Experience the magical culture of Vietnam whilst volunteering as an English language tutor.
2023/07/01 09:34:16


$975 USD

July 2023 / 4-5 months

You’ll gain many skills by volunteering in a primary school, college or university. Your role will be to support teachers in delivering English lessons in the classroom and undertaking some after-school and weekend activities. If you are interested in education and enjoy working with children or young adults, you’ll make a brilliant English Language Tutor.

Adventure calls!

You will live in a town near Hanoi, allowing you to experience the vibrant city atmosphere and gorgeous countryside. Your school, college or university will organise your accommodation, usually your own apartment near local amenities.




See our information pack for the full program details.


Being on a volunteering placement means you’ll always have a network of people around you, including locals and other volunteers. Providing a readymade community with local knowledge to explore, share, and create incredible memories. However, if you want to travel with a friend from home, let us know, and we can usually arrange for you to be on the same placement.



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How long do programs last?

Programs last up to 12 months. The average is 5 months, and the shortest is 2 months. The length depends on the varying commitments of the program.

What’s included in the fee?

The fee includes a fully vetted placement, with an appropriate volunteer role based on your age, experience and interests, a placement mentor, any necessary training, placement-provided accommodation, food and a spending allowance*

*Ghana is the exception to this. Due to the nature of the program, an allowance is not included. Accommodation and food are still provided.

What are the age limits?

Programs are open to those aged between 17-29 years old.

What is the accommodation like?

Accommodation varies depending on the program. You will have a room in an apartment, hostel or with a host family. Kitchen and bathroom facilities are usually shared. The New Ventures Worldwide team will provide specific accommodation information when we match you to a program.

How do the meals work?

Meals vary deepening on the program. Food is provided with most programs, but there are a few exceptions. If you’re staying with a host family, they’ll prepare meals for you to have together. Similarly, schools and camps usually eat together. If you have to provide your own food, an additional allowance will be provided. Most programs can accommodate specific dietary requirements. Let us know if you have these during the interview process, and we can guide you.

What is the enrollment process?

After completing the application form, our team will check if you are eligible for your chosen program before inviting you to an interview. The interview is where you get to know the New Ventures Worldwide team, ask questions and get matched to your perfect program. Various background checks are then conducted before you are officially enrolled in the program.

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, you will need travel insurance. You’ll need to send us your policy details before starting a program.

Do I need a local phone and bank account?

You don’t need a local SIM card, and most volunteers find they can get by on just Wi-Fi. However, having a local bank account is essential for some programs as it is how your allowance is paid. The New Ventures Worldwide team and guide you through this process.

What happens if there is a problem during the placement?

New Ventures Worldwide has a Ladder of Support so you can see who to contact if you need help. Your placement will assist you in almost all situations. However, we also offer background support, mainly if a more serious issue arises.