About the local hosting organizationSocial/Smile Restaurant was inaugurated in Oct 2012 by HCMC Charity Foundation in order to offer special meal with privileged price for poor students, immigrant & local workers in the area of HCMC. The foundation does fundraising to have enough budget, in order to be able to sell a quality meal with the cost of 2000 VND (about less than 10 USD cent). The restaurant located at the central of HCMC. The project also has some new project locations in the nearby are in central part of HCM. Volunteer will involve on a charity project and it help them to understand a part of the life in HCMC where the life is changing very fast and there is a big gap between people in the same city.
About the volunteer workvolunteers will work at restaurant to help for food preparation and serving at table to support poor students, immigrants & local manual workers. Working time: 7:30-13:30, from Monday to Friday
Local accommodationVPV’ Dormitory in Sai Gon. Shared rooms. Sleeping on bunk-bed with mattress. Showers and toilets are available. WIFI free at volunteer house. Breakfast and dinner will be prepared by volunteers. Lunch is provided at the project.
About the project locationThe dormitory is located in an urban area of Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnamese day, International day, self-organized city tour or excursions, etc.
RequirementsVolunteers must be 18 years old or more. Volunteers should have their motivation to work on this project: hard working, enthusiasm, and pay attention.
Extra info about the projectIf volunteers have experience on cooking or were the chefs, they are very welcomed