Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle

“If volunteering is something you have thought about, just take a leap of faith and you will be well rewarded with an experience of seeing the real world. It really opens your mind, and I would do it again in a heartbeat.”Michelle is from the UK and volunteered at the Cambodia Community Project in October […]

10 great volunteer projects to escape the southern winter

1. Borneo Marine and Sea Turtle ConservationVisiting Borneo between May and September, is the perfect time to experience the best weather this tropical island can offer. However, not only is it the balmiest and driest season, hitting temperatures of around 32-33 degrees a day, you’ll be scuba diving in the crystal clear waters focusing on […]

Fundraising Hall of Fame: Janneke

Volunteer Janneke from Holland spent a month helping teach underprivileged children in Siem Reap the joys of sport at our Cambodia Sports Project, but before she even set off for Cambodia she was busily raising money to support the project and help it to continue and expand its important work.Janneke raised a quite superb $1,000 for […]

Fundraising Hall of Fame: Clare

Clare was a volunteer with Globalteer’s Cambodia Community Project early in 2012. She had heard  about Globalteer’s work in Cambodia from friends who had previously volunteered in Siem Reap, so joined them on a fund-raising expedition before she left England for Cambodia.With none of them being particularly fit or sporty, she and her friends decided […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Harpreet

“It’s incredible how much you can do just giving some of your time and love to help people, it is truly a wonderful experience and I would recommend it to everyone.”Herpreet Uppal is a student at London University’s Royal Holloway College who volunteered with the Cambodia Community Project in July 2015.  Looking for the right […]

The Bunong People

The Bunong People of Cambodia The Bunong are believed to have been living in the Mondulkiri area for around 2000 years, they traditionally have a strong link with their natural environment, hunting in the woods around their villages as well as collecting foodstuffs and other non-food products (such as timber or tree-sap) from the woods. […]

Globalteer joins movement to safeguard children

We are delighted to announce that Globalteer has been accepted as an associate membership of UK charity Keeping Children Safe, in recognition of our commitment to safeguarding and child safety.Keeping Children Safe is a global network of member organisations who work together to ensure the protection of children against violence, abuse and exploitation. Being part […]

Too old to volunteer? Think again!

A lot of people assume that volunteering overseas is the preserve of the young – backpackers, students and gap year travellers. Well we hate to disagree, but, well, we disagree! Sure, we get our fair share of younger people volunteering with Globalteer but we pride ourselves on the great mix of age groups and have […]

Sporting success for Cambodian girls

Around 1,000 children from NGOs in and around Siem Reap have enjoyed a fun and friendly 2015 Globalteer Games, with this year being extra special since it was organised and run entirely by participants in Globalteer’s Goals For Girls Female Empowerment initiative! Goals For Girls is a Globalteer Sports Project initiative that is working to promote gender […]

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 […]