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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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The WorldWide Volunteering (WWV) database enables volunteers to build an on-screen profile of their ideal volunteer placement which is then matched against the requirements of over 3200 organizations with more than 1,585,000 placements each year thro ...
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With Australia Volunteers International, volunteers make a hands on difference in the fight against poverty. They can help advocate, develop programmes, monitor and evaluate success of Australian Volunteers International's volunteer programmes worldwide. ...
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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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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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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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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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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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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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AVIF offers volunteer placements in Kenya with volunteers taking part in teaching in local schools and distributing dental products and medicines. Volunteers live with hosts in very remote, rural locations, and will be placed with at least one other volun ...
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World Camp is committed to empowering children in impoverished communities around the world through education. They currently offer volunteer programs in Malawi, Africa. World Camp focuses on education and projects include programmes on HIV/AIDS preventio ...
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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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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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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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The UK & USA branches of Kings World Trust work in partnership with Kings World Trust for Children (India) which manages and controls the operational work of the Trust on mutually agreed projects with children and young people. The Trust operates a volunt ...
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Participants with GIVE International are interested in 'learning through experience' and come from a variety of backgrounds. Individual volunteer placements last between 4-12 weeks, and participants are encouraged to assist in fundraising to cover the cos ...
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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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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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Operation Crossroads Africa, Inc. offers a seven week volunteer project- The Africa Programme. The Africa Programme has three components: three orientation days before departure, six work weeks on a development project in the host country, and one travel ...
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