OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA For many years the Father Ray Foundation has accepted foreign nationals who wish to volunteer their time working at the projects managed by the Father Ray Foundation.

Volunteers from more than thirty countries have given their time to help improve the lives of the children and students under the care of the Father Ray Foundation

Duties and activities scheduled to the volunteers include

Redemptorist Vocational School for People with Disabilities

  • Teaching English
  • Assisting in health clinic (only trained health professionals)

Father Ray Children’s Home

  • Teaching English
  • Teaching Chinese
  • Sports
  • Arts & crafts
  • Choir practice

Volunteer2Father Ray Children’s Village

  • Teaching English
  • Interactive play activities

Father Ray Outreach Work & Drop-In Center

  • Interactive play activities

Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind

  • Teaching English
  • Swimming lessons
  • Interactive play activities

Father Ray Day Care Center

  • Teaching English
  • Interactive play activities

Father Ray Foundation

  • Assist with fundraising activities
  • SOS Rice Appeal
  • Preparing newsletters
  • Tour guide for foreign visitors
  • Participating in activities organized on a local or national level.

Application process for foreign volunteers

Volunteer3All foreign nationals who wish to become a volunteer at the Father Ray Foundation are asked to send in an application package that must contain

  • CV/Resume
  • Statement explaining the reasons why they wish to become a volunteer at the Father Ray Foundation
  • Three references – which will be checked
  • A photo of the applicant – this is to show any facial piercing or tattoos
  • A criminal background check
  • A recording of their spoken English (English is the common language of the volunteer team and all volunteers must be fluent as the majority of the volunteers will, at some point, teach English)

We never turn a needy child away