Explore Asia with Trellis

Volunteer. Work Abroad. Expand your Horizons.

 

Explore Asia with Trellis

Trellis wants to provide you with an experience like no other.

Our specialized international program is designed to introduce you to the basics of teaching English as a foreign language in the most enjoyable, productive, and socially-sustainable way possible. Experience Vietnam, travel with purpose and pursue your aspirations while helping others. 


Trellis wants to provide you with an experience like no other.

Our specialized international program is designed to introduce you to the basics of teaching English as a foreign language in the most enjoyable, productive, and socially-sustainable way possible. Experience Vietnam, travel with purpose and pursue your aspirations while helping others. 

 

Program Overview

Trellis aims to provide you with the most productive and immersive volunteer program currently available.

Come volunteer with us in Vietnam during our 12-week Volunteer and Work Experience Program in the beautiful city of Da Nang, Vietnam.

Our community-driven nonprofit initiative grants you the opportunity to travel with purpose, gain valuable international exposure, and develop in-demand skills as a foreign language educator while you teach English to children and young adults in a safe and structured classroom environment.

Trellis’ small class sizes will allow you to better transition into a classroom environment and enhance your student’s learning potential by ensuring more one-on-one time with instructors and more opportunity for addressing a student’s individual needs.

If you would like to continue your journey overseas upon completion of our program, Trellis can assist you with securing a position teaching English as a foreign language through our network of partners in Japan or Vietnam.

Our Program Offers:

  • Logistical support before, during, and after your arrival in Vietnam
  • Structured and robust training methods to prepare you for your time as an English Language Teacher (lesson planning, classroom control, games & activities, and more)
  • Small class sizes of between 6 and 8 students. 
  • Complimentary accommodations
  • Complimentary orientation and airport pickup
  • Daily transportation to and from your work site
  • Comprehensive pre-departure informational package
  • Immersion in the beautiful country and culture of Vietnam
  • Job placement opportunities upon completion of our volunteer program
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Program Overview

Trellis aims to provide you with the most productive and immersive volunteer program currently available.

Come volunteer with us in Vietnam during our 12-week Volunteer and Work Experience Program in the beautiful city of Da Nang, Vietnam.

Our community-driven nonprofit initiative grants you the opportunity to travel with purpose, gain valuable international exposure, and develop in-demand skills as a foreign language educator while you teach English to children and young adults in a safe and structured classroom environment.

Trellis’ small class sizes will allow you to better transition into a classroom environment and enhance your student’s learning potential by ensuring more one-on-one time with instructors and more opportunity for addressing a student’s individual needs.

If you would like to continue your journey overseas upon completion of our program, Trellis can assist you with securing a position teaching English as a foreign language through our network of partners in Japan or Vietnam.

Our Program Offers:

  • Logistical support before, during, and after your arrival in Vietnam
  • Structured and robust training methods to prepare you for your time as an English Language Teacher (lesson planning, classroom control, games & activities, and more)
  • Small class sizes of between 6 and 8 students. 
  • Complimentary accommodations
  • Complimentary orientation and airport pickup
  • Daily transportation to and from your work site
  • Comprehensive pre-departure informational package
  • Immersion in the beautiful country and culture of Vietnam
  • Job placement opportunities upon completion of our volunteer program
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“The curriculum and training methods for training teachers that Trellis uses in its volunteer programs in Vietnam will prepare you more for your time as an English teacher than any TEFL program ever could”

Trellis Program Details

  • Location: Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Program Dates (2018)
    Monday, February 26th – Friday, May 25th;
    Monday, June 11th – Friday, August 31st;
    Monday, September 17th – Friday, December 7th
  • Class Size: 6-8 students
  • Student Ages: 5 – 25 years old
  • Your Role: English Teacher
  • Teaching Hours: Approximately 3-4 hours per day
  • Duration: 12 Weeks
    • 2 weeks of orientation/training
    • 10 weeks of in-classroom teaching

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must possess or be pursuing a valid university degree
  • Must be willing to dedicate a minimum of three months to Trellis’ English Teaching Volunteer Program
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must consent to a criminal background check
  • Must be in good mental and physical health
  • Must be comfortable and confident living and working in a foreign country
  • Previous teaching, traveling, or volunteer experience is helpful but not necessary
  • Interested in teaching in Japan or Vietnam upon completion of our program? Please inquire for more details. 

Trellis Volunteer and Work Experience Program Costs

The total cost of Trellis’ 3-month English Teaching Volunteer Program is $2,000 USD. A $200 refundable deposit is required upon registration. Unlike many other volunteer programs, Trellis’ nonprofit status means that 100% of your program fees go directly towards maintaining and expanding our non-profit educational initiatives.

This program fee includes:

  • Support before, during, and after your arrival in Vietnam
  • Cultural excursions
  • Trellis events
  • Accommodation in our volunteer housing
  • Training and orientation Airport pickup
  • Pre-departure informational package
  • Certificate of completion
  • Job placement opportunities

This program fee does not include:

  • Flights to and from Vietnam
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Vaccinations
  • Additional in-country trips and tours
  • Spending Money (food allowance, souvenirs, additional transportation, etc.)

Apply to Volunteer

Go to our online application form and submit an application to take part in Trellis’ Volunteer and Work Experience Program

Apply Now!

Have Questions?

Want to know more about our program? Have questions about living, teaching, or working overseas? Get in touch!

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Apply to Volunteer

Go to our online application form and submit an application to take part in Trellis’ Volunteer and Work Experience Program

Apply Now!