Help us out at our Language/Culture Exchange cafe / Seoul

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Help us out at our Language/Culture Exchange cafe / Seoul

  • Marker details
  • DescriptionHello travelers! My name is Kay and I run a cozy little place where you can share your culture and ideas in English. I am Korean and I studied international relations in the U.S for a few years and during that time I learned how valuable it is to have conversations with the locals while in another country. Since then, I have dreamed about making a place where foreigners can easily come, stay, and communicate with locals and foreigners so they can have a truly valuable experience while they are traveling.
    You will be able to meet a lot of Koreans (believe me, you will meet at least 100 Koreans) during the stay and will live with more than 5 foreigners from all around the world. After the program, travelers can have dinner together or hang out with Koreans they meet during sessions as well as their new foreign house mates. If you have a good conversation and make a Korean friend (seriously, it is so easy) they could be your travel guide on your days and time off. Since you will meet people with tons of different backgrounds, jobs and characters you will learn what real Korea is. Moreover, people who will stay with you in the accommodation are also looking for new experiences just like you, so you will have a very high chance of making good friends from all other countries as you will be spending so much time with them.
  • LocationSouth Korea, Seongnam-si

  • Work
  • Type of work Language practice
  • Hours per day 4 hours a day, 5 shifts a week.
    The days of the shift can be chose by the volunteers.
    The hours will be either; 13:30 to 17:30 or 18:00 to 22:00
    Weekends (Sat,Sun) only 13:30 to 17:3
    Every member can build their own schedule for every week
  • Work requirements: The main purpose of the program is to help English practice of local Koreans
    So we do prefer someone who has good English skills.
    It would be very much appreciated if you could write down any english related certificate or scores.
  • Host's preferences
  • Availability: Send a message to inquire.
  • Duration of stay: Preferably more than three weeks but two weeks or so is also good!
  • Maximum number of helpers: 15
  • Last minute requests: Okay
  • Host
  • Languages:English, Korean
  • Has pets? No
  • Smokes at home? No
  • Accommodation: The accommodation is a 5 minute walk (15 minute maximum including traffic) from the cafe where you will meet Koreans. There are 2 bedrooms in the apartment and there are up to 4 people per room. Everyone will be provided an individual locker with a key. Free Wifi is provided in both the cafe and the accommodation, also there is a kitchen, washing machine, rice cooker and cooking utensils provided in the accommodation.

    *️️️️️️️️️️️Food provided

    Rice, potatoes, onions, salt, sugar, soy sauce, cooking oil, and filtered water

    *️️️️️️️️️️️Other goods provided

    Toilet paper, bars of soap, detergent, cleanser, sponge

    *️️️️️️️️️️️Things not provided

  • Additional info
  • For your time off, since the accommodation is in one of most populated areas, you can easily find lots of bars and restaurants where you can meet different people who are Korean, foreign or even someone from your own country. You will never be lonely while you are staying here. The area is very famous for being a transportation hub, you can get to any globally famous area around Seoul in an hour, like Gangnam, Gyeongbok palace, Insa-dong, Coex, Lotte World, etc. These places are perfect for your days off or even if you only have a few hours spare