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In many parts of the world, young people are often the main force of change in society.  Such things can definitely be said for Ruang Belajar Aqil (Learning Space Aqil), a youth-driven organisation that focuses on community development. In this programme, you will work with the best and brightest students and make a positive contribution in their lives! Join us in the warm and friendly city of Malang, East Java, where you will learn about different communities!


Ruang Belajar Aqil runs its community service projects based on research. You will work with a team to observe a community and engage in discussions to identify the issues to be overcome. Gain a plethora of first-hand experience in collaborating with partner communities, as well as managing the organisation at its headquarters that will surely prepare you for a competitive professional future!


Ruang Belajar Aqil is a youth-driven sustainable development community based in Malang, East Java. The organization assists in researching market demands and facilitating the learning process for underserved communities on needs-based projects. They are also in the process of developing a community-based tourism based on location and the inhabiting community. They believe that development can come from the people, by the people, and for the people.

As an international volunteer, you will join this tight-knit mini-society in tackling the daily tasks of the organisation, such as archiving  and creating inventories. You will also take part in conducting research and facilitating community service projects on the field.  The community will take you through fun, bonding activities such as cooking and eating lunch together every week. Experience being in a new family and a movement for a better future, all at the same time!

The team at AFS Indonesia are looking forward to discussing the programmes with you and can be reached on 0207 097 4705 between 8am and 3pm.

Alternatively apply now and we’ll call you back.

Program Details

  • Program Type
    • Volunteering
  • Location
  • Program for an individual or for a group
  • Program highlights
    • Working with various issues at hand in the community service projects
    • Becoming a part of a tight-knit organisation and community
    • Helping dedicated student volunteers and seasoned experts
    • Honing research skills, as well as communication and public engagement skills
    • Experiencing life in a completely different culture

What's included in your experience

  • Host Family Placement
  • 24/7 Emergency Support
  • Meals
  • Assistance with Application Process
  • Global Competence Certificate
  • Continuous Support
  • Orientations during your time abroad
  • Access to Alumni Network
  • Worldwide Presence
  • 70 Years Experience
  • Individual Contact Person
  • Airport Pick-up
  • Domestic Transport
  • Visa Application Assistance
  • Community Service Placement
  • Language Instruction

What you are responsible for

  • Airfare
  • Visa and Passport Fees
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vaccinations