Ecotourism, Conservation Volunteer Overseas
Think of your nature. Save our future. Volunteer for Wildlife Conservation and Ecotourism in Thailand, Laos and Nepal
Conservation and ecotourism volunteers in Thailand, Laos, Nepal
Wildlife is endangered and the environment exploited. Tour companies bring tourists to local sites but keep the income. As a volunteer, you can help local communities gain from sustainable ecotourism and wildlife protection.
Why ecotourism, conservation volunteer with Openmind Projects?
Openmind Projects has strong links with ecotourism and conservation projects in Southeast Asia since over 10 years. Our projects are community based, so you support local wildlife conservation and ecotourism that benefits local people. In 2013, Openmind Projects won the Ecotourism and Volunteer Campaign, the Little Big Project.
How Openmind Projects helps you
We match your profile with the needs of the projects.
During your 3 day Volunteer & Cross Cultural Training you get language, volunteer and culture training.
Unique Volunteer Offer
Come on Monday stay the whole Volunteer Training week for free!
What conservation, ecotourism volunteers do?
Volunteer in marine, island, mountain and jungle projects, based in villages, national parks, on the coast, organic farms, wildlife sanctuaries and community forests. Volunteers help with conservation, education and ecotourism. Volunteers with special skills such as GIS, wildlife surveying, zoology, marine biology and diving are wanted.
Conservation and ecotourism volunteer tasks
Depending on your skills your tasks may be:
- Teaching English to local guides and national park staff
- Designing ecotourism promotion materials, including website design
- Scuba diving to save coral reefs and marine life.
- Helping develop local handicraft and village products for sale to tourists
- Building trails and trekking while training local guides in using English
- Improving local resources such as accommodation, transportation, trekking and other guide and host family services
- Translating national park information
- Raising awareness of wildlife conservation and ecotourism benefits
- Working with wildlife, such as with elephants and their mahouts
- Participating in wildlife surveys
Apply and we'll suggest the best conservation project for you in Thailand, Laos or Nepal.
Community Development Project in Chitwan
NepalFantastic opportunity to help develop ecotourism in a spectacular setting!
HORIZON INTERNATIONAL SOLUTIONS SITE, Yale Univeristy
"OpenmindProjects of Southeast Asia: 'Learning for Life, Nature and Future'"