WhenAll year round
September 15, 2020
Volunteers are needed to care and teach around 100 abandoned children at Hoa Mai Children Home and Bui Thi Xuan school in Vi Thanh city, Mekong Delta.
Hoa Mai Children Home is the half way home for 50 abandoned children. Their families are broken due to divorce or financial difficulties. The home takes them in and gives them accommodation, food and arranges for them to go to school for general education. There are only two care-givers who look after the children and they are burdened with the task of providing care and life skills for the children. Volunteers are expected to help with the following programs: - Helping the youngest children aged 4 to 6 years old with daily life activities such as : bathing, dressing, cleaning face, teeth - Assisting with cleaning and tidying the bedrooms and living environment - Assisting our Vietnamese English teacher to teach basic English, arts, crafts, music and sports - Assisting with taking the children for outing trips for sports and entertainment - Teaching other life skills Bui Thi Xuan Primary School is a daily boarding school for 100 underprivileged children from Vi Tan village. Due to the financial needs, their parents have to move to the big cities to work. The children are left behind with their relatives such as grandparents, aunts and uncles. The children attend the school for an education illiteracy program but many subjects are left out, especially English, arts, crafts and sports. Volunteers are expected to help with the following programs: - Assisting our staff to teach basic English, personal hygiene - Teaching arts, crafts and sports - Teaching games and life skills Volunteers will work in a team with our local staff and other volunteers to carry out the above activities.On your arrival, our team will give you a few days of orientation and training. We will help you to plan activities and lessons and accompany you to the placement sites to conduct the activities.
Who do you need?
Volunteers do not need any special skills to volunteer with us. Whatever you contribute to our organization we would appreciate it very much.
What to do
25 per week
Days off per week
Volunteers assist our staff and local social workers and teachers to care and teach around 100 children aged from 4 to 18 years old. The children are abandoned by their parents so there is a great for care and education. Typical volunteer activities are: - Helping the youngest children aged 4 to 6 years old with daily life activities such as : bathing, dressing, cleaning face, teeth - Assisting with cleaning and tidying the bedrooms and living environment - Assisting our Vietnamese English teacher to teach basic English, arts, crafts, music and sports Assisting with taking the children for outing trips for sports and entertainment - Teaching other life skills
More information about conditions
We are a non-profit organization ( NPO). We do not receive any funding from the government or donors to run our programs. We solely rely on volunteer placement fees to operate. By paying our fees, you will help us to carry out our mission in helping the people of Vietnam. Your fees are for: - Volunteer house/ meals/ transportation to and from work during your stay - Support staff team ( 24/7) to give pre-departure information/support/ pick up and training on arrival and accompany you to the placement sites to carry out activities - Donations for needed materials and supplies for the centers and schools we support - Language and cultural activities and local sightseeing for you during your stay - Emergency support for medical health and safety In general, the fees will cover most of your daily needs when you are with us. You only need to budget for your personal expenses and travels to explore the country.
Volunteers must be 18 years old or older