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Operation Groundswell: Learning Service and Adventure Around the World

Is volunteering abroad helping or harming the developing world? Is there a way for us to contribute to development while also critiquing it? At Operation Groundswell, we connect with local activists, artists, organizations, farmers and change-makers that ...
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MADRE sends Voyages with a Vision delegations to the communities of their sister organizations to gain a firsthand understanding of human rights struggles and facilitate an exchange of friendship and support between delegates and women and youth activists ...
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Union Rempart is divided into member associations, which organize more than 200 volunteer work camps, known as chantiers. Every year chantiers all over France draw more than 3 000 volunteers, around 25% of whom come from abroad. All chantiers benefit from ...
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Dealing with an environmental issue is no easy task and you can quickly realize how little can be achieved on an individual basis. Ending environmental deterioration caused by poverty is complicated and requires the skills, experience and creativity of ma ...
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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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A wide variety of different international volunteer short term projects, including: work with orphans and other socially disadvantaged children environmental and nature protection activities, ecology, gardening and forestry renovation and restoration ...
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Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) in the Galapagos Islands offers volunteer opportunities to students and professionals who study and work in environmental science and conservation. Student volunteers must have completed 2 or more years of undergradu ...
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In Defense of Animals African offers six month volunteer positions through the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center in Cameroon. Under the direction of a Project Manager, volunteers are responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations of the sanctuary. ...
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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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At Crossroads International we recruit volunteers with expertise in a wide range of sectors including information and communications technology, insurance, law, community economic development and women.
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Looking for an opportunity to share a holiday with a group of people to help a less fortune society? Join a Bangladesh Work Camps Association (BWCA) camp! Work Camp projects include social welfare, rural development, community and organizational developme ...
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EcuEVP is a non-profit organization whose participants volunteer in social, educational, and conservation projects in locations throughout Ecuador.
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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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Conservation Experience is an amazing way to enjoy the beautiful Australian or New Zealand environment while making a contribution to its practical conservation. Volunteers are part of a team and get to meet people from around the world. Projects which do ...
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Join leaders in sustainable ecotourism and marine conservation by volunteering aboard our sister companies' Marine Dynamics' shark cage-diving and Dyer Island Cruises' whale-watching vessels. You will assist clients and crew on the ecotourism vessels, edu ...
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Have a unique volunteer experience in Argentina through Mente Argentina's carefully designed program. This is the perfect way to meet new friends, immerse oneself in the Argentine culture and make a difference in the world. As part of the Mente Argentina ...
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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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Through its affiliation with large voluntary service networks, Volunteers For Peace exchanges more than a thousand volunteers each year to help communities meet local needs and work toward the goals of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All projec ...
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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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