Discover Angkor during your volunteering in Cambodia

Cambodia has more than 100 temples in the Angkor complex. The largest, best known and best preserved temple is Angkor Wat. In Sanskrit, Angkor means city and Wat in Khmer means pagoda, therefore, the translation of this temple is Temple City. Keep reading to discover the curiosities of this archaeological site worth a visit during your volunteer experience in Cambodia.

voluntariado camboya templo de las caras

This complex was declared a World Heritage Site in 1992 and is divided into different archaeological areas, which are: Eastern Angkor, Eastern Baray, Roluos, Northeastern Angkor, Western Baray, Isvarapura and Central Angkor. In the last one you can find the Bayón temple, one of the most beautiful and well-known, characterized by having more than 200 sculpted faces. Some studies conclude that it is the representation of Avalokiteshvara Buddha, due to the similarity of facial features. It is also believed that it could be Jayavarman VII, the king of the Khmer Empire, who ordered the construction of this temple and it was one of the largest in this Empire. For this reason it is known as the temple of faces.

Many of these temples have a Hindu origin, although some of them were renovated as Buddhist temples, after the entry of this religion into Cambodia in the 12th century.

Currently, the official religion and the one they practice more is the Buddishm. More than 95% of the Cambodian population practice Theravada Buddhism, although it has Hindu elements, due to its Hindu past. The official language is Khmer, which is one of the oldest languages spoken.

Other incredible places in this country

voluntariado camboya ciudades flotantesFloating cities

Apart from visiting the temples of Angkor during your international volunteering, you can visit the floating cities on the Tonlé Sap Lake, where you will find different types of buildings such as: churches, schools and basketball courts. Due to the proximity to the lake, the main activity of its inhabitants is fishing. It is very curious to see how these houses are built above the sea, most of them are single-family houses painted in bright colors.

Yak Loum Lake

If you want to live new experiences during your volunteering in Asia, bathing in a lake located inside the crater of a volcano could be your next adventure in Cambodia. Yak Loum Lake is surrounded by trees and lots of vegetation, where various birds live. In addition, this crater has an almost perfect round shape and has very clean water. This makes the blue color of the water contrast with the intense green of the vegetation that surrounds the crater, creating a beautiful and unique site.

voluntariado camboya mekongThe Mekong River and Irrawaddy Dolphins

Another place that you cannot miss is the Mekong River, you can see it as it passes through Kratié and appreciate the sunrise or sunset on its river bank or while sailing in a boat. In addition, you can also take the opportunity to watch the Irrawaddy dolphin, it is known because it is usually found near the coast and in some freshwater rivers, such as the Mekong, the Ganges and the Irrawaddy River, from which its name comes from.

Paradise islands of Cambodia

On the other hand, we also find beautiful and paradisiacal islands such as Koh Tonsay, Koh Thmei or Koh Rong. The last one is the most popular one and most touristy, therefore, we find more people and services dedicated to tourism. Although this island hasn’t lost its essence, nor its spectacular white sand beaches. On the other hand, on Koh Tonsay island there are hardly any roads or cars, and since it is not as well-known there are fewer tourists, which allows you to disconnect and relax from the volunteer’s days in a unique place.

What Asian volunteer programs are available in Cambodia?

During your volunteering you will have free time on weekends, which will allow you to get to know this country. In most projects the participants have free time in the afternoons, therefore, many of them visit the city in which they are located. Depending on the program chosen, it will take place in one city or another. Cooperating Volunteers in Cambodia has six different programs, these are: the childcare program, the special needs childcare program, the teaching program and the Spanish teaching program. These volunteering programs are ideal for those who like children, taking care of them, playing and spending time with them. On the other hand, we find construction and painting programs and medical volunteering. Some of them are held in the country’s capital, Phnom Penh, and others in Siem Reap.

We are waiting for you, don’t think twice! Dare to discover Cambodia and get to know its inhabitants, their customs and their lifestyle more closely.


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Our volunteers will be able to validate university credits with the aim of traveling in a more responsible and economical way.

What does volunteering focused on university practices involve?

At Cooperating Volunteers, we make agreements with different universities to validate university credits with the aim of traveling in a more responsible and economical way.

The specialties we work with are extensive: medical volunteering, nursing, education, social work, psychology, physiotherapy, engineering, architecture…

The practices can be carried out in our designated destinations for this purpose, as well as in Spain.

If you choose an international destination, it’s a unique way to live an unforgettable and enriching experience, as you will have the opportunity to continue your education in another country, with a completely different culture.

Stepping out of our comfort zone and being part of the various projects at the destination will allow us to grow both personally and professionally, creating a more extensive curriculum.

And we are fully convinced that this experience will accompany you throughout your life.

You will be able to visit hospitals, schools, centers, orphanages, and participate directly and actively in the daily lives of all those people at the destination, always accompanied by other professionals willing to collaborate hand in hand with you and guide you in daily tasks.

If your university is not part of the agreement with Cooperating Volunteers, you can contact so that we can get in touch and make this experience a reality. 


Corporate volunteering consists of tailored programs for your company, designed to develop teamwork skills.

It is proven that teamwork directly impacts productivity. 

Collective effort surpasses individual capabilities, promotes diversity of skills, stimulates creativity, and facilitates problem-solving in the face of various challenges.

Therefore, it not only maximizes efficiency but also enriches the work environment.

We conduct corporate volunteering programs that consist of customized programs for your company, designed to develop teamwork skills, improve performance, and foster unity among employees.

We tailor projects to the corporate identity and size of the company, and we can adjust them to any destination and time of the year.

The advantages of corporate volunteering include:

  • Improving communication.
  • Group unity.
  • Cultural integration in different situations.
  • Employee training.
  • Increased Corporate Social Responsibility.

The future is aligned with a more responsible society, and participating in social projects positions our company among the list of revolutionary businesses that want to be part of the change.

If you resonate with this message, corporate volunteering is a unique experience both individually and collectively, and at Cooperating Volunteers, we accompany you throughout the process to make it a unique journey.


Quality time spent with family strengthens emotional bonds, promotes communication, and contributes to the emotional well-being of its members. 

Spending quality time with family and being able to disconnect from our hectic routines is not only enriching but also necessary.

Sometimes we forget to communicate, connect, and dedicate time to each other. Each one of us lives focused on our jobs, schools… And it’s necessary to find the opportunity to pause and take care of ourselves.

Quality time spent with family strengthens emotional bonds, promotes communication, and contributes to the emotional well-being of its members. And of course, it creates lifelong positive memories.

At Cooperating Volunteers, we suggest moving away from those ‘more superficial’ trips (which can also be fantastic), but we invite you to live this experience to bring out our most empathetic and humanitarian side.

Family volunteering gives us the opportunity to be part of a positive impact, promoting values of solidarity and social responsibility.

There are many families who choose to experience these trips focused on cooperation and direct involvement with different communities around the world, where living conditions are very different and sometimes entirely precarious.

Projects are tailored to different ages, allowing us to work together.

An incredible way to fill our suitcase with memories, learning, and knowledge.

And although stepping out of our comfort zone often feels daunting, we assure you firsthand that it’s worth it.

At Cooperating Volunteers, we accompany you throughout the entire experience, from start to finish, to make it unforgettable.


At Cooperating Volunteers, we believe it’s never too late for anything, especially for volunteering and living a unique and unforgettable experience.

There are many people, increasingly so, who opt for responsible travel that involves social work.

Accustomed to organized and mostly touristic trips, at Cooperating Volunteers, we want to advocate for a more enriching experience, one that transforms us from within and allows us to be part of the change the world needs to see.

We can adapt both the destination and the duration of our projects to fit your needs.

It’s an opportunity full of emotions that allows us to significantly contribute to different communities and their evolution. And you can participate in different areas such as education, social support, or assistance in different centers.

Some of the benefits include:

  • Sense of purpose: Provides a sense of purpose by contributing your skills and experiences to meaningful causes.
  • Emotional well-being: Reduces feelings of isolation and establishes social connections.
  • Personal development: It’s continuous learning, skill development, and discovering new activities while keeping the mind-body active.
  • Physical health: Keeping active.
  • Stress reduction: The act of helping others reduces stress and contributes to mental health.

Living this experience will undoubtedly be a before and after. 


A volunteering initiative with leadership and impact through the educational action program.

When we talk about social volunteering, we refer to all those actions and activities carried out altruistically, selflessly, and with the aim of addressing multiple problems and needs of different communities, always focused on education and self-sufficiency.

Education is essential because it provides the tools and knowledge necessary for personal, social, and economic development.

Our goal is to create self-sufficient communities and provide opportunities for the future personal development of each member. The message is not to ‘give’, but to accompany in the process of training for self-managed provision.

At Cooperating Volunteers, many of our destinations and projects embrace this type of volunteering. Some of our projects include: community programs, education, women’s empowerment…

And although they are completely different from each other, they share a single objective: progress towards a society that can embrace us all in the same way.

If you are someone who is restless, who needs to see a change in the future, volunteering is an experience tailor-made for you.