GVI project opportunities range from wildlife research projects to care for abandoned street children. Operating across several continents GVI offers a variety of programs with well known organizations such as the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and South African National Parks.
Formed in 1998, GVI is a non-religious, non-political organization that brings together volunteers from all over the world to work on aid-reliant projects. GVI volunteers work on projects in the fields of education, community development, wildlife research and conservation.
All applicants are required to submit an online application via the GVI website. They will be expected to go through a telephone interview with a program specialist to determine eligibility. There is no fee attached for submitting an application.
GVI offer both short- and long-term internship placements on many GVI-run locations that provide additional training and guidance from GVI's experienced in-field teams. Interested applicants should speak to their program coordinator.