Volunteer teaching and community services in Lamphun


The Exchange

Due to small budget on Education, our school never have money to hire foreigner teacher. Also people in the community are eager to learn speaking English as well. So, I set up a volunteer program to fulfill those in need. Community services with local people is on Saturday morning. Your free time is in every afternoon till Saturday. Sunday is a day off. You can spend your free time to explore our community or Lamphun /Chiangmai city.


Title

32 hours of help per week

Kitchen Hand: Help prepare, finish and serve meals.

Cleaning: Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens


What you get

1 day off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.


Requirements

Fluent English

Between 20 and 60 years old

Be from outside Thailand

European Union Passport

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

You will be the volunteer teacher and have 1 of our teacher to be your partner and assistant. What we expect from you to just teaching children simple words and speaking easy conversations through games and activities. Our school has teaching materials such as pictures, word cards, a ball, crayons, and paper to support your activities.

Teaching at school is every Monday-Friday. Community services with local people are on every Saturday. Working hour is 8.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

You can take your time in the afternoon to do your own activities, explore the community, or even relax on reading or taking a nap in your private space.

Sunday is your day off.


Activities & Shift

7.30 Have breakfast on Mon.-Fri. / 8.00-9.00 on Sat. and Sun. (at homestay)
8.00 a.m. Join Morning Assembly.
8.30-11.30 Teaching.
11.30-12.30 Have lunch at school.
**Sat. 9.00-12.00 Do community services with people in our community. **
**Sat. 12.00-13.00 Have lunch in the community.**
13.00-16.00 Your free time.
17.00 Help cooking and dining with host family members.
**As most of our hosts cannot speak any of English but they would like to learn from you, they would be very happy if you kindly teach them how to speak simple English words while they will teach you how to speak Thai in exchange. :))


Rules

1.We may ask you to dress politely.
2. We may ask you to don't take alcohol, cigarettes, or drugs during the program.
3. You may be asked for a copy of your passport which is required to use as a reference document to ask for future support from the municipal office in our community.