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Samui Dog and Cat Rescue

Posted by ThailandDiaries on 7/3/2011 at 18:06

Hi animal lovers Samui rescue center is always looking for people with kind hearts to help look after around 350 dogs and 150 cats. From feeding, bathing to playing and walking- you choose what you are comfortable with. Vets are always needed too! For more details please contact them direct www.samuidog.org We can help find cheep nice little house on the island (10-18,000 Bt ) in exchange for your kindness. Just mad about doggies x ...

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Volunteer in Phnom Phenh

Posted by finola55 on 11/9/2009 at 20:14

***CHECK THIS OUT ************* http://www.savechildreninasia.org/index.htm (this is a really informative website) I am currently working as a volunteer at this orphanage, just 7km from Phnom Penh, teaching English. They REALLY need volunteers. Whatever your skills are bring them along! It has a great atmosphere and has really felt like a second home. It doesn't cost anything....meals and a bed are provided in exchange for your enthusiasm and help! Although donations and sponsorship are gr ...

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Volunteer offering services in Cambodia Dec - June

Posted by JustinKase on 26/7/2010 at 07:31

26th.07.2010 Good Morning / Afternoon I hope this post finds you all well. My name is Justin, I’m 26 years old; I was born in Melbourne Australia and grew up in Canada. Currently I am employed as an IT consultant with a Bank in Australia. I will be finishing in my current role late October and hope attain volunteer work overseas. My first language is English and I have also studied French and Italian. Previously, I worked in various industries, such as commercial printing, telecommunicati ...

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Thailand volunteering?

Posted by violaine on 1/10/2009 at 09:20

Hello! I was hoping to get some first-hand suggestions or information about volunteering in Thailand from people with experience. I will be there for over 3 months (Jan-April) and am looking to find a good NGO to work for during about a month. Ideally, I would love to work with children and (or) women. Please let me know if you have anything for me :) . I am rather flexible about the details of it all. Thanks for sharing ! cheers, Violaine. ...

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Volunteering in Chiang Mai

Posted by callarda on 25/7/2010 at 09:52

I am a teacher spending some of my vacation in Chiang Mai. I would like to do some volunteering here, maybe teaching English to adults or children at a local center, monastery or orphanage. I've looked at some websites but would love some first hand feedback if anyone has any. Thanks, Andrew ...

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Volunteering at Andaman Discoveries

Posted by suki on 24/6/2010 at 14:58

Hi there, I m volunteering at Andaman Discoveries at the moment and I m just loving it so I thought you might be interested: Andaman Discoveries is based in Kuraburi, 3h north of Phuket . Kuraburi is a cute little town where you hardly see tourists and everything is still very authentic and laidback. I am volunteering in the office at the moment but you can also teach english at a burmese school, a disabled school in Phuket or an orphanage. It is not free but all the money you pay (beside acc ...

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Free Volunteer Work in Thailand

Posted by dragonfruit on 2/6/2010 at 20:33

If you are looking for free volunteer opportunities in Thailand check out http://www.volunteerworkthailand.org ...

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Volunteers needed in Northern Thailand

Posted by v4thailand on 3/3/2010 at 10:28

We are a registered foundation in Thailand that teaches English for free to children and adults and are in need of volunteers to help with teaching, building projects and other duties. We offer accommodation, food, excursions and a wonderful experience and a base to explore the beautiful north. You will only be required to work four days a week, and a maximum of 4 hours per day. In return we only ask for a donation to the charity, USD$400 or equivalent. Please see our website for det ...

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any cheap 3-4 month volunteer opportunities?

Posted by megz on 6/11/2008 at 18:51

Does anyone know of small community organizations that take on volunteers in Laos? I have searched online, and only found formal volunteer programs that have big fees. I can organize accomodation etc. myself..I will be in Laos soon, and any thoughts would be appreciated! ...

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Paying $$$ to volunteer? Usually not a good idea

Posted by mariannewiseman on 31/1/2010 at 09:29

From PEPY TOurs - you can google them Speaking as one who has worked with UNICEF and Save the Children, I would caution against 'amateur volunteerism'. While the impulse to help is laudable, we need 'help that helps'. Think about the children: what is the effect of many short term volunteers who relate to the children, and then disappear? Whose needs are being served? Speaking as an English teacher, sorry, but unqualified people who do short term conversation with students - anywhere, not just ...

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Volunteer opportunities in the North?

Posted by blackpepper14 on 1/12/2009 at 07:58

Hi everyone...this is kind of a cross-post as I posted the same on the Laos forum. Thanks for any information or ideas (for either Laos or Vietnam) Hi...I will be travelling in Laos (and Vietnam and N. Thailand)for some weeks... I am an experienced and certified teacher. I have a lot of experience teaching and teacher training EFL in Asia. I am currently a school owner/teacher in Japan and the educational advisor for a foundation in Bali. When I travel, at the very least, I love to visit a ...

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Volunteer Opportunities?

Posted by blackpepper14 on 26/11/2009 at 07:16

Hi...I will be travelling in Laos (and Vietnam and N. Thailand)for some weeks... I am an experienced and certified teacher. I have a lot of experience teaching and teacher training EFL in Asia. I am currently a school owner/teacher in Japan and the educational advisor for a foundation in Bali. When I travel, at the very least, I love to visit a school or two and see how the education system works. For me, it is facinating. Never one to be "voyeuristic" in the sense of just going for a look, I ...

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volunteering in indonesia?

Posted by ziplok on 24/9/2009 at 08:28

Hey all... So I'll be in Indonesia beginning Feb 2010 and I was wondering if anyone knew of any websites that could direct me to reputable volunteer organizations in the region. I'd love to give back a bit while I'm there... and perhaps even in the longer term. I'm a carpenter here in Canada and would love to do some building there! But working with people, animals, anything works for me. Thanks! ...

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Volunteering in Laos

Posted by Asheai on 1/4/2009 at 18:00

Has anybody done this? Experiences, comments, etc? Preferably working with Children, but not necessarily. I'm not willing to pay money to volunteer, but of course will pay for all my own expenses. I am looking to volunteer between 2-3 weeks. Thank you! ...

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Are you looking for a quality volunteer experience in Thailand?

Posted by bowdindang on 25/10/2008 at 20:45

The Dindang Natural Building Center aims to promote the natural and traditional techniques of clay house building in the area of Phato (between Ranong and Surat Thani) in southern Thailand. The non-profit organization was set up in the year 2007 and works with both Thai and international volunteers in order to realize its current goal: to set up an educational center where all those interested in natural building techniques can find information and share knowledge. There are many opportunities t ...

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Free guided tour for visitor to Hanoi - HelloHanoi Volunteer Group

Posted by hello_hanoi on 18/10/2008 at 15:12

Hi everyone, We are HelloHanoi, a not-for-profit group of young Hanoi volunteers who provide information and tour guide for visitors to Hanoi FREE OF CHARGE. We came together, sharing the love for our country, our city, and the will to spread that love and to give help to everyone. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is rich in history and culture. Every street corner has its own special scent. Every ancient pagoda tells its own story. Every simple food or drink has its meaning and history. As ...

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Free Volunteering in Cambodia - Teach English!

Posted by volunteerincambodia on 27/6/2008 at 10:09

Experience life in Cambodia while volunteering your time to teach conversational English in Phnom Penh. Living as part of a group of international volunteers in Phnom Penh, you'll be part of a new centre providing affordable conversational English courses for local students to raise money for a local organisation working to improve livelihoods with rural communities. Group starting dates Wednesday May 28, 2008 (3 months) Wednesday August 27, 2008 (3 months) Wednesday Novemver 28,2008 ...

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Volunteering in Laos

Posted by alex16103 on 30/4/2008 at 23:36

Hi there, I'm looking at going to Laos for 3 weeks in either September or November and I want to volunteer somewhere for 2 weeks. I've looked on the internet a bit but there doesn't seem to be much in Laos. I'm a qualified CELTA teacher so I'd be looking at teaching or helping at an orphanage, something like that. Anyone know of anything? Thanks a lot Alex ...

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Volunteering

Posted by charlottechapman on 17/1/2007 at 07:57

Does anyone know of any organisations that are currently looking for volunteers in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos or Vietnam? ...

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Volunteering

Posted by Cafank on 8/1/2007 at 16:13

Last year I was in Chaing Mai and volunteered at Elephant Nature Park for a week. It was a fantastic experience working with these great animals, all of the elephants have been rescued from some form of abuse or mistreatment. Now I am looking for another volunteer project for this year. Does anyone have any ideas? I will be on Phuket for one month in April and will then head of on a volunteer program somewhere.... I have heard "where there is not a doctor" , Chiang Rai, is good. Any sug ...

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