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Teach at our school in Siem Reap and Experience Cambodian local life, Cambodia

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Availability

  2024 

 Min stay requested: at least a week

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  • Description

    Description

    Susadei Workawayers!

    Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children in Cambodia?

    My name is Savuth and together with my wife, Savon, and daughter, Channa we run an education center in the village of Po, located a 5-minute walk from the local market, and just 15 minutes by car from the center of Siem Reap and 30 minutes from the famous Angkor Wat.

    We opened our on-site center in 2014 to provide free additional education to the children in the local community, including free English classes for 100 students. In the following years, we started providing teachers for the primary and secondary public school which hosts over 2,000 students combined, ranging from 6 to 16 years old.


    ABOUT TEACHING
    Volunteers are currently able to teach at our on-site center, which is open both before and after school to provide additional help to students. Additionally, volunteers teach at the primary and secondary school, which is located about a 10-minute walk away. Typically, you will teach for an average of 3 hours per day, although depending on your availability and the number of volunteers staying at that time, you may be asked to teach for up to 5 hours.

    The majority of our classes are conducted in English, so all volunteers must have at least a conversational level of English ability. However, please do not worry if your English is not perfect, as any assistance is greatly appreciated.


    WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
    As a volunteer, we would be delighted to have you stay with us in our home, learn about the local culture, and make a positive impact on Cambodian development. We offer dorms for our volunteers which includes free WiFi, fans and three home-cooked meals a day. We ask for a donation of $8 per day for the dorm room.

    You'll only be 15 minutes away from the local market, night market at Pub Street, floating village, lotus farm, and rice fields. And if you're interested in visiting Angkor Wat, it's just a 30-minute drive away. To get around there are also lots of cheap TukTuks available.

    We require a minimum commitment of two weeks from our volunteers, but staying longer will enable you to build a stronger bond of trust with your students and leave a lasting impact on their lives.

    With the help of volunteers from around the world, we've been able to improve the lives and opportunities of children from low-income families in the local community. We welcome volunteers to join us in making a positive impact on the lives of our children and community.

    We look forward to welcoming you to our family!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    Hospitality/Tourism
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers able to join our team will benefit from the rewarding experience of supporting children and the local people in a developing community. They will be treated as part of the family, and will experience real life in Cambodia, not just as a tourist but as a local. Being part of such a worthwhile cause gives our volunteers memories never to be forgotten.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Help

    Help

    - Teach languages to children/adults
    - Administration support (i.e. taking care of the messages sent by volunteers on Workaway/other volunteering sites)
    - Management and Organisation of Volunteers
    - Fundraising
    - Volunteer recruitment
    - Construction
    - Contributing to existing projects

  • Languages spoken

    Khmer: Fluent
    English: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We require a $56 per week contribution towards 3 meals a day (so $8 a day)
    Details are as follows:
    - Bunk bed in a dormitory (mosquito net and a fan are provided)
    - Wifi available free of cost.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On Saturdays you may have to work a few hours but Sundays are free!

    There is a lot to do around here; spend the day in Siem Reap, visit the lotus fields, the floating village, Angkor Wat, chill with the team in the hammocks bar, etc.

    We can arrange a tuk tuk for collection or drop offs, as well as for exploring during your time here. Some volunteers choose to rent a motorbike as well.

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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    This host charges a fee

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    $8 per day
Host ref number: 599236688278

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