Volunteer in Cambodia

Go for an unforgettable trip to volunteer in Cambodia, one of the most exciting countries in Asia. The country stands out for its tropical climate and beautiful landscapes. As a volunteer in Cambodia, you’ll also experience the hospitality of the Cambodians. And of course, the food is tasty!

Choose from exciting and highly affordable Volunteer Projects in Cambodia

Childcare at a Daycare

To work as a childcare volunteer in Cambodia, attending children at a day care center or orphanage, will be both a rewarding and challenging experience. In Cambodia, there are more than 250 orphanages which will be happy to welcome volunteers helping with the childcare.

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Animal Rescue

Get involevd with animal rescue in Cambodia as a wildlife volunteer, in its vibrating capital Phnom Penh. Since the developing country still faces problems as poor education and poverty, locals are often unable to care properly for their animals. So, as a volunteer, you can care for these poor abandoned cats and dogs of the community!

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Teaching English

If you choose to teach English in Cambodia as an educational volunteer, you will inspire teaching young minds and see them grow. This can be one of the most exciting things a person can ever do.

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NGO Support

Volunteering on NGO Development in Cambodia may help the Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) offering different types of activities and services. Moreover, the organization aim to improve the living conditions of their populations.

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Medical Internships

Join our medical internship in Cambodia at the Pediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh to gain practical experience for your medical or nursing career. While volunteering at the National Pediatric Hospital, your coordinator will introduce you to your tasks and responsibilities at the clinic.

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Your Stay in Cambodia

In Cambodia you can stay in a volunteer guesthouse in Phnom Penh or the Smiley Guesthouse in Siem Reap.

During your volunteer work in Cambodia, you can visit the remains of the once so powerful Khmer Empire, which you can find all over the country. Explore the temples of Angkor Wat. Enjoy life at the hippy beachside in Sihanoukville and have a trip to the capital, Phnom Penh, with all its beauty and commotion.

Staying at the Guesthouse in Phnom Penh

As a volunteer in Cambodia, you will experience the vibrant, bustling capital of Cambodia!

The beautiful city is situated at the confluence of three rivers.

The charming city with its historic buildings is a veritable oasis compared to the modernity of other Asian capitals. It exudes a kind of provincial charm with French colonial mansions and tree-lined boulevards amidst monumental Angkorian architecture.

AVN Volunteer House has just been renovated to be the most comfortable and convenient for the volunteers to feel like they are home.

The house is located very close to the Russian Market, only 5 minutes walking distance.

The volunteer house has electricity, cool & hot water and Wi-Fi access.

The bathrooms are inside all rooms. Bedrooms are comprised of single beds and bunk beds with bedding provided.

The house also has a dining area downstairs, a living room with TV & books, and a roof terrace to relax at free time.

As a volunteer in Cambodia, you can expect to share a room with one or two other volunteers.

Staying in Siem Reap - Smiley Guesthouse

The Smiley Guesthouse has 27 rooms, all fully furnished with modern conveniences to make sure your stay with us is enjoyable and as easy as possible. The entire building is decorated in a colorful and modern way with a splash of Khmer artistry and style thrown in to make an eye-pleasing environment, add to the fact the place is kept immaculately clean at all times. The owners are also very conscious about your security and have sought to make a safe and secure lodging for your peace of mind while you volunteer in Cambodia. The Smiley Guesthouse is a family enterprise run by local Khmer who has built the guesthouse up to incorporate everything a customer expects and more. And it is located in a good place, only 10 minutes walking to downtown; the villa is tranquil and serene enough to enjoy a peaceful moment before heading out for a lively evening just around the corner. Guesthouses in both locations will provide you with 3 meals a day.

Project Details

Please Note:

  • The program fee is paid directly to the local organization.
  • All of the programs incur a registration fee of U$ 149 on top of the program fee.

What is included?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Cultural welcome dinner
  • Orientation plus city tour
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • 3 meals of local dishes per day
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs
  • Donation to support the local project

There are no hidden costs. These projects are the most affordable to volunteer in Cambodia.

IKPVA is an NGO based in a developing country. We are dedicated to helping you help others, at the lowest possible price. One of our goals is to offer cheap volunteer programs in Cambodia so that more people can help to do really important work.

Participants in our volunteer programs in Cambodia normally find US$ 50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses in the country.

The program fee should be paid to the local organization and it is due 30 days before the project start date.

Start Dates and Requirements

Start Dates
Volunteer Programs in Cambodia start on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. Volunteers should arrive on Sundays.

You can choose to volunteer in Cambodia from 2 to 24 weeks.
Orientation for you as a volunteer in Cambodia takes place on Monday after the arrival date and also includes a city tour.
You must be at least 18 years old at the start of your volunteer placement in Cambodia.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide credentials depending on the chosen program.
Language Skills
Knowledge of intermediate English is a pre-requisite.
During your stay, you will have a competent support and advice from the local team and project leaders. So, someone will always be available in the case of an emergency.

Please keep in mind that you are in a different country and should take some precautions to avoid exposing yourself to certain risks.

The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.


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