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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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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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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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Gençtur provide volunteer and work opportunities for travellers in Turkey.
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Travel to Teach offers affordable volunteer programs in various locations in South East Asia and Central America. Whether you want to teach children at a primary school or monks at a Buddhist temple, whether you want to experience life in a hill tribe vil ...
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Much of the work in The Simon Community is carried out by volunteers, who co-ordinate and run Simon's residential and outreach work. Full-time volunteers live in the houses with residents, sharing their mutual strengths and weaknesses and creating a uniqu ...
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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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AFSAI offers two programmes for volunteers, Voluntary Services and Overseas Volunteers. Both programmes have volunteer projects in various sectors including work with children, elderly, disabled, environmental conservation, peace and third world awareness ...
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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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UNS Exchange arranges and supports the placements of around 300 volunteers per year on International Volunteer Projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. The volunteers work on environmental, social and cultural projects with local people. Projects off ...
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At Sudan Volunteer Programme (SVP), the basic volunteer programme is teaching English at various levels in Sudan. SVP promotes conversational practice and discussion groups with University students and other adults and also in some secondary schools. This ...
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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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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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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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CSV connects thousands of volunteers with opportunities around the UK each year. They offer Full Time volunteering opportunities as well as Part Time volunteering opportunities. Full Time volunteering is ideal for people who want to take a gap year, impro ...
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Youth Action for Peace (YAP) organizes a great variety of activities to give young people the experience to learn and demonstrate peaceful living together with people from different cultures and to contribute to local community and peace development. Thei ...
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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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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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Community partners and volunteer groups live and work together and are co-beneficiaries in programs that promote increased understanding, self-sustainability, and quality of life.
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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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