Activities and Volunteering in Thailand

Find out about volunteering and exchange programmes for foreign students in Thailand...

Youth ministries and volunteer opportunities

There are a number of foreign youth ministries operating in Thailand.

  • In Krabi, an organisation called YWAM (Youth With a Mission) is a group of young foreigners and Thai locals dedicated to bringing the gospel to villages in the surrounding area. The organisation is always in need of volunteers
  • Child's Dream is a charity for helping underprivileged children in the Mekong Sub-Region, which includes Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Teens can volunteer for this organisation by contacting them through the website: Click here
  • The Wildlife Rescue Centre is dedicated to helping the wildlife in Thailand. Teenagers and young adults are encouraged to volunteer

Exchange programmes

There are many opportunities for foreign students to study in Thailand. Companies and schools are offering foreign students an opportunity to expand their cultural world outlook.

  • Global Quest Thailand provides semester study programmes throughout Thailand for high school seniors.
  • PlanetEdu offers foreign students an opportunity to live with a Thai family or on school grounds and participate in a summer programme that increases their cultural knowledge while providing them with English instruction in a variety of subjects including Culture Studies, Ecology, English, Environmental Studies, History, Language Studies and Politics.
  • Big Blue Marble has an extensive listing of home exchange and educational exchange programmes in Thailand