Voluntourism can take many forms; thus voluntourists can choose which type of activity or location they prefer to contribute their energies and services. Openmind Projects, OMP, is an aid and education, non-government organization founded in 2001. Based in Thailand, it offers free educational and volunteer support to local communities, schools and national parks.
Eco-tourism volunteers in this project in Phuket contribute to sustainable eco-tourism and wildlife conservation in marine projects. They have the rare opportunity to observe a wide variety of Thai marine life, including turtles, manta rays, moray eels, sharks, coral fish and corals. This is an amazing marine and coastal volunteer placement untouched by tourism yet near the bustling tourist spots in Phuket. More >>
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