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Volunteer Opportunities in Philippines

Volunteer Opportunities in Philippines

The Philippines, with its 7,000 islands, is a dream destination for volunteers since they are never far off from the beach. It is a country of contrasts, where cities lie in close proximity to gleaming rice fields and hidden beaches. Volunteers get the chance to work with different local communities, who are known for being friendly and welcoming. Volunteer opportunities include animal care, conservation work, disaster reliefteaching arts and dramasports, and more.

Volunteer Abroad with Local Non-Profits

Volunteer in Animal Care

Batang Pasay International Group Inc.

It is better to give than to received

Adat-Betad, Inc.

Adat-Betad, Inc. is a Non-Governmental Organization founded and incorporated on the 29th of March 2012 with registration number CN201229458. The organization is a community based; environmental development oriented which over the years extended coverage to different cities and municipalities in Central Mindanao.

Volunteer in Childcare


Aral Pinoy (Education Philippines) is dedicated to education for life-giving relationships!

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Teach Peace Build Peace Movement, Inc.

Teach Peace Build Peace Movement is an independent, non-partisan and non-profit organization that aims to make every Filipino child and youth a peace builder.

Volunteer in Conservation Work

Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines Inc.

The Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (“LAMAVE Research Institute”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the research and conservation of marine megafauna and the marine environment in the Philippines.

Humanitarian Order of Sierra Falconés, Inc

A service organization who share a common interest in humanitarian service and environmental awareness.

Volunteer in Teaching related activities

Tarambid Inc.

Tarambid Inc. is a nonprofit group that supports mountain school communities through giving of basic school supplies and daily (sustainable) school-based feeding program.

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Teatro Angeleño, Inc.

Educational Community Theater in Angeles City, Philippines

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How to Volunteer in Philippines

How to find volunteer opportunities in Philippines

Travellers seeking volunteering opportunities in the Philippines can choose to work in cities, tropical forests, the seaside and the mountainous countryside. Many nonprofits in the Philippines take volunteers to remote towns where they witness Spanish-influenced architecture combined with unspoilt natural landscapes. For people who want to experience the Filipino city life, there are several volunteering projects available in Manila, Quezon City, Cebu, Tacloban, Davao and more.

Best time to volunteer in Philippines

Much like other tropical Southeast Asian nations, Philippines is best visited during the dry months between November and April. The months of March and April are usually quite warm, with temperatures crossing the 30 degrees Celsius mark on a daily basis. This makes the dry winter months between December and February the absolute best time to visit the country.

Essential information about Philippines

Travellers need to carry the right paperwork to volunteer abroad in the Philippines, which includes a passport valid for at least 6 months and the Special Non Immigrant Visa. As for the languages, most Filipino citizens in cities are bilinguals and can speak English. In fact, English is one of the two national languages along with Filipino. Philippines is a relatively inexpensive destination. A meal in a cheap restaurant can cost around 3 USD.