Volunteer Teaching in Nepal

Do you dream of touring Nepal to experience their rich and diverse culture while mountaineering in the great Himalayas? Would you like to teach English to poor and disadvantaged communities in Nepal? Then, this volunteer opportunities teaching English in Nepal will offer you exactly that and much more.

Nepal is a famous travel destination in the world best known for its unique wildlife, and the gorgeous Himalayas snow-capped mountains. Nepal is also a world-famous destination for mountaineers and hikers who contribute to a great part of the Nepalese economy.

English is not only the second language in Nepal it is also the main official language of trade, commerce and the tourism industry. Therefore, there is an enormous pressure for young children to learn English. When you learn great English in Nepal,

it opens doors to secure formal and decent paying jobs. Sadly, many schools in Nepal lack qualified professional teaching staff and those that have are very expensive, poor people in rural and poor communities cannot afford.

When you join volunteer teaching in Nepal you can experience culturally and naturally beautiful Nepal while teaching English in poor community schools. By sharing your English skills, you will be changing the narrative for repeated cycle of poverty for underprivileged children’s future. In return it will be fulfilling knowing that you are making a positive impact one community at a time.

Become a volunteer for a rewarding and gratifying experience. If you want to change lives and make positive impact in lives of children, contact RCDP now to learn more about this life-changing career opportunity.

Responsibilities And Impacts

Volunteering in Nepal teaching English you will work in schools teaching children both written and conversational. You will be working around 3-4 hours each day with teaching children between the ages of 6-13 years. Mostly you will be working alongside professional teachers with a formal existing English curriculum. Depending on the needs of the schools, you can also work as an assistant English teacher or lead English lessons.

There are also other opportunities to teach other subjects including science, art, games and Math. During your free time you will assist children with the homework and other activities such as dancing, singing, and public speaking. You can also take up other activities like administration duties, and cleaning drives and fundraising.

Teaching English in schools Nepal is a very meaningful project. Your work will provide much needed help to improve the quality of education and ensure the children do not miss out on job opportunities. Additionally you will bridge the gap by giving extra manpower to the existing staff so they are able to teach more children and improve the future generations.

Skills and Qualifications

No specific skills or qualifications are required to volunteer teaching in Nepal. However, you must be at least 18 years old. Since volunteering is all about support and love for poor communities, you will be expected to be hardworking, passionate and have compassion for the people in need. It is also important to be open-minded, flexible and pro active to get a full rewarding experience.

The Start Date

Volunteer teach English program starts each Monday of each month all year round. If you have travel constraints or trouble getting to the country on the day your chosen program can also commence on any day of the year.

Fees and Date

RCDP is reputed for having the most affordable programs fees for volunteer teaching English opportunities in Nepal. Weekly program fees for teaching English in Nepal start as low as $100, with a registration fee of only $ 279. The fee is paid directly to the host family or the local program coordinator for transparency and accountability. RCDP ensures that majority of your weekly program fees is a direct contribution to support local programs.

Learn more about our highly affordable volunteer in Nepal program fees.

The weekly fees include:

  • Accommodation (volunteers house or host family)
  • Food (local food 3 times a day)
  • Airport pick up/Transfer
  • In-country support
  • Program Orientation
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers

The weekly fees exclude:

  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses on soft drinks and foods
  • Daily transportation
  • Airport return transfer

Accommodation and Meals

In Nepal, RCDP will offer accommodation in either a volunteer house or with a host family for volunteer teachers. Both accommodation options are comfortable, safe and clean offering you a secure living space. It has a homely feel to it and it will be your home away from home. You will experience great comfort with modern facilities including running water (no hot water), free WIFI and western-style toilets. Similarly, you will be served three delicious local meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) per day.

Learn more about your accommodation and meal options while in Nepal.

Free Time and Weekend Exploration

While in Nepal you will have enough time to explore while working in volunteer teaching in Nepal projects. You will work for 4-5 hours, from Monday to Friday, leaving you plenty of time during the week to check local places around you and experience diverse culture and understand their history. Over the weekend you will be able to travel far across the country exploring the temples or hike in the mountains.

Learn more about your free time and weekend exploration in Nepal .

Safety and In Country Support

Your safety is a top priority as an organization. RCDP ensures the safety of all volunteers by carefully vetting volunteering teaching English in Nepalprojects and accommodation including keeping you well connected with in-country coordinators and local field staff.

You will be provided an in-country support throughout your stay in Nepal. Your in-country coordinator will be available, should you need help with anything you need starting from the time you arrive at the airport. As soon as you arrive in the country you will be given a detailed orientation process.

Learn more about our field and in-country support.

Other Amazing Volunteer opportunities in Nepal

RCPD arranges many other volunteer opportunities in Nepal. Please check out the following links for detail information.