Environment / Conservation

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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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Global Service Corps offers volunteer programmes ranging from two to nine weeks in Thailand and Tanzania. Internship placements of nine weeks and more are available in the same countries. Projects include HIV/AIDS prevention, sustainable agriculture, inte ...
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Many people feel empathy towards animals and would love the opportunity to work with them, but feel they lack sufficient training or experience. To participate in an AEI Experience, you need only have a passion for animals and a desire to help – we provid ...
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Iko Poran is affiliated with a number of NGOs. Through these organizations, Iko Poran offers volunteer programs to cater to benefit the communities they serve. Volunteers have a unique experience of by actively participating in developing communities for ...
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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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We are 1Planet, a unique organization for placing volunteers in positions innately suited to their interests and values. We specialize in environmental and animal welfare concerns. We have partnered with the Animal Rescue Fund of Rincon, Puerto Rico to so ...
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Bimini Biological Field Station's Sharklab is looking for two kinds of volunteers, people with a biological background who are generally interested in gaining field experience working with sharks and students already involved in a graduate programme looki ...
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Get paid to work in a selection of countries from around the world. Travel and see more on days off. Participants can also join a volunteer programme and immerse themselves in another culture or study languages abroad. Short group trips are available as w ...
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Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) aims to promote peace, understanding, justice and development among Kenyans and within the international community. For this purpose the association recruits young men and women from diverse ethnic, national ...
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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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Our volunteer projects focus on animal welfare, conservation and teaching and childcare causes across the globe. We offer projects from between 1-12 weeks and cater for solo travellers, groups and families. Our top destinations are South Africa, Thailand, ...
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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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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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Youth have always been at the heart of what we do, how we do it, and why we do it. Our community-driven development projects were created to provide young people with the knowledge and experience they need to make an impact on a global scale. Our Six-Ni ...
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Programmes offered by the African Conservation Trust are projects conceived by Africans and implemented by Africans to achieve self-sustained funding for environmental research in Southern Africa. The difference between the Trust and other volunteer organ ...
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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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MEDASSET is seeking nature-loving volunteers to participate in a sea turtle nesting survey on the island of Lefkada, western Greece, in July 2012. Volunteers are needed to conduct daily surveys on the beaches of the island and identify sea turtle nests fo ...
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Global Citizens Network (GCN) sends small teams of volunteers to rural communities around the world where the volunteers immerse themselves in the daily life of the community. The team works on projects initiated by people in the local community, for the ...
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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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Work with elephants, children and nature.  You can get real experiance with Sri Lanka and its people. We provide to you good accommodation,  good food and 24-hours security and services.
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