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sandy456 Nov 13th, 2005 06:33 PM

No-fee volunteering in Thailand
 
No-fee volunteering in Thailand


I'm looking for a worthwhile volunteer opportunity in Thailand. I'm surprised to find many organizations offering positions require the candidate to pay a fee. Are there any specific organizations that offer volunteering on a no-fee basis.

Work/support in exchange for food and/or shelter.

Please advise,

TexasSlim Nov 13th, 2005 07:12 PM

Volunteering as what? What is this unpaid work you want to do for the Thais?

Tangata Nov 13th, 2005 11:22 PM

Be aware that if you are going to work, even as an unpaid volunteer you, at least in theory require a Work Permit.

Whilst it is unlikely that anyone would worry about it, if you had any problems it could become a factor.

orgy7 Nov 14th, 2005 09:02 AM

And word is you also have to o have a bachelorís degree.

connette Nov 14th, 2005 09:35 AM

A young woman that my son graduated with is currently doing missionary work in Thailand. I think there are some fees involved, but she is being sponsored and is not paying them herself. Not sure if that would work for you and sorry, but I don't know any other details.


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