For Thai Volunteers

Short-Term Volunteer Program for Thai Students at American Universities

American-Thai Foundation and Yonok Foundation of Thailand Present an Opportunity to Volunteer in Schools in Less-Developed Provinces in Thailand

Teach Thailand Corps Short-Term Volunteer Program for Thais at American Universities is a flexible short-term volunteering opportunity that can be tailored to each individual volunteer’s circumstances.  The program suits current undergraduate and graduate students, and those with other obligations that may prevent them from participating in the full-year Teach Thailand Corps program (please visit the main page for details on that full-year program).  Volunteers will be placed in schools in less-developed provinces of Thailand and will engage in teaching at the K-12 level for an agreed period of time. 

Volunteers will have the opportunity to help improve the lives of Thai students and local communities in ways that will have an impact on the country's continuing development, while gaining rewarding experiences connecting with fellow Thais in schools less-developed provinces of Thailand.  Teach Thailand Corps provides an excellent foundation to support your goals of personal and professional development, in preparation for your future career.


  • A bachelor’s degree in any field, or current enrollment in a program leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish positive relationships and be constructive team player
  • Proven ability to be creative, energetic, and enthusiastic in a variety of settings and to be adaptable to new environments
  • Arts, music, and athletics/sports ability helpful but not required 
Application deadline: Rolling and year-round

Time during which volunteer period falls: Within the Thai academic year (June to March); duration/dates would be tailored to each volunteer’s circumstances 

The Foundation will provide: Identification and selection of school; housing information and guidance; and program orientation

Volunteers will be expected to: Arrange for travel and living expenses, including housing

Additional benefits of volunteering in Thailand:

  • Experience previously unseen parts of your country
  • Enriching cultural experience in a region different from your own
  • Rewarding opportunities to serve fellow Thais in communities in less-developed provinces
  • Space to be creative, innovative, and take the initiative to bring to bear your knowledge and skills from your education abroad

Please submit your application (application form can be downloaded from the below link) and/or questions to

Nick Jivasantikarn,
Jan 29, 2014, 1:12 PM