Elephant Sanctuaries versus Elephant Trekking | Globalteer

The Bucket List Goal We grow up seeing pictures of elephants in National Geographic magazines or footage of them on the Nature Channel and think, “How cool it would be to see these amazing animals in person, and up close!” It is the exciting part of a trip, looking up the different activities and experiences […]

A postcard from…Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary!

Carrying on our ‘A postcard from…’ series, Jillian, our Volunteer Development Co-Ordinator, based in Siem Reap, took a trip to our Elephant sanctuary in Mondulkiri, Cambodia. Read her beautiful account of her time there. “My trip to Mondulkiri to the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary was an amazing experience! The day began by meeting at a cute little […]

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: Elise

“I would definitely recommend this project! It’s a once in a lifetime experience.” Elise is a primary school teacher from the UK who volunteered for two weeks at the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary. Here she talks about her special experience with the elephants. Choosing Globalteer I chose to volunteer with Globalteer as after looking around online […]

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 […]

Fantastic on-site accommodation for Cambodia elephant volunteers

Volunteers at the Cambodia elephant sanctuary can now stay in rustic purpose-built hill tribe style accommodation on the project site itself, over-looking the stunning forested valley in remote Mondulkri, the province which is home to the project.After a hard day’s work with the elephants and their mahouts, volunteers can now simply walk to their rooms, […]

Special offers and discounts for Globalteer volunteers in Siem Reap

We know that our volunteers come to Cambodia simply because they want to help. But at Globalteer we believe in showing our appreciation which is why we have put together a package of benefits to make your stay in Siem Reap even more enjoyable.As a Globalteer volunteer you are entitled to a host of special […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Beth

“If you would like to see two very different aspects of Cambodia then I would highly recommend doing both projects” British volunteer Beth Pedersen completed a stint at two Globalteer projects in Cambodia. She started with 2 weeks at the Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary in undeveloped Northeastern Cambodia, followed by 8 weeks in a school at […]

Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary launches social care programme for villagers

Globalteer’s Cambodia Elephant Sanctuary Project in the remote province of Mondulkiri has launched a social care programme for the indigenous villagers near the elephant project. The scheme offers educational support to 20 children aged 11-18, and free access to healthcare for over 1,500 villagers. This means that anyone supporting the elephant sanctuary is also supporting […]