IT Teaching and Development Volunteer Abroad

IT Teaching and Development in Thailand and Southeast Asia

Are you passionate about IT and want to use your skills to make a real difference? Openmind Projects offers exciting opportunities for volunteer developers to apply their skills.

OpenmindProjects provides IT teaching and development opportunities in Thailand and Southeast Asia. We are a non-profit helping poor students learn essential IT skills and use the internet as a powerful tool for education and advancement.

Why Volunteer Abroad in IT Teaching/Development with OpenmindProjects?

Make a Difference: Empower Southeast Asian Youth Through IT Development and Teaching

Volunteer with OpenmindProjects and share your passion for technology while creating lasting impact. We offer unique opportunities in IT development and teaching, immersing yourself in a vibrant culture and expanding your personal skillset.


Share skills, change lives

  • Create fun and helpful IT lessons for kids who need them.
  • Be a mentor to young people, showing them how tech skills can change their lives.
  • Help bridge the gap between those with access to technology and those without.

IT development projects:

  • Use your web design or IT skills to support our projects.
  • Help build OpenSkills, an online platform that will help disadvantaged students.
  • Work with local experts and other volunteers in a supportive team environment.

More Than Just Skills:

  • Learn to be creative and solve problems in a different environment.
  • Explore the rich culture of Southeast Asia.
  • Be part of something bigger by helping OpenmindProjects grow and reach more young people.

Why Volunteer in IT Teaching/Development Abroad?

Are you good with computers and want to make a real difference? Here’s how you can do it:


  • Become a Tech Mentor: Teach students important computer skills like using programs and staying safe online. This helps them get ready for great future jobs!
  • Create cool learning materials: Make fun online lessons and activities to help thousands of kids learn new things.
  • Help Kids Use the Internet Wisely: Show them how to stay safe and make good choices online.

You’ll also get a chance to:

Collaborate with a dedicated team: Work with a team of passionate local people and volunteers who care about making a difference.
Gain valuable experience: Learn and grow yourself while helping others, get better at teaching and solving problems in different situations.
Contribute your unique expertise: Use your expertise building websites or offering technical support to make our projects more effective.


Make a lasting difference:

Promote more equal access to education: Give students who might not have many resources other ways to learn, making education fairer.
Leave a lasting legacy: See how your skills change students’ lives, giving them confidence and abilities for the future.


Are you ready to start a journey that’s both rewarding and eye-opening?

Apply now and be part of changing students’ lives in Southeast Asia with your IT skills!


How to Get Started

Ready to embark on your IT teaching/development volunteer journey?

Contact our Team to discuss how you can help with your special IT skills and interests, ask questions and learn more about specific projects.

Apply Online: Submit your application and take the first step towards making a difference.

Prepare: Attend online meetings and receive volunteer preparation materials.


Join our mission and use your IT skills to help us to empower young minds and bridge the digital divide in Southeast Asia.

'I had never met a foreigner before I came to OpenmindProjects. I could not speak any English. I had never seen a computer. Today I can use Word, PowerPoint, make presentations and videos. And I help new trainees, train campers and help new volunteers.'
Openmind Projects Trainee from Nalong Village in Laos
Openmind Projects Trainee from Nalong Village in Laos

What to Expect as an IT Teaching/Development Volunteer Abroad

Contribute your IT skills and interests to a rewarding volunteer experience where you’ll directly impact development efforts that are empowering underprivileged students in Southeast Asia. Here’s what you’ll do:


Teaching and Tech

  • Help kids learn computer basics, software and staying safe online.
  • Lead fun online classes and help students find useful learning tools.
  • Encourage creativity through coding and digital projects.

Tech Support

  • Use your IT skills to improve our websites and projects.
  • Work with other volunteers and local staff.

Personalized Support:

  • Get ready with online training sessions.
  • Choose to volunteer in person or online, depending on what suits you best.
  • Learn and grow with help from experienced staff and local experts.
  • Take charge of your volunteer experience and bring your own ideas.

How volunteers help poor students to learn IT skills and use internet to learn.

Many young people in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Nepal have smartphones and tablets, but might not know how to use them to their full potential.

That’s where you come in! Share your tech skills as a volunteer and help them:


  • Learn English and new tech skills: Make learning fun with online searches, projects and presentations.
  • Discover the world: Open doors to amazing information and opportunities beyond their local communities.
  • Explore exciting job possibilities: Equip them with the skills they need to succeed in the digital world.

We also have special programs:

  • Help kids learn online: For some, this might be the only way they can access education. Guide them through safe and effective online learning.
  • Teach coding to disabled students: Join our hybrid program, helping both online and in-person students with coding skills.

Let’s meet online before you decide.

Contact us, apply and we’ll discuss how you can help!

Why Volunteer with OpenmindProjects

  • Affordable fees: Your contributions directly support communities and projects.
  • Community focus: Projects are developed in collaboration with local communities, ensuring their needs are met.
  • Sustainable practices: We prioritize environmental responsibility in all our programs.
  • Experienced organization: We have a proven track record with over 20 years experience and awards like the “Little Big Project” from the Tourism Authority of Thailand.
  • Personal support: We provide dedicated guidance before, during and after your volunteer experience.

IT, EdTech Volunteer with OpenmindProjects, a non-profit NGO in Southeast Asia

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