Volunteers will work on organizing different workshop, training, and activities to support students learning and development. Volunteers will also teach English to students and join construction activities to renovate classroom, beautify of the campus, and build the building for campsite office, library, and computer room.
Volunteers are going to work in various activities such organizing ceremonies and events with local people, teaching English, music, arts, and sports to children, and working with local people in income generation program.
Volunteers will also work with CYA’s program team to design different programs projects for youth development, children education, community development, and environmental issues. Volunteers will have opportunity to initiate their own project and work with the team to make it reality and achieve its goals.
There will be 3 volunteers selected for this volunteering project: 1 from Slovakia, 1 from Italy, 1 from France.
Qualification & prerequisites
- a strong motivation to work in team as a teamplayer or leader.
- Be able to communicate in English (listening, reading,speaking and writing)
- Believe in volunteering work changes people lives
- Self-motivated and ability to managed their own time
- Crafting and creativity
Volunteers from Slovakia, France and Italy are eligible for this position.
Accomodation & Food
Volunteers are going to stay in the bungalows provided at the inside the community center. The bungalows are rented by CYA from community members and in each bungalow 3 – 4volunteers will share together. The accommodation is equipped with simple sleeping mattress, blankets, pillows and mosquito nets.There are separated bathroom and toilet located in the center where you can access by the path.It is not very perfect but this is what the villagers use, and find it very comfortable for their daily life.
3 meals per day will be covered by the participation fee while volunteers will be arranged daily shift to cook your own meals. Meals will be basic Cambodian dishes. CYA built our own kitchen equipped with basic cooking facilities inside the center. Volunteers will use the kitchen as the main cooking and eating place during the project.The camp – leader will provide you enough information about where you can buy food and ingredients for cooking.
Visa & travel arrangements
As of November 2021 the government announced that tourists that have been fully vaccinated do not have to quarantine anymore, if:
- Tourists entering Cambodia who are fully vaccinated, have vaccination cards or documents and the PCR test within 72 hours before arriving in Cambodia as a proof that is released by their
government. When landing in Cambodia tourists need to do a Rapid test, If it is negative they
can travel everywhere with no concern.
Useful information on VISA arrangements can be found here:
The sending and hosting organisation will give further information to the volunteers. The sending organisations are:
CYA mission is to provide the IVS (International Voluntary Service) opportunity for people from around the world to explore themselves and the world and become active global citizens. This program aims to foster personal development , develop leadership skills, education, create impacts on society, and choose a brighter path to future careers.
Education is not a priority and not easy to access by all while poverty is struggling people for survival. CYA started our cooperation in 2014 and have been working on providing English languages class for students and supporting to renovate classrooms.It is very rare
to have foreigners in this village so the presence of volunteers make the students and local people happy to have interaction while students are able to learn language for free.
more information: https://cyacambodia.org/
How to apply?
The applications for this position are open. You can apply for this position by contacting the sending organisation according to the country you come from or where your residence is.