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    The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our international centers as part of our Voluntourist program. IHF runs children’s homes in Nakuru, Kenya and Chiang Rai, Thailand, as well as education centers in Bali, Banda Aceh, Jakarta and Medan, Indonesia. As a Voluntourist, you would gain hands-on experience with an international not-for-profit NGO at the ground level and contribute your time and talents to substantially helping provide better opportunities for young students.


    You will complete four hours of at-center work a day. These tasks vary from center to center, day to day. At our Indonesian education centers, you will teach English to young students for whom English is a tool to secure better jobs in the future. In our children’s homes in Thailand and Kenya, daily tasks will include assisting with homework and organizing projects and activities for the children. At all centers, you will provide the co-Directors with needs-based assistance in the daily maintenance of the centers, becoming a part of the IHF family and integral to the work we do.


    This is an ideal opportunity to gain firsthand experience in international development, but still have time to explore a new place and culture. In Indonesia, our centers offer unique insights into Balinese Hinduism, the busy capital of Jakarta, or beautiful and wild Sumatra. Our Kenya center is close to numerous wildlife parks and safaris, while our Thailand center is in the vicinity of incredible temples, waterfalls and scenery. You will have plenty of time to visit these incredible settings, but work must remain a priority. By both volunteering and sightseeing, you will have a unique experience, and hopefully you will leave our center with a better understanding of your surroundings and IHF as an organization.


    Candidate Qualifications: You must be fluent in written and spoken English. We value volunteers who­ are creative and innovative, willing to take responsibility and easily adapt to new conditions and unexpected situations. ­ Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country. So must our staff. Our volunteers must have high inter­cultural sensitivity and be tolerant to different views and ways of life.


    Voluntourists stay at least 2 weeks. We provide basic accommodation and food at our centers, where you will live with your co-workers. Unfortunately, as a nonprofit, we are unable to provide these amenities freely and we charge a minimal cost of $150 per week. We are not able to cover travel or insurance expenses or any other related costs, but we will help you with your travel and visa planning.

    The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our children’s home in Thailand.


    Work with children, teach, organise workshops/activities
    Visit the remote villages with the children
    Learn about poverty and development
    Still have time to explore and travel



    Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country, so there are different programs in each center. Our Thailand center is a home for hill-tribe children. Children from this marginalised community come to our center for a stable home and a chance for an education.


    Your responsibilities will include teaching English, assisting with the care of our children and organising activities. You will work four hours a day, six days a week. There is time to sightsee, but work remains a priority. This is an ideal opportunity to gain experience in development firsthand, but still have time to explore the local area. The center is in the vicinity of incredible temples, waterfalls and scenery.


    Cost: $150 per week, no application fee
    Basic food and accommodation included
    Minimum stay 2 weeks
    Fluent English is required

    The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our our children’s home Kenya, as part of our Work-Study Volunteer Program.


    Teaching, organising workshops/activities, caring for kids
    Work with our Media, Fundraising and Online Outreach teams
    Learn about poverty and development



    Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host country, so there are different programs in each center. Our Kenya center is a children’s home and also provides emergency relief to the surrounding community. This is the biggest IHF center, with approximately 100 kids. The kids are from the marginalised Pokot tribe, whose conditions are amongst the worse in Kenya. Living conditions in this region are harsh, and we provide basic needs such as a home, food, and access to education to children who would otherwise go without. We also run livestock donation projects and other initiatives to relieve the extreme poverty where we can.


    Your work as a volunteer with IHF will be divided between local and international tasks. Locals tasks are teaching English, and assisting with the care of our children and organising activities, as well as helping with the survival and peace programs we run in the center.


    For your international tasks you will be assigned teams, made up of volunteers in all centers, and work on administrative tasks for not just the center you are staying in, but the whole organisation. Areas assigned include Online Outreach, Media and Fundraising. This is a great opportunity to experience not only the hands on, in-field side of development, but also the overall management and running of an international organisation. If you are not interested in these tasks, contact us about our Voluntourist program. Some pre-trip tasks must be completed in order to gain an understanding of the kind of work you will be doing.


    Fluent written and spoken English is required
    Minimum stay is 4 weeks
    Cost: $55 - $75 per week
    Basic food and accommodation included
    Cost decreases for longer stays


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    The International Humanity Foundation (IHF) is seeking forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our education centers in Indonesia as part of our Work-Study Volunteer Program.


    Teaching, organising workshops, working with kids
    Work with our Media, Fundraising and Online Outreach teams
    Learn about poverty and development



    Each IHF center is a product of its environment and follows the cultural code and norms of its host community, so there are different programs in each center. We have four centers in Indonesia, in Bali, Jakarta, Medan and Banda Aceh. Our Jakarta and Aceh centers provide homes to a small number of children, while all centers offer English, math and computer classes to disadvantaged children. With a population of over 240 million, Indonesia’s public education system often fails to give children a chance to escape the poverty they were born into. We fill that gap and give kids a chance to aim higher.


    Your work as a volunteer with IHF will be divided between local and international tasks. Locals tasks are teaching English, computer and math classes, and assisting with the care of our children and organising activities. There are also additional projects to help with.


    For your international tasks you will be assigned teams, made up of volunteers in all centers, working on administrative tasks for not just the center you are staying in, but the whole organisation. Teams include Online Outreach, Media and Fundraising. This is a great opportunity to experience not only the hands on, in-field side of development, but also the overall management and running of an international organisation. If you are not interested in these tasks, contact us about our Voluntourist program. Some pre-trip tasks must be completed in order to gain an understanding of the kind of work you will be doing.


    Fluent written and spoken English is required
    Minimum stay is 4 weeks
    Cost: $55 - $75 per week
    Basic food and accommodation included
    Cost decreases for longer stays