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Asia Volunteer Network

Media & Journalist Supporter

Media and Journalism are playing a very important role to strengthen good governance, democracy and freedom of speech.

Independent journalism is very important, indicating good governance and a functional democracy and shows that freedom of speech is practiced. Cambodia is still struggling to reach this goal. This program will help Cambodia to get more freedom of speech, and it will be presented more about urban issue in Cambodia. Volunteer will get more knowledge about impact of development and urban development through media tracking, networking and regular contact with community activity and monitoring of community action.

Volunteers will assist local staffs with writing on reports and proposals. They will use their English skills to correct reports of the local staffs and participate in meetings and workshops. They will help with improving the program and work together with the local staffs. Volunteers might get the chance to conduct interviews or assist staffs doing so. They will closely participate in the activities related to Media and learn about issues in Cambodia.

Suitable for

Singles
Couples
Groups

Typical day

This program will lead the volunteers to collate information for the report and support the research team with editing and drafting report. Volunteers will format and design support and other tasks required to help the research team to complete the report for advocacy initiatives. Volunteers will support media and community project staff in the review and editing of blog content and prepare blog posts for urban social media. They will perform any other duties that might reasonably contribute to the achievement the objective of project.

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Program Requirements

In order to join the program you need to be at least 21 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s).
Language Skills
You need to speak English (intermediate level)
Education Requirements
Social Media, Journalism at University level
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Having obtained training in some areas or having some work experience in the related field is also helpful.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 - 16:00

Any questions? Just ask. We at Asia Volunteer Network are happy to help you.

Free-time activities

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 articles, and especially the riverside is the spot for diplomats, travelers 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.

Swimming
Concert/Music
Diving/Snorkling
Climbing
Safari/Zoo
Museum/Opera
Sports
Yoga/Meditation

Included Services

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 are included in the fees.
Airport Pickup

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.

Accommodation

The guest house is located in the center of City and are within minutes of many of the major tourist attractions. The guest house feature large roof decks for lounging, restaurants servicing local and western cuisine, Wi-Fi, computers, bicycles for free rental, and laundry service. Most volunteers share room with other volunteers, however, private rooms can be booked for those that desire.

Guesthouse
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.

No worries, Volunteer World supports you in raising funds, checking your visa regulations and travel insurance. We also assist you in finding the cheapest flights for your journey.
Costs (Prices in USD)
6 weeks (min. stay)
$1,032.00
7 weeks
$1,185.00
8 weeks
$1,338.00
9 weeks
$1,491.00
11 weeks
$1,797.00
13 weeks
$2,103.00
24 weeks (max. stay)
$3,786.00
Average fees
$165.00/week

You can volunteer at the project site in Phnom Penh/Cambodia between 6 weeks and 24 weeks. 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.

Get ready to volunteer in Cambodia

Check out first

Visa Regulations
Depending on your nationality, you have to arrange your visa for Cambodia. Please check the visa regulations for Cambodia.
Travel Seasons
Find out the best time to volunteer in Cambodia and receive information on weather and climatic conditions.
Living Costs
Living costs vary with each destination. We give an overview of what you should plan as an estimated budget to volunteer in Cambodia.
Budgeting
Generally, volunteering abroad involves certain costs. In case you need financial support, we will assist you to fundraise your volunteer program in Cambodia.

What's next?

Airport
The nearest airport is Phnom Penh International (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.
Vaccine Checker
If you are intending to volunteer in Cambodia you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for Cambodia.
Free-time
What can you do in leisure-time in Cambodia while you are not working at your volunteer opportunity?
Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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