Volunteer in South Korea

3 volunteering Projects in south korea

Volunteer in South Korea with GapXperience! We have 3 volunteer projects available including the Culture Week, After School Project and the Temple Stay Project, maybe you want to volunteer in Ethiopia or volunteer in Japan in any of our other program.

Fast Facts

Location: Daegu, South Korea
Start Dates: Start every Monday throughout the year
Arrival: Daegu International Airporton Sunday
Duration: 1-4 weeks

Daegu South Korea

about the program in south korea

Joining our program in South Korea provides a unique & worthwhile experience and is a great way to gain new experiences and skill sets while learning about the local culture and people in South Korea. The programs are located in Daegu, a vibrant city that is home to more than 2.4 million residents. It is located in the North Gyeongsang Province of South Korea and is positioned between the capital, Seoul, and Busan.

GapXperience is a gap year & volunteer company with 14 years of experience and over 200 programs in over 30 countries worldwide. We see volunteering and meaningful travel as an essential part of personal and career development, playing a key role in life and work related skills. We believe that by volunteering, experiencing, living & working side-by-side with local communities, participants can come away with a greater understanding of the global community and the cultural diversity.

For our programs in South Korea you need to arrive on the Sunday before the start date of the program at TAE (Daegu International Airport) at 10:00 to16:00. You will be picked up from the airport and taken to your accommodation. You can join the program from 1 to 4 weeks. Departure day is Saturday of your last week.

You can start the programs every Monday!

These programs are available in South Korea :

  • Culture Week
  • After School
  • Temple Stay

Read on for more details of the wonderful programs!

Holidays in South Korea

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers need to be 18 years or over to participate.
  • You need to have your own travel insurance in order to join the program.
  • As this is a cross-cultural program it is important to be flexible and open to local customs and traditions.
  • Participants must have a clean criminal background check and give it to the coordinator on arrival, click here for details

Accommodation & Melas

There are three meals included from Monday to Friday and two meals during the weekend.

The volunteer accommodation in Samraong is based on single gender rooms.


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about the projects in south korea

There are different projects available in South Korea. 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!

Culture Week
If you have ever wanted to get to know more about South Korea, here is your chance! This program is an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the local area, explore trendy shopping locations, visit local museums, temples and attractions and even try your own hand at cooking a typical Korean meal. What you expect to get from this immersion, is the perfect introduction to an amazing Asian culture and enjoyment from the first day to the last!
Click here for full details

After School Project
Wouldn’t it be nice to spend your afternoons with local village children. You can help them with their homework, engage them in physical activities like sports, play games, sing songs, and teach them English! The possibilities are way too many to mention, but the opportunity to be a positive influence on the younger generation is just too incredible to miss!
Click here for full details

Temple Stay
You will spend your week in an authentic monastic environment, where you will learn about Buddhist practices, history and culture. You will spend your day actively engaged in meditation, chanting, and even intentional silence, as your encounter is guided by local Korean monks performing daily acts in accordance with their Zen tradition.
Click here for full details

prices of the program in south korea

Prices in Pounds
1 week : 595 Pounds
415 Pounds per extra week

Prices in US$
1 week : 825 US$
575 US$ per extra week

Prices in AU$
1 week : 1050 AU$
730 AU$ per extra week

Prices in Euro
1 week : 665 Euro
465 Euro per extra week

* For the Temple Stay there is an extra charge of £70/US95/AU$125/€75 per week

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

Lowest & Affordable Prices

Our prices are some of the lowest of similar programs without reducing the quality, support and services.

Book Together with Friend

Book the program together with one or more persons and you all get a discount of £35/US$45/€40.

Discount Returning Customers

Many of our customers join us again and they get a discount on their program of £35/US$45/€40.

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!

Application Form
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.

Remaining Fees
Pay the remaining fees, minus the deposit which you already paid, six weeks before your start date of your program.

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