A photo of longtail boats on a river in Thailand, captured by a Conservation volunteer in Asia.

Volunteer in Asia

Experience the local cultures and diverse landscapes while volunteering in Asia

Join us on one of our volunteer projects in Asia and help to make a tangible impact in a local community. We run a range of different projects in several countries across the continent, so there’s definitely a placement to suit you.


Help protect important marine ecosystems, like coral reefs, on our Marine Conservation Projects, or work with disadvantaged children to teach vital early childhood skills. You can also do something completely different, like living with nomads in Mongolia. These are just some of the incredible volunteer opportunities in Asia available to you.


We take care of all the details of your project during your voluntary work in Asia, ensuring you have a hassle-free trip. In addition, our full time staff are there to provide 24/7 support. This means you can spend your energy on what really matters: working towards long-term goals that address the needs of local communities.

Projects available in Asia

1-9 of 95 Projects

Projects Abroad volunteers in Thailand do outdoor activities with children at a kindergarten in Thailand.

From INR136,500

Volunteer with Children in Thailand
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Work with children and support early childhood development in disadvantaged care centres

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
A group of children with Projects Abroad Childcare volunteers outside a kindergarten in Sri Lanka.

From INR107,000

Volunteer with Children in Sri Lanka
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Support early childhood development in disadvantaged care centres while experiencing life in Sri Lanka

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Projects Abroad interns at their business placement in Sri Lanka.

From INR170,500

Business Internship in Sri Lanka
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Prepare for your future career in business and gain practical work experience in vibrant Colombo

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 18 or over can join
  • From 4 weeks
A volunteer gains micro-finance work experience in Cambodia by helping with small business loans

From INR119,500

Micro-finance Internship in Cambodia
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Empower entrepreneurs from disadvantaged areas to build their businesses and earn a sustainable income

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A young girl has her blood pressure taken on Projects Abroad's medical internship for high school students in Sri Lanka

From INR147,000

Medical Internship for Teenagers in Sri Lanka
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Spend your summer learning directly from doctors and doing health checks during medical outreaches

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
A child brushes her teeth outside a school during a hygiene workshop run by Projects Abroad Dentistry interns in Nepal.

From INR106,500

Dentistry Internship in Nepal
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Gain work experience by learning directly from experienced dentists in Nepal and participating in dental outreaches

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
An intern participates in health screenings as part of their medical work experience in Nepal.

From INR94,500

Medical Internship in Nepal
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Gain invaluable medical experience while working alongside knowledgeable nurses and doctors in Nepal

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
High school student volunteers doing building work in Nepal pose for a photo with young children and locals.

From INR134,500

Volunteer Building in Nepal for Teenagers
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Volunteer in Nepal on a Building Project for teenagers and help rebuild school classrooms

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Teenage volunteers working with children in Cambodia use weekends to explore local attractions.

From INR129,500

Volunteer with Children in Cambodia for Teenagers
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Work with other teenage volunteers as you teach and care for children from disadvantaged communities in Cambodia

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
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Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.


Speak to one of our Asia experts on:

011 40079295

or email:

to start planning your project

Where we are based in Asia

As a volunteer in Asia, you’ll be able to explore the different cultures and histories of the world’s largest continent. We currently work in nine different Asian countries, so there are plenty of options for you to choose from. You can read more about our internships in Asia here if you're specifically interested in gaining professional work experience.


Venture to the top of the world and do wildlife research in the Himalayan Mountains in Nepal, or dive into warm waters and do underwater survey work in Thailand. For those who love animals, you have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer with pandas in China! You can also experience a more traditional way of life with nomads on the Mongolian Steppe. 


We also offer numerous opportunities to volunteer in Southeast Asia. Support children’s education at kindergartens and other childcare centres in Cambodia and the Philippines. Or teach English at disadvantaged schools in Myanmar and Vietnam.


Join us as a volunteer in Asia today, and give back to local communities while exploring different countries and cultures.

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