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Gap Activity Projects (GAP) is one of the oldest "gap year" organizations, with more than 30 year
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This programme is for students looking for a unique experience allowing them to discover a new culture, live in a host family, while volunteering in France at non profit organizations. It is also a great way to make new friends, develop interpersonal skil ...
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The Women's Aid organization (WAO) is an independent, non-religious, non-governmental organization based in Malaysia, committed to confronting violence against women. Annually, WAO is helped by many volunteers. This help is invaluable. They are always loo ...
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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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Volunteers are the heart of the Canadian Red Cross and the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement. The work of the Red Cross is only made possible because thousands of volunteers willingly give their time to help vulnerable people. Volunteer activi ...
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The volunteer placements with Development in Action are generally through volunteer partnerships with Indian charities, schools and organizations who have expressed an interest in having UK volunteers to assist them in their work. The work of the Indian p ...
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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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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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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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Fikelela Children's Home is situated in a quiet area of Khayelitsha township not far from Cape Town. Fikelela provides safe, secure and nurturing home-based care for up to 40 children aged between 0-8 years of age. The children are either affected by, or ...
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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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Volunteer Africa offers volunteer opportunities in rural development and working with orphaned and vulnerable children. In rural development projects, volunteers work alongside villagers building village health centres, school classrooms, pit latrines and ...
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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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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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Combine conservation projects with community development and adventure programmes and make a Gap Year, Career Break or Summer Holiday a Life Changing experience! Placement types include marine conservation, various teaching and community projects. Project ...
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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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Students Partnership Worldwide (SPW) offers volunteer programmes focusing on community development. Most volunteer placements last between 5 and 11 months and are available in countries in South Asia and Africa. Projects mainly focus on youth and health e ...
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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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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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