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We are an organisation located in Payakumbuh West Sumatra that provide an opportunity to local communities to learn English. We have one English community centre to teach the basic of English and we are planning to make a cafe to practice English conversation. We would like to invite native English speakers and those who are fluent in English to help with the teaching.
What you will do here:
1. You just need to have an easy and relax conversation with the students.
2. Its a freestyle teaching method, freely to share the knowledge with the students (eg. Reading storybooks, story telling, singing or watch movies together).
3. You can conduct any fun games in order to improve English among the students, can share with us if you have any ideas.
4.. The help needed is easy and fun and the working time is flexible which only take about 3 hours in a week.
What we will offer :
A stay at our home with three times meal per day.
We will provide a room which will be more than comfortable for you.
We can exchange languages and cultures. We speak English, Bahasa Indonesia and Minang.
We also know the basics of German and Chinese, and we keen to improve more.
Beside, we know Korean as well. We can read Hangul.
If you can speak any of the languages, please teach us ^_^ We will be so sooo happy.
Payakumbuh has a lot of tourist attractions and beautiful nature to explore. This will be a great opportunity for you to explore this area while contributing to the local communities. We are more than happy to guide you to each of the attraction places.
Apart from that, Payakumbuh also known for their friendly people (You may be surprise of how the local people welcoming tourists..... the people here are nice and really respect the guests especially who come from abroad. You will feel like a superstar). We are pleased if you are interested to be part of this wonderful journey.
Babysitting and creative play
Help with Computers/ Internet
You can learn Minang and Indonesian language, beautiful Minang culture, of how to make Minangnese cuisines and many more.
This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.
If you have any English books that you are not using anymore, we would really appreciate if you could bring these to our community centre in Payakumbuh when you come for volunteering.
If you are married you can stay in one room, , if not, it is not allowed because of Muslim Culture. However we will acommodate other room for the guests.
This host offers a language exchange
We can exchange other languages such as English, Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin, German, and Korean.
You can stay with a nice family in Payakumbuh and you will get all meals covered. They can also take you to different places and tourist attractions in Payakumbuh.
If you are good on content or marketing, it would an advantage since we are currently promoting our community centres to wide range of people in social media.
Besides, you can learn or explore about Payakumbuh on your own during free time and see more sight of Indonesia than you thought you would be able to. Its easy to get transport to commute around Payakumbuh. You can also taste variety of traditional Minangnese foods, such as RENDANG & GALAMAI.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We are digital nomad friendly but may be vary depending on the current connection.
Theres a space for the van
Maximum 3 hours in a week
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