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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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Voluntary Workcamps Association of Ghana (VOLU) workcamps offer volunteer opportunities in a variety of sectors, with projects that include building a school, organizing an AIDS awareness campaign or helping replenish a rainforest. Projects are usually ei ...
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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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Respectable health care is one of the scarcest commodities in the developing world. The solution is to ensure health care is both excellent and accessible for those in need. To accomplish this, MMI facilitates the work of volunteer health care professiona ...
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Volunteer in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas with Cultural Passage. Set in Shimla, a former British hill station. Volunteers interact with community development projects, dive into cultural perspectives through curated activities, and reflect on the ...
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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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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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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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Madventurer community projects focus on building basic infrastructure to assist local community development. Their key focus is youth development and the provision and improvement of health, education and sanitation facilities such as schools, clinics, to ...
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The aim of Rokpa UK is to improve the quality of life of the poorest peoples around the world irrespective of their religion, nationality or cultural background. The majority of Rokpa's projects are aimed at giving children from the poorest backgrounds th ...
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ELAP arranges and prepares students for volunteer and occasional internship placements. Participants address the needs of a community abroad, while applying the lessons from the experience to their own personal growth. Experiential learning adds another d ...
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VolNepal currently works to assist and improve the welfare of the underprivileged in our society. Our work includes community rural sustainability development, education and capacity building, teaching, technology, literacy, economically self-sustaining a ...
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Live and work with local people on life-affirming international service projects. Join a network of service: teach conversational English; care for vulnerable children; paint, build and repair community buildings; or assist with health care. No specialize ...
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Integrated Learning Experiences provides fun, rewarding and meaningful volunteer experiences in Latin America. We work in childcare, education, medicine, wildlife, women empowerment, human rights, microfinance and more! Discover a new culture while helpin ...
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Involvement Volunteers Association Inc. (IVI) helps volunteers from over 16 countries to participate in the many and varied volunteer placements available in an increasing number of lands around the world. Projects include social and community services as ...
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Mission trips for high school students and a separate trips for colleges/university students from around the world to meet, make friends and work together to improve the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children in Africa. Join tons of cultural activities ...
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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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Students Partnership Worldwide (SPW) offers volunteer programmes focusing on community development. Most volunteer placements last between 5 and 11 months and are available in countries in South Asia and Africa. Projects mainly focus on youth and health e ...
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