Environment / Conservation

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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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Katimavik: National Experience

Katimavik is Canada's leading youth service organization, and the National Experience offers a life-changing opportunity for youth, ages 17-25, to explore Canada, make new friendships, gain valuable work experience, and contribute to positive change throu ...
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In collaboration with local organizations, Institute for Field Research Expeditions (IFRE) presently offers volunteer and intern abroad programs in Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, China, Thailand, Peru, Costa Rica, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania. Their ...
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AOP participation supports local grass root organization in programs that tackle poverty, ecology, environment, community tourism, education, water and sanitation and other areas affecting our needy communities.
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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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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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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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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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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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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 aim of AJUDE's volunteer workcamps in Mozambique is to rebuild social cooperation and create economic stability to provide people with access to health care, sanitation and education. Workcamp projects include environmental conservation, AIDS awarenes ...
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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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VolNepal currently works to assist and improve the welfare of the underprivileged in our society. Our work includes community rural sustainability development, education and capacity building, teaching, technology, literacy, economically self-sustaining a ...
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Integrated Learning Experiences provides fun, rewarding and meaningful volunteer experiences in Latin America. We work in childcare, education, medicine, wildlife, women empowerment, human rights, microfinance and more! Discover a new culture while helpin ...
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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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El Porvenir invites volunteers to travel to Nicaragua and make their vacation really meaningful by sharing the life and work of a Nicaraguan village. El Porvenir offers groups of 10-15 people the opportunity to work side-by-side with villagers on one of t ...
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The Mini-Adventure programme offers the opportunity for people who want to explore the beauty of Ghana, its rich culture and peace-loving people. Alive Foundation has designed the Mini-Adventure programme for volunteers, students, professionals, retirees ...
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Visions in Action offers six and twelve month fee-based Classic Volunteer Programs, as well as short-term summer programs, in Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. The Classic Volunteer Programme supports the work of local NGOs in a wide variety of s ...
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The programme is based in the beautiful coastal region of Sainte Luce which is surrounded by extremely rare and threatened fragments of littoral (coastal) forest. It integrates practical hands-on conservation research on endangered flora and fauna, in par ...
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