Volunteer in Mongolia
About the program in Mongolia
In Mongolia we have 4 Volunteering Programs available including teaching English, construction, healthcare and sports coaching. You can combine different projects easily with us without any extra costs.
Mongolia Program Summary
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Arrival: Chinggis Khan International Airport on Sunday from 08.00 until 20.00
Start Dates 2018 : 5 November, 3 December
Start Dates 2019 : 7 January, 4 February, 4 March, 1 April, 6 May, 3 June, 1 July, 5 August, 2 September, 7 October, 4 November, 2 December
Prices: From £565/US$680/AU$925/€595
Why Join with GapXperience ?
- Experienced and Trusted Organization – Established over 14 years ago, we have grown to become one of the world’s leaders for Gap Year & Volunteer Abroad Programs with over 200 programs in over 30 countries around the world, having placed thousands of participants abroad.
- Most Affordable Prices – our fees are the some of the most affordable for quality volunteer travel that you will find with just one low fixed fee without additional registration or application fees.
- Responsible Projects – Our volunteer projects abroad are run responsibly and have a positive impact on local needs of the local people.
- Great Support – Before you go and throughout your stay, you will have the support and guidance of our team and the local coordinators who will provide you with assistance. Checkout our reviews to see the wonderful feedback we have received from our participants.
- Make Friends – Meet up with the friendly locals and like-minded travelers during your program abroad and make life-long friends during your trip.
- Explore on Weekends – You have the weekends free to explore the local area and travel around and create some great travel experiences.
- Self Development – We see volunteering as an essential part of personal and career development, playing a key role in building on life and work related skills.
Doing a volunteer program in the Mongolia is a great way to gain new experiences and skill sets while learning much more about the local culture and the local people.
The projects in Mongolia and are worthwhile projects where you can help and make a difference to the lives of local people. You can volunteer in a variety of projects. Each project has a minimum duration of 2 weeks.
Mongolia is truly one of the world’s last undiscovered travel destinations to visit. Ulaanbaatar the capital is a beautiful city where the program is based.
Accommodation & Food
Accommodation is in a volunteer accommodation in shared rooms..
Three meals during weekdays and only breakfast on the weekends.
* The project & accommodation details are subject to change according to local circumstances, also the projects are not available on local holidays
You need to arrive on the Sunday before the start date of the program from 08.00 until 20.00. You will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation. You can join the program from 2 to 4 weeks. Departure day is Saturday of your last week (checkout in the morning).
Departure day is on Saturday of your last week.
Requirements to Join
- Participants need to be minimum 18 years to join
- Participants need to be in good physical and mental health
- You need to have your own travel insurance
- Participants must have a clean criminal background check, click here for details
“I had an amazing time with GapXperience. I was happy with the whole experience and would love to go back there in the future.”Jennifer Stroud
“I had such an amazing time volunteering. This was truly a life changing experience, which I cannot wait to do again. Thank you!”Ben Mattress
Projects in Mongolia
There are different projects available in Mongolia. You can build your own program on the application form where you can choose which project you want to join and you can also combine different projects and create your own volunteer program. You will be working for 3 to 4 hours at the project. Each project is for minimum 2 weeks.
Mongolia Teaching in Ulaanbaatar
On this teaching program, in the beautiful Mongolian setting, you will have the opportunity to teach children a variety of English based subjects.
Mongolia Health Care Education in Ulaanbaatar
Come travel into the land of the blue sky and take part in a project designed to provide healthcare awareness and education at various schools.
Mongolia Sports Coach in Ulaanbaatar
Come travel into this gorgeous open land of Genghis Khan. Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia offers you all the active energy you will need on this project.
Mongolia Restoration and Renovation in Ulaanbaatar
Visit Mongolia and experience its ancient culture and take part in this novel way of helping in developing the local infrastructure for village communities.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Here you will find an overview of the frequently asked questions about our programs. If you have a question please feel free to contact us.
Are the program fees subject to change?
When you apply, we will email you your acceptance to the program together with a price quotation. When you confirm your booking paying your deposit within one month from the date you applied then your program fee will remain unchanged, even if the fees might change on the website during this time.
What is the average age of participants?
We have participants of different ages. Most are between 18 and 35 years. But we also have participants who are older (up to 55 years). The programs are suitable for both younger volunteers and older volunteers.
What is the support like overseas?
We believe our support at our destinations is excellent, just check our testimonials and reviews to see what our customers said. We have full-time staff in each destination. It is their job to set up and coordinate your placement, check out your accommodation, meet you at the airport and provide you with any support you need.
Can I also join my friend or family member?
Yes, you can book any of our programs together with one or more people. We will then organize your program together. Just let us know when you sign up and you will each receive a discount of £35/US$45/AU$60/€40.
Can I participate for a short period?
Yes you can participate from one week (from 2 weeks for some programs). You have a choice of different projects where you can gain a fantastic experience.
How well should my English be?
Anyone who can understand and speak reasonable English and express themselves in English can participate in the program. The level of English of the children you will teach is usually low.
Is travel insurance mandatory?
Yes this is mandatory. You are responsible for yourself if something happens to you abroad. That is why you have to take out travel insurance yourself before you leave.
Will I be picked up from the airport?
Yes, you will be picked up from the airport by the local coordinator. Let us know your flight details and we will arrange this for you.
Can I choose what type of project I want to work at?
Yes you can certainly do that. During your registration you can let us know which project (s) you want to join. You work about 4-5 hours a day, from Monday to Friday. At the weekend you are free to travel or to discover the surroundings.
Are your programs suitable for an internship?
yes that is possible for some projects. In the past we have had several participants who have done our program as an internship. Contact us if you have specific requirements for your internship.
Can I combine different countries?
Yes you can combine different countries. That is a great way for a unique experience of different cultures in one journey.
Can I still travel around after the program?
Yes, you can do this, we have several volunteers who travel around after their program has been done or before their program starts.
Will other volunteers be present on the project?
The number of volunteers can vary depending on the period, the country and the project. We can not guarantee the presence of other volunteers on the project.
Do I have to reserve my flight myself?
Yes you book yourself for your flight. Once you book we will let you know the details of your arrival and then you can book your flight. Let us know your flight details and we will arrange your pickup on arrival.
What to do in case of difficulties on the spot?
In the event of difficulties on the spot, you should first contact the person in charge of the project on site to inform that person about your situation. If the problems persist, contact us so that we can help if needed.
When can I register?
The earlier, the better it is to be certain of your place on a project on the dates of your choice. You can still register up to 4 weeks before departure, we will let you know within 24 hours if the program is still available.
Prices of the Program in MOngolia
Prices in Pounds
2 weeks : 819 Pounds
3 weeks : 1129 Pounds
4 weeks : 1375 Pounds
Prices in US$
2 weeks : 1299 US$
3 weeks : 1349 US$
4 weeks : 1639 US$
Prices in Euro
2 weeks : 899 Euro
3 weeks : 1159 Euro
4 weeks : 1409 Euro
* For the Restoration and Renovation projects there is an extra charge of £40/US$60/AU$75/€45 per week
What’s included : Volunteer Program • Airport pickup • Accommodation • Meals • Support • Pre-departure information
Not included : flight, insurance, visa, criminal background check, vaccinations, transport back to the airport at end of the program, personal expenses, 4% international banking fee
Why book with GapXperience
How to Book your Program
Participants are encouraged to submit their applications as far in advance as possible as places on the program are limited. You can apply up to 1 month before your start date. Apply today and get ready for one of the most amazing experiences of your life!
Fill out the Application Form. We will process your application and let you know if your application was successful within 24 hours.
Pay your deposit to reserve you place in the program. You can pay the deposit in these currencies: £145, US$175 or €150.
Pay the remaining fees, minus the deposit which you already paid, six weeks before your start date of your program.