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Social Work Volunteering in Cambodia

Program Duration

3-6 Months


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Experience and passion for working in the community and interacting with the people are needed. Participants must also possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn about the environment and the place's culture.


  • English

Cost Includes:

  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

Accommodation: Single or shared room in a volunteer house
Food: breakfast, dinner is available at an extra cost
Airport pick up and drop off from Siem Reap International Airport
Training: Pre-departure information pack, 4 day in-depth orientation, including Child Protection course, and project induction provided
•Bicycle for your personal use.
•Support: 24 hour support from on-site coordinator
•Activities: Trips to Angkor Wat and floating village

Experience Required


    We ask that volunteers have graduated with a degree in Social Work or any other related degree and also at least 2 years of experience working within the Social Work field. Please send your CV/resume to one of our advisors and we will look into the best options for you to match your skills and interests. We also require applicants to attend at telephone interviews to establish their skills and what they are looking for. A letter of motivation, medical certificate and 2 references from a former teacher or employer are also required.

Volunteer Types

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Counseling
  • Social Work

Typical Volunteer

A Kaya volunteer shows enthusiasm, spirit and life to stimulate and bring something new to the residents; love, patience and a listening ear for the people; and a good motivator with a positive and optimistic attitude.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Other
  • Group living

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application