REACH offers training & skills development to disadvantaged young people (16-30 years) through a Vocational Training & Employment Pathways Model that consist of an intensive training program in: technical skills; life skills; English language; job placement; and follow up support.

There are 4 social enterprises working to support the aims of REACH by providing training and job opportunities for REACH students. They include: Em Salon, a hair salon with a training centre; Koi Bento, a Japanese bento box delivery service; Revina, an IT company offering graphic design and photo editing services internationally, and a restaurant in Hue city.

Students will work across the 3 Hanoi based social enterprises and in the REACH head office and classrooms.

This project will be of interest to Education, Speech Pathology and Business Students


  • Students will be required to undergo a pre-departure interview
  • Working with Children Check (WWVP, Blue Card)
  • Police check
  • Medical screening


This program will incur a fee, which includes accommodation, most meals and project-related travel. Students will also be required to pay for their flights to and from their placement, visas, vaccinations and additional meals.

OS-Help Loans of up to $6,500 are available to help students with funding their overseas community engagement.

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Please register your interest at and we will be in touch with further information on the registration process.

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