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Volunteering in Cambodia Tips, Tricks and How-To's

Are you interested in using your skills to give back? Browse our blog for practical tips and advice on professional volunteering in Cambodia and explore our Success Stories for additional insights from former volunteers and the many meaningful ways they provide value for the community organizations we work with.

How Corporate Volunteerism Can Engage Your Employees and Help Non-profits

How Corporate Volunteerism Can Engage Your Employees and Help Non-profits

Employee engagement through corporate volunteering activities may seem like straightforward idea, but it's not always done in a way that benefits both the corporate employees and the non-profit ... read more

What is the Cost of Living in Siem Reap?

What is the Cost of Living in Siem Reap?

Planning the budget for your volunteering trip to Cambodia is an essential exercise that you should do before you accept a project. Here are some suggestions to help you do the math on the ... read more

6 Things to Consider Before Transitioning from the For-Profit to the Non-Profit Sector

6 Things to Consider Before Transitioning from the For-Profit to the Non-Profit Sector

Switching from the corporate sector to the non-profit may be tempting when we get to a certain point in our careers. Here are some things to consider before making the move. read more

Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country that enjoys an abundance of public and religious holidays. Any time of the year is the perfect time for you to plan for a professional volunteering experience in Cambodia ! read more

8 Steps to Create a Fundraising Page for Your Volunteer Trip

8 Steps to Create a Fundraising Page for Your Volunteer Trip

Volunteers are often surprised by the expenses that are incurred on a volunteer trip. Try setting up a fundraising page to offset your costs. read more

Happy Pchum Ben!

Happy Pchum Ben!

Pchum Ben is a unique Cambodian Buddhist celebration consisting of a colourful religious festival blessing the souls of ancestors, relatives, and friends who have passed away. read more

Volunteering in Cambodia After Retirement

Volunteering in Cambodia After Retirement

If you're a retired professional who is over 50 and looking for a opportunity to continue using your skills, consider taking on a volunteer position. read more

Staying Healthy in Cambodia—Health and Hygiene Tips

Staying Healthy in Cambodia—Health and Hygiene Tips

Staying healthy and safe is an important part of enjoying your time abroad. Here are some tips on how to minimise the risk of being afflicted while in Cambodia. read more

Documents Needed for Volunteering in Cambodia

Documents Needed for Volunteering in Cambodia

Not sure which documents you need for volunteering in Cambodia? Here is a brief guide on the documents you need to prepare. read more

Travelling and Volunteering Responsibly: Code of Conduct in Cambodia

Travelling and Volunteering Responsibly: Code of Conduct in Cambodia

Every country has its unique culture and customs. Be a responsible volunteer and traveller by learning the code of conduct in Cambodia. read more

What Kind of Clothes Should I Pack for Cambodia?

What Kind of Clothes Should I Pack for Cambodia?

It's tempting to pack only tank tops, shorts and flip-flops to a tropical country like Cambodia, but there are other things to consider besides weather and climate. read more

How to Find Accommodation in Cambodia

How to Find Accommodation in Cambodia

Finding accommodation in Cambodia is one of the most important things you'll have to do prior to arriving. But it doesn't have to be a painful process! read more

Volunteering from Home—the Perks of Making a Difference from Wherever You Are

Volunteering from Home—the Perks of Making a Difference from Wherever You Are

Virtual volunteering is a great alternative for individuals who want to help, but are not able to be physically present due to a disability, home obligation or work schedule. read more

Discovering Cambodia’s Identity through its Street Food

Discovering Cambodia’s Identity through its Street Food

Cambodia is an intriguing, unique country that has had a tumultuous and colourful past. Its location as the southern ... read more

The Icon of Cambodia: Angkor Wat

The Icon of Cambodia: Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat, located approximately 5.5 km to the north of Siem Reap, is the largest temple complex in the world. Here are some tips on planning a visit to see the iconic monument. read more

Is Cambodia a safe country?

Is Cambodia a safe country?

Cambodia, The Kingdom of Wonder, is a safe place to live work and volunteer as long as you follow sensible precautions and stay alert. read more

Short term volunteering overseas  – Pros and Cons

Short term volunteering overseas – Pros and Cons

Volunteering abroad is different from volunteering in your home country in that even if it is for a short duration, it requires time, commitment, and financial sustainability. This is why it is ... read more

Why Choose to Work or Volunteer in Cambodia Right Now?

Why Choose to Work or Volunteer in Cambodia Right Now?

Tourists usually choose to visit Cambodia because of its cultural heritage: Angkor Wat is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest religious monument ever built. Cambodia’s year-round warm ... read more

Volunteering Abroad: Can You Sustain Yourself Financially?

Volunteering Abroad: Can You Sustain Yourself Financially?

Sometimes, volunteers (particularly first timers), come with the expectation that expenses such as accommodation or flight tickets will be covered or reimbursed by the hosting organization (ie: ... read more

How to Avoid Scams When Volunteering Abroad

How to Avoid Scams When Volunteering Abroad

Looking back to when I decided to switch from a career in the for-profit sector to one in the ... read more

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Volunteering

According to the UN Volunteers report, more than 1 billion people volunteer globally. Harvard Medical School research says that volunteering can be a life-changing experience for your spirit, ... read more