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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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In collaboration with local organizations, Institute for Field Research Expeditions (IFRE) presently offers volunteer and intern abroad programs in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, Peru, Costa Rica, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania. Their ...
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Gençtur provide volunteer and work opportunities for travellers in Turkey.
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Alive Foundation's Volunteer Work-Camps bring together between 35 and 40 volunteers from all over the world. During these programmes, volunteers live together in simple housing structures in a community to partake in voluntary work which lasts for a maxim ...
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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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Volunteer Nepal partners with various NGOs to support community leaders and youth workers in community building, rural development and sustainability efforts. Projects are undertaken in the sectors of social work, health services and education and trainin ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Gap Activity Projects (GAP) is one of the oldest "gap year" organizations, with more than 30 year
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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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The Solar Sisters Programme invites volunteers with a commitment to environmental justice and equitable distribution of resources to volunteer their time installing solar panels in remote Nepalese villages. All volunteers are welcome, one only needs the w ...
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Expeditions place ordinary people alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Conservation projects include snow leopard research in the Altai mountains, whale studies on the Azores, chamois, bear & wolf conservation in the Tatra m ...
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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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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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The aim of Rokpa UK is to improve the quality of life of the poorest peoples around the world irrespective of their religion, nationality or cultural background. The majority of Rokpa's projects are aimed at giving children from the poorest backgrounds th ...
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Allianssi Youth Exchanges offers workcamp opportunities to international volunteers in Finland each year through the Alliance of the European Voluntary Service Organizations. Most applicants are recent high school graduates or university students who want ...
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