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The aim behind running this project is to improve the lives of impoverished Thai orphans and Burmese migrant children in a province south of Thailand by providing playgrounds in local schools and to improve the environment in which the children learn. Volunteers can help those groups of people by building simple playgrounds and improving the school/learning environment. Basically, the work includes construction jobs.
Major Job Responsibilities: Designing, constructing and painting timber swings, climbing frames and sun shelters in our workshop and erecting them at the schools and learning centres. Carrying out basic maintenance at seven local schools.
Program fee covers:
Program fee does not cover:
Both individual volunteers with no special experience or training and those with related experience, expertise or proven interest are eligible to apply. Other than that, we do not require any specific skills or qualifications. Everyone is welcome to work with us and build a better community.
Accommodation: Volunteers have a variety of accommodation to suit their budget.
High Season (1st Nov – 31st Mar) – 400 to 1200 THB (AU$14 - $42) per night/ per room.
Low Season (1st Apr – 31st Oct) – 300 to 700 THB (AU$11 - $25) per night/ per room.
Food: Food would be provided to you by the host family itself or in the hotel where you would stay. Food would comprise of normal meals thrice a day at least.
Placement Costs: Food is approximately AU$73 per week. Accommodation varies.
Transportation: Taxi available from Phuket Airport for approximately 1,500 THB (AU$52). Airport pickup by host can be arranged for 1,000 THB (AU$35).