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Teach English in Laos

Empower a community, gain experience, make a difference as a Volunteer in Laos. ❤️

Volunteer Abroad in Laos

We are delighted to introduce exciting opportunities to live and teach in beautiful Laos! As the tourism market in this region continues to grow, the demand for English-speaking abilities among locals is becoming increasingly important. The inability to communicate with foreign travelers is a significant hurdle for many locals seeking employment in the tourism industry. This is where you can make a difference! By sharing your skills and knowledge, you can help bridge this communication gap and empower the community.

Volunteering to teach in Luang Prabang not only provides a meaningful and enriching experience for you but also brings new ideas and perspectives that promote cross-cultural understanding. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in a small community and contribute to its development while learning about the culture and traditions of Laos.

Join us and become a part of a movement that is making a positive impact on the lives of local residents. This is a chance to give back and make a real difference while also gaining valuable experience and memories that will last a lifetime.

Benefits

Included

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • Accommodation Provided

    Twin or triple sharing room with air-conditioning
  • Airport transfer

    Meet and greet to / from airport
  • Welcome meeting

    Program briefing on arrival
  • Training

    Orientation with local support team
  • Meals

    Two meals daily provided
  • Donation

    Program fee includes donation to schools
  • In-country support

    24 hour support available
  • TEFL qualification

    120 hour TEFL certificate

Volunteering in Laos

Duties include

  • Enhance English skills of our students with your contribution as a volunteer
  • Laos teachers are highly skilled but your unique world experiences bring great value
  • Volunteer for 4-6 hours per day, Monday to Friday, and support our teachers and students
  • Join conversation sessions or participate in fun learning games with our students
  • Make a direct impact in the education and lives of local students
  • Experience the joy of teaching and the reward of making a difference
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Laos while sharing your skills
  • Help bridge the communication gap and empower the community with your time
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Accommodation

  • Enjoy comfortable accommodation in a twin/triple sharing room with other volunteers of the same gender
  • Rooms are equipped with fans, air-conditioning, electric hot water showers, and western-style toilets
  • Stay connected with free Wifi available in the guesthouse
  • Experience traditional Laos hospitality from the friendly owners who will make you feel welcome
  • Free water, tea, coffee, and fruits are available for volunteers
  • Conveniently located just a 10-minute walk away from shops, bars and restaurants 
  • School where volunteers work is also just a short 10-minute walk away

Delicious and authentic meals

  • Start your day off right with a daily breakfast provided at the guesthouse
  • Enjoy complimentary water and fruit throughout the day
  • During working days (Monday-Friday), lunch is provided at a nearby restaurant
  • We can customize meals to cater to specific dietary requirements, including vegetarian options
  • On weekends and for dinner, volunteers are free to explore the variety of restaurants in Luangprabang
  • Sample traditional Lao or Luangprabang style food, Thai, Indian, Chinese, and European dishes at excellent value
  • Don't miss the nightly all-you-can-eat vegetarian street buffet for only $2!
  • Restaurants in Luangprabang are open from early morning till late at night
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Departure day ceremony

As your journey in Laos draws to a close, we invite you to be part of something truly extraordinary. Picture yourself immersed in a local ceremony on your last day, as you witness the awe-inspiring sight of monks gracefully leaving their pagodas to receive offerings of food from the warm-hearted residents of Luang Prabang. This spiritual and serene ceremony will leave you in awe of the rich cultural heritage of the Lao people.

But the adventure doesn't end there! Extend your experience by exploring the vibrant morning market of Luang Prabang, where the air is filled with the lively sounds of locals haggling for the freshest meat, succulent fruits, and crisp vegetables. Indulge your senses as you stroll through this bustling marketplace, soaking up the sights, sounds, and aromas that make Laos truly unique.

After this enriching morning, you'll have some free time to create your own lasting memories. Whether you choose to delve deeper into the local culture, relax in a charming café, or simply take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque streets of Luang Prabang, the choice is yours!

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Duration

Choose the duration that best fits your schedule and interests. Our program allows you to join us for a minimum of one week, up to a maximum of twelve weeks. Whether you're seeking a short-term adventure or a more immersive experience, we have options to suit your needs.

Pricing

We believe in making volunteering accessible to everyone. Our pricing starts at just £369 for a one-week stay, making it affordable for individuals with various budgets. Please get in touch with us to discuss your desired duration, and we will provide you with further details on pricing and any available discounts.

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Requirements

  • No prior teaching experience necessary
  • Fluent English proficiency
  • Open and enthusiastic 
  • Willing to adapt to a different culture
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse and multicultural environment
  • Respect for local customs and traditions

FAQ: Volunteering Abroad and Teaching English in Laos

Volunteering abroad and teaching English in Laos offers a rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on local communities while immersing yourself in the rich culture and traditions of Laos. By sharing your English language skills, you can empower individuals and help bridge communication barriers, ultimately contributing to the development of the community.

Volunteering to teach in Laos provides numerous benefits, including accommodation, airport transfer, meals, training, in-country support, and a 120-hour TEFL certificate. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to enhance your teaching skills, experience the joy of making a difference, and immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Laos.

Volunteers teaching English in Laos are responsible for enhancing the English skills of local students through engaging activities and conversation sessions. This includes volunteering for 4-6 hours per day, Monday to Friday, supporting teachers and students, and making a direct impact on the education and lives of local students.

Volunteers in Laos are accommodated in comfortable twin or triple sharing rooms with air-conditioning. Rooms are equipped with fans, electric hot water showers, and western-style toilets. Free Wi-Fi is available in the guesthouse, and complimentary water, tea, coffee, and fruits are provided. The guesthouse is conveniently located within walking distance of shops, bars, restaurants, and the school where volunteers work.

Volunteers in Laos receive daily breakfast at the guesthouse, with complimentary water and fruit throughout the day. Lunch is provided at a nearby restaurant during working days (Monday-Friday), and meals can be customized to cater to specific dietary requirements, including vegetarian options. On weekends and for dinner, volunteers are free to explore the variety of restaurants in Luang Prabang.

The departure day ceremony in Laos is a memorable experience where volunteers witness a local ceremony involving monks receiving offerings of food from residents. After the ceremony, volunteers have free time to explore the vibrant morning market of Luang Prabang and create lasting memories by delving deeper into the local culture or relaxing in charming cafes.

Volunteers in Laos can choose to join the program for a minimum of one week up to a maximum of twelve weeks. Pricing starts at just £369 for a one-week stay, with options available for individuals with various budgets. Please contact us to discuss your desired duration, and we will provide further details on pricing and any available discounts.

No prior teaching experience is necessary to volunteer in Laos, but fluent English proficiency and open enthusiasm are required. Volunteers should be willing to adapt to a different culture, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and respect local customs and traditions.

Volunteer abroad in Laos!

To register for this volunteer abroad program, fill out the below application form and an advisor will contact you with next steps.

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Simply fill out this form and we'll get straight back to you. If you have any questions you can always email us at [email protected]

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