Projects Abroad | NGO Development

Cambodia: Graphic Designer for Childrens Centre

Siem Reap, Cambodia



  • Since Mid November 2021, the Government of Cambodia has slowly started to reopen the country to tourism.
  • However, traveling to Cambodia is still pretty troublesome, particularly with regards to getting a visa prior to departure and to complying with  Covid vaccination requirements necessary to enter the country. There are very few flights to Phnom Penh or Siem Reap and they are still quite expensive.
  • For all these reasons, we have decided to still keep on hold ALL our in-country volunteer projects and internships for the time being.
  • We will open up applications and resume our interviews for volunteering projects on the field possibly towards May-June 2022. 
  • Thank you for your patience.



  • In the meantime, there’s a whole lot of good that you can do through online volunteering! 
  • Volunteering online lets you donate your virtual time and skills to a cause in Cambodia whilst at home,  which means you can make a difference even if you can’t go physically volunteer somewhere.
  • If you are interested in the opportunity  of a virtual volunteer project, you can still submit your application and upload your CV. We are particularly looking for WordPress Developers and Digital Marketing professionals.
  • Luisa, our local partner in Cambodia, will help you find the right match and  connect you with an ethical organization in Cambodia dedicated to a cause that matters to you.
  • Upon a successful match , you will be asked to contribute with  a one-off project fee ( 15USD) .



Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Duration: Minimum 3 months , extendable

Project type: Unpaid volunteer position

Cost: $ 490 one-off placement fee – please see Costs section for further details.


  • Opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and holistic NGO treating children’s health in Cambodia
  • Learning opportunity in how a NGO hospital operates and in the complex issues surrounding paediatric medical care in a developing country
  • Opportunity to make a lasting impact on how we use donor data and optimize systems to better fund the hospital, contributing to its sustainability
Costs Explained


Graphic designing skills are needed to help a non-for-profit health care centre for children in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The centre needs a more professional portfolio of promotional, informational and events materials, as the hospital relies on fundraising to operate at full capacity, of which promotional materials are very important.

You will need to have professional experience and be able to work with few resources, and colleagues of varying skills. A friendly and positive outlook is essential! Your duties will include designing for an international audience, producing everything from fundraising packs to event invitations.

Daily Life

You will work closely with the Communications Manager. Your main role and responsibility is to design and produce graphics, communications and events materials that support the goals of the fundraising team, promote awareness of Hospital and facilitate Hospital’s fundraising efforts.
Duties include:

  • Plan and design promotional materials, such as posters, cards, brochures, social media to raise the profile of Hospital. This may include providing mock-ups, drafts and/or presentation of ideas.
  • Plan and design layout of key development department communications materials such as reports, newsletters, appreciation cards/letters, policies, information pages etc. This may include providing mock-ups, drafts and/or presentation of ideas
  • Ensure basic graphics branding package is easily accessible to Communications and Development staff, including; logo package and corporate colour codes and guidelines on how to use them.

At the end of the project period, we expect that the you will have produced a range of easy-to-edit templates that will allow Hospital to continue using your designs by tweaking/updating them so that they can be used for new/different audiences.

This will make working processes at Hospital much more efficient than at present, where graphic design has become increasingly important and increasingly problematic because we don’t have the skills set needed.

You will have also passed some of their knowledge and experience to the Cambodian graphic designer and social media officer, enabling them to improve their skills and confidence.

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Travel & Accommodation

You can book a tuk tuk yourself directly at the Siem Reap airport – the booking center is located at the arrival exit, at a fix cost (today is $8). The airport is just fifteen minutes drive to Siem Reap City Center.

We will help you to find somewhere nearby to stay.  Prices are approximately $5-8 per day for a hostel ; $10 per day for a basic room ; $15-20 per day for a nice room with A/C, Wifi , swimming pool; 30$ per day  for a one bedroom apartment. You can easily find the right accommodation option for you dependant upon your budget.


Fundraising Help


  • Minimum 3 months commitment
  • 3 years experience in general graphic design in addition to a degree in graphic design
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and design software such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Excellent written and spoken English, not necessarily native speaker
  • Necessary vaccinations
  • Necessary flights & visas (most nationalities will be fine with a tourist visa)
  • Criminal Record Check
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$490 USD one-off Placement Fee.

* Full placement fee required as deposit.
** All payments incur a 5% bank transfer fee.
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What’s Included:
  • Help you find the right organization – We only work with organizations that have a clear mission statement, are socially conscious, ethical in their practices and making a positive impact within the Cambodian community.
  • Match your skills with the right project – We ensure your professional background, expertise and personal expectations are properly matched with the right project, to ensure you have a meaningful and responsible volunteer experience.
  • Assist you in getting ready – We will coordinate the drafting and signature of a Volunteer Project Scope of Work prior to your departure, to ensure method of work, goals, outcomes and, overall, your volunteer experience is meaningful and aligned with your expectations.
  • Pre-departure check-list – We will provide you a list of things to do and bring in your luggage prior to your departure.
  • Pick you up at Siem Reap Airport – We will pick you up at the airport upon your arrival and bring you to our accommodation.
  • Welcome you on onboard – We’ll offer a cultural induction and orientation tour to help you settle in.
  • Reference letter – At the completion of your volunteering, we will provide you with a valuable reference to showcase your professional impact whilst here in Cambodia.
What’s not included:

You will need to cover the cost on your own on flights, insurance, vaccinations, visa, accommodation and food.

You can watch this clip to learn more how to budget for your volunteer experience in Cambodia

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Pia Leo
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Volunteering at Angkor Hospital for Children in Siem Reap, Cambodia, has been one of the highlights of my professional career to date. The opportunity to use my skills and education to contribute to an organisation making actual regional impact and advancing medical research internationally is a dream come true, and I'm so proud to have been able t...
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