Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Give language lessons to guests or local community.
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Be ready to meet people while staying in a shared dorm.
Free lunch is served y'all, get yours!
Have your free dinner before going to bed.
There's a special place where all the clothes get cleaned for free.
Get a certificate of completion after you finish your experience.
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All hosts are checked by our team & ambassadors to ensure high-quality listings.
If you are unhappy with your host, we will pay for your accommodation.Learn more
The programme aims at providing the children with basic English lessons. The locality is in the process of urbanization, and as a result of the establishment of Thang Long Industrial Park, Quang Minh Industrial Park,... which leads to mass immigration from nearby rural provinces. Migrant workers accounted for more than half the total number of immigrants in Dong Anh Dist., and Soc Son Dist.Learn more
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I really loved staying with CVTD for over 3 months. The host family was very helpful and they welcomed me as a family member. The food was amazing! I also had a chance to meet volunteers from all around the world. The teaching experience was a bit challenging since we did not reveive any training or introduction at the beginning and usually we were not assisted by Vietnamese teachers during our lessons but the kids were adorable so all in all it was a real pleasure to teach. Sometimes there was some disorganization but if you can get used to it, you will enjoy your experience very much!
The hours for volunteering were reasonable. I was able to transfer from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay for teaching options. This was great. There was some disorganization, but you just got to make sure to ask lots of questions, so that you aren't left in the dark. Accommodations were as expected. Lunch and Dinner were provided, so that was super awesome. As long as you are flexible you will enjoy the experience.
Overall, I learned a lot. Trang was a really helpful and delightful staff. Thanks to her, I was able to explore Vietnam more than I expected. However, the flat I stayed at had a serious problem with water-clogging which was not the most pleasant experience to have in such a tropical country like Vietnam.
Further, I was a little bit shocked to see staff's poor English fluency.
OVERVIEW We are CVTD (Center for International Cooperation and Vietnam Talent Development) - a NGO, non-profit volunteer organization based in Hanoi, Vietnam, which was founded since 2012. We operate mainly in the fields of education, community eco-tourism and support of business startup. CVTD is a member of the Vietnam Scientific Association for Development of Talents – Human Resources, with the support from Erasmus Ka2+ by European Un...About the host