School NGO near Siem Reap looking for volunteers to help teach English, Cambodia

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  • Description

    Description

    We are a young non-profit organisation that works with the community and the local schools in Bakong District (16km from Siem Reap) to provide English classes for underprivileged children. Our goal is to provide the children with skills to speak and write in English to give them more possibilities and opportunities in the future.

  • Type d'aide

    Type d'aide

    Jardinage
    Construction
    Baby-sitting / garde d’enfant
    Entretien / Bricolage
    Eco-volontariat
    Aide à la maison
    Travail associatif
    Aide avec les langues
    Projet artistique
    Aide informatique / Internet
    Enseignement

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Working and interacting with Cambodians and volunteers from all around the world allows you to not only build personal relationships, but also to learn about other cultures.

    Working and living in a new country and within an unfamiliar culture provides a great experience for our volunteers. Cultural exchange often involves adapting and learning about a new environment, and this flexibility is a helpful skill for our participants before, during and after the volunteer experience with us.

    You will make new friendships and relationships, and you will learn how to talk and interact with people from other cultures. One of the best features of cultural exchange programs it is the chance to make new friends for a lifetime, both inside and outside the project. Whether you are working side-by-side or meeting a new friend while traveling in the South East Asia, volunteer projects allow international volunteers to make lifelong friendships :)

    A MINIMUM stay of 4 WEEKS is REQUIRED.

  • Aide

    Aide

    We depend on volunteers at all levels of the organization. We are in need of volunteers to help with MAINLY English teaching but there are also opportunities for those who would like to help with construction, fundraising, website content, photography, IT skills, and anything else you’d like to assist with. We are open to your creativity, and we are happy and thankful for your suggestions for how we can make our organisation even better!

    For english teaching we currently work with one public school in Bakong district and at our own school. We have several classes over the day, starting from 8am in the morning. Between the lessons we have freetime and the weekends are free.

    We have a lesson plan for the classes that should be followed to make sure the student's level improves. You are free to bring in new ideas but it is necessary that you follow the syllabus while teaching. There are always teachers around that can help you plan the lessons!
    Of course we provide you with materials and books.

    A MINIMUM stay of 4 WEEKS is REQUIRED.

  • Langues parlées

    English: Courant
    Khmer: Courant

  • Hébergement

    Hébergement

    The accommodation and schools are located in the Bakong district, a 30 minute tuk-tuk ride from the very tourist friendly Siem Reap.

    In the English school in Bakong we have a big house for the volunteers to stay and live. We have a big shared open space that has curtains around each bed, so you have enough privacy.
    Therefore our maximum capacity at the moment is 12 volunteers. We have one bathroom with squat toilet and bucket shower. There is still no hot water :). Mosquito nets, electric fans, and pillows are all provided, but you might want to bring a light sleeping bag, a bed sheet or a blanket. There is electricity, and you can easily charge all electronic devices.

    We have full wifi-access. It sometimes it will go out for a couple of hours, but overall there is wifi access at all times. Volunteers only need to worry about a SIM card if they want to use data outside of Cristina School.

    The house we live in is RENTED by the project's contributions; It really is a unique experience to live in the village and with the locals. There are often children and at the moment we share the grounds with our four cats, several hens, and a puppy.
    We have fresh food from the local market everyday and two warm meals are provided by our wonderful Cambodian cooker Sok Niap (Rathana's aunt).
    Breakfast is international: baguette and coffee/tea and lunch and dinner are hot and can be vegetarian or not (depending on your wishes). Drinking water as well as fresh fruit are provided all day long.

    Transportation to and from the schools/projects is also provided. And we have bikes to use at any time. Please be aware that tourist activities are not included in the contribution. Rathana and the local family work very hard and is 100% of the time involved in the project. They can not afford to pay for volunteer's expenses.

    Living in the volunteer house is a great way to authentically experience Cambodia and makes life long friends!

    Ps. We do not smoke inside, but you are allowed to smoke outside the school gates - as long as you make sure to put the butts in the ashtray :)

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    At the weekends, volunteers often go to Siem Reap town to get a hot shower, swim in the pool and visit the town. At the weekends it is also possible to go to sights in the area such as the famous Angkor Wat or to do a weekend trip to Battambang (3hours by bus). Our local area features the Bakong Temples, which are definitely also worth visiting!

    BE AWARE: If you want to do these kind of activities in your free time, don't expect that the team will be your tourist guide. They will be happy to drive you places but please, ask them in advance if it's OK with them, and you will have to pay for gasoline and food.
    We sometimes do trips together with the children on the weekends, renting a mini van and having some fun together.

    When we're not teaching or planning lesson we spend our time chilling in the hammocks, talking, playing cards, listening to music or having a beer.

    Hope to see you soon :)

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de deux

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    Nombre d'heures attendues

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

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    5$ a day
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    Cet hôte a reçu la visite d'un membre de l'équipe Workaway

    "I had a chance to visit a local school in Cambodia. It is located at a rural village near Siem Reap. It took around 30-40 minutes to reach there.

    There are 8 workawayers currently volunteering there and all of them seemed enjoying so much from teaching and having fun with the kids. They sing and dance together. I’m really impressed the singing time in the playground before class everyday. All of us held hands together and formed a big circle. The kids seem to be thankful for the workawayers to teach and also be with them.

    A post student from this school became the manager of the school. I can feel the change from her life and I’m so happy for her.

    The workawayers all enjoy a lot from this stay and they are really impacting the kids’ lives. Their big smiles and laughters are all around the school.

    It is a big honour for us to give out bags and stationery for them to make their school life more fruitful.

    I’m so glad that I can grab this chance to make a visit to this school. " - Dionne from the Workaway team, October 2019
Phoung Steung- Public School We teach Year 4,5 and 6
Daily lesson at Phoung Steung
Public school - Phoung Steung

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Exactitude du profil: (4.9)

Échange culturel: (5.0)

Communication: (4.8)




























































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