Teach conversational English and stay in a remote hill-tribe village in Mae Hong Son

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Thailand

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    02/09/2017

 
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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Dave and I have been living in Chiang Mai for over five years and have started a non-profit and now a Thai foundation. We work with three remote hill-tribe villages and I am seeking 'interns' to live in these villages for a minimum of three months to teach English and help our team with various projects.

    This is an incredible way to learn about these unique ethnic groups and integrate into a remote community. Due to how remote theses villages are, this is a challenging task and not for everyone.

    Transportation, food, & lodging are all covered for this internship.

    This position is open to individuals and couples. Please email your CV, two references, and why you think you would be a good candidate.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Charity work
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Help

    Help

    Interns would be required to teach conversational English Monday - Friday teaching between two to four hours per day. Other duties include contributing blog entries and also helping our team with other projects and logistics.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English, Thai

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Accommodation in the villages is very basic. We provide a single room, with a shared bathroom, and there are only cold bucket showers. Rooms have hangers and a place for clothes, fan, bed, and sheets/pillow. There is internet at the schools but it frequently does not work due to weather and power outages.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    This is a very unique opportunity for individuals or couples to make a direct contribution to a community. We have very close relationships with these villages and volunteers are warmly welcomed into daily village life. This also means 'interns' are expected to be polite, friendly, and easy going.

    You are also providing a much needed boost to the children's English education as their opportunities are limited due to the village remoteness and socioeconomic standing of the majority of the families. Serious inquires only please.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    2-4 hours per day

Host ref number: 814424621187