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While volunteering in our Cambodia projects, Global Crossroads will arrange your supervision and accommodation as part of your weekly fee, and you will be staying in our safe and comfortable volunteer house in Phnom Penh for the duration of the project.

Volunteer House

You will stay in our volunteer house located in the center of Phnom Penh City near the Russian Market throughout your volunteer project in Cambodia.

Our Volunteer house offers you a safe, comfortable and relaxing place to live. You will share your room with other volunteers of the same gender from different countries, giving you the chance to make lifelong friends and partake in cultural exchange.

Our volunteer house has 18 bedrooms with 55 beds. Each of the rooms is equipped with separate bathroom with hot/cold water and a western toilet, fans, 3-6 single beds and bedding materials. Clean and comfortable bedding materials will be provided and of course Wi-Fi is available free of charge.

You will share your room with other volunteers of same gender. Volunteers needing more privacy can ask for single rooms at an extra charge.

All rooms and bathrooms are cleaned on regular basis. There is a large and fantastic lobby on the ground floor, where you will have the opportunity to relax, eat and meet your friends. Laundry can be done outside the house, usually costing 1$/Kg.

All the necessary facilities required for our volunteers in Cambodia, including grocery stores, restaurants, healthcare clinics, hospitals, ATMs, etc. are located near your accommodation. Furthermore, the reception is permanently manned in case of an emergency or if you require assistance with anything.

Volunteers placed outside of Phnom Penh city will stay with our warm welcoming host families. The host families are amiable and caring, providing you the best opportunity to plunge in local cultures and traditions. They have comfy rooms furnished with necessary facilities like beddings, fans, mosquito nets, electricity etc. The bathrooms are communal with western style toilets and regular supply of water.

Facilities: Multiple comfortable bed rooms (Shared), single beds with clean bedding materials, mosquito net, free Wi-Fi, Ceiling Fan, Comfortable attached bathroom ( Shared) with running water, western style toilet, necessary amenities nearby


Global Crossroad’s weekly fees also include your meal plans. You will be provided three quality meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner during your volunteering work in Cambodia.

The breakfast menu includes coffee, juice or tea with bread, crackers, jam and fresh fruits. Depending on your volunteering schedules, you can eat breakfast with the other volunteers or wrap it up and take it with you to your project placement.

Lunch and Dinner typically includes a soup or salad with a main dish consisting of rice, noodles, fresh vegetables, chicken, beef, fish or pork, and then a small dessert. You can have your lunch at the project or with the other volunteers at the House depending on your schedule and you will have your dinner together with other volunteers, a great chance to socialize and make new friends.

Experiencing Cambodian food and flavors while volunteering in Cambodia is a very exciting part of your trip.  Most Cambodian meals include more than one dish prepared with exciting flavors, textures and temperatures. Major ingredients are herbs, pickled leaves, fresh vegetables, sauces, edible flowers, grains, and others.

Rice is the most common staple food in Cambodia and is a part of every meal. Additionally, Fish Amok, Lap Khmer, Red Tree Ants with Beef, Nom Banh Chok are other major famous Cambodian cuisines that you will get to experience during your project.

Fish Amok is prepared with rich and curry. It is a balance of lemongrass, ginger, coconut milk and turmeric.

Thin pieces of beef are marinated in lime juice with garlic, shallots, fish sauce, mint, peppers and basil to cook Lap Khmer.

Red Tree Ants with Beef is a surprising food for travelers. The major ingredients for this cuisine are basil, beef, garlic, ginger, shallots, lemongrass, and ants. Different sizes of red tree ants are combined with beef and served on a bowl of rice.

Nom Banh Chok is another famous food in Cambodia. It is eaten during breakfast and is prepared from thin rice noodles, fish, fresh bean sprouts, cucumbers and a variety of green vegetables.

Volunteer Opportunities in Cambodia

Global Crossroad offers amazing volunteer program in Cambodia. No matter what is your volunteering interest, there is opportunities for you.

work in an orphanage,
teach English,
raise awareness of HIV/AIDS,
work with a local NGO,
Community Development,
do medical work and much more.