Intern in Local Social Enterprise

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experience with small local enterprise in Cambodia
Gain Khmer language by living and work with Local people
Become more passionate about your major and career with international experience
Cambodia have many Attractive Place that make amazing memories you'll never forget during your weekend excursions with your fellow participants.
Visit Siem Reap, Shihanouk Vile, Kampot, Mondolkiri, Battambong and many province around Cambodia during your free time.
Work with local Entrepreneur to research development, markets, and processing capabilities of the project. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+

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Typical day

 Activities will vary day to day, depending on what is happening at the time of your placement. Normally, the working hours is from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm & 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. We are usually running multiple projects and programs at any one time, and so our team is often very busy! You can expect to get involved in activities that are mostly office-based, supporting the work of our team (rather than field work). We do not allow interns or volunteers to deliver workshops or work directly with our program participants, mainly due to language and cultural barriers (all of our programs are delivered by Khmer female professionals, in Khmer language, and tailored to Khmer culture). As an intern or volunteer, your role is to support our team in doing their work, and learning new knowledge and skills. This can mean supporting the development of program materials such as evaluation reports, collecting data, creating communications content, assisting with event organisation, or helping to develop new systems and processes.

Free-time activities

Every volunteers will get the weekend off. There are many places volunteers can visit at the weekend including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, National Museum, Killing Field... Volunteers can also travel by bus to visit many provinces at weekend or during national holiday such as to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat, the famous historical place or Sihahouk Vill and Kampot to see beaches. Phnom Penh is a very international city, you will find a lot of western bars, supermarkets offer western articels, and especially the riverside is the spot for diplomats, travellers and international ngo-workers. But of course, you will also find the Cambodian Culture everywhere in the city. Walk around the different markets, try the food of the food stalls at the street or just walk around the streets, there is really always something to explore. Phnom Penh is a good base for trips through the country as it is very central.



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)
Education Requirements
Business, Management, at University level
Required Documents
CV and Cover Letter
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Having obtained training in some areas or has some work experience in the related to business is also helpful.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 17:00

What's Included

Services by Asia Volunteer Network

What's Included 

  • Pre-departure information
  • Airport pick up
  • Welcome package; which includes a volunteer guide and maps, welcome dinner at a traditional Khmer restaurant
  • Food and accommodations (3 meals a day)
  • 24 hour emergency contact
  • One day orientation plus a city tour 

What's Not Included

  • Flights to/from Home
  • Local transportation to and from project site
  • International medical insurance
  • Cambodia visa costs

Airport Pickup at Phnom Penh International Airport

One of our team will wait you at the airport. When you arrived at the arrivals area please look for a sign with your name written on it. We will bring you to our volunteer guest house and usually it take around 30 minute from the airport. On the way our team will explain you about safety and what prepare for tomorrow orientation.


Volunteer House

The Volunteer House is located in the center of city and are within minutes of many of the major tourist attractions. The Volunteer House has Wi-Fi, computers, bicycles, and laundry machine. Most volunteers share room with other volunteers, however, private rooms can be booked for those that desire.

Bedroom (Single) Bedroom (Double)
Food & Beverages

You will be provided with three meals a day for breakfast, lunch and dinner at each of our guest houses. Khmer cuisine shares many commonalities with the food of neighboring Thailand and Vietnam and commonly contains rice, vegetables, or noodles. Breakfast typically includes coffee, tea, and juice with bread or eggs. Lunch and dinner meals typically consist of rice, noodles, soup, vegetables, beef, fish, pork and fruit.

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.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh. 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

Throughout the year. The program start date every 1st and 3nd week of each month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
4 - 24 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
4 weeks (min. stay)
$ 736
5 weeks
$ 846
6 weeks
$ 956
7 weeks
$ 1,066
9 weeks
$ 1,286
11 weeks
$ 1,506
24 weeks (max. stay)
$ 2,926
Average fees
$ 153 /week

Please note that the above shown program fees are estimated and subject to exchange rate fluctuations. Asia Volunteer Network 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 Asia Volunteer Network during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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