Help out in the organic farms in Laguna or Quezon City areas of Metro Manila to provide food and support for children at risk of violence, abuse and poverty. During your placement you will have the opportunity to learn about organic farming principles as well as being part of a friendly team and making new friends. With flexible hours you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore the city. There’s no cost or requirements to volunteer, just a helpful attitude and the ability to commit to a minimum of 4 weeks.
Experience or requirements – No experience or qualifications necessary - just a flexible, patient and proactive attitude.
Volunteering placements are subject to completion of application form, CV and police clearance at least 1 month prior to the placement
Minimum Commitment – 4 weeks
Working day – Monday to Sunday Flexible Hours
Price – Free
Bahay Tuluyan placements are free so does not provide accommodation however the nearby Makabata Guesthouse is the perfect place to stay before, during, or after your volunteering placement. With shared dorm rooms, superior doubles and deluxe twin rooms all centrally located in Metro Manila City
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About The Area
There’s plenty to do in the area, with UNESCO Heritages sites, cultural experiences and fantastic shopping opportunities. Here are a few of our favourites for your trip:
Explore the historic walled city of Intramuros, with its colonial Spanish buildings, blending with traditional Filipino atmosphere and the stunning UNESCO church of San Agustin.
Shop til you drop at the Mall of Asia - the 12th largest shopping mall in the world covering an incredible 406,962 square meters you’ll need a full day just to see what’s there!
Head to Manila Bay for a sunset meal overlooking the yachts and calm seas
Chill out in Rizal Park, a beautiful green space within the city that also has an important historical history - a large statue stands to commemorate the execution of José Rizal in 1896 and 50 years later independence was officially declared here
Take a Jeepney Ride - Up until recently Jeepney’s were the official public transport used in Manila. Adapted from old American Military Jeeps, each jeepney has its own fantastic show of bright colours and graffiti style art. Now the government has pledged to remove the Jeepney’s from the streets replacing them with eco-friendly versions
Activities and Nearby Adventures
- Cultural Activities
- Cultural Visits
- Eco Excursions & Tours
Meet the hosts
Bahay Tuluyan is a Children’s Rights Charity that work to protect children against violence and abuse and help vulnerable, disadvantaged young people into work and education helping them break free of the poverty cycle and empowering their confidence to succeed. Your help with the social farms will help support Bahay Tuluyan to provide the assistance needed to children and families in need
How To Get There
Most volunteers are asked to make their way to the offices in Manila however full details of how to get to your placement locations will be provided with your booking confirmation
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