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Development in northern Thailand Hill Tribe Communities

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks


This project is available all year round



Minimum Education

High School


  • English
  • Thai

Cost in US$:

Starting from $750

Program Fees Include:

Airport pick-up on arrival
Overnight accommodation in central Bangkok guest house
Extensive Thailand orientation on the morning of day one
Optional guided tour of some of Bangkok's most stunning landmarks
Overnight VIP coach to Chiang Rai
Pick-up in central Chiang Rai and transfer to the hill tribe you will be working with
All accommodation for the duration of your stay (Could be a mixture of guest house and homestay)
Extensive orientation and project meeting on your first morning
All transfers whilst at the project location
Donation to the purchase of require materials for your project
Return transfers to Chiang Rai every Friday at the end of your placement
2 nights hotel accommodation in Chiang Rai city from where you can join a number of activities
Daily support of a Bamboo coordinator
24 hour emergency in-country contacts

Extensive pre-departure kit
Pre-departure Skype or telephone chat with a member of Team Bamboo
Much, much more.....

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Childcare & Children
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Cooking
  • Culture
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • English Teaching
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Organic Farming
  • Recreation
  • Reforestation
  • Small Business Development
  • Tree Planting
  • Youth Development

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Home-stays
  • Independent living
  • Guest House

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Written Application
  • Resume
  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2-3 days

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home