In the workcamp, volunteers will be divided into small teams to do different tasks including:
– Organizing activities for children
– Create a friendly environment
– Help locals understand the importance of protecting the environment
– Some environmental activities, like gardening, building a bamboo fence, planting trees
Volunteers will be also working with local communication volunteers to update your activities at the project site on SJ Vietnam’s websites and on ICT Life’s online newspaper through reports, pictures, videos,…
Volunteers will stay in a traditional bamboo house in the BUOC-village, western toilets and bathroom are available.
The village will provide meals for volunteers. Vietnamese food consists of many varieties and flavors, but if you have any special dietary needs please inform us in advance
You will have free time during the evenings and the weekends to spend as you please. During those free moments you can travel to discover further wonders of Vietnam!
The province of Hoa Binh is located in south-western of Vietnam, about 100km from Hanoi.
SJ Vietnam is an international youth NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) that promotes values of solidarity, peace and tolerance through youth citizenship projects to improve society during and after the voluntarism. It was set up in 2004 by international and Vietnamese young volunteers. SJ Vietnam is an independent Vietnamese branch of SJ France, a full member of CCVIS (UNESCO) and NVDA, a partner of YAP and Alliance. SJ Vietnam is an independent, non-political and non-religious organization open to everybody without any distinction of nationality, race, education or sex
The total fee is 5,500,000 VND/participant which includes transportation at the project site, food, basic accommodation and materials for the project. The transportation to get to the project site is not included. Volunteers will pay their participation fee directly to SJ Vietnam account at least 2 weeks before their arrival in Vietnam. Volunteers must send a scanned copy of the receipt to SJ Vietnam to inform that they have transferred money. If they want to pay on arrival, they will be charged 300,000 VND more plus the fee. For another way of your payment, please contact your sending organization to confirm us. Participation fee enables SJ Vietnam to take care of the volunteers during their stay and to fund projects. Volunteers’ activities in the evenings or on the weekends are on their own expense
Volunteers should bring :
– a sleeping bag, a mosquito spray,
– basic pharmacy kit,
– small gifts from your country,
– craft materials for your project,
– if possible, electricity adaptor to charge your electricity equipments.
– at the project site there is no internet.