Gap Year Students, volunteer to learn and teach abroad with an NGO, non-profit

Different, meaningful and affordable gap year volunteering abroad with a non-profit, NGO.  

Welcome students! Volunteer abroad on your gap year or gap month with a local non-profit in Thailand. Gain academic credits and chances to go on adventures.


Volunteer Options

Teach English or IT skills to young students. Help us with social media, photo/videos. Make excursions, opportunities to go on adventures. Have dinner, sitting in the river!

Study, learn, teach,  make new friends and have fun!


We agree what you will do,  where, how you will help. Teach, help with social media, fundraise, maybe web design/development and do exciting things in your free time.


Gain new experiences and friends, teach and learn with us.

Go overseas on your gap year. Go Thailand, Laos, or maybe in Cambodia or Nepal.

You teach and you learn as our gap year volunteer.

Volunteer overseas, open your mind with OpenmindProjects, a non-profit, that supports underprivileged young people and their nature too.


Contact us, talk about what you can do as our volunteer.

Our Gap Year volunteers get our Volunteer Handbook, full of  teach, travel, culture and more advice and you are welcome to talk to us online anytime before you decide!

Read about  Teaching English

Watch   Teach the fun, role play way

For flights and travel bargains, check Openmind Travel

You can volunteer at schools, camps, in towns, villages, mountains, by the sea. Tell your friends about your adventure, reach out on social media, blog. Bring back new skills, new friends, memories and stories!

On a student gap year abroad with us you can volunteer in many places, in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Nepal. You will make your CV stand out when you volunteer abroad with an NGO!  As a student volunteer you will gain skills, make friends and have an amazing time.

Support the local people we help!

Contact us. We like to talk to you about your gap year volunteer options with us. 

Go Overseas on your Gap Year. Volunteer and Intern Opportunities in Asia

How we help our gap year students, volunteers

Before you go, we help you with predeparture Information, talks, discussions online. We prepare  your volunteer adventure with your local project. We help you with accommodation. We send you a Volunteer Handbook with teaching, travel, volunteer and more advice.


Once you arrived, we introduce you to your volunteer project, local friends and tasks. Meet teachers and students. We support you during your volunteering and work with you.  We and your new friends can suggest amazing free time activities, some we may do together.


When you finished, we send you  a Volunteer Certificate or Letter of Reference, if you wish. Or an Internship Report. We  stay in touch with you, via social media and email anytime you want to contact us.


Join We love OpenmindProjects on Facebook. It was created by our energetic and happy local student campers!


What you can do as our gap year volunteer

We agree on your work depending on your skills and interests.

You can Teach English, practice conversation in Role-Plays.  You don’t have to be a teacher. Teach IT and to search the internet.

Help your students make and share presentations, videos in English with friends and online, with their and your friends!


Read about Teaching IT

Teach Coding, help disabled students to future IT jobs.


Support ecotourism, the environment and local communities.


Join a Camp.  Overseas volunteers and local campers love our Learning Camps. 

Watch our OMP Camps.


Let’s talk your volunteering. We like to discuss your options as a student volunteer so you will have a great gap year!   

Contact us!


Photo Gallery