Teaching English at school

The mission of Insight Nepal is to provide opportunities to volunteers all around the world to serve the needy communities in Nepal.

Volunteer for Education is one of the major projects of Insight Nepal. We organize placement for volunteers who are interested in teaching mainly English, computer science, games/sports and crafts  at public or private schools from primary level to secondary level. There are many public schools in the Pokhara region which are in need trained and experienced English teacher. Besides teaching volunteer can help developing teaching materials, organize conversational English class to staff members. Volunteering/Teaching experience is desirable but not necessary. Volunteer will be teaching 5 to 6 hours a day and 5 days in a week. Prospective volunteers should be flexible, physically fit, and willing to immerse themselves in another culture.

There will be three primary phases during the course of the program:  

i. Orientation Phase 

ii. Placement Phase 

iii. Village Excursion Phase 

In each phase, the participants will have different activities and experiences designed to make the most of their time in Nepal.

At the beginning of the program participants will be provided Nepali language and Cross-cultural training course, and Sightseeing tour. At the end of the program a 3-day meditation course will be organized.

 

Suitable for

Couples
Singles
Groups

Program Requirements

Minimum Age
18 years
Language Skills
You need to speak English (fluently)
Education Requirements
English at Minimum 'A' level passed level
Required Documents
CV
Other Skills
Flexible, Physically fit and willing to immerse in another culture. We welcome volunteers with skills of all types and from all background.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10:00 - 15:30

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Teaching English at school Trekking Teaching KG students. With the host family Volunteer playing with students Farewell of volunteer Teaching at the class

Free-time activities

Volunteers can participate in various activities during weekend and free time. Insight Nepal organizes some sight seeing tours, trekking (for 3 months program) and a 3-day meditation course at the end of the program. There are many places to see and things to do in Pokhara. Volunteers can organize some activities by themselves at their free time.
Places to see : Phewa and Begnas lakes, World Peace Pagoda, International Mountain Museum, Devi's fall, Gupteshwor and Mahendra caves, Buddhist Monastery.
Things to do : Boating, Ultra-light flights, Hiking, Paragliding, River Rafting, Mountain biking, Fishing etc.

Water Sports
Swimming
Climbing
Hiking
Museum/Opera
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Services

What's included?
Program fee includes;
• Food and Accommodation through ( Food is provided except trekking period)
• 5 days Trekking (for 12 and 16 weeks program only)
• 3 days Meditation course
• Sight Seeing Tours
• Office Administration
. Donation of useful supplies to placement
• Local transportation
• Donation of useful supplies to placement
• Orientation Training (3 to 5 days)

Not included ;
• Insurance and personal expenses
• Airfare to-and-from Nepal
• Visa Fee

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.
Airport Pickup

Insight Nepal will organize airport pick up for the coming volunteer at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and Pokhara Airport. The program will also provide hotel accommodation for two nights for the arrival and departure of volunteer in Kathmandu, and bus transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara, and to Kathmandu for returning at the end of the program.

Accommodation

Insight Nepal organizes Nepali Home stay for a volunteer which will be near the placement site. Volunteer will be staying with the family for the whole period of placement. He/she will be provided one single room with basic facilities like electricity, bathroom, etc. There will be around 4 to 6 members in the family and a few of them can communicate in English.

Guest Family
Food & Beverages

Volunteers will be provided 3 times meal in a day. Morning tea, Breakfast or morning meal around 9.30am and Dinner in the evening. There will be break at the placement for tea and snacks. Big meals will be served as Nepali meal (Dalbhat) with rice or bread (chapati), noodles, and bread with jam or butter along with tea for the breakfast. Coffee is not common. Generally filter/boiled water will be provided which is safe

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
Costs
4 weeks (min. stay)
$590
5 weeks
$664
6 weeks
$738
7 weeks
$813
10 weeks
$1035
12 weeks
$1183
16 weeks (max. stay)
$1480

You can volunteer at the project site in Pokhara/Nepal between 4 weeks and 16 weeks. Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Insight Nepal will tell you your final price during your application process.
Average Fees
$120/week
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 Insight Nepal during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Nepal. Please check the visa regulations for Nepal.
Travel Seasons
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Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Nepal.
Budgeting
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Nepal.

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Pokhara (PKR) in Pokhara. 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.
Vaccine Checker
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Free-time
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P.O.Box 489, Zero K.M., Pokhara, Kaski, Nepal, 33701 Pokhara, Nepal