Friends For Asia volunteers with an elephant Friends For Asia volunteers with an elephant

Building and Gardening at a Home for Single Mothers

Program Duration

5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, 3-6 Month


Throughout the year


The 1st and 3rd Monday of every month.


Volunteers will need to have a basic knowledge of tools, building, gardening and working with plants, be 20 years or older, in good physical condition and able to work in the heat. Volunteers should be able-bodied, flexible and enjoy working outside.

Friends For Asia requires all volunteers in this project (and all other projects where volunteers work directly with or near children) to submit a certified police background check before volunteer service begins.

Intern Types

  • Women's Studies


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Excursions
  • Food
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Registration fees
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

Participation in the Gardening Volunteer Project at the Single Mother's Home starts at USD 999 for four weeks. Each additional week is USD 119.

Fee includes: Airport pick up, accommodation during orientation and entire project time, breakfast every morning, lunch every work day, 2 day orientation, half day city tour, cultural dinner and show, onsite coordinator and 24 hour emergency assistance.

Fee does not include: Plane tickets, travel insurance, cost of criminal police background check required for this project, cost of transportation to and from work location and accommodation, ride to the airport after service, dinner.

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Community Development
  • Counseling
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Social Work
  • Women

Typical Volunteer

An individual who loves to travel, wants to learn more about Thailand and assist Asia in it's development.

Age Range

20 and up

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Independent living

Participants Travel

in Groups

Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2 or 3

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 days

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad