Chance to see the Buddhist life and Teaching at Monastery in Nepal
- Volunteer Opportunity posted by Friendship United Nepal (FUN-Nepal)
Times of day
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
The FUN-Nepal will manage all the activities related to volunteering like Teaching English and other Volunteer work in Gomba (Monastery). Though, predominantly a Hindu country, Buddhism is also practiced by Tibetan people who are in exile in Nepal. Volunteers interested to work in a Buddhist monastery mostly teach English education to monks and immerse themselves in Buddhist culture. This is a perfect project if you are interested in Buddhism and the life of Buddhist monks.
What skills do I need?
No previous teaching experience is needed though if someone has it would be better. Volunteers joining the Buddhist monk teaching programs in Nepal should have good English in both written and spoken. Volunteers should not be native English speaker if s/he has knowledge of English language. Volunteers are expected to be flexible and patient and interest in the lifestyle of Buddhist monks will enjoy this program.
What are my duties?
As a volunteer of FUN-Nepal English Teaching Project, you will primarily work as English instructors in the Tibetan schools and monastery. You will teach English to Tibetan kids for 3-4 hours a day. In addition, to English teaching, volunteers will assist in other school extracurricular activities. In the evening, you can organize games, drawing, singing, dancing, and other creative education and extracurricular activities.
Morning and late evening time is free. If you love Buddhism, this is the perfect time to join meditation, rituals, prays, and songs with the Buddhist monks. This project gives perfect opportunities to immerse in Buddhist religion and lifestyle.
Where the accommodation?
English Teaching volunteering in the Buddhist monastery, volunteers will stay in a hostel located inside the compound of monastery. This hostel also acts as home for monks and kids FUN-Nepal arranges a separate room and shared bath for volunteers. If you are highly interested in staying on with a host family, the place will also be managed. You can find the details of arrangement of accommodation in FUN-Nepal office in Kathmandu.
We offer customized programs with flexible start dates. You choose when you want to volunteer and for how long. We personalize each program to suit your skills and preferences. Regardless if you are traveling solo, with your family, on a spring break, gap year or medical mission, we can arrange a rewarding volunteer experience.
Please see our website for more detail http://www.fun-nepal.org and to apply for to this program.
FUN-Nepal…..Volunteering with meaningful Travel
Post Box No: 24886
Language/Cultural Support Available
How To Apply
We would like to request to visit this page for more details: http://fun-nepal.org/faq_volunteer_in_nepal.php
We do not ask for any formal qualifications from our volunteers. All we ask is that you have a genuine desire to help people and a willingness to experience a new culture and lifestyle.
our programs run throughout the year. You can volunteer for any time from 2 weeks to 5 months. The volunteer programs generally start on the 1st and 15th of each month. However, we are quite flexible if you would like to start the program on a different date, though there may not be as many volunteers doing orientation with you. Please let us know about your suitable date.
Flow the application links: http://fun-nepal.org/apply_now_volunteer_nepal.php
To confirm your placement with us you need to send us your flight details so that we will pick you up at the airport. Though we can accommodate last-minute volunteers, we prefer to receive flight arrival information at least a month in advance.