Tamar Center - Pattaya

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Trip Overview

We are looking for volunteers to come and work with our team to reach out to bargirls trapped in the sex industry in Pattaya, Thailand. Your job will be to teach the bargirls some English, go on outreach to the bars and build relationships with them. Teach English and engage with women in the sex industry in Pattaya, Thailand

No money needs to be paid to Tamar Center, but you need to provide for your own costs, including accommodation, food and travel expenses. Outreach expenses are covered by Tamar Center for you. A sample budget will be sent to you during the application process.

Open for (female) groups to come and serve for 1-2 weeks.
Couples and families are welcome, but we do not have many jobs for males. As our ministry focuses on the women in the sex industry, we have mostly jobs for female workers. There are no costs to the Tamar centre but you will need to pay for your accommodation and meals. An example budget will be sent upon acceptance. Price excludes non-refundable deposit of £50, flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations.

Applicants must be 18 or over.

Please check dates with us before applying. If you live in the UK, you can use this link to apply https://www.uk.om.org/short-term-mission-application-form

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.

What To Expect

You will be part of the Tamar Volunteer Team reaching out to women in the bars. Relationship building is very important and you need to be willing to engage with the women. We have all materials for teaching English ready for you to use and will teach you how to do outreach to the bars. You will also work with the women that have left the sex industry already and are doing vocational job training at our center. We provide regular prayer meetings and devotions especially for the volunteers – www.tamarcenter.org

Participant Profile

Age Range: 18-99

We are looking for female volunteers that come for at least 2-3 months to be with us. You should be at least 18 years old and should have a heart for working with women in prostitution. As you can imagine, working with women coming out of the sex industry is not always easy and so you should be able to handle the situation, be mature and ready to serve the women.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be accommodation provided?

In Pattaya there are many forms of accommodation that serve different budgets. A sample list of accommodation will be provided.

Will there be food provided?

You will need to provide or cook your own food. Thai street food is world famous, cheap and available everywhere. International food is also available but more expensive. Sample budgets will be provided.

Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?

Please book your flights to Bangkok Airport – BKK. From there it is about 1.5 hour travel time by bus or taxi. Companies will be provided.

What should my health condition be like?

Good general health condition. There are no big dangers - the biggest one is probably dengue fever. Pattaya has a number of high quality hospitals.

Do I need a visa?

90 day Tourist Visa to start with

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