Volunteer Experience | Environmental & Wildlife

Thailand: Sports Coaching Volunteer

Hua Hin, Thailand


Location: Hua Hin, Thailand

Duration: Minimum 1 week

Start Dates: Project is on-going, and you can join at any time, depending upon availability. Placements start each Monday

Cost: £350 GBP per week – see Costs section for more details

Includes: All food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation and all project related activities

Does not Include: flights, travel insurance, visas and vaccinations

Costs Explained


Empower through Sports: Enhancing Education and Health

In collaboration with local schools, our program introduces a vital component to the current sport, physical education, and health curriculum for children, aiming to create a lasting impact on their lives.

  • Use sports coaching to improve the health, skills, stamina, and well-being of the children
  • Give you invaluable, practical experience in sports coaching
  • Assist the local coaches and team by providing an extra hand
  • Develop your coaching and ability to work with children

Daily Life

Program Objectives: Unlocking Potential

1. Increased Sports Engagement:
In schools where sports education is limited to just one hour per week, our program becomes a catalyst for change. We provide children with more opportunities to engage with sports, fostering a love for physical activity that extends beyond the classroom.

2. Introduction to Diverse Sports:
We go beyond the basics by introducing a variety of team sports, including soccer, netball, volleyball, rugby, and more. Breaking away from traditional gender-based sports assignments, our program broadens the horizon for all children, promoting inclusivity and diversity in their sporting experiences.

3. Health Education for Well-being:
Our commitment extends beyond the sports field. We provide health lessons covering personal care and vital issues such as gender equality. These sessions contribute to the holistic development of each child, equipping them with essential knowledge for a healthier and more informed future.

4. Active and Interactive Learning:
All program elements unfold on the sports field in a lively, active, and interactive manner. We believe in the power of sports not just as physical activities but as dynamic platforms for learning and personal growth.

5. Promoting Social Interaction:
Sports serve as a powerful tool for promoting social interaction among children. Through team activities and games, we foster a sense of camaraderie, teamwork, and mutual respect that extends beyond the playing field into their daily lives.

6. Life Skills Development:
Our program is designed to go beyond the boundaries of traditional education. We believe that sports play a pivotal role in promoting life skills such as social interaction, knowledge acquisition, and passion development—attributes that form the foundation for future success.

Requirements for Participation: A Positive Attitude Matters

To make a meaningful impact in this program, a high level of interest in sports and a positive attitude are essential. Your enthusiasm will be a driving force in working with the children, inspiring them to embrace the joy of sports and the valuable life skills it offers.

Join us in this transformative journey where sports become a pathway to success, education extends beyond the classroom, and every child is empowered to unlock their full potential.


If this is your first week, you will be transferred in the morning to the project location to meet with the local team. You will then be introduced to the sports coach and team onsite. Here, you will receive instructions regarding the curriculum, and lesson plans will be discussed.

Tuesday to Friday

  • 7.00 – 8.00 pm Breakfast
  • 12.00-1.00 pm Lunch
  • 3.00 – 4.00 pm Lesson plan and preparation
  • 3.40 pm departure to the community field.
  • 4.00 pm – 6.30 pm coaching the sport activity
  • 7.00 pm arrival at the center and dinner

***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.***

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Travel and Accom.

You will be met at the airport and transported to the project.

You will stay in dorm style accommodation close to the training centre.

All the meals served inside the accommodation are homestyle, vegetarian-friendly and you can expect that they will be typically Thai, including plenty of rice or noodle dishes with vegetables and occasionally some meat will be provided as well, along with seasonal fruits for dessert.

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  • Minimum age 12
  • Passion and enthusiasm for environmental conservation
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty!
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Minimum 1 week commitment
  • CRB Police check (or equivalent) showing that you have no previous criminal convictions
  • Good English skills
  • Necessary vaccinations
  • Necessary flight & visas
  • Full travel & medical insurance. Full assistance will be provided in getting everything you will need ready if you choose our Placement Support Package.
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£350 GBP per week

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** All payments incur a 5% bank transfer fee
*** Placements are confirmed with a 1 week deposit, minimum 2 weeks booking

What’s Included:

Project Fee includes food, accommodation, airport pickup, orientation, in-country support and project activities.

What’s not included:

Flights, insurance, visas (if applicable) and vaccinations. Full assistance will be provided in getting all these arranged if you choose our Premium Support.

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We understand there’s a great deal to plan and organise for your trip. When booking a Placement, many of our participants choose to purchase our Premium Support Upgrade to benefit from the expertise, knowledge and experience of our Project Coordinators.

We can provide the personal advice you need to ensure your trip is organised with excellence and planned with efficiency; ensuring the very best experience possible. Read more about how we can help you.

Note: Map coordinates are approximate