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.
Plan and run fun English activity camps for local children and explore tropical Thailand. Join a group of like-minded 16-17 year olds accompanied by a Pod Team Leader.
Earn your TEFL certificate while teaching English to deprived kids in countries. It’s a great way to explore a country & give something back.
Travel with us to the ancient Kingdoms of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in Southeast Asia, famously popular destinations for gap year travellers and it isn’t hard to see why.
Contribute to marine conservation initiatives whilst living on a tropical island. Make a difference to conservation efforts, whilst learning - includes dive courses & conservation training.
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Whether your experienced in working with animals in a natural habitat or not, you are welcome to participate on our exciting projects abroad.
Make your friends jealous and jet off for the summer holidays on one of Kaya’s volunteering projects for under 17 and 16 year olds.
Do you have a passion for animals and wildlife? We offer exciting opportunities for you to get real world hands-on experience with conservation efforts in Asia, Africa and The Americas!
Have you ever dreamed of being a BIG CAT keeper or LIVING at a zoo and eating lunch with lions? At our amazing safari we make your dreams REALITY!
Do you love working outdoors? Do you have a passion for constructing houses and schools in the most needy areas around the world? You do? Then we want you on our team!