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Our Learning Centre on Koh Payam is a family run eco-friendly Home School. Located at Heaven Beach, Buffalo Bay, we offer a unique opportunity for volunteers to support young learners aged 4 to 7 years to grow and develop in a more natural way. Built solely of materials sourced on the property, our Mud Brick School Buildings and Volunteer Accommodation is located only 50 metres from a pristine beach safe for swimming all year round.
Travellers will become part of a special community that encourages everyone to support the growth & development of our young learners. There will also be opportunities to interact with the Local Moken Sea Gypsy Community here during their stay. We work closely together to bridge the gap between the cultures of the island. Our students are from Thailand, Myanmar & also from the Moken Sea Gypsy Community.
Our Learning Centre at Heaven Beach, Koh Payam Thailand is an eco based Home School offering young learners aged 4 to 7 years the opportunity to grow & develop in a more natural way. Volunteers would be required to assist Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 2.30. Activities include: teaching conversational English, art, swimming, trips around the island with the children & weekly beach clean-ups. Our school year commences 1st May until 31st March. Ideally we are looking for long term volunteers so our children can settle into a routine.
English & thai
We provide FREE accommodation in an eco friendly mud brick bungalow next to the our Learning Centre and ONLY a 50 metre walk down to the beach. Each bungalow is designed in such a way to make the most of the natural surroundings. There is a fully equipped kitchen next to the bungalows fitted with everything needed for volunteers to cater for their needs. You can prepare your own meals; during your stay here with us, many local restaurants offer very good discounts for our volunteers. WE will provide lunch during school days and make sure the kitchen is stocked for volunteers to prepare their own meals mornings and evenings.
Koh Payam is located off the coast of Ranong, Thailand; access is either by speed boat (40 minutes) or slow boat (2 hours). Beach life is the main attraction here. Fishing, snorkelling, kayaking and hiking is also available. There are many things to do and see in Ranong as well during your stay. There are many restaurants offering all different food from very cheap thai food to more upmarket western food - pizza, pasta, Indian. Also there are a number of Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants as well; all will offer you a discount when you eat there !!!! Life is relaxed and we want our volunteers to feel relaxed and at home with US !!!!
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
5 hours/day 5 days/week