Community programs

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Volunteers have the unique opportunity to have a trip led or to work alongside Olympic and elite athletes in schools and orphanages in developing countries such as Rwanda and Malawi, where kids have few opportunities to play sports. KPI volunteer teams ha ...
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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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The Genesis Volunteer Programme offers volunteers he opportunity to teach in an Ecuadorian school for children who cannot afford education. Volunteers receive a week of fully supervised in-class training to learn how to maximize their teaching throughout ...
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We believe that volunteers can make a real difference in local communities and game reserves, in fact we've seen it with our own eyes! We have over 80 volunteer programs in Southern and East Africa in the areas of community development, teaching, HIV/AIDS ...
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Each AMIGOS project is designed and implemented in close collaboration with partner agencies at the local and national level, creating a network of ideas and shared efforts that help to appropriately address the needs of their host communities. Projects a ...
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With Australia Volunteers International, volunteers make a hands on difference in the fight against poverty. They can help advocate, develop programmes, monitor and evaluate success of Australian Volunteers International's volunteer programmes worldwide. ...
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Ugunja Community Resource Centre (UCRC) welcomes open-minded, motivated individuals eager to learn from and contribute to small-scale, community-based development initiatives. International placements are available within a range of programs and activitie ...
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The intention of the Zajel Youth Exchange is to provide foreign youth and An-Najah National University students, a venue to create a type of symbiotic relationship that will surpass what other exchange programmes have offered. Zajel focuses on three main ...
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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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Although Casa Guatemala depends on private donations and to a lesser degree the income it generates from the hotel and farm shop, an essential part of its workforce are the foreign volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise in support of t ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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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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The emphasis of the programme is not work but rather participation in ongoing project activities and community life. Work and activities are not organized especially for the volunteers.
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KIDS Worldwide helps to organize placements for international volunteers to get involved in projects for children located in developing countries around the world. These projects are managed by organizations registered in the country in which they work. K ...
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UBECI Foundation aims to reduce the work hours for over 600 children, aged 1-17, who rather than being enrolled in school, work up to 12 hours a day in the markets of Quito. UBECI accomplishes this by providing educational, social, emotional, medical, and ...
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Live and work with local people on life-affirming international service projects. Join a network of service: teach conversational English; care for vulnerable children; paint, build and repair community buildings; or assist with health care. No specialize ...
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Gençtur provide volunteer and work opportunities for travellers in Turkey.
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Changing Worlds pride itself on the quality of their service to customers. Their placements are carefully designed to give volunteers a great experience in their chosen country. The placements are visited and monitored regularly by their overseas represen ...
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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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Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) aims to promote peace, understanding, justice and development among Kenyans and within the international community. For this purpose the association recruits young men and women from diverse ethnic, national ...
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