Volunteer with Stray Animals In Thailand

Whether you’re here for a day or can dedicate months, your help is invaluable to the strays of Koh Phangan. Explore our diverse volunteering opportunities to volunteer with stray animals in Thailand and find the one that fits your schedule and passion.

Volunteer with Animals Full Time and Get Free Accommodation
Volunteer with Animals Full Time and Get Free Accommodation

Full-Time Volunteering

Commit full-time and enrich your experience with free accommodation. Join us five days a week for four hours each day and fully immerse yourself in helping our animals while we take care of your stay.

Part-Time Volunteering

Fit volunteering into your schedule with part-time commitment at PACS. Just two shifts a week for four hours each lets you give back and make a significant impact on the lives of our animals. Ideal for those who want to help but need flexibility.

Dog Walking

Drop by any day and give our waggy-tailed friends a much-needed stroll! No commitment needed, just come and share some joyous steps with our four-legged patients.

Perks of Volunteering with Animals In Thailand

Making A Difference

Make A Difference

Directly impact the lives of stray animals by providing care, love, and a chance at a new life.

Skill Development

Skill Development

Gain valuable skills in animal care, veterinary assistance, and shelter operations. This experience can enhance your resume and provide personal growth.

Health and Wellness Benefits

Health and Wellness Benefits

Many volunteers find that working with animals significantly boosts their mental health and overall well-being.

Free Accommodation

Cultural Immersion

Enjoy the comfort of free accommodation if you commit to full-time volunteering, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the local community without the burden of living expenses.

Cultural Immersion

Cultural Immersion

Experience life on a tropical island, learn about Thai culture, interact with the local community, and make lifelong friends from around the world.

Unique Life Experience

Unique Life Experience

Live in a beautiful, idyllic setting while doing meaningful work—truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that combines altruism with adventure.

Volunteer Responsibilities and Daily Tasks

Volunteering FAQ

Volunteering at PACS is more than just an opportunity; it’s a transformative life experience. Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our organization—without their dedication, the vital work we do for the animals on Koh Phangan wouldn’t be possible. By joining our team, you not only help improve the lives of countless animals but also become part of a passionate community of animal lovers.

Volunteer shifts at PACS are four hours long, available in two shifts: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM or 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

Yes, we welcome volunteers who are 21 years of age and older. This ensures that all our team members are prepared to handle the responsibilities and experiences that come with caring for our patients.

Yes, we offer free accommodation for volunteers who can commit to full-time work, which consists of helping us 5 days a week with one four-hour shift each day. Our accommodations include private fan rooms, available to a limited number of five volunteers at a time. This opportunity lets you save on living costs while enjoying the company of our resident dogs, Blacky and Bully, in our communal areas.

For those interested in part-time volunteering but still want to stay on-site, we offer bungalow rentals for 2500 THB a month. This fee helps cover the costs of electricity, maintenance, and care for the animals. This option is great for those who wish to contribute but have limited availability for a full-time commitment.

At PACS, we require a minimum commitment of one month for all volunteers to ensure a meaningful impact and integration into our community. If you choose to volunteer full-time during this period, working five days a week with one four-hour shift each day, we offer free accommodation as a thank you for your dedication and hard work.

Alternatively, if your schedule doesn’t allow for full-time commitment, you can opt for part-time volunteering, which involves two shifts per week. This flexible option allows you to contribute significantly to our operations and make a positive difference in the lives of our animals, even with limited time.

Both full-time and part-time commitments are designed to accommodate the varying availabilities of our volunteers while ensuring that everyone has a rewarding and impactful experience

Part-time volunteers at PACS are expected to contribute two shifts per week, with each shift lasting four hours. This totals eight hours of volunteering each week, allowing for impactful involvement while accommodating various schedules.

Yes, absolutely! If you’re short on time but still want to make a meaningful impact, joining us for a day of dog walking is a perfect choice.

Our lovely dogs are always excited to meet new friends and enjoy a stroll around the tropical fields next to PACS. You can choose between two convenient dog walking times: 9-11 AM or 1-3 PM. It’s a joyful experience that both the dogs and you will cherish!

PACS is nestled on the tropical island of Koh Phangan, famously known for its vibrant Full Moon parties. However, there’s much more to this enchanting island than just the nightlife. You’ll find serene beach walks, lush nature trails, ancient temples, stunning waterfalls, and lively markets that make up our vibrant community. It’s truly a magical place to contribute, explore, and connect.

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Koh Phangan offers a treasure trove of adventures and experiences that make every moment magical. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a nature lover, there’s something for everyone. Dive into the clear blue waters for an enchanting snorkeling experience, or feel the rush of adrenaline with jet skiing and other exhilarating water sports.

If you prefer a more grounded adventure, the island’s lush landscapes are perfect for hiking and exploring hidden waterfalls. Take leisurely treks through the dense forests, uncover secret beaches, and soak in the rich cultural heritage at local temples. As the sun sets, unwind in the vibrant atmosphere of our lively bars and cozy cafes.

Koh Phangan is not just a place to volunteer; it’s a place to live out your island dreams and create memories that last a lifetime.

Guidelines to Become a Volunteer

Before you apply to be a volunteer at PACS, please read this short guide.

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