English teachers, Program assistants with background in business, Marketing, Social enterprise.
Short term volunteers- 2 weeks Long term volunteers- 6 months
This program is designed for those who want to discover the natural and cultural wonders of Ha Giang, share experiences with the local community, and be face-to-face with these colorful cultures. This experience will provide participants a meaningful program combined with responsible tourism, and plays an incredibly important role enabling hill tribe people to take full advantage of employment and training opportunities, whether they choose to stay in their communities or decide to earn income in urban areas.
These villages, activities, vulnerable groups, visiting place & homestay accommodation have been carefully chosen through a rigorous selection process, ensuring you have a great opportunity to share your talents, creativity, and compassion.
Our team is made up of locals in order to provide to our participants with the best travel through our shared experience. We have a passion for community development program which we share with all participants from parts of the world, bringing you the opportunities to discover and make a difference by helping local ethnic minority people.
-From Wed to Sunday:
Practical English class, Art project, education activities for local student
Tea picking with local farmers, learn how is tea processed
-Monday to Wednesday: Free time: This is a great time to discover villages of hill tribes here, enjoy beautiful scenery, meeting people as well as having very good physic activities during your time here with our team, we help you as the ambassadors of this Highland to in bringing you a “local breath”, to live in an insight into our culture, tradition and beautiful sight-seeing, you will stay overnight in the house of local people to share the daily living with them. An unforgettable experience and enrichment for all participants
SUGGESTED SKILLS AND INTERESTS
• Fluently in English
• Previous English teaching experiences for long term volunteers.
• Bachelor degree in fields of education, development studies or equivalent for long term volunteers.
• Strong inter-personal skills, and experiences in working with a wide variety of people, cultural sensitivity
Introducing Around Ha Giang
Hà Giang is a province in the Northeast region of Vietnam, an amazing landscape of limestone pinnacles and granite outcrops. It is located in the far north of the country, and contains Vietnam's northernmost point. It shares a 270 km long border with Yunnan province of southern China, and thus is known as Vietnam's final frontier. The province covers an area of 7945.8 square kilometres and as of 2008 it had a population of 705,100 people.
Ha Giang province is the last to open to tourism and offers some of the most striking sceneries in Vietnam. Virgin forests, natural fortress mountains sculpted into terraces, rock formations plateaus split by breathtaking canyons. These majestic landscapes shelter the largest diversity of ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Where keep pure landscapes and cultures than Sapa so you can explore the real life and natural landscapes in Ethnic minorities in Ha Giang like H'mong people. The area did not feel at all “touristy”. There is also virtually nothing to buy and no one is selling anything to tourists. We are highly recommended and please visit it before it becomes too popular!
As the first local Non-Government volunteer organization in Vietnam with official status to have volunteer programs, we provide opportunities that make a difference to the lives of people from all parts of the world.
The organization works to setup sustainable projects to protect the environment, provide career skills education services for vulnerable groups, encourage community development and cultural exchange.
V4D is managed by the Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment (VACNE) with the support of Youth in Action program of European Commission in capacity building, and CCIVS (Co-ordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service) in the volunteer management.
Our programs empower ethnic minorities through aducation, implementation of business skills and training, disease prevention and education, youth education and more!
⃰⃰⃰ Long term volunteers (Three month3+) will be provided with food and accommodation free of charge in our volunteer house.
⃰ Short-term volunteers (less than 12 weeks) are required pay $9 per day
Meals, accommodation will be provided free of charge by our organization. We are well equipped the house, good accommodation, strong wifi, green/black tea. All international interns will live and work atV4D House with local staffs and local learners,
*Note: Participants are responsible for covering all costs associated with their travel to Ha Giang city, along with medical insurance other costs.
Books, pens, any monetary donations are always welcomed. You are also more Possibly before you leave your country you might like to conduct a small fundraiser to help these teenagers.