Teaching Volunteers Fundraising Pledge & Dates

Fundraising Pledge and Dates

All volunteers are required to sign a fundraising pledge. This pledge not only covers your in-country volunteer costs but also ensures you can be part of making a contribution to building sustainable futures for the Karen.

As a not-for-profit charity, we will ensure that, after costs have been met, all money raised by our volunteers is spent on charitable activities which improve the lives of the Karen people in Thailand.  

Three Month Teaching Placement Pledge = £1,000

Longer Than Three Month Placement Pledge Teaching Placement Pledge = £1,500

This includes a £200 non-refundable deposit which secures your place on the project. The final pledge is due one month before your project start date. 

This cost covers:

- One-night residential training and induction in York 

- Return transfer from Chiang Mai to the project 

- Administrative costs in the UK and Thailand

- Support from dedicated staff both in the UK and Thailand

- Accommodation in your village

- Three meals per day

- Volunteer information pack

- KHT T-shirt

Not included:

-  Your air fare

-  Insurance

-  Visa expenses

-  Vaccinations

-  Spending money (approximately £70 per month)

Placement Dates

Our teaching placements run all year round. Volunteers can begin their placement in either May, October or January*. This is in line with the Thai school year. Volunteers are expected to arrive in Chiang Mai in the last week of the previous month. 

*Please note due to the Thai school term ending in March, only three month placements are available for placements beginning in January.

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