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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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MondoChallenge sends volunteers to help with development programmes in Africa, Asia and South America. All of their programmes are community based, meaning that volunteers live and work alongside local people. Projects include teaching (schools, orphanage ...
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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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Gap Activity Projects (GAP) is one of the oldest "gap year" organizations, with more than 30 year
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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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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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Greenforce offers international volunteer placements in areas of animal and environmental conservation, humanitarian work and social work. Volunteers can work with penguin rescue projects, orphanage work, in mountain schools, Amazon conservation and Red C ...
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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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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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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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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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Quest's 3-month gap trips to Africa and Latin America combine project volunteering and an adventure expedition. In Latin America participants get an additional language phase at the beginning of their trip. 3-month gap trips include conservation work as w ...
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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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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 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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Live the kibbutz atmosphere and take part in the social activities of the kibbutz - festivals, Jewish holy days, weddings and independence day celebrations. While in the kibbutz, volunteers can enjoy a pub, cinema, gym, tennis and basketball courts, a fo ...
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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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KIDS Worldwide helps to organize placements for international volunteers to get involved in projects for children located in developing countries around the world. These projects are managed by organizations registered in the country in which they work. K ...
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Work camps are international voluntary service projects where a group of volunteers from all over the world come to live and work together in the framework of community oriented and non for profit projects. Short, mid and long term volunteer work camps ar ...
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