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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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Cosmic Volunteers offers volunteer programs in Africa, Asia, and South America. These programs include teaching English, working in orphanages, in healthcare, in journalism, in HIV/AIDS clinics, in conservation and cultural tours.
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Schools Without Borders (SWB) runs various programs around the world, which make learning more accessible and engaging for today's youth. All of their programs use a hands-on/project-based methodology that encourages youth to take responsibility for their ...
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GapGuru creates unique gap year programmes for individuals. They provide essential planning and structure to enable participants to make the most of their time out. Volunteer placements may include work with children, conservation work, or placements in j ...
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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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The View Foundation is currently offering volunteer projects in Tanzania and in Cuba. In Tanzania volunteers will help to construct a school/orphanage building in a small village outside Arusha. They will work with the local children and teens by assistin ...
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Youth Action for Peace (YAP) organizes a great variety of activities to give young people the experience to learn and demonstrate peaceful living together with people from different cultures and to contribute to local community and peace development. Thei ...
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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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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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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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Gençtur provide volunteer and work opportunities for travellers in Turkey.
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The Leap provides a variety of voluntary work and sporting programmes all round the world. They uniquely combine the exciting elements of adventure travel with helping on sustainable eco-tourism/safari, conservation and community projects. All Leap projec ...
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The Mexico Summer Project brings together young people from different countries for seven weeks of intercultural exchange, service work, and reflective learning among the indigenous communities of rural Mexico. Projects include a sustainable development p ...
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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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On an Earthwatch expedition, participants will be volunteering their time and energy to scientific field research or a conservation project in one of 50 countries around the world. Applicants don
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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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The NJBG offers a wide range of excursions during the whole year. In Spring and Autumn they visit a city or region in The Netherlands or abroad for one or two days. For the summer holidays they offer several summer camps to their members. Members can help ...
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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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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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