Volunteer and Teaching English to Monks in Chiang Mai Thailand

Company : Volunteering Solutions
Activity: Community Volunteer Projects
Country: Thailand
Location : Chiang Mai Thailand
Duration: 2 weeks to 1 Year+
Approx Costs: 500 to 1000 £ Pound (UK)

Travel to Thailand an join amazing volunteering programs where you can teach English to monks in Thailand.

By applying to this program run by Volunteering Solutions you will be able to live in Chiang Mai which is located in Northern Thailand and is a lot more relaxed compared to Bangkok. You will get to work and get to know local novice Buddhist monks who will be fascinated by you. Expect lots of questions and local people to be very friendly. The monks age range from 12 to 18 and they live in various monastery schools.

The object of these teaching volunteer programs with monks is to provide knowledge and help the monks learn new things. You will also be able to learn some basic Thai phrases. You might be working around 15 hours per week so there will be lots of time to relax and enjoy the city and surrounding areas. You will also get lots of support and help from local staff and other experienced volunteers. If you want to volunteer with friends or your family this is also possible, Volunteering Solutions can arrange group trips and placements.

Sometimes you might work in classrooms or in more relaxed situations where the monks can practice their conversational English. You'll some pick up good techniques and this might give you the experience to spend a long time leading paid teaching lessons in Thailand. Subjects you can teach include English, art, music and there is room for flexibility so you could create games or sports. You will pay a really important role helping local teachers and you will also learn a lot from the monks and local people. You'll get to sample local tasty food, learn about Thailand and Buddhism during this program.

If you have an open mind and would love to visit exotic Thailand and do something different these teaching volunteer programs with monks will be perfect. Northern Thailand is a very peaceful and relaxed place and in your spare time you might want to go trekking, visit Chiang Rai or cross into neighboring countries like Laos or Myanmar on a weekend. To participate you will need to be aged 18 and over when the program starts but you don't need any experience of the Thai language or any previous teaching experience.

If this sounds interesting to you please get in touch with Volunteering Solutions today. They will be able to provide you with more information and arrange a placement so you can start your Thailand teaching adventure.

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All Year Round

Costs / Benefits

Prices start from GBP£738

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