Testimonials
"I'm sure when I ponder my life experiences, during the twilight of my years, I will regard my six weeks in Thailand as six of the most sensational weeks of my life... I traveled to Thailand hoping for an enriching experience. What I found exceeded my wildest expectations."
Chris Cox, International Health Program, Thailand
Thailand Integrated Programs
Thank you for taking the first steps towards enrollment in a GSC service-learning volunteer program in Thailand. This MyGSC page is your portal to complete additional forms, download documents for submission, view and download program information, and check your balance due. 

Applicant Name: #Name#
Program Selection: #ProgramSelection#
Program Start Date: #StartDate#
$300 Deposit Received: #DepositReceived#
Program Contribution Due: #ContributionDue#
Contribution Due Date: #60Days#

GSC strongly encourages you to express mail your items so that they are received on time. While obtaining a tracking number is useful and recommended, please do not require signature confirmation as this may result in delayed receipt of the items due to failed delivery attempts.

*Please note that you will not be granted final acceptance into the program until you submit all of the required items in a timely manner. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your program.

The following three items must be submitted online or received in GSC office by: #60Days# 

1. Submit your full Program Contribution by mail to the GSC office. See above for exact amount.

*Please note that GSC accepts program fee payment by personal check, cashier’s check, or money order only.  All payments and funds submitted to Global Service Corps must be in US dollars. If GSC receives checks in another currency, they will be returned to the participant, who will be required to re-submit the payment in US dollars. 

2. Download the Participant Policies Form and mail back to GSC .

3. Download Participant Background Information Form, complete and upload back to MyGSC page.*

*If you are under the age of 18 at the time of application you must print the Participant Background Information Form, complete the form with your Guardian's signature and mail it to GSC.

#BackgroundForm# 


The following three items must be submitted online or received in the GSC office by: #30Days# 

1. Download the Travel Insurance Requirement Form and mail it back to GSC: 

2. Register your trip with the Thailand Embassy. Follow these instructions and after you have successfully registered, forward (email) to GSC the username and password you create.

3. Order and submit a clear background check to GSC for the in-country partner organizations' review.  For specific details about the process, please follow these instructions.

4.
Copy your full Flight Itinerary into the form below. Note: All Thailand Programs begin on a Saturday and end on a Friday. Participants must arrive in country no later than the Friday before their Saturday start-date.  The arrival instructions vary depending on the structure of your Integrated Program.  Therefore, please download either the Arrival and Departure Instructions for the Orphanage Care/Teaching English Programs or the Arrival and Departure Instructions for the Buddhist Immersion Program, depending on your first program.  The Airport Arrival Instructions pertaining to the program with which you are beginning must be read carefully, printed out and brought with you on the plane to Thailand.  This document contains important instructions and contact information that you will want to have with you while traveling.  Volunteers arriving early or late will want to follow the specific instructions regarding accommodations and how to meet up with the in-country staff.

 

**IF YOUR FLIGHT ITINERARY CHANGES:
1. Upload the new itinerary onto your MyGSC Page, replacing the current itinerary.
2. Contact GSC Headquarters at Thailand@globalservicecorps.org indicating you have uploaded a new flight itinerary to your MyGSC Page.
3. GSC Headquarters staff will verify receipt of your itinerary change by email within two business days. Do NOT assume your newest itinerary has been confirmed until you receive notice from our office.


#ItineraryForm#


For Further Information:

Once you have paid your program contributions in full, GSC will send you a Thailand Participant Handbook in the mail. This packet is full of all the information you will need to prepare yourself for your program in Thailand. Additionally you can follow the links below to access more information about Thailand, your program, what to pack, and much, much more.  Please pay special attention to the Entry Requirements document listed below, as you may be required to obtain a visa to enter the country.  This document will provide you with important directions and suggested contacts for securing your visa.

**NOTE: Because of school and public holidays in Thailand, Teach English Abroad and Orphanage Care Program opportunities are limited during certain program dates. This information is located on the program overview email and on the GSC Dates and Rates web page. Please be sure you have read this information carefully.





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For questions and additional information about Travelguard Travel Insurance, please call 800-826-7791 ext. 14655 or call the 24 Hour World Service Center: 800-826-1300.  Travelguard ID# 79737.

Questions or comments? Email the Thailand Coordinator




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