[HCMC] Local Volunteer to work with American Students [June – Aug 2019]

Posted by SE Vietnam - Student Exchange Vietnam

Love social projects and want to contribute to the community?

Want to confidently communicate and connect with international friends?

Looking for a fun, meaningful and personal development experience this summer in Ho Chi Minh City?

=> Join us as Local Buddies now!

Local buddies are volunteers who will work with American (and some other nationalities) students from prestigious universities like University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University! You will play a role in organizing events for them as well as helping them adjust to life in Vietnam.

Who will you work with?

Abroader (also known as Student Exchange Vietnam): We are an international education organization established to promote exchange between Vietnamese and international students such as from the UK, Australia, USA and Japan. Ever since establishment, our programs have been supporting enterprises and organizations in Vietnam to connect with young talents from different countries. Our second mission is to create an environment of international exchange as well as skills and personal developments for Vietnamese students. Our coordinator and coaches will work with local buddies throughout the program to give you orientations, trainings and supports.

Foreign students: In their second, third, or fourth year student from various universities studying different majors.

What will you do?

  • Be the very first friends of foreign students in Vietnam
  • Participate in training programs, meetings and discussions to organize the program

What are your benefits?

  • Be involved in cultural exchange activities and excursions with international students for FREE
  • Improve English and cross-cultural communications skills
  • Certificate of successful completion

What are the requirements?

  • Students currently living in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Committed to participate in the program (about 2 months starting at the beginning of June)
  • Experiences with youth-led social projects or university clubs is a plus
  • High sense of responsibility, enthusiasm, passion and honesty
  • Good English skills
  • Want to make friends with international students. Be open-minded and friendly.
  • Knowledge about Vietnamese culture

How to apply?

  • Please fill out the application form online here
  • Registration period: before 11:59 PM, April 30th 2019
  • Applicants who are eligible will be contacted by email for interview. Due to the number of applicants, we are unfortunately unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.


If you have questions, please email:

Thank you and look forward to your applications!

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