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What you offer

18h
Hours per week

Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.

Social Media

Help to build and maintain social media channels engaging online users.

Social Work

Help the local community.

Teaching Languages

Give language lessons to guests or local community.

Farming

Plant crops and care for animals.

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What you get

3
Days off per week

Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.

Private Room

Have a private room to chill and relax just by yourself.

Shared Dorm

Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.

Lunch

Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!

Dinner

Have your free dinner before going to bed.

Free Laundry

There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.

Pick Up

No worries! Get a free ride to get to our place.

Certificate

Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.

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Support

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The Experience

Escape the glaring city lights and disconcerting city noise. Travel to Bac Kan and experience the authentic Vietnamese culture in the North of Vietnam. Bac Kan is a mountain province known for its green rice fields, mountainous scenery and warmhearted people. VOLUNTEER for us and experience all these. Be a volunteer English teacher for 5 days a week. We will provide for your accommodation, food, transport (Hanoi to Bac Kan )

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Requirements

  • Fluent English

  • Between 18 and 65 years old

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Availability

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Stay at least
4 weeks
Stay up to
12 months

Talk to those who have lived the experience

34 Reviews

Host & Staff

Hours & Tasks

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Hungary

Volunteering for a month at the disabled kids center in Hanoi was an amazing experience that I will never forget. The community was super friendly with valuable volunteers who helped each other a lot. As for the propertyt, it was not that clean, we had rats twice during my stay :), not to mention ants. In general Dung was helpful with me when it came to pick ups and drop offs, that I m grateful. I just wish things were more organised here. Like providing basic information upon arrival, getting food expenses without asking for it all the time. But all in all, great volunteers, good experience!

11 days ago

United States

I was NOT expecting much from this program (given previous reviews about lack of organization, etc.) however, I really enjoyed the students & teaching aspect of the program (although it was VERY unorganized) and there is sometimes an assistant to help. Classes are not consistent either-different groups every day. Difficult to build relationship with kids. The major downside to this program is its management. I think accommodation was decent but food wasn't good. Also schedule issues (last minute classes and a general lack of respect). WE WEREN"T ALLOWED TO STAY OUT LATE EVEN ON WEEKENDS.

20 days ago

Dung replied

Thank you for your time here. You are a good volunteer we have. It's better if you should let us know about that when you were staying here. Hope you can go back and stay with us again soon. Take care!

Peru

I had a very nice experience staying at Dung's family, he and his family are very friendly and kind :)
I did the volunteering program outside Hanoi and had different classes from kindergarden to teenagers which I really like it because I felt I had the complete experience of teaching and being creative in each group class. Also there were more volunteers from different countries which whom you can share on your free time. Generally, there is a good atmosphere in the house and the program! I def recomment it.

6 months ago

Germany

I spent four months at Dung‘s family and I really liked it! Dung is really nice and he took good care of me during my whole stay.
What I like a lot about the project is that you have many options. I spent six weeks in Halong Bay, teaching at a language center and the rest of the time in Hanoi with Dung and his family, and there are even more options than these.
I have to admit that the classes in Hanoi weren’t as organized as expected them to be, but this way I learned to improvise and to be flexible. I really enjoyed staying with Dung and his family and I would definitely recommend it!

7 months ago

Spain

Fui un mes para ayudar con las redes sociales y estoy pensando de quedarme más tiempo aquí en Vietnam. Una experiencia inolvidable, he conocido a gente súper maja de todo el mundo. Y Dung es muy flexible y siempre dispuesto a hacer lo que esté en su mano para facilitar la combinación viaje + voluntariado. En breve me voy de ruta a otros países del sureste asiático, y sin duda volveré!

9 months ago
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Coming with us, you will: • Go to a safe destination, participate in activities with the local people and have time to discover the landscapes and regional cultural features of Vietnam. • Live with the local families and the other Vietnamese and international volunteers, but you will always feel like at your own home. If you want to learn Vietnamese, English, or other languages, then this is a good choice for you. • Have chance to meet the ...

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