What our volunteers say about their time at CED2019-05-08T10:16:32+00:00

Volunteering at CED

Vietnam has changed rapidly in recent years as it has transitioned to a lower-middle income country. These changes have brought about great progress and many benefits. Yet issues still remain, especially related to education and development. As such, the work of NGOs such as CED is crucial to help Vietnam to continue moving forward. 

CED’s mission is to develop, test and expand breakthrough solutions to Vietnam’s toughest challenges in education and development. We work with a host of Vietnamese and international partners to implement a variety of projects on topics such sustainable forestry, young women in STEM and citizenship, amongst many others.  

CED is made up of a core team of staff in Vietnam in addition to both Vietnamese and international volunteers. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join us, volunteer their time and support our work.  

 By volunteering with CED, individuals have the opportunity to experience the front lines of development and education in Vietnam. Most importantly, benefiting communities in need and changing lives is at the forefront of everything volunteers do. 

 Whilst no two days are the same, volunteers typically support CED in a number of ways, including: 

  • Developing proposals and reports 
  • Conducting research and collecting data 
  • Writing articles and newsletters 
  • Website development and support 
  • Managing social media channels 
  • Proofreading and revising documents 
  • Attending program events and meetings 
  • Teaching English 

In return, volunteers have the opportunity develop their skill sets and competencies, make lifelong friends and gain valuable perspectives. Many individuals also find that a placement at CED is an excellent compliment to university and college studies, or other professional work experience.  

Volunteers should be creative, flexible, proactive and have an excellent command of the English language. A minimum stay of three months is recommended in order to fully integrate into the office environment. 

Overall, volunteering at CED is an extremely rewarding experience. Please click on the links below to see what our volunteers say about their time at CED.  

What our volunteers say about their time at CED

Halle Hendrickson

Halle Hendrickson – Canada

An Important Organization in Hanoi

This organization is fantastic. Their focus on and science and environmentalism is so important, especially here in Vietnam…

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Manouke Bosgra - The Netherlands

Manouke Bosgra – The Netherlands

Valuable experience at CED

My collegues were wonderful and I made some lifelong friends overthere, or else they will stay in my heart forever. 

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Jade Rubio - France

Jade Rubio – France

Such a rewarding experience with CED

All along my volunteering, I had a lot of things to do & the work atmosphere was really nice, all the people from CED are amazing!

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If you think volunteering at CED could be for you, or would like more information, please contact us at: cedhanoi@ced.edu.vn