Teach English at a Buddhist monastery in Nepal

Go for a unique volunteer trip and teach English in Nepal at a Buddhist monastery, located at Aarubari, Jorpati, Kathmandu. Since the young monks are passionate English students, you will enjoy teaching and learning about the Buddhist philosophy of peace and compassion.

Teach English in Nepal to the Young Monks

Teach English in Nepal Zita Scederkenyi with the young monks
Zita Scederkenyi teaching English to the young monks

English proficiency is in high demand in Nepal for the furthering of academic and professional opportunities. Volunteering in this project you will be places in a monastery located within the peaceful highlands of the Kathmandu valley.

Buddhism is based on the Ideals of Peace and Compassion

Buddhism is a religion based on the ideals of peace and compassion. There is much to learn from the followers of Buddhism their mantra of a simple life. Therefore you will have the opportunity to get a close insight of Buddhist culture and spirituality. At the same time, your teaching will help the monks developing language skills and open new opportunities for their future.

Share your Knowledge and Experience the Life in a Buddhist Monastery

If you choose to volunteer here you will share your knowledge and English language skills in exchange for the unique experience of witnessing and sharing in the inner workings of a Buddhist monastery. By giving your support in developing their proficiency in English language and grammar you will be playing a vital role in growing and broadening the futures of these young men.

Also, if you have any other talent or skills that you could share with the monks then our local coordinator will be happy to provide you with some space for that.

 

 

Start Dates & Arrival

Location: Aarubari, Jorpati, Kathmandu

Start Dates: Our programs to volunteer in Nepal start on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the months. Volunteers should arrive on Saturdays. You can choose to volunteer from 1 to 12 weeks

Orientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the project location and rules and regulations of the monastery. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.

Fees

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of US$ 199.00 on top of the program fee.

Nepal volunteer program fees

What is included in the program Fee?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • 3 meals per day
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs
  • Donation to support the local project

There are no hidden costs. Our programs to volunteer teaching English in Nepal are highly affordable and have the best cost x benefit than any other.

Accommodation

Monastery for male volunteers;

Nunnery for female volunteers

Meals

Our programs to Volunteer in Nepal provide 3 meals per day of typical Nepali food in all the projects.

Volunteers should notify prior to arrival about any dietary requirements.

Requirements for volunteers in Nepal

You are expected to have a high level of proficiency and fluency in English, although you won’t be required to provide proof in terms of language tests or degrees. Volunteers must have good grammatical accuracy. Applicants must respect Buddhist values and the way of life of a monk.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old at the start of the placement.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide a criminal background check to local staff on arrival in Nepal or during orientation.

Zita Scederkenyi teaching English to the young monks
Zita Scederkenyi teaching English to the young monks