HJA also facilitates weekend workshops where youth living in Vientiane are able to part-take in weekend activities that help develop their leadership skills. HJA has a great team, and are ready to spend their weekends with anyone looking to improve themselves, and their work-skills.

Volunteer Peer Educator programme focuses on local youth in Vientiane who are looking to develop their volunteer and leadership skills. The program takes place every Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. This 6-month commitment is a great way to break out of your shell!

How we make it happen


Evaluate the needs of the partnered organization which are located within close proximity of the interested volunteer. Once partnership is secured, NPA then advertises new open position. With the help of HJA, interviews are conducted and new volunteers are recruited.


HJA facilitates its 1st out of 3 training weeks for the new volunteer recruit. New skills and development training, with all expenses paid.

Training week #2 – HJA pay for your trip back to Vientiane for a 2nd training week. Classes include gender awareness, interpersonal and technical skills, training the trainer, and understanding volunteerism


HJA will visit your work placement to make sure you’re getting the most from your volunteer experience, and the partnered organization feels supported HJA will be by again to get your feedback, and ensure successful completion of your placement