International volunteer projects in Thailand
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English language camp for students
Songkhla       September 10 - September 22, 2018

Volunteer project: September is the month before final exams of the 1st semester in Thailand. Before having the exams in October, schools in Songkhla provide English camp for the students. The aims is to give students more non-formal education before the official exams and to repeat what they have studied for the whole term.

The volunteers will be in charge of organizing the language camp together with teachers. There will be guidelines for the volunteers. Most of the time, the volunteers will be split among language stations. Each station will take care of different topic that the students will practice. The aims of the different stations is to let students communicate on various topics, for example learning about directions, time or occupations, etc. The school will provide materials and guidebooks for the volunteers on how to run a language station. The camp will take 1-4 days depending on each school.
Some days, when there's no language camp, the volunteers are expected to work as English teachers in primary schools.

Special requirements: Volunteers should love working with children.

Leisure time: Visits to Khohong Hill, Tone Nga Chang Waterfall, local temple, Hatyai downtown, floating market.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will stay in a teacher's house. Mattress and mosquitoes net are provided.

Location: Klonghoikhong, Songkhla Province

Terminal: Hatyai train station, Hatyai bus station, Hatyai International Airport

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 9,500 Thai Baht (about $300 US)
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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Bridging the rural-urban gap in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai       November 12 - November 24, 2018

Volunteer project: The gap between the city and the countryside is still big in Thailand. The aim of this project is to create a link between global and local, to give more opportunities to children and people in rural areas, to improve the state of natural environment, culture, poverty and human rights, to support development of local communities, to promote friendship, understanding and solidarity among world volunteers and local people.

The volunteers will help with organic farming in rice terraces and fruit farms (there are pineapple, corn). They will also teach at the local school nearby the village using non-formal education methods such as games, songs, storytelling, art or performance to encourage children to speak in English.

Special requirements: Respect for other cultures, open mind and love for learning and sharing.

Leisure time: In their free time, volunteers can visit local temples, Donintanon National park, and enjoy the local life.

Language: English

Accommodation: The volunteers will live with a host family, 2-3 volunteers per house.

Location: Mae Chaem district, Chiang Mai province

Terminal: Chiang-Mai International Airport, Chiang-Mai bus station, Chiang-Mai Train station, Mae-Cham bus station, Chom-Thong bus station.

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 9,500 Thai Baht (about $300 US)
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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English classes for poor and disadvantaged children
Khon Kaen       December 10 - December 22, 2018

Volunteer project: The volunteers will work in a school for disadvantaged and poor children in the countryside of Khon Kaen. The school offers education, food and accommodation to children who have no parents, children from poor families and those from very remote areas. Kids from 7 to 18 years of age can come and stay at the school through primary and high school. Teachers at the school provide not only education, but also care and support for the children.

With the help of the volunteers, students will get a chance to learn to speak English. The volunteers will encourage the kids to overcome shyness and get more confident in communicating with foreigners. Learning English is also important for understanding and embracing cultural diversity. With this project, we also hope to bridge the gap in educational opportunities between urban and rural areas.

Volunteers are expected to work as English teachers in the primary and high school. Volunteers are welcome to prepare their own lessons including conversations and games, and share their experience with the students.

Special requirements: Volunteers should love working and playing with children.

Leisure time: Visiting the local community, market, and national parks.

Language: English

Accommodation: Accommodation will be in the school.

Location: Khon Kaen Province

Terminal: Khon Kaen Airport, Khon Kaen Train station, Khon Kaen bus station

Age range: 18 and over

Extra fee: 9,500 Thai Baht (about $300 US)
The extra fee is intended to support the local host of the project who does not have sufficient funds. It is due upon arrival.

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