Volunteer with The Life Development Center

The Life Development Center

Help us improve living and environmental conditions for vulnerable tribal communities in Northern Thailand.

We are a small local non-profit based in Chiang Mai.


Closest City: Chiang Mai (0.0KM)

What We Need

English teachers must have teaching experience of at least one year. Agriculture and construction work has no skill requirement, you must just be physically fit. Product designer and marketing must have work experience of at least one year.

Our volunteer programs:

1. Specialist – we are looking for specialist volunteers to assist us in website development, video production, fundraising, marketing, proposal and report writing, etc. Individuals may apply to this program throughout the year; we will consider applications case by case according to our need and the potential volunteer's knowledge, skills, and experiences. The volunteer can work independently at home or at our office based in Chiang Mai city. If the volunteer would like us to arrange accommodation and food, the cost is $300 per month.

2. Group – this option is perfect for groups of 5-10 people. The program is 1-4 weeks. The cost is $200 per person per week. If the group does not require to be picked up from Chiang Mai, the cost is lowered to $120.

3. Voluntourism – this program requires a group at least 5 – 10 people. It is divided into two parts: volunteering for the first half and traveling for the second. This program costs $250 per person per week. If the group does not require to be picked up from Chiang Mai, the cost is lowered to $180.


When & Who

All year round
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Week
1 week to six months
Groups

What we Provide

Other

We have cottages/hostel at our organic farm

Variety

We serve mostly local foods but we are happy to learn and cook western foods. We provide 3 meals, coffee, and free organic fruits from the garden.

Electricity

Our Fees

Cost depends on program


More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off
Orientation

Contact Person

Manop Yangja
250 Maekon village Mo. 2 tambon thungkhaopuang Chiangdao district Chiangmai province 50170, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
89% response rate , 81 hour(s) response time.

Other Ways to Help

Create/Update our Website
Social Media Help
Document Translation
Fundraising
Video/Photo Editing
Grant Writing

We are looking for an individual with videography skills to help us to promote our projects. We also want individuals interested in product design and marketing to help develop local handicraft and generate more distribution markets. Lastly, we need help fundraising.

We need farming and construction tools such as shovels, hoes, rakes, gloves etc. We also need new or second-hand items for our charity shop such as clothes, shoes, computer, etc.


Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people
10

Our volunteer programs are very unique, you will gain more than you expected such as experiencing multicultural local life styles because the project site located among different ethnic groups. At organic farm we have more than 20 kinds of fruit trees, volunteers are free to have fresh organic fruits from the farm, we also provide half day Thai cooking lesson for free, you will learn about organic farming and have chance to visit different tribal communities and so on.

LDC established in 1994 with a vivid vision to help improve vulnerable tribal peoples' living conditions and environmental conditions in the north of Thailand with a variety of initiatives.

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