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

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Projects Abroad Conservation volunteers working in the Himayalas take a break from activities in Ghandruk, Nepal.

From $3440 NZD

Volunteer Conservation Work in the Himalayas in Nepal
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Live and work in the Himalayas and help preserve and enhance the biodiversity of this renowned area

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
Teenage volunteers doing work with children in Nepal, do an activity with children on the playground.

From $2920 NZD

Volunteer with Children in Nepal as a Teenager
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Team up with teenagers from around the world and work with children in culture-rich Nepal

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Projects Abroad interns working at an outreach during our medical internship for teenagers in Nepal

From $2920 NZD

Medical Internships in Nepal for Teenagers
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Join a group your age on a medical placement and learn from qualified doctors in local hospitals

  • 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 $3295 NZD

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
A student participates in class at one of our volunteer teaching placements in Cambodia

From $3065 NZD

Volunteer Teaching in Cambodia
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Teach English to children from underprivileged areas in Cambodia

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 2 weeks
A Projects Abroad volunteer collects data on a Diving and Marine Conservation volunteering project.

From $4295 NZD

Marine Conservation Volunteering in Thailand
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Live and work in Thailand, and become part of our efforts to protect marine life and the environment

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
Volunteers in Nepal dig up sand for cement to help rebuild schools as part of their construction volunteer project.

From $2770 NZD

Building Volunteer Work in Nepal
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Travel to Asia and help rebuild and repair classrooms damaged by earthquakes.

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
A volunteer works with children on English exercises in Sri Lanka on our project for high school students

From $3295 NZD

Volunteer with Children in Sri Lanka as a Teenager
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Join teenagers from all over the world to help support disadvantaged children at care centres

  • Fixed dates during school holidays
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
Projects Abroad volunteers go diving as part of our Conservation Project in Thailand for teens

From $6895 NZD

Diving & Marine Conservation in Thailand for Teenagers
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Volunteer and work alongside our staff while you learn to dive, observe coral, and plant mangroves

  • 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:

09 889 0587

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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