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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders: Medical and Non-medical Volunteer Opportunities

MSF staff work at the forefront of emergency medical care for populations in need. As well as providing primary healthcare for people suffering from endemic diseases and neglect, MSF also performs surgery, rehabilitates hospitals and clinics, runs nutriti ...
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Focus In Africa: Volunteer placements, internships and adventure travel in Tanzania

Focus in Africa organizes a wide range of voluntary work programs, internship projects, and safari adventures in Tanzania. Our non-profit organization works at the grassroots level, which enables those who volunteer in Africa to positively impact our comm ...
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For Canadian and other non-American participants, Centre for Cultural Interchange (CCI) arranges academic year high school, as well as a variety of programmes for students and adults wishing to live and/or work in the US for a short period of time. For Am ...
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Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) is an integrated rural health system and provides medical care and community health and development programmes for more than 300,000 impoverished people in the Artibonite Valley of central Haiti.
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Vitalise runs one of the largest and most diverse volunteer programmes in the UK. Over 6,000 people volunteer their time with Vitalise every year. Anyone and everyone can volunteer! There is no upper age limit. Vitalise actively welcomes people from all b ...
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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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Projects Abroad sends volunteers abroad to 29 countries to do over 200 different internships and service projects. Since being founded in 1992, we have grown to a team of 450 people around the world that sends nearly 7500 volunteers annually. Volunteers c ...
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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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A non-profit organization located in Nepal dedicated to providing meaningful volunteering placements for international students.
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SCI Work camps are short term projects with long term goals. Most work camps have a specific goal or task to be achieved in the 2
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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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Elective Africa provides healthcare and pre-health students and volunteers an opportunity to undertake projects in Healthcare Electives, Pre-Health Shadowing, Teaching, childcare and conservation. The customized placements are well crafted to suit one’s s ...
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Study Tour participants have the unique opportunity of seeing community development in action in Uganda or Tanzania. You will meet with local community members, learn about CPAR
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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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FIMRC currently manages project sites in eight countries across the globe. Each location encompasses FIMRC’s mission, but the way in which we execute our work differs depending on the needs of the community. As our sites are always open, we welcome volunt ...
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Soft Power Education provides volunteer opportunities for participants to help improve the educational facilities of schools in Uganda. Volunteers come from countries around the world to live and work in Uganda while living within the local community, exp ...
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All Access Volunteers provides unique volunteer experiences while assisting in the long-term sustainability of our partner organizations throughout Central & South America. Projects include teaching, health care, conservation, building, community deve ...
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Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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Experiential Learning International (ELI) partners with local organizations to provide international volunteer placements in various fields including social work, education, conservation and health care. Placements include positions in schools, orphanages ...
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