Call us today: +44 (0) 20 3551 6634
Despite widespread belief to the contrary, expats living in South Korea are free to carry out volunteer work in the country.
Speaking to the Korea Herald, Baek Joo-Hwan, the executive director of Helping Others Prosper through English (Hope), said that many expats have been put off volunteering because of rumours and speculations about the illegality of doing so.
However, after much investigation, Baek is helping to spread the word that it is not only legal, but there is also financial support available for those who choose to do so, with reimbursement available to cover costs of travel and food.
Since he set up his not-for-profit organisation in March 2008, Baek has managed to recruit 27 expat volunteers to help teach English to underprivileged children and he has further ambitions to set up a permanent free English school to further serve communities in and around Seoul.
The ability to engage in such extra-occupational activities may help expats new to the country to integrate more fully, while also providing a sense of reward.
For those planning a move to the country, Expat Focus reports that its heavily subsidized healthcare infrastructure is considerably cheaper than in other industrialised nations such as the US.
Expatriate Healthcare specialise in providing international health insurance. Make sure you’re protected.
Expatriate Group.Delmon House,36-38 Church Road,Burgess Hill,West Sussex,RH15 9AE
Registered Address.35 Ballards Lane,London,N3 1XW
Tel: +44 (0)20 3551 6634Fax: +44 (0)870 428 5141Email: email@example.com
Short Term Healthcare Insurance
Travel Medical Insurance One Way Travel Insurance Single Trip Travel Insurance Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance Non UK Resident Travel Insurance Business Travel Insurance
About Us Useful Links Leave a Review Our Awards The Press Room Satisfaction Survey Downloads Legal Notice Underwriters Hospital List
Emergency Assistance information Short-Term Healthcare Working Abroad Insurance Thailand Health Insurance Family & Friend Benefits
Register as an Intermediary Opportunities for Brokers
Expatriate Group & Expatriate Healthcare are trading styles of Strategic Insurance Services Limited who is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). FCA Firm reference Number is 307133. Strategic Insurance Services Limited is authorised to carry on Regulated Activities in accordance with the permissions granted by the FCA under PART IV of the Financial Services and Markets ACT 2000.