The warmest of welcomes
await you in Asia
Discover fascinating and diverse cultures
Volunteer in Asia
A continent steeped in spirituality, Asia’s incredible landscapes and beautifully varied history has to be seen to be believed. A sacred place full of ancient wonders, colourful cultures and a hospitality not found anywhere else in the world, there is so much to discover.
The vibrant and diverse scenery ranges from snow-capped mountains and magnificent coastlines, to the dense greenery of jungles full of wildlife.
If you are looking to volunteer for 1 week or 3 months, all of your time and effort will contribute to long-term sustainable projects and you can leave with a real sense of achievement.
So whether you are visiting the temples of Angkor Watt during your free time from teaching children in Cambodia, flying off to the white sandy beaches of the Maldives while volunteering with sea turtles in Sri Lanka or visiting the Taj Mahal over the a weekend when assisting in the local hospital in Jaipur, each country brings its own magic to your volunteering placement.
By volunteering in one of our great destinations in Asia, you will get the chance to explore and discover a new country, join in on exciting activities and meet like-minded people with whom will become life-long friends.
The majority of our participants are first-time solo travellers, therefore safety is our top priority. Our pre-departure buddy lists and dedicated Facebook groups allow you to talk with everyone going at the same time to ensure you have a positive experience volunteering overseas.
All of the programmes in Asia include extensive pre-departure information and support, as well as assistance with all aspects of your trip from our UK team. Our dedicated in-country co-ordinators are there to provide you with local support throughout your placement and depending on which programme you choose, also your airport pickup, orientation, accommodation and meals.
BaliThe tropical paradise of Bali offers an unending list of soft white sandy beaches with beautifully clear turquoise waters. Beyond the stunning beaches, Bali has virtually every kind of beauty you can think of. Mystical temples steeped in culture, mountainous areas with lush greenery, scenic lakes, gorgeous waterfalls and iconic rice terraces. Get set for a never ending adventure, where making new friends is easy!
CambodiaCambodia offers an authentic adventure where ancient and modern worlds collide. Cambodia’s landscape is incredibly diverse and offers some of Asia’s most breathtaking beaches, mesmerising floating villages on picturesque lakes and vibrant cities with unparalleled nightlife. Be wowed by the many archaeological treasures and temples, including the sprawling complex of Angkor Wat.
IndiaFew countries in the world carve such a deep, lasting impression on a traveller as India does. Be stunned by the richness of the land, it’s lush beauty, exotic architecture and by its ability to overload the senses with the intensity of its colours, smells, tastes and sounds. Get ready to experience chaos, with a trip full of the unexpected. Home to the Taj Mahal, arguably the most famous monument in the world.
NepalNepal still evades travellers' bucket lists and we for one can’t understand why. Home to the majestic Mt. Everest and the birthplace of Lord Buddha, a unique and adventurous experience awaits. Known for being a trekkers paradise, Nepal combines Himalayan views, golden temples, charming hill villages, jungle wildlife, vibrant culture and charismatic people - need we say more!
Sri LankaSri Lanka’s culture and natural beauty are undeniably alluring, yet this tropical island still remains undiscovered by most. You will not find a more diverse country that offers adventures around every corner. Secluded beaches, ancient Buddhist temples, world class surf, rolling tea plantations, epic train journeys, safaris packed with wildlife all await alongside the most welcoming and genuine people ever.
ThailandThailand is not only one of the most beautiful places on earth but there are endless sites, attractions and excursions for everyone. If the pristine white beaches and the relaxed atmosphere don’t win you over, then the food and people will. Friendly and fun-loving, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples through to the ever comforting Thai smile.
VietnamA land of staggering natural beauty and cultural complexities, from dynamic megacities to hill-tribe villages, Vietnam is both exotic and compelling. Unforgettable experiences are everywhere in Vietnam and the country is filled to the brim with exciting and unique things to do and spectacular destinations to see. Known for the millions of scooters weaving in and out, it may take a while crossing the road!
Or choose your Asian adventure by project
Childcare projectsVolunteering with children is one of the most rewarding ways to spend your time abroad and allows you to immerse yourself into the local community. By assisting in local day care centres and kindergartens in underprivileged communities, you will provide young children (under 6 years old) the encouragement, love and education that they need to grow and flourish.
Family projectsWhy not do something different for your next family holiday? Our family volunteering projects will allow everyone to fully immerse themselves into worthwhile projects, while creating memories that will last a lifetime. There is no better way of learning than my travelling and experiencing new things, which is why we offer many programmes for children aged 5 years and up.
Medical projectsOur medical programmes will provide you with invaluable experience as you observe and work alongside local professionals. We can organise a variety of health related placements for your medical elective, including; nursing, physical therapy, midwifery, dentistry, paediatrics, surgery and more. Several of our projects also welcome qualified professionals and pre-med students.
Mental health projectsOur mental health and psychology programmes will provide you with invaluable experience as you observe and work alongside local professionals. You will get to volunteer across multiple settings for a broad experience, including government hospitals, half way homes and head out into the community on home visits.
Older AdultsGone are the days where travelling abroad was the preserve of gap year students. Don't let old fashioned attitudes hold you back as you are never too old to take on a new and exciting challenge. Volunteering abroad is a fantastic way to see the world and take on a new experience while sharing a lifetime of skills and knowledge with those less fortunate.
Teaching projectsGet set for a trip full of laughter and joy as you dedicate your time to teach children in less developed countries. This is your chance to shape and redirect someone’s future into something brighter and better – nothing else compares! Get fully involved in planning and delivering lessons that can be anything from teaching English, getting messy with art or being creative through music and dance.
Travel & Volunteer ExperiencesOffering the best of both worlds, our travel and volunteer trips combine rewarding volunteering projects with an exciting adventure. Travel around your chosen country as a group, as you explore and discover on our action packed trips. Take in the amazing landscapes, get involved in exciting activities, meet friendly locals and volunteer on worthwhile programmes to help make a difference - what more could you want?
Under 18 projectsUnder 18 but still want to volunteer abroad? Well look no further! We have over 20 projects across the world in some of our most popular destinations, including wildlife, childcare, teaching and more! Our safe and structured programmes make volunteering the ideal why to travel abroad by yourself for the first time and to make new lifelong friends. So, if you are 16 or 17 years old, what are you waiting for…it’s time to see the world!
Wildlife projectsHelp save endangered species by carrying out vital research while observing animals in their natural habitat. Or get up close to some majestic animals to provide care and attention within one of our partnered ethical sanctuaries. This is your chance to head out on safari in search of the famous big five in South Africa, release baby sea turtles in Sri Lanka, look after elephants in Thailand and so much more.
- 2,601 animals rehabilitated & released
- 20,755 sea turtles successfully hatched
- 1,550 children have benefited from education
- £310,731 has been donated to our local projects
- 55,850 hours of help provided by volunteers
You’re not alone
- 94% of volunteers travel by themselves
- 82% of volunteers are female
- Perfect way to make new lifelong friends
- Explore exciting destinations as a group
- Meet everyone in our Facebook groups
Why The Mighty Roar?
- Affordable and transparent fees
- Responsible and sustainable projects
- Ethical wildlife programmes
- 100% financial protection
- 24/7 emergency support