Location: Northern Thailand

Dates: February, 2015  (Exact dates can not be guaranteed. Find out why here)

Application Deadline: September 10th, 2014

Project ID: THAILAND

ABOUT THE CHARITY

This charity is a social welfare organization with the focus on helping the disadvantaged people in Northern Thailand out of poverty, to improve the quality of their lives, and to enable a better future. Their main focus is children's projects and education, renewable energy and water, and community and social enterprise projects. They work in rural areas of Northern Thailand with a practical and grass root orientation. Through education and self-sustainability they help those in need so that they can help themselves. 

PROJECT DETAILS

Photographer/Videographer: Working in remote areas of Northern Thailand with the Karen people, the photographer and/or videographer will capture images and video on building awareness around numerous projects with the focus on children, community and water based initiatives. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
  • Committed to respecting and promoting human rights
  • Respect to cultural sensitivity 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • A tendency towards adventure travel
  • Lodging and food will be very basic and on-site in remote villages. The volunteer needs to be very adaptable and be able to survive and endure in difficult tropical conditions. 

Desirable:

  • Experience in overseas development in the global south
  • Speak Thai

PROGRAM FEE