a duty roster and a plan for your work. There is usually a tea break and a lunch break. 

Work and hours is dependent on the project and location that the volunteer is participating in. Mostly volunteers teaching at the center 2 hours in the morning 7.00am to 9.00am and in the evening  5.00pm  to 7.00pm.

Details on Arrival

Volunteer can  arrive throughout  the  year. This  learning  center runs  throughout  the  year  and it  opens on  the  holidays. It is going to provide the extra  class  for  the  students  in  the  evening and the morning. So Volunteers can always join  the  program!

Free-time activities

Volunteers on Alliance Nepal programs often form lifelong friendships with their host families and the people they assist on the volunteer programs. However they also form strong bonds with the other volunteers they meet, work and live with on their place.

For a small extra cost, participants will have the opportunity to join in a range of exciting recreational activities during their stay. We can organize trekking, rafting and safari as per your interest, but cost does not includes in our program fees. we can arrange the short hiking and long trek according to the time of volunteer. In the weekend, volunteers can go the safari to the citwan national park.

Water Sports
Swimming
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Hiking
Museum/Opera
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).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Health Declaration
required
Criminal Background Check
required
Education Requirements
English at High School level
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
•Flexible and patient, as you will be in a different culture.
•Sensitive and respectful to cultural differences.
•Understanding of prevailing work ethics; your ideas on changes are always useful and helpful to the development process, but don’t impose your ideas and values as right; it is about cultural exchange.
•Able to use your initiative and work independently.
•Enthusiastic and open to learning and trying new things.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Any questions? Just ask. We at Alliance Nepal are happy to help you.

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Services by Alliance Nepal

  • Transportation from Kathmandu Airport
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Accommodation and main meals during training period and placement
  • Language and cultural information classes

Airport Pickup at Tribhuvan International Airport

We provide the airport pick up according to your arrival.

Accommodation

Alliance Nepal manages room for volunteer. In most of the cases, volunteer stay with host family where we manage a separate room.

Guest Family Bedroom (Double) Youth Hostel
Food & Beverages

Volunteers get the tea early morning and daal vat at 9.00am. Light lunch at the school or a the orphanage in the afternoon. Dinner is about 7..00 pm. Family use only boiled water.

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 Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu. We assist you to find cheap flights to Nepal.
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 Nepal provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in Nepal you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Nepal.
Costs (Prices in USD)
4 weeks (min. stay)
$500.00
8 weeks
$680.00
12 weeks (max. stay)
$880.00
Average fees
$99.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Pokhara/Nepal between 4 weeks and 12 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Alliance Nepal 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 Nepal.
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 Alliance Nepal during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.
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