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Many available volunteer opportunities, internship experiences abroad, teaching programs, trips and treks, in Nepal, India, Tibet and Sri Lanka. Projects include work in an orphanage, teaching English, environmental conservation, work in the health sector ...
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Objectives:•Protect and make known the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through education•Assist the needy child irrespective of tribe, origin, sex or religion, in the domain of social welfare•Protect the child from sexual exploitation, child labo ...
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Work with indigenous people in community based programs that promote autonomy and quality of life. Some programs include setting up mobile dental clinics to serve children, developing teaching curriculum with teachers in Nicaragua and Nepal. Working on a ...
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Running for over 14 years, Future Leaders Underprivileged Children's Centre (UCC) is an educational and sports programme dedicated to integrating out-of-school youth into the formal education system and promoting free vocational training for young adults ...
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There are many volunteer opportunities with Edirisa, from teaching to gardening, renovations to health care run in three possible volunteer locations in Uganda: Teach Inn Bufuka (Bufuka and Kyabahinga schools), Bukinda (Ryabirengye and Nyakasiru schools), ...
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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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Volunteers for International Partnership (VIP) offers volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups to do international community service in health, social services, environment and education. Work with a rural development project, volunteer in a heal ...
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COOPI is committed to fighting against social injustice and poverty in the global South and to building a future that guarantees everyone adequate living conditions, equal opportunities and respect of their rights. In order to carry out its development pr ...
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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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Gap Activity Projects (GAP) is one of the oldest "gap year" organizations, with more than 30 year
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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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The Volunteer & Language programme is the ideal combination for those who want to immerse themselves in the culture and really get to know the people of the country they are visiting. The programme starts with a language course of 2 to 12 weeks, which is ...
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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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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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This project is working with a charity that builds and runs girls’ boarding houses near secondary colleges and lycées in the High Atlas Mountains, providing the opportunity for selected girls from villages across the region to continue their education. Th ...
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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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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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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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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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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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