Come make local Korean friends and help English speaking skills in Seoul, South Korea

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South Korea

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    11/08/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello! My name is Jeremy and we are a community mainly focused on practicing speaking English and exchanging culture among local Koreans and also with volunteers from overseas.
    I believe that the best way to fully explore a certain country or a city is to actually bond and build friendship with local's and that is what we locals here are excited to do!
    Come and join our community and let us help you to have an amazing experience in our great city Seoul!

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Language practice

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The cafe itself will have a lot of locals coming and going each day and because of that, you will have numerous opportunities to learn about Korean culture and to make local Korean friends (also fellow travelers of course).
    And since the cafe is located in Jongno; in the center of the city it'll be very convenient for you to travel through the city!

  • Help

    Help

    Since our cafe's main purpose is to help local Koreans having opportunities in practicing their English speaking skills, fluency for English is quite important for us.
    We will ask you to come to the cafe and help for 4 hours, 5 days a week.
    And since most of the local's would be beginners, it'll take time for them to actually speak out what they're trying to express, we would ask volunteers to maintain patience and be willing to help them with their English
    If you are not a native-English speaker, We would very much appreciate if you could tell us any English-related score or certificate you have.
    There will be time an hour lunch session. once a week

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Korean: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We will provide a hostel domitary style accommodation close to our cafe. (5 minutes-tops by walking distance)
    You will be sharing the room with fellow volunteers,
    *Do note that we tend to balance genders but sometimes it won't be that much balanced.

    *Things we provide with accommodation
    Free Wi-Fi (Both at the cafe and dorm)
    Toilet
    Shower
    Washing machine
    Bed/bedsheets/pillows
    Simple foods such as bread, rice, instant noodle
    We'll be giving out foods every week
    which will cover one weeks breakfast and possibly lunch as well.
    Other simple living-utilities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    As mentioned before, working hours are :
    4 hours a day and 5 days a week; the rest is free.
    From Jongno, almost all the popular places in Seoul is less than half an hour.
    We have access to many different transportation going to all corners of Seoul and near-cities.
    From the dorm or cafe, you can use subway Line 1, 2, 3, and 5 (almost half of all subway lines).

    The cafe itself is located on the main street.
    You can reach Insa-Dong (a traditional area) with in 5 minutes on foot.
    By a 10 minute walk, you can reach the famous Gyeongbokgung Palace.
    Also, the Bukchon Hanok village (another traditional area) is very close by.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4 hours a day, 5 days a week

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