Wildlife Trafficking in Asia

Wildlife Trade Issues in Asia Wildlife trafficking in Asia is rampant! Several Southeast Asian countries are acting as supplier, consumer and general import-export hubs for illegal wildlife trade. Criminal networks are at the heart of the illegal wildlife trade using weak borders and the internet to expand their reach. While this problem has existed in […]

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: Mat

The animals at the centre are delightful, funny, and devilishly clever…My time there was an unparalleled chance to learn about animals: their care, feeding and habits. It was a chance to become really close to some of the animals. You will never forget when a (formerly) aggressive monkey becomes used to you and reaches out […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanette

Volunteer Reviews for the Thailand Animal Sanctuary Jeanette volunteered at the Sanctuary for 8 weeks. Read Jeanette’s and other volunteer reviews about the Thailand sanctuary…  I spent over three months in Thailand. I can say without question, the two months I spent at the Thailand Animal Sanctuary was the most fun I had. The work […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Emma

Volunteer Review from Thailand Emma volunteered at the Sanctuary for 3 weeks. Read Emma’s volunteer review from Thailand…  I was met by my taxi to take me to the Thailand Animal Rescue Centre in Cha-Am. The taxi driver pointed out pineapple farms and temples along the way. I couldn’t decide whether I was excited at meeting […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Fiona

“It’s hot, sweaty work…but seeing the animals each day makes it worth it”Fiona is a very special Globalteer volunteer. During a break from her IT career, the 46 year-old Australian volunteered at no less than three of Globalteer’s projects – Thailand Animal Rescue, Cambodia Bear Sanctuary (where she also helped us to make our Cambodia […]

Help Thai elephants AND rescued wildlife with our combined volunteer programme

Volunteer in Thailand Are you struggling to choose between volunteering with Globalteer’s Thailand Elephant Programme and our Thailand Wildlife Sanctuary? Can’t decide whether to devote your time to the amazing and majestic Thai elephants or the gibbons, bears and macaques at the wildlife sanctuary? Well now you don’t have to make that difficult decision! We […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica

My awareness of environmental issues was ever increasing…It was great to be working as part of team with the other volunteers. I loved working with the animals and always felt I could never do enough for them. My awareness of environmental issues was ever increasing and something I continually learned about there.Our daily duties were […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Marie

My best experience was when I got to go on a rescue to pick up two bears…I volunteered because I love animals and the Thailand center is a really worthwhile cause. When you are at the center you become attached to many of the animals because you work so closely with them through the daily […]