A Day in The Life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer

Volunteering with Bears Ever wonder what a day in the life of a Bear Sanctuary Volunteer looks like? How hard is the work? What do volunteers actually do? Our volunteer coordinator, Lauren, recently visited the Cambodia Bear Sanctuary to enjoy her very own volunteer experience with the bears! Here she shares her experience so you […]

Volunteer in one of the friendliest countries in the world!

Struggling on deciding where to travel to or which country to volunteer in? We may have the answer for you! Travel guide giant, Rough Guides, has published their top 10 friendliest countries across the world; as voted by their Facebook and Twitter followers. We’re proud to say that we have incredible projects in four of […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Carmel

“It is a great experience and you will feel so accomplished after doing it, and you are helping such a good cause.”Carmel is a transport manager from Ireland who volunteered for four weeks at the Cambodia Bear Sanctuary in February and March 2016. Here she talks about her special time with the bears. Choosing GlobalteerWhen I […]

10 volunteering ideas to escape the winter

1. Cambodia Community ProjectIf you want the complete opposite to winter, Cambodia is the place to be! You can spend your weekdays working with local communities to provide better education, access to clean drinking water, food and farming support, or help empower marginalized women. And then enjoy your nights and weekends swimming, having a few […]

New accommodation for Cambodia bears volunteers

New accommodation at Globalteer’s Cambodia Bear Rescue Project gives volunteers a real taste of traditional Cambodian life, without having to compromise too much on home comforts. There are even a few little luxuries thrown in for good measure to make sure that everyone is on top form for their volunteering experience with the amazing bears […]

There has never been a better time to volunteer in Cambodia or Thailand

December to February is known as the cool dry season in Cambodia and Thailand which makes it the absolutely perfect time to volunteer. Whether you want to escape the dreariness of a Northern hemisphere winter, or if you have a long summer break to look forward to in Australia or New Zealand and are looking […]

Postcard from The Bear Rescue Project

Even if you are not an “animal person” it is difficult to imagine why anyone would want to eat “bear paw soup” or why someone would keep a living creature confined to a tiny cage, slowly draining the bile from its gall bladder. Such practices are outlawed in most countries but they still go on, […]

Bear Conservation in Cambodia

As of 2011 the project has rescued 155 bears consisting of a mix of Sun bears and Asiatic black bears. Twenty one forested habitats have been built with various entry and access point to the indoor holding pens used when enclosures are cleaned.All of the enclosures are extensively furnished with pools, rocks, climbing frames and […]

Globalteer places 1000th volunteer

Globalteer’s worldwide volunteer placements passed the 1,000 mark for the first time ever in 2011. Cambodian projects received the highest number, with more than 250 volunteers across the wildlife, community and children’s projects that Globalteer works with.Globalteer also received more applications and successfully placed more volunteers in 2011 than ever before, proving that the global […]