Travel Advisory for Cambodia in the Time of COVID-19

Travel Advisory for Cambodia in the Time of COVID-19

  The global spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 has, in a matter of few weeks, changed the Cambodia Global Health Advisory from Level 1 (“Exercise the normal precautions”) to Level 4 (“Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the...
Stuart Culshaw

Stuart Culshaw

Meet Stuart Culshaw… Stuart Culshaw is a technical communicator, web designer and content strategist and has been virtually volunteering with Professionals doing good for the past year, helping to improve various aspects of the Pdg website. Originally from...
New to Volunteering from Home?  These Resources Can Help!

New to Volunteering from Home? These Resources Can Help!

  Volunteering from home is a great way of giving back from the comfort of your home with the added advantage of working flexibly in the days and hours of your choice. At the same time, it’s a great opportunity that enables you to learn how to make use of...
Mayssa Benchenaa

Mayssa Benchenaa

Meet Mayssa Benchenaa…   Mayssa was a graphic design volunteer at Free to Shine (FTS), a child protection organisation in Cambodia. Mayssa is now here to tell us about her volunteer experience!   Hi, Mayssa! Do you feel the project makes an impact in...
Riding the Waves of Cambodian Culture

Riding the Waves of Cambodian Culture

  One of the advantages of long-term overseas volunteering is having the opportunity to not only visit a new country, but to be able to explore in-depth the values and habits of the local community. Long-term volunteering abroad as a professional also allows you...
Eleonore Buffet

Eleonore Buffet

Meet Eleonore Buffet…   Eleonore is a volunteer from France who volunteered with Fauna in Focus in a marketing and eco-tourism development position. Eleonore is now here to tell us about her time volunteering in Siem Reap.   Hi, Eleonore! What was the...
How to Find Accommodation in Cambodia

How to Find Accommodation in Cambodia

  When volunteering in Cambodia, finding the right place to sleep is important both for its impact on your finances and for the quality of your private life after volunteering hours. Since many of our volunteer positions take place over a few months, volunteers...
Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Public and Religious Holidays of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country that enjoys an abundance of public and religious holidays with more than 20 scheduled annually. Any time of the year is the perfect time for you to plan for a professional volunteering experience in Cambodia, where you could do good by sharing...
A Glossary of Volunteering

A Glossary of Volunteering

  Are you interested in volunteering but have become confused due to the numerous volunteering terms you’ve come across? Never fear! The following small glossary may be a beacon in providing guidance in the increasingly complex sea of volunteering.  ...
Alizee Bousson

Alizee Bousson

Meet Alizee Bousson… .   Alizee is a volunteer from France who came to Siem Reap for a three-month marketing and sales internship at Naga Earth. She is now here to tell us about her time volunteering in Cambodia.   Hi, Alizee! Tell us about the...
Steps to Take Before Returning Home

Steps to Take Before Returning Home

  When your volunteer term abroad is coming to an end and there are just a few weeks remaining before your return home, it’s natural to be feeling homesick and looking forward to seeing your friends and family again. This is particularly true if...
Jhenica Tongco

Jhenica Tongco

Meet Jhenica Tongco…   Jhenica is a volunteer from Canada who worked with Anjali House, an educational centre in Siem Reap that provides support to local children and young adults. As a graphic designer and communications officer, Jhenica helped Anjali...
Cycling in Siem Reap

Cycling in Siem Reap

  Cycling is one of the best means of transportation in Siem Reap. It’s a great way of exploring the city while keeping your budget under control, not to mention it allows you to stay fit at the same time!   Reasons for using a bicycle The city centre...
How to Ace Your Volunteer Placement Interview

How to Ace Your Volunteer Placement Interview

  After you apply for an overseas volunteer project, you may receive a request for an interview, which is an excellent sign of your placement agency or host organisation being ethical and legit. It shows that the organisation wants to evaluate your compatibility...
Ashleigh Walker

Ashleigh Walker

Meet Ashleigh Walker…   Ashleigh, a volunteer from Australia, worked with PEPY Empowering Youth on marketing, communications and fundraising. Having had opportunities to apply her communication skills in various industries, Ashleigh was looking to further...