How it Works

You are only 5 steps away from starting an exciting and fulfilling journey that uses your skills and expertise to make your mark in Cambodia.

We will guide you through each phase of your journey – from choosing the right placement, arriving here and settling in, making your project a success, and ensuring your contribution is officially recognised. Regardless of project type or length of your stay, our low project fee is just $280 US.

Before your arrival

We help you find the right organization
We only work with organizations that have a clear mission statement, are socially conscious, ethical in their practices and making a positive impact within the Cambodian community.

We match your skills with the right project
We ensure that your professional background, expertise and personal expectations are properly matched with the right project so that you have a meaningful and impactful volunteer experience.

We assist you in getting ready
We provide you with advice on visas, vaccinations, insurance, accommodation, cost of living, essential items and anything else you will need before you set off, as well as support in preparing any documentation required by your host organization.

During your stay

We welcome you onboard
We will pick you up at the airport, provide an orientation tour and cultural induction, and connect you with any other support you may need to settle in. We will assist with project set-up and meet you on a regular basis to ensure you get the most of your professional volunteer experience. We can even provide you with a bicycle to help you get around, if needed.

We offer you networking opportunities
We will ensure you are connected with other professionals with whom you can share ideas and resources and participate in a variety of professional development activities in Cambodia.  

We provide you with a reference letter
At the completion of your volunteering, we will provide you with a valuable reference to showcase your professional impact whilst here in Cambodia.

 

Please note: Additional fees may vary from project to project and are listed in each project position description.

What’s not included: Booking of flights & accommodation, visas, vaccinations, insurance, food and other living costs.

If your questions are not answered below, check out our Frequently asked questions.

Step 1. Find the right project

To begin your Professionals doing good adventure, browse our project opportunities.

Take your time reading each project description and if you are inspired by a project that fits your professional experience and qualifications and availability, we invite you to apply!

If you cannot see a current suitable project but are still interested in volunteering – please continue to apply or contact us! We have many new projects starting each month and we’re confident that we’ll be able to match you with a project.

Step 2. Ask questions

If you have read our list of Frequently Asked Questions and still have unanswered questions, please contact us. We want to help make sure the project is suitable, so that you will get the most out of the experience and achieve the maximum impact for the organisation you will be working with.

Step 3. Apply

Apply by completing our online application form.

The details provided in your application are essential to help us determine your eligibility for the project you are choosing or identify suitable assignments that fit your profile. Please complete all sections carefully and ensure that your contact details are correct.

If it appears there is a potential match, we will get in touch with you to schedule your first interview with us via Skype. If successful, we will schedule a second Skype interview for you to meet a Project Partner representative.

Step 4. Confirm your place

If you are offered a place following your two interviews, you will need to confirm by making payment of the program fee of $280 US in full within 7 days.

We accept payments via PayPal, allowing you to pay securely online using either your credit or debit card.

Once we have received your payment, you will receive an email to confirm your application has been accepted.

Step 5. Get ready

We welcome you to Professionals doing good!

Once your application has been accepted, you will receive access to our special online ‘Volunteer Hub’ that contains all the information you will need to prepare for your journey and thrive throughout your placement in Cambodia.

You will be assigned a dedicated Professionals doing good Volunteer Coordinator who will assist you before and during your project to make sure you have the best possible experience.

We will provide you with pre-departure advice and guidance on flights, visas, insurance, vaccinations, accommodation and/or any other preparation essentials, as needed.