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Volunteer Opportunities in Asia

Volunteer Opportunities in Asia

While working your way through different volunteer opportunities in the largest, most populated continent on earth may not be a seemingly simple task, it will nevertheless prove to be a super exciting one as well. The unique and diverse natural wonders embedded throughout Southeast Asia and all the way up to the Tibetan heights have been coupled in recent years with Asia’s fast growing awareness to responsible tourism. Joined by its constant development of social entrepreneurship, your journey can now become a much more holistic experience of contribution and a unique revelation of both nature and culture.

Volunteer Abroad with Local Non-Profits

Sadhana Forest India

July: Join a group of volunteers headed to India!

Auroville, India.
July 1 - July 14, 2018
Participate in reforestation in this eco-friendly, rural village in India! Help to reforest 70 acres of severely eroded land, in order to recreate the Tropical Dry Evergreen Forest indigenous to this area. Sadhana Forest is a unit of Auroville, an experimental international township devoted to the goal of Human Unity. We are located in South India about 8km from the city of Pondicherry, 150 kilometers from the major metropolitan city of Chennai, and within a few hundred kilometers of numerous other destinations (beaches, mangroves, national parks, and so on).

Volunteer in Animal Care

Sadhana Forest India

We are a local non-profit located in the unique village of Auroville. Our main projects revolve around the reforestation of 70 acres of severely eroded land and the creation of a tropical dry evergreen forest that is unique to this part of the world.

3 Reviews

Mithila Wildlife Trust

A charity conserving natural resources and wildlife in Nepal. Our activities includes 1. Environmental and wildlife awareness activities, 2. Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation activities, 3. Sustainable management of Dhanushadham Protected Forest and 4. Sustainable development programmes.

1 Review

Volunteer in Childcare

Pyunli

Pyunli was registered in Nov 2015 (Regd No-21/2015-2016) which believes in the process of social change through child education & women empowerment. Promoting volunteerism to build an international network. Area of function is a small town of Uttarakhand named Gauchar, 05 hrs drive from Rishikesh.

12 Reviews

EHN Nepal

EHN aims to improve the level of education, health care and child care in Nepal by providing volunteers to support and teach in rural and urban areas of the country.

2 Reviews

Volunteer in Conservation Work

The Life Development Center

We are a small Thai local non-profit based in Chiang Mai. Our mission is to improve living and environmental conditions for vulnerable tribal communities in Northern Thailand.

5 Reviews

Gili Shark Conservation Project

Gili Shark Conservation project is a small conservation and data collection program seeking hardworking and enthusiastic people who want to live in paradise while making a difference on their holiday.


Volunteer in Teaching related activities

Kep Gardens Association

Kep Gardens Association is a vocational training center in rural Cambodia teaching various skills to help the local village youth gain employment.

11 Reviews

Himalayan Volunteering Opportunities

Himalayan volunteering opportunities is all about learning about other cultures and sharing your love and affection.

4 Reviews

How to Volunteer in Asia

How to find volunteer opportunities in Asia

Now is the time dive a bit deeper, and we’re not just talking about the Andaman seas! Opportunities to contribute are in abundance starting from India and working their way through Thailand. If you’re looking to lend medical and healthcare assistance, India is where you can put your focus on. Great ecological and educational opportunities can be easily found in Cambodia and Nepal, where you can check out responsible tourism initiatives while volunteering in crop plantings or while working in local schools. Similarly, if Education is truly a meaningful cause for you, teaching, specifically teaching English, in Asia will be an amazing direction for you to consider and explore.

Best time to volunteer in Asia

Asia's 5 main regions has an extremely varied climate, matching its varied geography. For volunteers in Southeast Asia, the dry season between November and February is considered the best time to travel and volunteer. Central Asia volunteers would have a better time visiting between April till June and throughout September when the nature is at its best. Volunteers heading towards South West Asia would find it best during its dry season, between November and February.

Essential information about Asia

In Asia there are more that 4 billion people speaking in 135 languages living in 45 contries. As crazy as this sounds, this means that before volunteering in Asia you will need to check out the weather details and visa requirements that are relevant to the region you are considering. But if you get to Vietnam on the New Year day (aka Tet) - just know that it is everyone's birthday!