There are very limited opportunities for volunteer work in the TAR. There are considerable more opportunities outside the TAR, in Tibetan areas of Sìchuān and Qīnghǎi, and especially in Dharamsala (see www.volunteertibet.org.in).

Conscious Journeys (www.consciousjourneys.org) Runs medical ‘voluntourism’ trips to Tibetan areas of Sìchuān, as well as responsibly run tours in Tibet.

Rokpa (www.rokpauk.org/volunteering.html) Volunteer teaching positions in the Jyekundo (Yùshù) region of Qīnghǎi.