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Programmes offered by the African Conservation Trust are projects conceived by Africans and implemented by Africans to achieve self-sustained funding for environmental research in Southern Africa. The difference between the Trust and other volunteer organ ...
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This programme is for students looking for a unique experience allowing them to discover a new culture, live in a host family, while volunteering in France at non profit organizations. It is also a great way to make new friends, develop interpersonal skil ...
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Union Rempart is divided into member associations, which organize more than 200 volunteer work camps, known as chantiers. Every year chantiers all over France draw more than 3 000 volunteers, around 25% of whom come from abroad. All chantiers benefit from ...
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Many available volunteer opportunities, internship experiences abroad, teaching programs, trips and treks, in Nepal, India, Tibet and Sri Lanka. Projects include work in an orphanage, teaching English, environmental conservation, work in the health sector ...
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Visions in Action offers six and twelve month fee-based Classic Volunteer Programs, as well as short-term summer programs, in Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. The Classic Volunteer Programme supports the work of local NGOs in a wide variety of s ...
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Atlantic Whale Foundation offers volunteer placements to international volunteers who are interested in contributing their time to this environmental project. Volunteers will work as research guides on the whale watching boats three or so days per week an ...
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Oikos is an association engaged in the protection of the environment and the promotion of voluntary service. Projects include conservation projects, but recently Oikos has expanded its focus to include humanitarian programmes as well.
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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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Camphill Communities offers volunteer positions for those wishing to volunteer their time with people with mental disabilities and learning difficulties. Various sites are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Generally, no qualifications are necessary, ...
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By volunteering with the National Trust, volunteers take part in an exciting and interesting way to make a difference in conserving the environment and the UK's heritage. Whatever their interests or skills, the National Trust would love to hear from all v ...
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UNS Exchange arranges and supports the placements of around 300 volunteers per year on International Volunteer Projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. The volunteers work on environmental, social and cultural projects with local people. Projects off ...
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A wide variety of different international volunteer short term projects, including: work with orphans and other socially disadvantaged children environmental and nature protection activities, ecology, gardening and forestry renovation and restoration ...
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Balkan Sunflowers brings volunteers from around the world to work as neighbours and friends in social reconstruction and renewal. By organizing social and cultural activities, they promote understanding, further non-violent conflict transformation, and ce ...
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In summer 2013, we are offering 8 international workcamps in Brittany and Pays de la Loire region (western France) on built heritage and environment. Our three week workcamps are opened to any young person from 18 years old who wants to live an enriching ...
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Katimavik is Canada's leading youth service organization, and the National Experience offers a life-changing opportunity for youth, ages 17-25, to explore Canada, make new friendships, gain valuable work experience, and contribute to positive change throu ...
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The Volunteer & Language programme is the ideal combination for those who want to immerse themselves in the culture and really get to know the people of the country they are visiting. The programme starts with a language course of 2 to 12 weeks, which is ...
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Friends of ATD Fourth World volunteer their time and talents, offering all kinds of experience and skills. They are essential for the development of their anti-poverty work in the UK and work closely with the full-time team. There are many opportunities f ...
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Global Service Corps offers volunteer programmes ranging from two to nine weeks in Thailand and Tanzania. Internship placements of nine weeks and more are available in the same countries. Projects include HIV/AIDS prevention, sustainable agriculture, inte ...
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Short and long term projects are available for volunteers who wish to make a difference by volunteering their time internationally. Projects take place in Africa, Latin America and Asia and range from working with street children in Ecuador, teaching Engl ...
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Experiential Learning International (ELI) partners with local organizations to provide international volunteer placements in various fields including social work, education, conservation and health care. Placements include positions in schools, orphanages ...
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