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Social Activities Organizer in Hanoi Children's Hospital - Vietnam

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Last updated on November 28, 2015

Bring smiles to children in the National Pediatric Hospital in Hanoi

The National Pediatric Hospital in Hanoi specializes in the treatment of children who are suffering from serious and deadly diseases such as cancer. They come from many parts of Vietnam and most of them are poor. Children have to spend a long time in the hospital and they often feel bored.

An international team of volunteers will organize leisure activities such as games, painting workshops, small music and art shows, telling stories, etc. for the children at different patient rooms. Every morning the volunteers will prepare the activities, and will work with the children in the hospital in the afternoons. The volunteers will also join in some renovation works such as wall painting. We hope that you'll bring a lot of smiles and laughter to the children and we welcome volunteers who are willing to be in contact with these lovely kids.

Through games and different activities, volunteers will help to distract the children from their physical and mental pain and reduce their fear of being in hospital. The work of the volunteers can help to make the stay of these children in the hospital more comfortable and enjoyable.

Leisure activities: Hanoi has many historical and cultural landmarks and is a popular destination for tourists. Visiting the Old Quarter or traditional trade villages are good choices for volunteers at weekends or during free time. Many cultural festivals are held in Hanoi annually so this is a great chance for volunteers to explore the Capital which is 1000 years old.

Find out more about this and other volunteer opportunities in Vietnam at: http://www.cadip.org/volunteer-in-vietnam

For long-term projects in Vietnam check out: http://www.cadip.org/volunteering-in-vietnam

For volunteer programs in other countries visit: http://www.cadip.org

Volunteers need to be enthusiastic, patient, optimistic, full of energy and ready to work with sick children. They also need to be creative in organizing activities for the children so that they will feel relaxed.

This opportunity is sponsored by: CADIP International Volunteer Projects

Volunteers will work with the following groups
Adolescents (13-17)  Disabled / Ill
Children (5-12)
This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers
Adults (26-54)  Young Adults (18-25)
This volunteer opportunity addresses the following social interests
Arts & Culture  Disabilities
Children & Youth  Health
We are looking for volunteers with the following skills
Arts / Culture  Health Care
Child Care  Recreational Activities / Sports

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Contact Person:
Program Co-ordinator, Program Co-ordinator, (646) 657-2900, (email)
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Vietnam, TX 00000
This location is NOT handicap accessible
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Web Site: http://www.cadip.org
Last updated on November 28, 2015

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