Volunteer with the HIV/AIDS Program in Cambodia

Overview

Are you a compassionate and altruistic individual looking for an affordable and safe way to travel while also helping those in need? Global Crossroad’s volunteer with the HIV/AIDS program opportunity in Cambodia might be just what you are looking for.

  • Volunteer and explore Cambodia starting at just $400
  • Highly rewarding volunteering work with the HIV/AIDS program in Cambodia that to improve their lives
  • Safety, security, and satisfaction are our top priorities
  • Great numbers of happy volunteers have joined this volunteer abroad with HIV/AIDS program in Cambodia

In Cambodia, there are many families who have lost family members to HIV/AIDS and many children live without their parents. Many of the children are infected as well and have difficulties receiving the health care they need. While the decrease in HIV/AIDS in the past years can be considered a success, the prevalence rate is still about 0.8% and the people suffering from the disease and the difficulties it creates.

In Cambodia, the society believes in Karma and many infected individuals face discrimination and struggle to receive equal rights. Disabled or people infected with HIV/AIDS are often "locked away" and receive hardly any support from their communities or families. When you commit to the volunteer with the HIV/AIDS project in Cambodia, you can help to serve these people, mainly children in community centers or orphanages, or in the village by rising awareness, improving their access to social services, or by simply giving them a smile while listening to their challenges or supporting them with their daily lives.

Volunteers with the volunteering with the HIV/AIDS project in Cambodia will support community centers with trainings and education as well as NGOs with community development. As you work within Cambodian culture, you'll have the wonderful opportunity of having a deeper view into the Khmer culture while providing support in every situation, both at work and in your free time.

Role of Volunteer

Depending on individual skills, trainings and qualifications, volunteers in this volunteering overseas with the HIV/AIDS project in Cambodia are involved in various medical/healthcare activities such as:

    • Discuss the daily plan with local staff (every morning at a meeting at 8am)
    • Assist families
    • Check health of the PLHIV
    • Treat small opportunistic diseases such as headaches, stomach aches, skin diseases or diarrhea
    • Take part in support groups for those who are infected
    • Teaching English
    • Creating extracurricular activities such as music, games, sports, dance, art, etc.
    • Promote human rights and discourage discrimination
    • Assist local NGO's with basic administrative and organizational tasks
    • Lead lessons on personal hygiene
    • Carry out first aid
    • Give consultations
    • Promote health education and nutrition

Skills and Qualifications Needed

There are no specific skills or requirements to volunteer in this volunteer with the HIV/AIDS program opportunity in Cambodia, but those with medical credentials will be able to help according to his or her credentials. This is the perfect project for those interested in the healthcare field to gain professional experience. Volunteers must be patient, caring, flexible, responsible and enthusiastic about treating others.

Dates: Volunteer in Cambodia

All volunteer programs in Cambodia start every Monday of each month. However, if there is travel constrains, you can start any project on any day.

Prices: Volunteer in Cambodia

Global Crossroad is committed to offering the most affordable and highest quality Cambodia volunteer trips. We strive to keep our costs low. The humanitarian side of the business is our passion.

Global Crossroad's volunteer program in Cambodia application and registration fee cost US $299. The application fee covers the cost of advertising, program promotion, and office expenses (rent, utilities, and staff salaries in USA office).

In addition to the application fee, you are required to pay a weekly program fee. You will pay your weekly fee directly to the country coordinator, who in turn will allocate it to your host family, project and other in-country support we offer to our volunteers. This way, the fees that you pay will benefit those who rightfully deserve them, and not for company profit.

    Duration All Other Projects Medical project
  1 Week   N/A   N/A
  2 Weeks   $350   N/A
  3 Weeks   $444   N/A
  4 Weeks   $550   $750
  5 Weeks   $635   $935
  6 Weeks   $720   $1,020
  7 Weeks   $830   $1,130
  8 Weeks   $940   $1,240
  9 Weeks   $1,035   $1,435
  10 Weeks   $1,130   $1,530
  11 Weeks   $1,205   $1,605
  12 Weeks   $1,280   $1,680
Program fees cover:
  • Accommodation (volunteer house or host family)
  • Food (local food 3 times a day)
  • Airport pick up (arrival)
  • Program Orientation
  • In-country support
  • Personalized project
  • Pre-departure information
  • Certificate of completion
  • Fundraising ideas and letters
  • Discount for returning volunteers
Program fees exclude:
  • Visas
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses, soft drinks and snack/extra food
  • Daily transportation expenses
  • Airport return transfer

How your fee is allocated?