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Volunteer Abroad in Thailand with IVHQ

Volunteer in Thailand

Volunteer in Thailand with International Volunteer HQ on a wide range of volunteer abroad projects including Teaching English, Childcare, Outdoor Volunteer Work and Hill Tribe Support. Volunteer opportunities in Thailand are based in the northern city of Chiang Rai or the southern tourist town of Hua Hin.

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At a glance…

  • Available year-round
  • 5 meaningful project options
  • Projects based in and around Chiang Rai and Hua Hin
  • Accommodation in dormitory-style houses or homestays
  • Program fees include airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, meals and 24/7 in-country support
  • Program fees from $280 for 1 week
  • Between 10 and 30 volunteers start in Thailand each month

The program exceeded my expectations. I felt relieved knowing that the work I put in was a continuation of work performed by previous volunteers and would be continued by future volunteers. It was important for me to be a part of projects that are sustainable and beneficial to the community as a whole.

IVHQ Volunteer - Kimberly Milanes
Kimberly Milanes
Nationality: Canadian
Age: 24
Destination: Thailand

Volunteer opportunities in Thailand

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Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $500

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Assist local staff in busy childcare centers with all aspects of day-to-day operations. Help with lessons, activities and general tasks as required.

Develops cross-cultural learning

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $280

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Immerse yourself in a traditional hill tribe near Hua Hin, helping to teach locals English and providing support to income-earning enterprises. The perfect project for volunteers wanting an authentic cultural experience.

Supports community development

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $500

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

For those who enjoy hands-on outdoor work, you can help with construction-related tasks on a range projects that benefit locals. Alternate weekly between volunteering around Chiang Rai and supporting hill tribe communities on similar tasks.

Increases access to education

3-5 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $500

  • Duration: 2 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Help to provide English lessons for children and adults who want to learn the language, but would not otherwise have access to lessons. Teach under the supervision of a local teacher or on your own.

Increases access to education

3-4 hours volunteering per day

Program Fees from $310

  • Duration: 1 - 12 weeks
  • Programs start every first and third Monday of the month

Help to teach English in local schools, kindergartens and community centers, using your knowledge as a fluent speaker to increase students’ access to employment opportunities.

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  • Most affordable fees - as the world leader in affordable volunteer travel, we’re able to keep our fees low by partnering with a local organization in Thailand to support meaningful community projects and local employment.
  • Superior support - your experienced IVHQ Program Manager, teamed with our local team in Thailand will ensure you feel supported every step of the way - from planning to volunteering.
  • Responsible projects - we’re dedicated to ensuring that our projects are responsibly run and have sustainable positive impacts that are supporting local needs.
  • Online training - as soon as you register on an IVHQ program, you will gain access to our interactive volunteer training to ensure you’re well prepared for your program.
  • Safety-first - volunteer safety is a top priority for IVHQ and we have clear standards for risk management on each program. You can feel confident that you are placed with trustworthy institutions, organizations and families that have been screened by our local teams.
  • New friendships - as an IVHQer, you’ll always be in the company of friendly locals and like-minded volunteer travelers who will quickly become your life-long friends.
  • Epic weekend adventures - you’ll have your weekends free to explore Thailand with your new-found friends.

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!