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Thailand

Volunteer Teaching in Asia

Our real Asia Volunteer Experience is an English teaching program takes you to Kolkata in East India and Phang Na in Southern Thailand. This program allows you to experience...

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India

Semester Abroad: Live and Volunteer in India

There are 320 million children in India and each of these lives have a potential to be someone. There are 4% of children who don’t even goto school in India, 58% don’t...

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Multiple Countries

Best of Asia:Volunteer Travel to India, Thailand & Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Asia and combine your travels with our exciting program which takes you through Kerala in South India, Sri Lanka and Thailand. We believe that travel should

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Sri Lanka - Tropical Paradise of Asia

There’s a lot to be said about the beautiful country of Sri Lanka, but most who have travelled here will agree that it’s a place full of soul and wisdom. And anyone who...

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South Africa

Animal Volunteering in South Africa

Our Wildlife Volunteer Program is truly exciting and an experience of a lifetime. During this wildlife conservation program, you will get the chance to take part in animal...

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Thailand

Teaching in Thailand With Volunteering Journeys

For this English teaching program, you will be teaching in local schools or working in conjunction with the Burmese Migrant Project. The ages of your students will range

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Thailand

Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand

Thailand is home to populations of both wild (largely limited to 2 or 3 National Parks) and domesticated Asian Elephants. The domesticated population are made up largely

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India

High School Service Learning Program for 16-18 years

Our school volunteer trips take place across a number of spellbinding destinations including India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Maldives and South Africa. So students can...

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Thailand

Real Thailand Experience with Volunteering Journeys

Our Real Thailand experience is the perfect mix of responsible travel, life-changing volunteering projects and incredible partying. Travel is all about the people; the people...

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India

Intern for Social Work in Mother Teresa's Kolkata

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal, the nation’s fourth most populous state set in charming East India. But more significantly, Kolkata is the place where Mother Teresa...

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India

Medical Work For Pre-Med and Med Students

Get hands-on experience working on a medical placement in India, Nepal or Sri Lanka. We offer medical electives abroad to pre-med and medical students of any medical discipline,...

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Nepal

Volunteer in Nepal with Volunteering Journeys

Nepal is a mecca of culture and magnificent vistas. It has physical landscapes ranging from rich subtropical forest to soaring snow-covered peaks, and with ethnic groups

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South Africa

Volunteer in South Africa with Volunteering Journeys

Home to 'The Big Five’ and a hub of several distinct natural ecosystems, South Africa is a naturally diverse country and one of the most stirring, inspiring places for

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Nepal

Real Nepal Experience with Volunteering Journeys

This amazing summer volunteering experience is a 3 week program which includes 2 weeks of volunteering within the local community of Kathmandu followed by 1 whole week of...

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Volunteering Journeys Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • The School/Placement

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Pay and Benefits

    10

  • Teacher Support

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

A wonderful experience

We had an absolutely remarkable time with Rainbow Voluntours. We were looking for a family volunteering opportunity and came across them in a web search. The director, Ridhi, was invariably thoughtful and responsive in our correspondence, listening to what we were looking for and matching us with a perfect situation. Our family of 6 (four kids, ages 5-13) would be teaching in a school and an after-school program, and I was worried that it would either be too much (i.e., "Here's your class for the week, best of luck!") or too little (i.e., "Sit over in the corner and watch.").

It was the perfect balance: making a contribution but not being asked to do too much, with Rainbow Voluntours staff with us every step of the way to help, support, clarify, etc. I was also impressed that they didn't feed us a line about how we were changing the world in a week; I knew going in that *we* would be the ones most changed, and the staff's perspective's was the same: we were making an impact by showing we cared and sharing experiences, which hopefully meant something to a lot of people.

The whole staff in Kerala -- Ridhi, Geeta, Midhu -- were wonderful, and it was a transformative experience for our family.

Program: Semester Abroad: Live and Volunteer in India

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    10

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

    9

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    9

surviving in nature with kids

It was the best 3 days in my life and the incredible experience for the kids from 6 to 12 years.
exploring the nature, orientation, river sports and cooking on self made fire. Sleeping under the stars with tents. Geting a food from local people and wild food.

Program: Best of Asia:Volunteer Travel to India, Thailand & Sri Lanka

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Social Life

    9

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Volunteer Experience

    10

Amazing experience with Rainbow Voluntours

I certainly experienced the best of my time in India by volunteering with Rainbow Voluntours in a local primary school during 3weeks.
It was great to experience the difference approach in term of teaching, socialising, interacting between people. The kids were very very sweet and my teacher colleagues very kind and curious. I helped them on a daily basis with their English proficiency and we had some interactive classes with a lot of fun and games. As it was Diwali time we did some paintings activities with a lot of colours on.
I really had an amazing experience and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to make a difference in the local community.

Program: Volunteer Teaching in Asia

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    8

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    8

  • Community Impact

    7

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Life changing volunteer opportunity in Kerala, India

I had a wonderful experience volunteering in India with Rainbow Voluntours. I led a busy life in London and needed a break to reflect and get some perspective on things. I'm glad to say that it really worked! My volunteer arrangements with the school I was assisting were first class. The teachers I worked with were hilarious and the children were all really sweet. I would teach kindergarten in the morning and then maths, English and science to the kids in middle school later in the day. My host family were so welcoming and kind, I still get Facebook messages from them from time to time.

Program: Volunteer Teaching in Asia

  • Volunteering Journeys responded to this review October 07, 2014 at 9:39 PM

    Thanks Glyn! What a great volunteer you were

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