Travel and volunteer programs in Thailand
"Volunteering in Thailand was an incredible experience! I worked on the elephant project for two weeks and had the time of my life. The staff were fantastic and went beyond their job requirements to ensure our stay was safe, including organizing our weekend activities. I recommend volunteering in Thailand, and further encourage people to work on the elephant project as it is an incredible experience, being up and close with elephants every day." BRADLEY McCORMACK
Arrival dates 2015 / Orientation sessions:
19th June - 3rd July - 17th July - 7th August - 21st August - 4th September - 18th September - 2nd October - 16th October - 6th November - 20th November - 4th December - 18th December
If you wish to arrive outside of these dates, you will need to make your own way from the airport to the guest house to rendezvous with fellow volunteers and staff. Simplest way is to book a taxi from the airport taxi rank. Programs start on Saturdays.
We will provide accommodation for you from Friday in the Sawasdee Bangkok Inn : 162 Khaosan Road, Banglumphu Pranakorn, 10110 02 282 3748. J ust off a side street to Khao Sarn road. Once you have checked in, we will then advise you on the arrangements for the orientation weekend and what to do next.
Our Partners in Thailand
We work with an organisation that supports community-based projects in Asia to maximise improvements to human and environmental issues. The 45 organisation staff has guided almost 3,000 volunteers since its creation in 2002. The aims of its volunteering programme are to change the needs of the communities, provide education and knowledge to the local communities and provide volunteer and financial help in tandem to ensure demonstrable, lasting change.
Our local Foundation is dedicated to improving health, safety and hygiene at schools throughout Asia, as well as making it possible for people like you to make a difference. From building projects like demolishing unhygenic toilets and rebuilding clean facilites, brightly coloured school buildings and fun, ongoing community projects such as allotments and farms, the work in Asia that it is able to do is very varied. It can also place volunteers who are keen on teaching english to children or working in an elephant camp in Thailand. Development and sense of community are two areas that it focuses on in its projects, and this is definitely reflected in the success that it has acheived throughout Asia.
=> Building projects in Sangkhlaburi
=> Teaching and Childcare programmes in Surin and Koh Samui
=> Elephant camps in Surin
Inclusions of volunteer programmes in Asia
- Pre-departure support - 24-hour in-country support from coordinators and translators
- Airport pick-up (unless otherwise stated - see below for arrival dates)
- Daily transfers to Return Transfers from the volunteer camp
- Accompanied transfer to your chosen project location
- Arrival orientation - Welcome meeting - Location orientation
- Safe and clean twin share accommodation
- Financial donation to your chosen project
- All necessary project training by experienced staff
- All necessary project equipment and materials (unless stated otherwise)
- Complete immersion in the local culture
Volunteer and Travel in Asia
Our minibuses are the friendliest and most adventurous way of travelling in Asia: our flexible passes allow travellers to explore South East Asia for up to 12 months!
Friendly guides, off the beaten tracks and complete flexibility to explore Thailand, Lao and Cambodia at your own pace make it ideal for those that want to volunteer and travel in Asia!
NEW! We can combine 1 or 2 volunteer projects in Thailand and Lao with a flexible bus pass !