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Katimavik: National Experience

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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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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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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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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Every Language, Every Culture, Everywhere, AmeriSpan Programs include Language immersion, Volunteer and Internship programs, College Study Abroad, SALUD Medical Spanish and Portuguese, Professional Development, Programs for Educators, Teenager Summer Abro ...
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Global Citizens Network (GCN) sends small teams of volunteers to rural communities around the world where the volunteers immerse themselves in the daily life of the community. The team works on projects initiated by people in the local community, for the ...
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Get paid to work in a selection of countries from around the world. Travel and see more on days off. Participants can also join a volunteer programme and immerse themselves in another culture or study languages abroad. Short group trips are available as w ...
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Volunteers for International Partnership (VIP) offers volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups to do international community service in health, social services, environment and education. Work with a rural development project, volunteer in a heal ...
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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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An APARE workcamp brings together the commitment of a team of volunteers and a local council authority with the objective of carrying out a project to preserve and develop features of local heritage and of the environment. The programme runs at various lo ...
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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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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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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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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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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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AVIF offers volunteer placements in Kenya with volunteers taking part in teaching in local schools and distributing dental products and medicines. Volunteers live with hosts in very remote, rural locations, and will be placed with at least one other volun ...
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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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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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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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Through its affiliation with large voluntary service networks, Volunteers For Peace exchanges more than a thousand volunteers each year to help communities meet local needs and work toward the goals of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All projec ...
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