Tips on How to Spend Your Day as a Volunteer in Hanoi

25 Jun

Volunteer Projects in VietnamVolunteering in Hanoi can be as enjoyable as spending a vacation in the city. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and has been established as a city more than 1,000 years ago. Because of its long years of existence, it is very common to find historic sites and landmarks in the city. Among the places you can visit here are the Grand Opera House, the Temple of Literature, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the HoanKiem Lake, the Presidential Palace, and the Tran Quoc among others. Moreover, the city is also home to several organizations that accept volunteers. Among the programs offered by various organizations such as VolunteeringSolutions are English teaching and volunteering in orphanages.

Because of the combined beautiful attractions and great Hanoi volunteer opportunities available, Hanoi is a good place for volunteering. That is why hundreds of volunteers from around the world visit this country every year to participate in different programs.

Volunteer Opportunities VietnamRegardless of what program you are involved in, you can greatly succeed as a volunteer in Hanoi if you spend your day wisely. A normal day of a volunteer starts early in the morning. Most of the volunteer programs require volunteers to start working around 8-9 in the morning for a minimum of 5 hours per day. That leaves you extra time in the afternoon to explore the city. It would be good if you can try eating out at night and taste the native delicacies. You can also shop in their night markets where you can find really good bargains. Try to visit also the local attractions as much as you can. And on the weekend which is the typical off days for volunteers, you can book for farther destinations such as the popular Halong Bay.

When you volunteer in Hanoi, the key to an enjoyable and meaningful experience is to schedule your time wisely.

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