Teaching English and supporting the charity work of Buddhist monks

  • Volunteer Opportunity posted by CADIP




Short-Term (few weeks/months)


Phaya Taung
Shan State
Myanmar [Burma]


Volunteer help is needed in a youth development centre in a Buddhist monastery in Naung Shwe township. There are over 1000 students of diverse ethnic groups: Paoh, Lesu, Kayan, Kayah, InnThar, Danu, Shan and Taung Yoe who come from different villages. They live in the dormitory of the monastery and attend government high school near the monastery. The volunteers will participate in the activities of the monastery and help the local community. They will be teaching English and other social classes, working in the farm and helping with construction tasks. The volunteers will be also playing with kids from the kindergarten, and cleaning and cooking for the students together with local volunteers from the monastery.

Accommodation: Volunteers will be accommodated in a Buddhist monastery. The monastery also provides locally cooked fresh food for the volunteers.

Location: The project takes place in Phaya Taung village in Nyaungshwe township, Southern Shan State near Inle Lake. The area is 2000 feet above sea level, surrounded by mountains and lakes. This is a predominantly agricultural region, very peaceful and calm.


September 12 - September 25, 2018

November 15 - November 28, 2018

More information and enrollment: http://cadip.org/volunteer-in-myanmar


  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

Apply online through Cadip's website: http://cadip.org

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