Volunteers have the opportunity to work with orphans, street children, and mentally/physically disabled children in a variety of different orphanages, schools, daycare and social support centres.
Many children are parentless, or have been abandoned as their parents cannot afford to provide for them. These kids need love, attention, education and life skills to ensure they have a future free from poverty. Volunteers are needed to assist by caring for babies, teaching basic English, arts ‘n’ crafts, music, sports, and healthcare. Volunteers will also have a chance to assist with physiotherapy at the disabled orphanages.
Your contribution is invaluable to the children on the program. The work is incredibly rewarding. You can make a difference for these children and help to brighten their future. As a volunteer in Vietnam you can provide love, affection, education and support to orphaned children. You will help to improve their living facilities allowing them to be self sufficient and providing a safe and secure environment in which they flourish.
Physical Therapy Project
There is a great need for volunteers who can use any specialized skills in physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing or other professions with qualifications that could support children with mental or physical disabilities.
Even if you don't have a related qualification, we still welcome you to join this program - there's always a need for volunteers to provide interaction and engagement for these kids to help them reach their full potential and build relationships.
What to Expect?
You will be expected to work five days per week in most placements. The hours will vary from placement to placement, with a typical day being approximately five hours of work. Typical voluntary activities for this program are: Baby care, teaching basic English, art, crafts, sports, life skills. Helping with physio and mental therapy. Fundraising for extra food, medical care and education.
This program will give you a chance to make an important contribution to the people of Vietnam, and to gain an in depth experience of the country and its culture that will stay with you the rest of your life.
- Program ID: # 1756
- duration: 2 Weeks to 1 Month1 to 3 MonthsMore than 3 Months
- location: HanoiVietnam21° 1' 28.2" N, 105° 50' 28.212" EVN
- Fitness level: Light Impact
- Closest Airport: Hanoi (HAN)
- Costs From: $1000 to $1500$1500 to $3000
- Program Type: Community Development Projects
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