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The culture of Thailand has been greatly influenced by Buddhism. But there have been other dominating influences of Hinduism as well along with the effects of the repeated invasions of Myanmar, Laos and also the Chinese immigrants. Traditional visual arts in Thailand bear a great influence of Buddhism but contemporary Thai art is a combination of the modern techniques along with the traditional styles. Crafts include textiles and decorative items that bear the distinct Thai style.The most distinctive Thai custom is the Wai that bears resemblance to the Indian namaste demonstration of affection amongst friends are common in public. It is considered rude to put the feet above someone's head or step on a Thai coin as it has the King's head engraved upon it.Thailand is a land where the latest styles and traditional crafts have been well blended and there is some thing or the other for every buyer irrespective of the budget. The main objective of this program is to give an overview of the local culture where volunteers are going to work so that they will get culture-shock. At the same time, teach them the local language for basic communication.
Major Job Responsibilities:
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No formal qualifications and academic backgrounds are needed to join this program. However, interest in social work in the real field is necessary. In addition, you should have voluntary mind, energetic to help local community in development scheme and face challenges of living in basic facilities at the local context (e.g. no hot water or air-conditioning etc.).
Food & Accommodation: Food and Accommodation will be provided at the host family in the placement area or hostel/ Guest House.
Make sure that your visa and other legal work are properly done so that you don’t have to face any legal obligations.