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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Experience Africa's unique wildlife up close and personal! This project gives volunteers the exciting opportunity to become part of the Nature Reserve Game Management Unit on the spectacular Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa. Join the team and help ...
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Community Development projects are all about getting involved with the local population. Volunteer Adventures' programmes allow volunteers to reach almost any segment of society in almost any area they choose. Volunteers can develop public health care pro ...
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In summer 2013, we are offering 8 international workcamps in Brittany and Pays de la Loire region (western France) on built heritage and environment. Our three week workcamps are opened to any young person from 18 years old who wants to live an enriching ...
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Global Routes' High School Programs allow students to become fully immersed in a foreign culture while gaining valuable volunteer and service experience. Whether volunteers are teaching English in Asia, building a community center in South America or a sc ...
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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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Every year, people of all ages and backgrounds, from Scotland, the UK and beyond come to work with Trees for Life to help restore the natural environment. The work can be physically challenging, sometimes reaching work sites can require long walks over ro ...
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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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Madagascar Research and Conservation Institutes Marine Conservation, Forest Conservation and Teaching programs affords volunteers the opportunity to experience Madagascars vibrant culture and unique wildlife while making a worthy contribution in pres ...
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The Akha Heritage Foundation's chief work with the Akha is providing security for human rights, and repairing damage which has been done to the community. Communities with protected human rights flourish, communities without human rights drop into despair ...
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For 18 years Outreach International has been working with small, community-led projects in some of the most engaging communities. Our local connections enable us to uniquely identify roles for volunteers who wish to live and work among a community. Our pe ...
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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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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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Rustic Pathways enriches the lives of its students and staff, benefits the parts of the world it serves and builds cultural bridges that lead to greater global understanding and cooperation. We are a 30-year global leader in providing superior quality com ...
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Blue Ventures is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to marine conservation, education and sustainable development in tropical coastal communities. Through marine expeditions, volunteers from around the world participate on career breaks, student gap ...
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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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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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We are building a network that will allow you, the traveller, to easily find out what type of assistance is needed in the areas you plan to visit. By using our interactive map, the first step is to find a charity near your destination that you would like ...
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