Help out in our school and experience the local culture in Klaten, Indonesia

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  • Description


    Hello everyone :)

    I'm Dee, a charming and easy going woman :). I am from Klaten, Central Java Indonesia. I am an English teacher in hotel and cruise ship training school. Why I'm here now because I love teaching :) and my goal is to help people in my local area in order they are able to speak English. I'm a big believer in "think globally act locally ".

    I really appreciate the workaway projects. The chance to see places from a local, the world community, meet new and interesting people and make good friendship to be useful to each others while do some volunteer or work together and learn how do they work with amazing experiences from all around the world.

    We do need some help from the native speakers who are able to help us to have lots of practice for speaking English. Our students wanted to learn more and practice their English with foreigner directly (as tutor). These students, they are finding the way how to build their self confidence to speak English. So, if you want to gain your skills and experiences in these field feel free to join us.

    We may look different, speak different languages and even eat different foods but fundamentally we are all ‘One’. Through love and understanding you yourself can really live in harmony with the wonderful locals. Spend your days teaching, cooking and singing together.

    We are looking for dedicated individuals who are motivated to help us make a change for the better education, especially in Learning English.
    Spread your wings and have fun living, loving and learning together! :)

    Volunteering is a chance to sleep in a local, Indonesian-style house, sample fresh, home-cooked fare and socialize with a group of inquisitive and friendly young Indonesians. If you are about traveling to Indonesia, especially Klaten please do not hesitate to contact me. We would be happy if you are happy learning and staying with us as a volunteer.

    Klaten (Central Java) is a small city. It is very close to Yogyakarta and Solo located in between two big cities which is the strategic place to get some beautiful tourism places (Prambanan temple, Borobudur temple, Plaosan temple, Parangtritis beach, etc).

    The beautiful places are yours when you join us, you are very welcome to share your experiences, knowledge, cultures, skills and smile of course :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Charity Work
    Art Projects
    Language practice
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    Help with Computers/ Internet
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Leadership skill.
    Friendship with the local teachers and students.
    Sharing cultural with the local people.
    Visiting tourism places in town.
    Opportunity to practice and get feedback on your bahasa Indonesia.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Teaching English for communication skill.
    English for hotelier.
    Teaching English in fun ways.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation



    1).Guests will stay in our school and It is comfortable enough, but you can also stay in my own house or local family who lives in their family home. Living with local families is an excellent experience that exposes guests to the real everyday life in Indonesia as they interact with the other residents, engage in the everyday activities of an Indonesian family, and even have the opportunity to learn a bit of Bahasa Indonesia and the Central Javanese language. Needless to say, the homestay alone is worth the experience!

    2).We could provide food for guest but you can also have your own option to get food by yourself.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have five days working.

    After doing a volunteer project a few hours in a day, normally we usually take our guest to the tourist attraction, such as:
    a. Prambanan Temple, It is the highest Hindhu temple in Indonesia.
    b. Plaosan temple. It is the combination between hindhu and budha culture temple.
    c. Floating restaurant, you can enjoy a great view while you have fishing and eat there.
    d. Umbul Ponggok swimming pool, you can both swim and do snorkeling
    e. Cokro river and swimming pool. It's an amazing place, has a good view and it's located about 15 km from our school.

  • 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 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 883826341935

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