Volunteer in Vietnam: Help prepare meals for the poor in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP




Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Ho Chi Minh City


Volunteers in this project will help out at a charity restaurant that offers affordable meals to poor students, immigrants and local workers in Ho Chi Minh City. The restaurant does fundraising in order to be able to offer quality meals at a low cost of 2000 VND (less than 10 cents).

Volunteers are needed in this project to support the charity mission of the restaurant and help prepare meals for poor people. Volunteers with relevant experience can join the cooking. Most of the time, volunteers will help preparing food, washing vegetables, setting up tables.

The restaurant is located in the central part of Ho Chi Minh City. Participants in this charity project will be able to learn about life in the city which changes very quickly with a growing gap between different parts of society.

Volunteers' main duties in the charity restaurant involve preparing food, washing vegetables or setting up tables. They will also help serving meals, cleaning tables, washing dishes. Work hours are 8 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday.

:Volunteers in this project are expected to be motivated, hard working, enthusiastic and attentive. Cooking experience is very welcome.

Duration of the project: 1 - 3 weeks. Please select the dates that work best for you and submit them with your application.

Arrival and orientation: The project starts on Tuesday, except on holidays. Volunteers arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday or Tuesday of every week.

Location: Ho Chi Minh City (or Sai Gon), in the southern part of Vietnam.

More information and other available projects in Vietnam: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-vietnam

Other volunteer destinations in Asia: India, Nepal, Indonesia


  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

To enroll in the project now, click here: http://cadip.org/enrol

or give us a call: USA: 310-882-7400; 646-657-2900; 617-841-0400;

Canada: 416-943-4900; 604-628-7400; 514-316-8500; 780-638-2500; 613-454-5500