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Volunteer Teaching Program in Nepal
Volunteer Teaching Program in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nepal

Volunteer Teaching Program in Nepal

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteer to teach children in Nepal, and make a difference to their lives through education 
  • Volunteer work includes working at local Nepalese schools and help the in-house faculty in conducting lectures for students
  • Volunteers are required to focus on the English skills of students that includes conversational and written skills 
  • Additionally, other subjects such as Maths, General Knowledge, Computers/Information Technology and Hygiene can also be taught 
  • Support and encouragement from volunteers goes a long way in creating a better future for the kids 
  • Volunteer work is carried out on weekdays and weekends are free to travel and explore the country 

Overview

Overview

Volunteers participating in the Teaching program in Nepal will be conducting English classes at local Nepalese public or private schools, which are short of staff and are in need of regular volunteers. Tourism is one of the main industries in Nepal and a strong command over the English language can land a sophisticated and decent pay job. It is of a great benefit to working as a volunteer teaching in schools in Nepal, not just for the children from the underprivileged section but the volunteers as well. 

All that is required from the volunteers to execute this task is that they should have good English speaking abilities and lots of enthusiasm to work with children. Starting with the basics of the language, the kids would be delighted if they are able to learn simple, short sentences which enables them to understand English and express themselves in the same language.


Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Volunteers must be 17 years or older at the time of joining the project. You need to have an open mind and a flexible attitude for working in a new and different environment. The volunteer should bring energy and enthusiasm to make a difference. Participants must be fit and healthy at the time of joining the program. Participants should have no criminal convictions and should provide a clean criminal background check report. A parental consent form shall be required for Under 18 participants joining the program.


Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities

Volunteers under the teaching program in Nepal are mostly placed in primary school placements. However, placement options are also available for those looking to work in high schools. Following are the list of tasks to be done by volunteers under the teaching program in Nepal;

  • Assist the local staff of the schools
  • Evolve new ways of teaching in a play-way method.
  • Teach a class on your own once feel confident about it.
  • Include extra-curricular activities, such as playing games, dancing, going to a picnic or outing to the way of teaching
  • You are also welcome to participate in other activities of the school such as sports, music, and arts.

Your language of communication must be English and the kids would pick up the language naturally.


Volunteer Work Schedule

Volunteer Work Schedule

Volunteers joining the teaching program in Nepal will be accommodated with a host family or at a volunteer house. Both the arrangements are located close to the placement facility and are provided with meals. A typical schedule while volunteering in Nepal  goes like;

  • Sunday - Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Monday - Orientation session by the local coordinator covering topic areas; such
  • as safety, culture, language, places to visit, behavior, food, and more. This will be followed by a visit to the placement facility in the company of the local coordinator to get introduced to the placement and the Inmates.
  • Tuesday to Friday - Volunteer work
  • Breakfast - Volunteers will have breakfast at the volunteer house/with the host family
  • Volunteer at placement - 07:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Lunch -  01:00 pm (will be provided at the accommodation)
  • Dinner - 07:00 pm
  • Weekends - Free to explore the city (Lunch is not provided on Fri/Sat/Sunday)

The same volunteer work schedule continues from the second week onwards 

Note: Please note, the schedule may vary depending on the particular project the volunteer is participating on.


Living

Living

It is our duty to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable, so the moment you land in Nepal we take care of you. From arranging airport transfers to providing you a comfortable accommodation, clubbed with meals of your choice plus assisting with weekend tours, we try to serve you the best.

Airport Transfer

Volunteers are picked up from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu by a member of the local coordinating staff. Those volunteers who will be already in Nepal will be met by the staff at a designated meeting point decided beforehand.

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided on a shared basis at a homestay/host family accommodation in Kathmandu. The accommodation is managed by the local program coordinator.In case there is no availability at the volunteer accommodation, then volunteers are also provided accommodation at a guest house as well. Depending on the availability you would be assigned your accommodation. Both the home stay and guest house accommodation are neat and provide a comfortable stay during your volunteering period in Nepal. All accommodations have running water, electricity and all basic amenities available. The accommodations have hot water showers for winters and wifi internet is available. Private rooms are available at guest house at extra charges as well. 

Orientation

An orientation and briefing will be provided by your local program coordinator. We cover areas like, culture, greetings, locations, transportation etc. Start your volunteering experience by taking the 1 week Language Culture Orientation week in Kathmandu.

Meals

Two Nepalese meals (Breakfast and Dinner) will be provided to all volunteers depending on your work schedule.Breakfast typically consists of Bread, Butter, Jam, Sandwich, Tea etc.Typical meals provided include Dal (Lentils), Rice,Vegetables,Chicken and meat etc.The staple meal for most Nepalese people is dal bhat, which consists of lentil soup (dal), rice (bhat) and vegetables in curry (tarkari).If you have any special dietary requirements, you can let us know in advance and we can try our best to accommodate that. 

During your Free Time

On the weekends volunteers usually head out to Chitwan National Park to do a Safari trip or to the beautiful town of Pokhara. On the weekdays, evenings are free and volunteers usually hang out at Thamel which is a famous backpacking touristy area with numerous cafes and restaurants or explore some of the most famous attractions of Kathmandu.


Dates

Dates

2024

January
February

18

March
April
May

05

19

June

02

July

21

August

18

September

01

15

October
November

03

December

01

22

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Costs

Costs

1 Week $250
2 Weeks $390
3 Weeks $510
4 Weeks $610
5 Weeks $740
6 Weeks $840
7 Weeks $940
8 Weeks $1040
Extra Week $140

Please Note: -An application fee of $229 is charged over and above the program fee as an application payment. (A 5% international banking fee is charged at the time of payment)

What are you Paying for?

  •  24 hrs Assistance and support from staff
  •  Comprehensive Pre- Departure Information
  •  Pick up from the airport
  •  Orientation 
  •  Food (2 times a day)
  •  Accommodation 
  •  Travel & Medical Insurance (Available at an extra cost)
  • Certificate Of Completion (Upon Request)

What's NOT included?

  • Airfare
  • Return Trip to Airport (Can be arranged at extra cost)
  • Local Transportation
  • Visa Fees
  • Vaccinations

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