Program Details


On this teaching program, take part to teach children a variety of English based subjects.
The week will consist of preparing lessons and teaching children at a refugee school. You will also be able to teach whole classes on your own or with other participants at the school and experience a different lifestyle.

Aims & Objectives
The aims & objectives is to help the kids grow in their confidence and learn better English which will help them in many ways in the future.

Program Description
The children are refugee from Myanmar, the school setup is very basic located in Kuala Lumpur. The kids and parents will love to meet people from overseas and the exposure to the different cultures. Teachers, with or without experience, can make very significant and worthwhile contributions to the kids. You must love children and understand their behavior, as you will be surrounded with loads of them every day and their friendliness can sometimes become over exuberant.

Typical Day
Monday to Friday
Your typical day starts from 9:00 am and finish at 3:00 pm. You will be teaching at the basic school for 5-6 hours, breaks in between and lunch hour in the early afternoon. You will leave the school each day at around 3:05 -3:15 in the afternoon.
***Please take note of the school holidays as well as public holidays. During such times, with the option to join special classes and English camps that are regularly requested by the community***

Starting Dates
Every Monday, arrival on the Sunday prior to your choice of start day.

Minimum 1 week and maximum 12 weeks

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements
Minimum age: 18
Maximum age: -
Minimum English level: Intermediate
CRB required: On Signup
Passport copy required: On Signup
Resume copy required: No
Required qualification: None

Additional Requirements
A good level of English.

Additional equipment
Casual dress is appropriate during your placement at the teaching centre. However, no-see through clothes or low cut tops are permitted.

What is included:

  • Accommodation, dorm or hostel
  • Meals, breakfast only (7 meals per week)
  • Transportation to project site
  • 24/7 in country emergency support
  • Dedicated project coordinator
  • Volunteer placement

What's excluded:

  • Flight
  • Insurance
  • Airport pickup and dropoff at conclusion of the project
  • Visa fee
  • Spending money for additional activities
  • Meals, lunch & dinner
Location and Arrival Airport

Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

Arrival Airport: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (IATA Code: KUL)

Pickup Point: KL Sentral Train Station (KL Central)

Country Info

Malaysia consists of two parts which could hardly be any more different and are separated from each other by the South China Sea. While the mainland is a multicultural place that has been moderately developed Borneo will make you feel like you are in the middle of the wilderness. Nonetheless its jungles are stunning and will most likely excite you if you are at all interested in becoming a wildlife conservation volunteer in Malaysia. From highly developed Kuala Lumpur which is home to one of the tallest building in the world to the countryside there is a great amount of travel or volunteer opportunities in Malaysia which are waiting for you.

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Teaching - Refugee Kids, West Malaysia

NGO or Medical & Healthcare