The Program

Begin your adventure in Da Nang, assisting in health care, social welfare, and education for the disadvantaged in Da Nang city, a very popular destination for volunteer travelers and has a wide range of volunteer work readily available.

The Volunteer Vietnam

Their mission is to connect people with locals in Vietnam, with a long history of operation (founded in 2004) and a lot of experience in working with international volunteers, recognized as one of the biggest volunteer organizations in Vietnam. Their projects aim to reduce poverty and inequalities,  through education and sustainable strategies focused on ethical volunteering. and social well-being.

The Location

The volunteer program is based in the center of Da Nang, the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam, as well as being the largest city in the region and fourth-largest city in Vietnam. It also serves as one of the most significant seaports in the central region and is situated in central Vietnam between the capital city Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

What can you expect

Friendly People to make you feel at home, professional knowledge and experience at volunteer work.

Volunteer Day

The day starts at 7.30 am with breakfast at the volunteer house, at 8 you will travel to the place where the activities will take place, transportation is provided by the NGO. Volunteer activities will take place from 9 am to 12 am at the placement sites. Activities such as childcare, physiotherapy, teaching, cleaning, painting, and playing sports with the patients, etc…). From 12 am to 1.30 pm lunchtime and resting at the volunteer house. More social or cultural activities from 2 pm to 4 pm. At 6 pm dinner time. The volunteer's work schedule is approximately 5 hours per day from Monday to Friday.

Cultural Activities

Visit Hoi an Ancient Town where you can explore this Heritage Site and at night visit the market in Da Nang to see and eat local food. Visit Da Nang city and the main monuments. A day to take the children, disabled people, and old people for a swim in a pool, visiting a temple or other outdoor activity.


In order to join the program, you need to be at least 18 years old. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if you are accompanied by your parents.

Minimum Age is 18 years

You need to speak English (basic level).

Language Skills

No restrictions. Volunteers from all over the world are welcome.

Nationality Restrictions

Volunteer hours will be around 30 per week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Volunteer Time


Services by the organization

Fees are used to provide food, accommodation, local transportation, volunteer and cultural activities for you, and for the program sustainability, management, and support.


You will stay at the volunteer's houses or hotel rooms nearby the volunteer houses depending on the room availability.

At the volunteer house, shared bedrooms of 4 volunteers per room (single beds, same gender). In the Hotel, shared bedrooms of 3 volunteers per room (single beds, same gender). All the rooms (in volunteer houses or hotels) are equipped with AC and bathrooms. The volunteer houses are equipped with a living room, dining room, and kitchen where volunteers can relax and have access to internet wi-fi, cable TV, and a computer with printer. Laundry facilities are available.

Local Transportation

Your airport pick-up is included in your Program Fee. Your pickup/leave will be made by the NGO car or taxi at the airport by a member of the local team and transported to the volunteer accommodation in Da Nang.

Food & Meals

Your Program Fee covers 3 meals per day during the week (from Monday to Friday), and breakfast on Saturday morning, other meals should be covered by you.

We expect all the volunteers to eat at the volunteer houses during the weekdays. Hence, those who stay in hotel rooms will walk to the volunteer houses to eat.

In every volunteer house, we have a cook and a cleaner to serve volunteers. Volunteers will mostly eat the Vietnamese cuisines, but sometimes the cook can serve some western food. The cook can serve all the diets including vegetarian food. If you have any special dietary requirements, please let us know ahead of time so that we can make arrangements for you. Remember that you should be open to trying new foods and be flexible with your eating habits and we will do our best to see that you are well taken care of. 

Cultural Activities

1 and half days per week of sightseeing, cultural activities, and coexistence with nature. Volunteers will have activities during the day, which will last around 6 hours.

Training & Development

You will receive training on arrival for volunteering activities (1 day).

Internet Access

Wi-Fi is available for volunteers in the accommodation site, but there is no WI-FI to the locations of volunteering. You can also buy a local SIM card with data for a mobile phone to keep connected.

Digital Badge/Certification

Digital badges are intelligent certification logos that provide an effective means of communicating and promoting your accreditations via digital and online mediums. Each digital badge contains pre-validated metadata that can be used to verify your certification status.


Flight Tickets

Book your flight to arrive at Da Nang International Airport (DAD) in Da Nang city, Vietnam.



Visa requirements can vary from nationality to nationality. You will need a passport issued by your country of citizenship as well as a tourist visa* issued by the country to which you will be traveling. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the expected date of return to your home country.


Travel Insurance

Your safety and security are our priorities, travel insurance is important if something unexpected happens such as a personal injury, a flight issue or a related scenario.



Make sure you are up to date on routine vaccines before every trip. You should ideally arrange an appointment with your travel clinic at least four to six weeks before travel.  In case you have pre-existing health problems, an earlier appointment is strongly recommended.




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The program's minimum duration is 2 weeks to as much as you wish.

Program Fees - Price in USD (EUR)

2 Weeks - $770 (€700) *min. stay

3 Weeks - $960 (€865)

4 Weeks - $1145 (€1030)

6 Weeks - $1705 (€1535)

8 Weeks - $1805 (€1625)

10 Weeks - $2037 (€1830)

12 Weeks - $2210 (€1985)

Average fees per week $300 (€300)

Payment (how works)

1 - 50€ Ticket Payment (included in the program costs)

The €50 payment is simply to reserve your volunteer placement in the selected program. The ticket is 100% refundable if you cancel your program. Payments are handled by PayPal or credit card. 

2 - Final Payment

Your final payment will be made directly to the organization according to the details provided. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or PayPal.


Ensuring that skilled Volunteers land with Impact, our programs are designed to give the best out of the experience to match and enrich the career experience for students, professionals, and volunteers. 

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