The Pulse of Paradise

Volunteer in Thailand

Where conservation and community converge.

Whether you’re breathing in the lush jungle mist while exploring the forests of the north, or coming up for a lung-full of fresh sea-scented air after diving off the southern coast, paradise is never far away in Thailand. Here you will have the chance to work and live in some of the most biodiverse habitats in the world – both above and below water. 

Critical science

Critical science

You'll contribute to vital conservation research targeted at protecting the earth's most valuable ecosystems.

Ethical engagement

Ethical engagement

Using the UN's SDGs as a framework, we've made a commitment to positive, constructive and sustainable impact.

Beautiful adventures

Beautiful adventures

You'll spend your days exploring some of the world's most breathtaking, exhilarating and remote wildernesses.

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Book by 31 January 2022

Programs in Thailand




Thailand Short Term Sea Turtle Research & Conservation Internship

Although sea turtles have lived on earth for over 130 million yea...

Oceania and Thai Islands PADI Divemaster Internship

This six month internship puts you on the fast track to earning a...

Plastic Pollution and Conservation In Thailand

Get involved in regular beach cleans and conduct environmental ed...

Coral Reef Conservation in Thailand

Join GVI staff and other international volunteers in Thailand to ...

Endangered Turtle Conservation and Research in Thailand

Travel to Thailand to support endangered green turtle conservatio...

Conservation & Community: Collaboration and Conflict in Saving Thailand’s Elephants

The population of Asian elephants and their habitat is rapidly declining and there is an urgent n...

Thailand Coastal Conservation Short Term Internship

Start building your conservation skill set in Southern Thailand. ...

Thailand Coastal Conservation Internship

Kick off your conservation career in Thailand. Gain conservation ...

Thailand Elephant Wildlife Conservation Short Term Internship

Surrounded by beautiful forests, ornate temples and lush mountain...

Elephant and Endangered Sea Turtle Coastal Conservation in Thailand

Contribute to conserving two of Thailand’s most precious species,...

Marine, Island and Coastal Conservation Exploration in Fiji and Thailand

Travel to Fiji’s Dawasamu District to contribute to marine conser...

Indian Ocean Marine Conservation and PADI Divemaster Internship

Get your PADI Divemaster qualification and boost your scuba or ma...

Sea Turtle Conservation And Cultural Immersion Teen Volunteering In Thailand

Join an international group of like-minded teens to learn about and contribute to the United Nati...

Thailand Coastal Conservation Expedition

Contribute to conserving Thailand’s unique species and habi...

Conservation Internship with Elephants in Thailand

Kick start your career on this internship in Thailand’s mou...

Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand

Travel to Thailand’s Chiang Mai Province and volunteer with eleph...



Community Development

Thailand Global Health Short Term Internship


Short Term Teaching Internship in Thailand


Global Health in Thailand and Nepal


Volunteer with Children in Thailand and Fiji


Sea Turtle Conservation And Cultural Immersion Teen Volunteering In Thailand


Global Public Health in Thailand


TEFL and Teaching English Internship in Thailand


Volunteer with Children in Thailand


New and Exclusive: GVI Experiences

A locally curated selection of extra activities are now included across our programs.

Learn traditional Karen cooking

Connect with the Karen people's culture

Forage for forest medicine with a village elder

Visit Thailand's highest peak

Explore Thailand's elegant and mysterious waterfalls

See amazing biodiversity on a night trek

Take a sunrise hike up Two Tree Hill

Sleep under the stars alongside Asian elephants

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