Hello, my name is Siwaporn Anuwiang, however my friends call me Gun =)
I am with a partnership of 30 schools looking for enthusiastic people of any age who can teach speaking and listening English and interact in English with the students at our schools in the Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) province of North Eastern Thailand.
Our students are very keen to learn from and interact with English speakers. The students’ level of spoken English is at beginner to intermediate level, so we do not expect volunteers to have teaching qualifications. Anyone who can speak English can teach it.
It is a very fun role, where you can interact and play games with the children, and they are delighted and eager to interact back. All is ask for is your enthusiasm and smile =) If you feel nervous or unsure, then the host teacher in each school can support the volunteer in choosing topics and planning their English lessons.
We offer home stay accommodation with a local Thai family (at least one person will speak English) and food for every meal. The food will be authentic Thai cuisine and you will have the opportunity to sample a range of different dishes during your stay. We can also cater for vegetarians and vegans.
Volunteers will be asked to take classes for up to 3 hours per day, Monday to Friday.
In addition, each school is able to offer extra opportunities if you wish to learn Thai language, Thai dance, teaching about Buddhism and Thai culture.
Your weekends will be free to discover the local area, spend time with your hosts or relax.
We are looking for individuals, couples or groups who are able to commit anything from a day, to a month, or more if they desire. We are more then happy to take long term volunteers. Term time is October - March and April - August.
If you are interested in this opportunity, or have any questions, please email me and I will reply ASAP =)
About the location: Wangnamkheo is located 4 hours East of Bangkok, a simple bus trip or minivan ride away. It is placed ideally between Bangkok and the Cambodian border, and due to this, has been very popular among travellers passing through as a stop off. Here you can experience a real Thai lifestyle, contrasting Bangkok and other tourist destinations, and giving you a wonderful taste of the simple life in a beautiful, unspoilt part of Thailand =)
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
Teaching English. English conversation.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
More than two