Ecokids

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  • DescriptionCome live an unforgettable cultural experience in the heart of Hanoi, teaching English, as a volunteer. Free accommodation and meals
    We are Eco Plus Vietnam, established in April 2012, by myself, Jacky. At the heart of our action is the will to help brilliant young Vietnamese minds to go the extra mile. We also offer classes for entrepreneurs who wish to improve their English skills and practical life skills. As a volunteer within Eco Plus, help underprivileged children and adults become global citizens while having a great cultural experience in our beautiful country, living for free in Hanoi.
    We’d love to hear from English-speaking volunteers who want to discover the true essence of Vietnam, have an unparalleled cultural experience, while making an impact, through education. We offer free accommodation and 3 meals a day, while you live with us, in Hanoi.
    At Eco Plus, we focus on English as a second language for students ranging from kindergarten u to university. We also provide Business English classes for entrepreneurs and those who want to enhance their current job status with English skills. We act as a bridge between international bright minds and locals. So as to make your volunteering experience more impactful, we accept volunteers for a minimum stay of 4 weeks. However, we strongly encourage long-term volunteering and even offer a pay-back on visa fees*
    Main Tasks:
    - Teach various levels of English classes to children who already possess a beginner’s level of English language. Classes mainly focus on grammar, pronunciation and conversational skills. Teaching is either on a one-to-one basis or within groups (maximum of 10 individuals per class)
    - Devise and teach Business English to entrepreneurs and professionals. Teaching material is provided.
    - Indulge in the pleasures of sharing traditionally-prepared Vietnamese meals while living in a peaceful and loving environment.
    Places to works (Teaching): In the Eco Plus office and outside (English school center, kindergarten, partner, Company office, Customer private house) Customer
    Rules and accommodation, laundry and meals:
    As a volunteer, you are expected to teach a minimum of 4 hours per day (5 days a week). There is a possibility of paid classes beyond 4 hours per day. We offer two consecutive days off for you to discover the magnificence of Vietnam. A weekly schedule is given to each volunteer for class preparation.

    As a volunteer, you will stay for free in our home. I live together with my sister Lotus who also works here. We share a passion to help students in financial need and provide facilities for those who wish to work on their English skills.
    As a volunteer, you will become a member of our family. You will be sharing a room (males and females separate) with either myself or with another volunteer. You will have access to a shower with hot water (shared with other volunteers). Air conditioning is available on hot days of summer. Unlimited wireless internet connection is available throughout the apartment. Classes take place in-situ or in other partner schools.
    We have a washing machine available but volunteers can also opt to go across the street for their own convenience. Laundry in Vietnam cost near to nothing.
    Three meals will be provided daily and are free of charge. As is the tradition in Vietnam, we all eat together and clear up together after enjoying a succulent meal.
    It’s easy to get to us from Hanoi International Airport (Noi Bai). We shall provide more details upon confirmation of stay.

    Travelling:
    On weekends, there might be a possibility to visit our family in the village we grew up in. The village is about 100 km outside of Hanoi where our parents have their own rice farm in the beautiful countryside.
    We encourage our students and community members to become involved in our quarterly volunteer trips across Vietnam. These trips focus on helping orphaned children, people who are in financial need and people who have disabilities. This gives you a chance to give something back to our local community and contribute in your own way to the lives of these people.
    Miscellaneous:
    Upon arrival we ask for a $50 deposit (or passport) for an elevator card and personal key to the apartment, which we return back upon completion of your stay.

    *upon satisfactory performance.
  • LocationVietnam, Ninh Bình, Gia Viễn

  • Work
  • Type of work Volunteer
  • Hours per day 3-4 hours per day, 5 day per week.
  • Work requirements: Requirements:
    Volunteer must be an English speaking individual. (Preferably from US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa)
    European is good.
    Be at least 21 years old as from start of volunteering
    Be able to commit to a minimum of 4-weeks.
    We accept both male and female individual. We do not discriminate on social orientation.

  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: 1-3 months
  • Maximum number of helpers: 3
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English
  • Has pets? No
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: We have share rooms for you in a partment.
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