Environmental education / awareness

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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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Atlantic Whale Foundation offers volunteer placements to international volunteers who are interested in contributing their time to this environmental project. Volunteers will work as research guides on the whale watching boats three or so days per week an ...
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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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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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Volunteering at a Heifer International Learning Center offers a hands-on opportunity to see theory put in to practice and connects participants with a community that is actively working to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth! Experience working ...
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Each AMIGOS project is designed and implemented in close collaboration with partner agencies at the local and national level, creating a network of ideas and shared efforts that help to appropriately address the needs of their host communities. Projects a ...
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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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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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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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The goal of our field volunteer program is to contribute to sustainable development in the area, and is part of the Kalamos and Kastos sustainable development program. An important goal of this, is to help educate and inspire people from around the world ...
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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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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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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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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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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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Whether you want to get hands-on in a wildlife rehabilitation centre, experience life as a wildlife vet, learn how to track wildlife or join a research project in a national park – volunteering with African Conservation Experience allows you to make a rea ...
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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 National Trust for Scotland offers Thistle Camps that carry out a variety of activities- archaeology, crofting, wood-working and surveying. With such a large and diverse range of camps, they really do have something for everyone - old or young. So whe ...
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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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