Cambodia

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)

I have recently finished a 3 week program with IVHQ in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This experience was more than I could have ever imagined. For starters, the organization and local staff were extremely helpful and welcoming. They provided us with a clean and safe living environment in the volunteer house. Living with 13 other volunteers was a beautiful way to meet like-minded people from around the world and build lasting friendships. The childcare facility that we were working with was a lovely short bike ride from our home. Each morning we were greeted by the excited, smiling children when we arrived. there was no better feeling that that. The children were always to excited to see us, and being with them, and being able to teach them a few things, was an amazing feeling. The nuns that we were working alongside inspired me to be a better person and to want to lead a more humble life. They were amazing with the children and so thankful that we were there.
If you have the opportunity to take a few weeks out of your life and donate them to others, I would strongly suggest it. The experience will be so meaningful to you, and those that you help.

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Oct 12, 2017
Overall:
10
Support:
10
Value:
10

Projects Abroad

Having to teach English to kids it's always hard if you don't have any language in common. They don't completely understand you, but when you finally think of a game with which they can both enjoy and learn English, you and the kids begin laughing and playing, as well as learning.
Honestly, I didn't had the opportunity to feel that because I'm very bad at teaching and talking, and for me it's very difficult to be funny and play with kids. But despite that, everytime I took the camera and the kids saw me, all of them went to surround me so I could take them (lovely) pictures. That feeling that you have when you see the kid smiling and laughing with his friends when you show him the picture you just took them in priceless. I don't think I will feel this anymore, unless I go back.
I want to share some of that pictures, including a special one: Our Local Coordinator's birthday celebration.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Bz5w-lCV582bWTVLSkxPXzlfNzQ

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Sep 21, 2017
Overall:
9
Support:
9
Value:
9

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Sep 20, 2017
Overall:
10
Support:
10
Value:
10

Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad Cambodia Human Rights Project

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Aug 18, 2017
Overall:
8
Support:
10
Value:
8

Projects Abroad

I loved teaching English as a Second Language in Cambodia with Projects Abroad! I got my certification in TESL at my college and Projects Abroad not only gave me the opportunity to practice the skills and knowledge that I had gained through that program, but it also reminded me why I fell in love with TESL in the first place and rekindled my passion for teaching in that way someday. At all times I felt supported and encouraged by the Projects Abroad staff as well as the staff at my placement. I greatly enjoyed getting to know my students and miss them dearly. I can't wait to take what I learned through my project with them and help similar students in a similar way.

Program: TEFL
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Aug 15, 2017
Overall:
10
Support:
10
Value:
10

Involvement Volunteers International

Thanks heaps!
Highlights;
Working in a rural community and helping out the school and meeting some great people both local and other travellers.

Team, food and accommodation;
Everyone was friendly and helpful and they answered any questions that were asked. It was great to talk about the current project and the direction of where the school was heading.

The food was good, understanding it was a rural town there wasn’t too big of an expectation. All the food was tasty and filling.

The accommodation was perfect, clean and in a good area away from noise. It helped being with other respectful volunteers.

I think the program that is being run is good and keeps everyone busy, very happy with my time there.

Kind Regards

Jarrad Lawrence

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Aug 2, 2017
Overall:
10
Support:
9
Value:
10

Frontier

Volunteering with Frontier gives you the potential to really immerse yourself into a community. It gives you the opportunity to not only engage in your project (teaching) but allows you to get to know the wider community involved in the project.
Due to the accomodation being closely connected to the project site, this allows you to gain a deeper meaning and understanding of the country and the local culture.
When you're out in the field and have any uncertainties, Frontier provide guidance and support whilst encouraging you to use your own initiative and develop life skills.

Program: Volunteer Abroad
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Aug 19, 2016
Overall:
10
Support:
10
Value:
10

Frontier

Honestly these past 2 weeks have been tough but is all the more rewarding knowing my efforts are making a difference to the lives of many children.
I can't wait to see what the next week brings...

Program: TEFL
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Jul 16, 2016
Overall:
6
Support:
8
Value:
6

Frontier

Currently two weeks into the teaching project in Siem Reap and I'm having an amazing time. The local people are so friendly and the other volunteers are also great. I feel like
I really have value at the school and helping children learn English is super rewarding. I can't wait for the rest of my time here.

Program: TEFL
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Jul 15, 2016
Overall:
10
Support:
10
Value:
10

VolunteerAbroad.ca

I have found the project extremely enjoyable. I have learnt a lot from teaching the Khmer children English. Improving the children's English skills is important in enabling them to get jobs.

Program: TEFL
Location: Cambodia
Posted: Jul 15, 2016
Overall:
8
Support:
8
Value:
8

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