Choosing Your Volunteer Project

Which Globalteer project is right for you? Choosing a volunteer project that suits you best can be a difficult task. Especially when there are so many worthwhile opportunities on offer! We hope this flowchart can help you choose a volunteer project by narrowing down the Globalteer opportunities to the ones which best fit your interests. […]

Globalteer Intern visits the Northern Thailand Elephant Sanctuary!

Elephant Rescue Project in Thailand Say hello to our new Globalteer Intern, Kayla! She had a chance to visit the Northern Thailand Elephant Sanctuary last week and had an amazing time at the beautiful and modern Elephant Rescue Project in Thailand located in Chiang Rai! Kayla arrived at the bus station early evening, where she was […]

Postcard from…. Chiang Rai

Continuing our series of Postcards from the projects, Globalteer’s Development Director Simon Hare paid a visit to our latest partner project in December – The Northern Thailand Elephant Sanctuary in Chiang Rai. If you are thinking about heading to Thailand to work at this inspirational project and rub shoulders with the amazing elephants, then don’t […]

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 […]

New Thailand Elephant Project Needs Volunteers!

This month we welcome the launch of our newest volunteer programme, our Northern Thailand Elephant sanctuary in Chiang Rai. The sanctuary is dedicated to helping the working elephant population of Northern Thailand who are being rehabilitated after years of work and exploitation and volunteers are needed to help care for these magnificent animals. Volunteers will spend […]

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Emma

“If you are thinking of going to the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary, then make sure you do!”Emma is a Pharmacy Technician who volunteered at Globalteer’s Thailand Elephant Sanctuary in August 2015.Here, she talks about her experience helping to take care of the elephants at the sanctuary, and also learning more about these magnificent creatures. Choosing Globalteer After going […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Salomae

“Volunteering for a week at the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary for my 21st birthday was the best decision I have ever made.”Salomae is a student from Australia who volunteered at the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary in September 2015. Volunteering at the sanctuary Every morning I woke up to the sound of gibbons singing and set off for a […]

Meet the Elephants at the Thailand Elephant Sanctuary

The Elephants at the SanctuaryMany of the elephants have previously been used as “begging” elephants in various cities or working at elephant camps in tourist resorts. The sanctuary gives safe haven to approximately 10 elephants. The number of elephants at the sanctuary can vary based on space available and funds needed to rescue an elephant. […]