Photographer & Videographer in Thailand

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Photographer & Videographer – Thailand

1 Year or More

Locations: Chiang Mai, Thailand with regional travel
Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
Orientation: Virtual and upon arrival
Departure Date: ASAP
Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay


Leverage your skills and passion to capture the sights and sounds of beautiful Thailand! Apply to be our Photographer and Videographer in Thailand today!

IDEAS partners with an organization that runs a 5-year medical training program in the hills of eastern Myanmar with a training facility located in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We are seeking a Photographer and Videographer to document the programs of our partner organization by using visual media of photography and
 videography to tell the story.

The chosen applicant for this position will have the following duties:

  • Produce high quality photographs
  • Produce promotional and/or instructional videos, including shooting and editing
  • Assist our media manager in the development of media for various purposes and audiences in order to promote the mission and vision of our partner organization
  • Periodic travel to other locations in Thailand and in Myanmar

Our partner organization is training young people from the jungle areas of Eastern Myanmar, primarily from the “Karen” people group. Decades of civil war has left the infrastructure in shambles. This program trains young adults to the level of Physician's Assistant over the course of the 5-year program. Graduates of the program go out to the remote areas to help build up their communities.

To hear from one of our team members, check out this blog post: Healthcare Along the Border.



  • Strong background in photography and videography preferred
  • Graphic design skills preferred
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Personal support to sufficiently live in Chiang Mai
  • Humble and flexible attitude


  • This position is a full-time position. Arrangements must be made with supervisor regarding time off and time for development of financial support. 
  • We encourage personal and professional development of our staff.

Costs will vary

This is a volunteer position. A customized budget will be created for the applicant.

Myanmar child

Have you wanted to use your photographer and videography skills to make a bigger impact? This position could be for you!

As a volunteer for this program, you will join a large, dynamic, and engaging team. All are focused on providing and teaching quality clinical healthcare and demonstrating a desire to help train up the next generation of Karen leaders. Your abilities will help document the training and share the impact this project is having with the rest of the world!

You will also have the opportunity to explore and engage the beauty and history of Thailand and Myanmar! You will experience new sights, sounds, and flavors, from bustling cities with crowded markets and bazaars to rural villages and farmland.

Perhaps you have been uniquely created for a volunteer position like this! Apply to be the Photographer & Videographer in Thailand today!