Childcare in Vietnam 

In this project you will discover the smallest of Vietnam, these boys and girls need a reinforcement in their education, both in school reinforcement and in instilling values ​​and affection in their day to day.

  • Get to know the culture and customs working hand in hand with the local population.
  • Support children in their educational system.
  • It contributes to the realization of new teaching methods to motivate a better future.
  • It provides values ​​and care to the children of the community.
  • Live a unique experience and meet the local population and other volunteers.

What is this program about?

In this program pYou will be able to help and at the same time get to know all the beauties that a volunteer destination like Vietnam offers.

Volunteering in Vietnam is the perfect match you were looking for. Its delicious food, its famous beaches and its impressive rivers, all this and much more in this country on the east coast of Asia. You will have the perfect opportunity to meet and share with the people, communities, children and youth of the project and the country.

At the local nursery you will help with the daily tasks necessary to care for local children from 3 to 6 years old. You will work in a well-organized and managed daycare center in one of the 4 available classrooms and help the teaching staff.

Most classes have between 10 and 15 children.

In the morning you will pick up the children, play some games and maybe sing some songs in the school yard and then you will take them to their classroom. Once they have settled in, you can participate with the children in different learning activities that may include teaching them English and helping them practice writing in their notebooks. You can even use other creative and fun ways to help them learn basic tasks through songs, dances, or games.

At lunchtime, you will help take out lunch, after eating the children go to bed for a nap.

The fun and learning activities in the afternoon will begin at 2:00 p.m., once the children have woken up, and will continue until the end of the day, at 5:00 p.m., when they are returned to their parents.

If the weather permits, some of these activities can be done outdoors so that children have space to run and play.

How is the day to day and what will I do as a volunteer?

A typical volunteer day begins with breakfast at the accommodation with all the volunteers. Volunteers head to the project (by bus or on foot, depending on the assigned area), where they meet with the local coordinator to see what activities are planned for the day.

Throughout the morning each volunteer contributes to the assigned task. A stop is made for lunch and, depending on the needs, they continue with the tasks or have free time.

 The volunteer can visit nearby areas in his spare time. In the evening, the group has dinner and prepares for the next day.

The general activities carried out by the volunteers are:

  • Help with the hygiene and food needs of children.
  • Playful activities.
  • Teaching through play.
  • Activities of creativity, psychomotricity and mental activity.
  • Workshops.

Requirements to participate

  • Be over 18 years old (except if you are traveling with your parents).
  • Cover the cost of the program according to weeks.
  • Have a mandatory travel insurance.
  • Respect cultures and religions.
  • Not have a criminal record.
  • Be proactive.
  • Follow the rules of local accommodation and projects.
  • Have an entry and exit ticket to the country in allowed tourist time.
  • Have a valid passport with more than 6 months.
  • Certificate of criminal offenses and Cv.
  • Fluent English.

Where will I be and when do I have to arrive?

Where will the accommodation be?

The airport you should arrive at is the Airport Tan Son Nhat International (SGN), in Vietnam. If you arrive on Saturdays or Sundays between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., you will be picked up at the airport. If you arrive at a different time, the local coordinator will tell you how to get there or if there is any extra charge.

Once you arrive you will stay at the volunteer’s house, located in Ho Chi Minh. The volunteer’s house has rooms that you will share with other volunteers (between 4 and 6 people), you will also share bathrooms and common areas. The house has security 24 hours a day, Wi-Fi, has bedding for each volunteer, has air conditioning and hot water.

Dates and method of arrival

The program is open throughout the year, your schedule will be from Monday to Friday, around 4-5 hours divided into the mornings or afternoons according to needs.

It is advisable to arrive during the weekend, since the project begins every Monday where your presentation will take place. If you arrive on Saturday or Sunday between 6:00 am or 10:00 pm, you will be picked up at the airport, otherwise they will tell you how to get to the project.

How long can I go?

You can be in the project from 2 weeks until 12 weeks.

How do I sign up?

To sign up is very simple, you only have to follow 5 very important steps, the first thing is once you have read everything that is included and not included and the costs that you have in the country tab.

  1. Fill out this form with the dates you want.
  2. You receive an official confirmation of place.
  3. Make a 1st contribution of enrollment to the program.
  4. You make a video call with the coordinator to better prepare your arrival.
  5. Sign the international volunteer agreement and complete the rest of the financial contribution as indicated by your coordinator


What can I see during the weekend?

Traveling on your own to Vietnam is very easy, there are many buses, trains and agencies, as well as motorcycle rental is very affordable. You will discover many activities of all kinds and for all tastes. Do not forget to walk through its streets and discover the local gastronomy.

Some of the places you will see are:

  • Hanoi, the capital.
  • Halong Bay Cruise.
  • Tour the Ninh Binh area.
  • Visit the Phong Nha National Park.
  • Discover the ancient city of Hue.
  • Stroll through the streets of yellow houses in Hoi An.

Do not forget to take many photos, you will remember every corner!