Volunteer at an Elephant Camp
Friends For Asia volunteers with an elephant Friends For Asia volunteers with an elephant

Volunteer at an Elephant Camp


  • Animal Sciences


  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Science

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months

Year(s) Offered

1st and 3rd Monday of each month

Participation Guidelines

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

Cost in USD per week

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Program Includes:

Participation in the Elephant Camp Volunteer Project starts at USD 1349 for two weeks. Each additional week is USD 329.

Fee includes: Airport pick up, accommodation during orientation and every night spent at the Elephant Camp (Monday - Friday of each week), all meals while at the Elephant Camp, Transportation to and from Chiang Mai and the Elephant Camp, 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, ride to the airport after service, meals on Saturdays and Sundays. Volunteers are welcomed to stay in the Friends For Asia Volunteer House on weekends if there is space available. If the Volunteer House does not have available space, volunteers will need to cover the cost of their accommodation on Saturdays and Sundays.

Accommodation Options

  • Independent living

Experience Required



Volunteers do not need any specific qualifications, but should be able-bodied, enjoy working outside and with animals. As in any cross-cultural context, those involved are asked to be flexible and be open to other customs and traditions.

Application Procedures

  • Online Application