With an abundance of natural beauty such as deep blue seas and luscious green jungles, it can easily be forgotten that approximately 6.1 million Thai people live below the poverty line.
Volunteering in Thailand can be an easy extension to your gap year. With an abundance of natural beauty such as deep blue seas, luscious green jungles and locals renown to have created, ‘The land of smiles’, it can be easy forgotten that approximately 6.1 million Thai people live well below the national poverty line. The underprivileged Thai community live off the land,eating only food that is locally sourced due to its expense and housed in inexpensive huts.
Many gappers choose to participate in volunteer work in Thailand because of the sheer diversity of projects available to them. You can help build new schools for children who don’t have access to one in the area, teach English to young Buddhist monks in a monastery or care for elephants who are often abused for transport and fashion. Approximately 854,000 Thai people are infected with HIV and AIDS so volunteers with a medical interest or history in this area are always welcome to work with these patients and the wider community to teach them how to prevent it from spreading.
Gain practical, hands-on experience in caring for threatened wildlife in a Thai animal sanctuary.
Discover Thailand’s idyllic Andaman region when you volunteer with local communities. Help them to improve their future opportunities by teaching English in local schools.
Whether your experienced in working with animals in a natural habitat or not, you are welcome to participate on our exciting projects abroad.
Work with young children while living with a group in a local community in Thailand.
At this sanctuary you can learn about the challenges facing elephants in Thailand and be part of the solution through hands-on work & by getting up close and personal to these gentle giants.
Do you have a passion for education? We welcome anyone with a desire to teach and empower the next generation in indigent communities around the world!
Encounter medical services and develop your skills in Thailand, Vietnam, Belize, Ecuador or Swaziland with our internships programmes.
Work with underprivileged children and help with Elephant conservation whilst soaking in the sun in Thailand! A truly unforgettable experience...
Tailor make a trip that is perfect for you. Mix and match from a fantastic range of experiences, from community projects to animal conservation to cultural experiences. Why choose just one?
Are you passionate about sports? Then you’ll enjoy teaching what you love to disadvantaged young people with our Sports Coaching & Education Experiences abroad. Get in touch with the TRU team to...