Volunteer in Cambodia

Globalteer is a UK registered charity working in Cambodia with children's, community and conservation projects. Volunteer placements are available in Siem Reap, Phnom Penh and Modulkiri.

We are strictly non-profit, and all of the projects we work with in Cambodia are chosen by us for having sustainable, long term objectives, and for being managed in a professional, caring way, and in keeping with the vision and beliefs of Globalteer.

The kingdom of Cambodia has become a popular tourist destination in Asia. Rich in culture and history, visitors come to see the world renowned temples of Angkor Wat and return because of the wonderful and welcoming nature of the Cambodian people.

Cambodia is still recovering after decades of war in South East Asia and is in the bottom 50 of the poorest countries of the world. Volunteering in Cambodia plays an important role in supporting the many NGOs (non governmental organisations) working to help Cambodia recover, and build a happy, secure future.

You can volunteer in Cambodia with Globalteer and work in community or conservation projects providing valuable support to local charities.

 
Cambodia Bear Sanctuary
The Volunteer Cambodia Bear Sanctuary is located approximately one hour south of the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. The sanctuary cares for over 100 rescued bears.
 
The sanctuary is dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of bears poached for bear bile farms, traditional medicines, exploited as pets, used for profit within the tourist industry or rescued from the illegal wildlife trade.

Go to the Cambodia Bear Sanctuary page.
Cambodia Community Project
The Cambodia community volunteer project works with established schools in disadvantaged communities around Siem Reap in Northwest Cambodia. The project needs volunteers to work with dedicated local project staff to help give underprivileged children a better start in life. Read on to get the low down on how you can help these inspirational schools give Cambodia’s children a brighter future.
Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary
The Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary is located in Mondulkiri province. The sanctuary is dedicated to helping the dwindling domestic elephant population and working in elephant conservation to protect Cambodia's wild elephant population and their habitat.

Volunteers work with the elephants and their mahouts. Duties include walking the elephants to forage in the forest and bathe the elephants.

Go to the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary page.
Cambodia Indigenous Hill Tribe
The Cambodia Volunteer Indigenous Community project is located in the remote mountain town of Sen Monorom in Mondulkiri province, the Eastern highland region of Cambodia which shares a border with Vietnam.

Volunteers work with the Bunong people in helping them to learn English, and supporfting the work of a local cultural centre that focuses on preserving the traditional way of life of these warm and friendly threatened indigineous hill people.

Go to the Cambodia Indigenous Hill Tribe page.
Cambodia Sports Project
The Cambodia sports coaching project provides regular structured coaching sessions in football (soccer), volleyball basketball and softball or rounders, as well as an education programme in the dangers of addictive behaviour and the benefits of sport.
 
The Globalteer sports programme provides access to sports coaching and competition to over 1,000 underprivileged children in more than 20 local partner NGOs and schools who would otherwise never have the chance to play sports and compete with their peers in organised competition.

Go to the Cambodia Sports Project page.
Cambodia Clean water Project
The Cambodia Clean Water Project saves lives and helps protect livelihoods by giving rural communities access to clean drinking water. Read on for the low down on how you can get involved in this life-changing project.

In Cambodia, 1 in 7 children die before the age of five from preventable diseases such as typhoid, malnutrition, malaria, dengue fever and diarrhoea. Dirty water is the common denominator for all of these conditions, and the direct cause of many.

Go to the Cambodia Clean water Project page.
Cambodia Food and Farming Project
The Cambodia Food & Farming Project works with communities around Siem Reap to help them move away from the hand to mouth existence of subsistence farming and fishing. Volunteers are always needed so read on to find out how you can help.

Volunteers working on these sustainable food programmes will be primarily assisting local and project staff in the maintenance and upkeep of the market gardens, farms and fish farms run by our partner projects.

Go to the Cambodia Food and Farming  Project page.
Cambodia Woman's Empowerment
The Cambodia Women’s Empowerment Project provides previously dependent and often abused women with new skills, a steady income and the opportunity for personal development in a safe, friendly and fun environment. Volunteers work alongside marginalised women creating beautiful and original products from discarded litter.

Volunteering with the women’s empowerment project gives you the unique opportunity to work alongside some truly inspirational Cambodian women.

Go to the Cambodia Woman's Empowerment page.
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