Garden assistant

founded in 2007
Anjali House Cambodia
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Coordinator | Anjali
Coordinator | Anjali
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Discover the local vegetables and plants
Meet amazing people from all around the world
Teach to students how to take care of a garden
Experience the cambodian way of life
Visit Siem reap and its famous surrounding areas
Anjali House is looking for a volunteer gardener to assist our full-time Garden volunteer in a sustainable vegetable garden. The garden is 1 acre of cultivated land. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+


The garden is approximately 1 acre of cultivated land producing vegetables, fruits and herbs. We are currently in a sustainable development approach and are selling some of our products to eco-responsible hotels and restaurants. Anjali is looking for a volunteer gardener to assist and support our full-time garden volunteer and the Future Leaders Program Coordinator in a sustainable organic vegetable garden.


  • General garden maintenance

    • Seeding, planting, watering, digging, sowing, cleaning up litter and emptying bins

    • Construction of simple garden structures (wood structures, compost bins etc.)

    • Improve our sustainable development program (reduce plastic use, reduce pesticide use, etc)

  • Assist the children during their weekly gardening lessons 

    • Help them to garden 

    • Organize workshops related to nature (trees, flowers, insects of the garden) to increase their knowledge while practising English

  • Expand our partnerships with hostels and restaurants to sell the products of our garden


- Ability to work with a team in labor intensive conditions especially during the hottest months (April-October).

- Manual labour skills

- Patience to work with a diverse group of children with a range of ability to communicate in English

- Understanding of our child protection policy

- Willing and able to live in a developing country with limited or different resources and standards of living

- Understanding and respect of Cambodian Culture


Minimum 2 months


  • Volunteers and interns can apply to this mission

  • The volunteer/intern must be covered by medical insurance for the duration of the mission

  • The volunteer/intern shall not receive any remuneration and shall be responsible for covering all costs incurred during the mission as we do not have the capacity to pay for these allowances

  • As this role will involve direct contact with children a criminal background check will be required

Typical day

  • You are expected to be at Anjali House from 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday. We have many public holidays in Cambodia; hence Anjali House will be closed on these days. Apart from those days off, it is expected that you will attend every day.

  • You can eat at the centre for 1$/day with the other volunteers. The lunch typically consists of rice and vegetables

  • As you may need to access the internet we advise you to bring your own laptop

Free-time activities

During their free time, volunteers can visit Siem Reap and its surroundings. Some places are famous as the Angkor Wat or the floating village. The city is dynamic and there are a lot of things to do during the weekends



In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Criminal Background Check
Required Documents
CV, cover letter and Anjali application form
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:30 - 16:30

What's Included

Services by Anjali House Cambodia

We ask for a one-off donation of 250$ to offset administrative expenses for volunteers and serves as a general contribution to our

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees. An airport pickup isn't included within the program fees either. Please arrange your own accommodation. Food, snacks or beverages are at extra costs.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Siem Reap International Airport (REP) in Siem Reap. We assist you to find cheap flights to Cambodia.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for Cambodia provides security and is a plus to have.
If you are intending to volunteer in Cambodia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Cambodia.

Dates & Fees


Details on arrival

We need volunteer all year long

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
8 - 50 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
8 weeks (min. stay)
50 weeks (max. stay)
Average fees
$18 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated. Anjali House Cambodia will let you know about the final price during your application process.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with Anjali House Cambodia during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Garden assistant

Anjali House is looking for a volunteer gardener to assist our full-time Garden volunteer in a sustainable vegetable garden. The garden is 1 acre of cultivated land.


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