Community programs

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Hundreds of volunteers from around the world come to work at Sunseed Desert Technology (SDT) each year. SDT relies on these volunteers not only for their valuable work and ideas, but also for their funding
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We place talented and motivated volunteers and interns in communities in need. Participants have the option to learn French (in Africa) or Spanish (in Latin America) during placement. Exchange Manager in-country supports participants 24/7. Participants st ...
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Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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Goodwill Group is always looking for motivated individuals who want to become part of their English teaching team. Generally, they try to place native English speakers with intermediate conversation classes while Thai speakers are asked to teach the basic ...
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Volunteers are needed in London to facilitate people with severe physical disabilities. In return SHAD offers free furnished accommodation, subsistence allowance (currently
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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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Discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore the best Uganda has to offer! Extra hands are always needed to help maintain order, fun and learning! You could find yourself helping with kids in an orphanage, taking a class or assi ...
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Proyecto San Gerardo has been providing skills training in central south Costa Rica for 10 years. We look for volunteers who have both the skills and the experience as well as the passion to help people learn. Our local students graduate with skills that ...
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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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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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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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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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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 Spanish, Camino means path or road, and in our Caminos Long-Term Volunteer Program, volunteers play a crucial role in providing a path out of poverty for disadvantaged children in Latin America. As a Caminos volunteer, you'll be working in the communit ...
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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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Each year, Birzeit University organizes two fortnight-long work camps which give international students the opportunity to work alongside Palestinian students on community-orientated projects. Palestine & Arabic Studies students often join the camps, whic ...
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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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Iko Poran is affiliated with a number of NGOs. Through these organizations, Iko Poran offers volunteer programs to cater to benefit the communities they serve. Volunteers have a unique experience of by actively participating in developing communities for ...
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A non-profit organization located in Nepal dedicated to providing meaningful volunteering placements for international students.
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World Challenge offers long and short term adventure travel expeditions. Expeditions take place all around the globe, and range from one to four weeks. While short term expeditions focus on adventure travel, long term expeditions incorporate volunteer com ...
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