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Volunteer in Asia

Volunteering in Asia with IVHQ

Volunteer in Asia with International Volunteer HQ, the world’s most affordable and trusted organisation for volunteering in Asia. Since 2007, IVHQ has supported over 113,000 travellers to volunteer abroad and has Asia volunteer programs in over 15 different destinations, including six Southeast Asia volunteer programs. The programs are based in Bali, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

As a volunteer in Asia with IVHQ, you will play a hands-on role in supporting important community projects which support the long-term goals of your host community. You will have the opportunity to be immersed in the local culture and gain first-hand insight into ancient cultures, inspiring traditions and unmatched hospitality. IVHQ makes it easy and affordable to organise short-term volunteering in Asia and we specialise in providing safe, affordable and responsible volunteer opportunities in Asia.

Whether you want to travel and volunteer in Asia short term during a semester break, as part of an Asia gap year or career break, or if you would like to volunteer with your friends in Asia, IVHQ has an opportunity for you.

Best Asia Volunteer Programs

Every year, thousands of international volunteers choose to take volunteer trips to Asia with IVHQ and we offer the largest range of volunteer opportunities in Asia. Whether you are interested in teaching, childcare, construction, wildlife volunteer projects, nursing or medical volunteering in Asia, IVHQ has volunteer work in Asia that is suitable for volunteers with a range of skills and experience.

Our volunteers trust us to ensure they can volunteer abroad in Asia with confidence, knowing they’ll be supported at every step of the journey. With online training, airport pick-ups, program orientations, safe accommodations and meaningful volunteer work, IVHQ offers the best Asia volunteer programs.

Applying to volunteer in Asia is simple, once you have decided where to volunteer in Asia and which project you would like to join, you can apply online.

Learn more about how to volunteer in Asia and explore our volunteer opportunities available in the destinations below.

How to get started

Pick a destination + project and apply for free
Meet your personal volunteer travel expert
Pay the Registration Fee to secure your place and upgrade your MyIVHQ account
Get ready to volunteer abroad, we’ll support you every step of the way!