High Education (IDN-67)

Type: Education: Secondary School - Country: Indonesia

Brief description and main aims

High school education is divided into two educational services, secondary (SMP; age 12 – 15 yo) and senior high school (SMA; age 15 – 17 yo). These schools are implementing the curriculum standard national as their compulsory activities. Therefore, the students learn compulsory lesson, such as maths, science, languages, religion, physics etc. In senior high school, the students are given more various program including science, social or language classes.

Main Activities

The minimum educational access, learning method and human resource initiate them in collaborating international voluntary service activities to support their language program especially. Moreover, it provides extra activities in order to search and find students' interests, such as music, art, sports and technology. 

Most of the schools are located among business center of town. The people in the city are easy going and open-minded.

Volunteer tasks

  • Organizing intercultural activities, e.g. through games, music, presentations and discussions
  • Motivating the students actively to use English through interactive learning
  • Working together with teachers to collaborate in class activities
  • Adapting Indonesian life and culture
The presence of volunteers could give the students motivation in practicing their foreign language knowledge. Intercultural learning in the form of dialogue, music and games could give the student better understanding of another culture.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should love to work with young people and be open-minded, mature, respectful of local customs, tolerant, creative, flexible, patient, confident and independent especially in motivating the students to speak up and be active in practicing conversation.

The volunteer should have never been found guilty in a criminal case. It is strictly prohibited to possess narcotics, marijuana, opium, stimulants or other drugs. The volunteer should not have piercings on the face and no visible tattoos. A common hairstyle (not colourful, dreadlocks) is requested. Flexible vegetarians are welcomed but unfortunately, we are not able to host strict vegetarians (vegan).

Please accept our apology that we are not able to host volunteers with mental disabilities or people with mobility and movement impairments, such as a limitation on physical functioning, blindness, deftness, epilepsy, sleep disorders etc.)


These projects are located on Java Island.

The terminal of Arrival: Semarang Airport, railway station (Volunteer is NOT ALLOWED to buy a flight ticket before getting the visa and confirmation from the host organization).

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The accommodation and food will be provided by host project. The volunteer will stay with a local host family or at a dormitory (to be confirmed). Facilities are simple and Indonesian style (no hot water, no washing machine).

More Information

1 volunteer each project

To respect all the regulation due to COVID-19 the volunteers should follow the health protocol obligated by the Government of Indonesia.

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