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Volunteer in Laos

Volunteer in Laos

Go off the beaten trail on International Volunteer HQ’s Laos volunteer abroad program. Choose from a range of trusted Laos volunteer projects, including Teaching, Childcare and Construction and Renovation. Volunteer work in Laos is based in a variety of communities in Honkau Village, which is located just outside of the capital city, Vientiane. With affordable Program Fees and top rated volunteer projects trusted by over 116,000 travellers, IVHQ is the best volunteer organisation in Laos.

Highlights:
  • 3 meaningful project options available year-round
  • Program Fees from AU$364 for 1 week
  • Includes airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Accommodation in a dormitory-style volunteer house in Honkau Village

  • Popular Laos Road Trip add-on available to IVHQ volunteers

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Key information

Fully hosted experience from AU$364
Volunteer from 1 - 12 weeks
Ages 16+ and families
Based in Honkau Village
Discover stunning waterfalls & villages
Projects align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Impact driven projects run by locals
B Corporation certified organization

Volunteer opportunities in Laos

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$364

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in Honkau Village
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Assist local staff in childcare centres, providing general support in lessons and free time. Help to arrange games and activities, assist with routine jobs like meals and cleaning, and be an enthusiastic influence for local children.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$434

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in Honkau Village
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help with construction and renovation tasks for a variety of community services including schools, daycare and medical centres.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from AU$364

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every Monday
  • Based in monasteries and schools in Honkau
  • Volunteers aged 16+ and families

Help to teach English in local monasteries or primary schools, often with students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

”The IVHQ volunteer program and Laos itself made the trip so much more than just another trip, to be able to give back to the world with amazing volunteers/friends was just an unforgettable journey and an extraordinary experience.”

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