Experience | 8-16 Wochen | Asien
Konstanze Reiger, Taiwan
Konstanze Reiger, Taiwan

Taiwan (Republik China) ist ein Inselstaat in Ostasien. Die Hauptstadt ist Taipeh, die Einwohnerzahl des Landes liegt bei ca. 23 Mio., in Taipeh leben davon 2,6 Mio. Amtssprache ist Hochchinesisch, die Mehrheit spricht Taiwanesisch, weiters sind Hakka-Dialekte und beinahe alle chinesischen Dialekte vertreten. Bei den Religionen gibt es Buddhismus (98 %), Konfuzianismus, Taoismus u.a.
ICYE Taiwan wurde 1991 mit Unterstützung von YMCA Tainan gegründet und erhielt 1998 den Status einer unabhängigen NGO. Das Büro von ICYE Taiwan befindet sich in Tainan.

  • Programmdauer: 8-16 Wochen (unterschiedliche Dauer je nach Projekt)
  • Teilnahmebeitrag: € 1205,-; je weitere Woche € 50,-, Ausnahme: Projekt Louyoung Foundation – Old House Renovation and Culture Exchange in Xiluo
  • Anreiseinfos: flexibler Anreisetermin
  • Anmeldung: mind. 2-3 Monate vor Abreise
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  • Bildung und soziale Tätigkeiten: Mithilfe und Unterstützung an einer High School, indem du Schüler_innen mit Englisch unterstützt und ihnen andere Kulturen näherbringst.
Konstanze Reiger, Taiwan

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Louyoung Foundation – Old House Renovation and Culture Exchange in Xiluo

VYA, Taiwan

Start: Start of March, June, September and December – at least 3 month volunteering 

Background: Louyoung Foundation was founded in 1995, by a group of enthusiastic local cultural figures, who first organised tour guide groups, volunteer groups, a scout community, the Louyoung puppet theater troupe, and much more.

It is now the most important cultural center in the city, which provides space for artists and writers to display their work, and where visitors can learn more about the old town’s history and traditions. The Board of Directors and volunteers at Louyoung Foundation work hard every day to contribute with their time and money to protect Xiluo’s heritage and traditions.

Work: Volunteer will be hosting guests and assisting various duties on the reception desk in a rotating base. Volunteer will experience the culture of Xiluo, such as kung fu, hand puppet shows etc. We expect the volunteer would merge these experiences with the culture of their motherland and carry out creative ideas. We would be very grateful for any web content inputs from the volunteer, such as videos, graphics, or podcast in social media for the Cultural Museum and community colleges. Of course, the volunteer will have to maintain the garden in the Louyoung foundation (something may be change, depend on your ability to arrange the work). The volunteer will have the opportunity to participate in English teaching in schools or help Community College. He/she will also help to translate some chapters and document.

Accommodation: Accommodation is at 72ART House. Volunteer can use bike for daily transportation and bus station, post office or 24h shop are just nearby.

Other activities: Excursions and events organized by the foundation with the local people.

Location: Xiluo is a township located in the northeast of Yunlin County, in the middle of Taiwan. Situated in the Zhuoshui River alluvial fan valley, it gradually decreases from the east to the south. One of the most famous landmarks in Taiwan, the impressive Xiluo Bridge has stood on the river for 68 years, providing visitors with stunning views of the sunset.

Requirements: High motivation to learn and respect the local culture; CGC (Certificate for Good Conduct) + Application form + 2 references from school or company; Skype interview are request; Local host only offer limited insurance to cover third party accident, please make sure you have an insurance with you.

Language: English and basic Chinese is welcome.

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Tainan Municipal AnPing Junior High School

Konstanze Reiger, Taiwan
Konstanze Reiger, Taiwan

Background: The AnPing junior high school was founded in 1969. At that time, the school was surrounded by the fishpond and the canal which force the teachers and students need to go to another campus for the time being. Hence, they were only able to step into the campus after hand-crank moveable bridge was built across the canal in 1971.

The An Ping junior high school’s aim is to continue pursuing superiority in qualified education, enforcing the establishment of campus internet, training the talented information engineers, and pushing forward creative teaching.
An Ping hopes that its students possess not only the ability of independent thinking, but also the active and explorative attitude toward learning.
Work: The main activity is to provide a formal education system to students aged between 12-15 years old.
  • Teaching students about different cultures, customs, sports, or fun games, etc.
  • Helping students to understand foreign cultures and customs to broaden their perspectives
  • Accompanying the children to enhance their English
  • Creating an English learning environment, which helps the student not to be afraid of English

Accommodation: The volunteer will stay with a host family for 3 to 4 months, total of 3 to 4 host family in 12 months.

Location: AnPing junior high school is situated in AnPing District, Tainan City in southern Taiwan. 


  • Be patient and show responsibility, initiative and creativity
  • Be interested in working with youth
It is good if the volunteer has teaching experience in English, sports, music and art.

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