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ELAP arranges and prepares students for volunteer and occasional internship placements. Participants address the needs of a community abroad, while applying the lessons from the experience to their own personal growth. Experiential learning adds another d ...
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By volunteering for SCORE participants will join a dedicated team of staff and volunteers working to achieve common goals and striving towards a common vision. It is almost impossible to define a volunteer experience, as every individual experiences somet ...
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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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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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Students need you! TAN achievements and opportunities are inordinately limited for school youths in under-resourced school districts. The acute shortage of high-quality teachers in these schools leaves low-income and minority students particularly vulnera ...
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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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Foundation Bolivar Education is a non-profit organization based in Quito and founded in 1995, giving support to different areas where volunteers make a difference through their work and contribution. The foundation's assistance is carefully studied and ta ...
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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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Go Volunteer Africa coordinates placement of international volunteers who are committed to social development and who seek to learn and contribute by working as part of community initiated projects in developing countries in Africa. Go Volunteer Africa s ...
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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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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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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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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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Travellers Worldwide is a leading international provider of voluntary placements and work experience internships overseas. With over 16 years expertise and over 250 projects in 21 countries worldwide, we will help you find a unique experience that is both ...
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Serving through adventure, the Mzungu Program isn’t about adventures only it's also about being part of a community of like-minded people. Ordinary people, who want to do something extraordinary with their lives, make a difference in the world and make ne ...
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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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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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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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WorldTeach is currently looking for the motivated individuals who will serve as volunteer teachers in our yearlong, semester, and summer programs this year. Our volunteer teachers work in diverse countries in a myriad of placements. Placement locations ra ...
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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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