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Volunteer Abroad in Thailand: Cross-Cultural Solutions
As a volunteer in Thailand, you'll work side by side with local people to address immediate community needs as you embark on an unforgettable journey deep into one of the world’s most beautiful places and fascinating cultures.

After volunteering for the day, you'll be able to walk around your neighborhood or explore some of the gorgeous spots nearby. We proudly believe we provide the perfect mix of quality work, cultural immersion, adventure, and relaxation—all while having 24/7 access to CCS staff and support. Make that life-changing decision to become a CCSer today!
Volunteer Work in Thailand Dates: One Week to Three Months
Costs: Contact Us for Pricing and Availability
Contact: Cross-Cultural Solutions, 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801.
Tel: US Toll Free: 1-800-380-4777

Volunteer to Teach English in Thailand and Earn TEFL Certification
Earn a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) certification and lead English classes for local adults while living in the picturesque region of Phang Nga, a rural province in southern Thailand near the Andaman Sea. This region is known for its picture perfect beaches, stunning waterfalls and ancient amazing location to be in while earning your TEFL qualification which can be used in countries worldwide.

You will teach English classes for adults while receiving TEFL training. Once you’re a certified TEFL instructor, you’ll lead your own classes in local community centers and schools.

Volunteer to Teach English in Thailand Dates: Visit our website for upcoming start dates
Costs: From $7290 for 24 weeks
Email Contact:
Phone Contact: 888 653 6028
Where do I go from here? Visit the website for more information to teach English in Thailand

Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand
Explore the mountainous forests of Northern Thailand where you will volunteer with traditional communities as they work to protect the Asian elephant population. Here you will have the opportunity to get lots of hands-on experience with one of the most beautiful creatures in the world.

While on the volunteer program you will witness a truly special bond between a community and a group of elephants that are in the process of being reintroduced to their natural environment. These elephants have previously undergone the upsetting realities of circus work or street-begging, so your job is paramount in their release.

Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand Dates: Visit our website for upcoming start dates
Costs: From $1840 for 1 week
Email Contact:
Phone Contact: 888 653 6028
Where do I go from here? Visit the website for more information to volunteer with Elephants in Thailand

Volunteer with Children in Thailand
Travel to the southwest coast of Thailand to volunteer with children in the rural town of Ao Luk. This exquisite location in the idyllic Andaman region, near white sand beaches and tropical jungles, is an exciting place to become immersed in local culture and help the community improve their future, while experiencing a side of Thailand that so many tourists miss out on.

Learn how to cook Thai food, speak basic Thai, and immerse yourself in this vibrant and welcoming culture. Explore local natural highlights such as limestone rock formations, amazing caves and white sandy beaches with crystal emerald waters.

Dates: Visit our website for upcoming start dates
Costs: From $2090 for 2 weeks
Email Contact:
Phone Contact: 888 653 6028
Where do I go from here? Visit the website for more information to volunteer with children in Thailand

Projects Abroad in Thailand
Projects Abroad is the world’s leading short-term international volunteer organization.
Projects start year-round and last from one week to a year. Opportunities exist in teaching, child care, social work, conservation, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and medicine. Programs are for ages 16+.
Volunteer in Thailand with Projects Abroad Dates: Start any day you choose.
Cost: Please see our website for prices.
Contact: Projects Abroad, 80 Broad St, Floor 32, New York NY 10004.
Tel: US Toll-free 1 888 839 3535.

Globe Aware
Thailand—Sustaining Thailand's Treasures
Globe Aware’s volunteer vacation program in Thailand is geared toward the nature- loving volunteer explorer as the majority of the program’s projects involve work with locals of the Surin province to preserve the native elephant habitat. Projects will include preparing and planting food crops, construction of shade shelters, and bathing the elephants. For leisure activities, volunteers will be welcomed in a traditional Thai welcoming ceremony and will be able to participate in cooking classes and shopping in local markets. Accommodations include newly built wooden houses with Western-style toilets, bucket style showers, and limited electricity. Come to Thailand to help save the Asian elephants from extinction and give captive elephants a life worth living!
Thailand—Sustaining Thailand's Treasures Dates: Please refer to our website for trip dates
Cost: $1190
Contact: 6500 East Mockingbird Lane, Suite 104, Dallas, TX 75214
Tel: 1-877-LUV-GLOBE

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Volunteer in Thailand
Tutor English To A Family In Thailand
You can speak English to a group in Thailand 15 hours per week as a Conversation Partner. Live with a Thai family and teach them English 15 hours each week. Volunteers will spend a majority of their time preparing lessons and teaching English speaking and listening skills to primary school aged children using informal approaches, such as activities, games, and English camps.

Dates: Year ‘round
Cost: Please see website for prices.
Contact: GeoVisions, 63 Whitfield St. Guilford, Ct 06437 Tel: 203-453-5838; toll free 1-877-949-9998

Volunteer Abroad in Thailand from US$320
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) offers affordable volunteer abroad opportunities based in Chiang Rai, Thailand from only US$320. Volunteers can Teach English to children and adults in the surrounding Chiang Rai hill tribe villages or participate in Outdoor Work including building and painting classrooms, agricultural development and more. IVHQ sends thousands of volunteer travelers worldwide annually — you will not find a more affordable, high quality and trustworthy volunteer travel company.
Volunteer in Thailand Volunteer in Thailand with VolunteerHQ Dates: Programs start on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. Duration: Volunteers can volunteer for periods ranging from 1 week to 12 weeks.
Program Fees start from US$320.
Contact: International Volunteer HQ, PO Box 8273, New Plymouth, NEW ZEALAND.
Tel.: US/Canada Toll Free: 1-877-342-6588; UK Toll Free: 0-800-234-1621; Australia Toll Free: 1-800-557-380; International: +64 6 758 7949.

WorldTeach Thailand
Teach English in elementary and high schools in northeastern Nakhon Phanom Province. Live in teacher housing or with a host family. Program is subsidized by Partner Schools, leaving a marginal cost for volunteers of $1500 total. Program departs in early October 2015 and returns in September 2016.
Volunteer Teaching in Thailand with Worldteach Contact: WorldTeach, One Brattle Square, Suite 550, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA.
Tel./Fax: 857.259.6646 ext. 201/857.259.6638

Make a REAL difference in Thailand with Love Volunteers — from just US$300/week!
Thousands of volunteers from all over the world have trusted Love Volunteers to provide meaningful volunteering abroad placements in communities where their help is really needed. Join the world’s fastest growing independent volunteering organization on one of our safe, responsible and affordable programs for a truly memorable experience in Thailand! Become a Love Volunteer, visit our website to check out our range of community-based projects and find out how you can make a REAL difference!
Volunteers in Thailand Dates: Flexible/Open Start Dates
Program fees start from just US$300!
Love Volunteers
US: +1 415 800 4993, UK: +44 1865 522 688, NZ: +64 21 443 243

Cultural Canvas Thailand
Volunteer Opportunities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Cultural Canvas Thailand offers unique and meaningful volunteer experiences in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Placements are available in the following areas: Art Relief, hill tribe education, women's empowerment, and Burmese refugee education and assistance. Visit our website for more details.


Volunteer English teaching program in Thailand including teaching, health care, and more.


Experiential Learning International (ELI)
A variety of volunteer projects in Thailand including an elephant camp, monastery teaching, single mother's home, and more.


Global Service Corps (GSC)
Volunteer Programs with Local Homestays in Thailand
Volunteers and Interns live with families in Thai homes providing a unique cultural experience while volunteering on service and development projects! We help developing communities learn to function more sustainably in areas of international health, English (EFL) instruction, orphan care and Buddhist immersion. Participants work on meaningful projects in schools, orphanages, hospitals, health clinics, monasteries, and community and NGOs, depending on their interests.

Contact: Global Service Corps, The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, #14, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA; tel. (415) 551-0000;,

Global Volunteer Network
Volunteer in Thailand
Assist in a wildlife rescue center in the Petchaburi province of Thailand, feeding, maintaining and caring for mistreated and domesticated animals such as elephants.


Karen Hilltribes Trust
Teaching English as a Volunteer in Thailand
Live with a Karen family in a rural village in north west Thailand, while teaching English in a local primary or secondary school. This unique opportunity to experience life with the Karen people is open to volunteers of all ages for periods of 2 - 12 months. Contact us via our website for more information.


The Mirror Art Foundation
Volunteer Teacher Program in Chiang Rai, Thailand
The Foundation enlists the help of the volunteer teachers to accomplish a variety of projects for and with the Mae Yao community as well as other volunteer community service projects in local hilltribe villages.


Starfish Ventures Ltd
Volunteer Placements in Thailand
Starfish Ventures is a UK company dedicated to providing long term commitment to projects in Thailand that goes beyond simply placing volunteers. English teaching, turtle conservation, school development and helping hilltribe people are all within our growing list of Ventures.


The Association for AKHA Education and Culture in Thailand
The Association for AKHA Education and Culture in Thailand — is the oldest tribal organization in Asia and has been protecting hill tribe culture for 28 years. We offer unique biodiversity eco and cultural tours with biologists and shaman elders in the Golden Triangle Rain Forests and long term volunteer placements through our NGO which are some of the best in Thailand. We work in association with UNESCO and UNDP.
We can arrange extremely diverse volunteer packages around the 12 humanitarian programs we manage. Immerse your life in this award winning organization.


Travel to Teach
Teaching English in Thailand
We offer the most inexpensive, flexible and interesting alternatives for a volunteer vacation. Currently we have programs available in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Mexico. You can volunteer for two weeks or two years, it's up to you!


Volunteer Abroad in Thailand with uVolunteer
Volunteer in Thailand with uVolunteer for the experience of a lifetime! uVolunteer offers a range of volunteer projects in the province of Trat, Thailand. Volunteers can choose to work in Teaching English or Physical Education, Teaching Computers & IT Skills or in Child Care. See website for costs, dates, and more info.

Contact: 501 Silverside Road STE 105, Wilmington, DE, 19809; tel.: +1 778-680-6316;;

Volunteers in Asia
VIA offers a variety of programs and services which facilitate dialogue and understanding between people–a powerful tool for building peace. A Stanford program, VIA promotes full-circle exchange by providing volunteer and service-learning opportunities in Asia, and educational programs for Asian students in the United States. Programs in China, Indonesia, Japan. Laos, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.


Volunteers for Peace
VFP offers over 3000 projects in more than 100 countries every year, including Thailand! Project cost starts at $500, which includes food and accommodation. Types of project include construction, environmental, agricultural, social, work with kids, renovation, art & culture and more! Since 1982, VFP has exchanged over 31,000 volunteers worldwide. Start planning your volunteer adventure or learn how to get involved at!


Where There is No Doctor
Volunteer with a non-profit social organization working in the northern part of Thailand among the poor, underprivileged and marginalised hilltribes.


Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand
Volunteers, ideally with an appropriate background, work with animals such as rehabilitating gibbons.


WLS International
Volunteer in Thailand Teaching Orphans
Our Volunteer Program in Thailand helps poor children who are orphans. The project's aim is to provide under-privileged children with an opportunity to gain the lifelong gift of education. The basis of the program is the belief that education can break the cycle of poverty and allow the children to take control of their own lives.


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