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Are there any websites or organisations I could visit while in Cambodia to offer some volunteer assistance for a week?

Asked by Jaidev S via Site_iconTravellr.com

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    You might try: http://pepytours.com which is a little different. They do some great work. about 4 years ago

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    How do you qualify to do volunteer work? Do you have a medical license, teaching experience, done work with NGOs abroad, for example? If you are interested in a serious volunteering stint, then a lot of places will want yo to commit long-term, starting with a year or so. about 4 years ago

    Answered by Karen Stafford via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    Hi Jaidev,

    I know you posted this a while ago, but if you're still interested in socially responsible travel/volunteerism in Cambodia, you should check out friendshipwithcambodia.org. They offer tours in which trip participants eat in restaurants that are training programs for former street children, visit fair-trade craft shops that employ landmine survivors, and stay in locally-owned hotels that prohibit sex tourism. In addition to visiting the ancient temples of Angkor Wat and the floating villages of the Tonle Sap lake, trip participants spend time in a rural village and see Friendship with Cambodia’s humanitarian projects.

    They also publish a socially responsible travel guide: http://www.friendshipwithcambodia.org/programs-education.php. It's really helpful, and each recommended location has been thoroughly examined for ethical practices.

    Hope this helps :)

    ~Erin over 2 years ago

    Answered by ErinM via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    Erin, do we have to pay for that? over 2 years ago

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    There is this orphanage called New Hope for Cambodian Children. Look them up. They'll give you some volunteer work. I have been there. It is run by two foreigners. over 2 years ago

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    @Simone: The travel guide is about $15US. I'm not sure about the trip. I'd recommend contacting Friendship with Cambodia directly to find out more.

    ~Erin over 2 years ago

    Answered by ErinM via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    Just heard about this charity in Cambodia - http://www.lovecambodia.co.uk/visit_volunteer.php. It is being run by a girl from the UK to support the orphaned children of Cambodia over 2 years ago

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    I'm heading to Cambodia as a volunteer in just a few hours. I'll be volunteering with Awareness Cambodia.. they have an orphanage and a clinic that are open to volunteers. :) over 2 years ago

    Answered by Paul via Site_iconWorldNomads.com

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