Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

I. Questions about the VolunteerTravel

1. Who we are?

We are a group of local people who initiated an idea to help to provide support services to overseas volunteers, creating placements and supervising volunteers within these placements for the benefit of VolunteerTravel and Cambodian children. VolunteerTravel has been setup since July 01, 2006 by Mr. Lim and his 5 other team members.

2. What is the VolunteerTravel?

The VolunteerTravel is a program to works with volunteers from all over the world, especially those who would love to work with Cambodian schools, educational projects, conservation projects, orphanages and other similar organizations. Our idea is to use the volunteers previous work experience, culture and energy and skills to develop and share new and fresh ideas with the Cambodian people. VolunteerTravel is designed primarily for college students, recent graduates and committed tourists, though there is no age limit to volunteering!

VolunteerTravel aims to

      - provide links and support for potential volunteers anywhere in Phnom Penh and other provinces,

      - build and maintain links with a wide variety of groups that benefit from volunteers,

      - help volunteers gain valuable work experience and knowledge of the Khmer culture,

      - through our volunteer network provide sustainable support and help for the Cambodian (Khmer) people,

      - organize a safe and enjoyable stay for our volunteers in Cambodia.


3. What does the VolunteerTravel offer?

VolunteerTravel offers volunteers a wide range of services of development work which located everywhere applicable within the country.

      - VolunteerTravel offers volunteer placements in schools, universities, institutes, and other organization in different fields of development work in Cambodia. The placement will be coordinated between the volunteer, the host organization and the VolunteerTravel itself.

      - VolunteerTravel will advice and support the volunteers all circumstances throughout the organization of their stay in Cambodia, facilitating an accommodation and providing organizational information and other important points related to their volunteering in their fields and Cambodian culture.

      - VolunteerTravel also pick volunteers up from the airport, organizing a transfer to their accommodation, providing orientation talk, helping with check in accommodation, and driving volunteers city tour. VolunteerTravel also can help you to organize the transfer to the province as agreement and booking that have been done.

      - During their stay, volunteers will have a fixed contact person from the VolunteerTravel's head office in Phnom Penh, who is waiting to serve them 24 hours, trying to answer all volunteer's questions and help them to solve possible problems.

      - Volunteers can also ask about tour information at VolunteerTravel office with our customer services. VolunteerTravel staff welcome and happy to answer all your question about country touring.

      - Not only to help to volunteer in an organization, but volunteers can make their choices for VolunteerTravel's package of a meaningful tour.

II. Questions about possible placements

6. Where in which regions and cities are placements available?

Anywhere and placements are applicable for volunteers.

III. Questions about costs

IV. Questions about the application

1. How do the volunteers register for the VolunteerTravel work?

To register, the online form is ready for you when you click on Booking at any trip.

5. Who should be the contact person during the register?

You will be offered our in-country contact by phone and email.

V. Questions about accommodation

VI. Questions about visa

1. Does the volunteer need a visa?

Yes, of course you do need a visa to come to Cambodia.

VII. Questions about health

1. What for vaccinations are needed?


2. What about possible tropical diseases?


3. Which medicines are necessary?



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