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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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Gapforce is an established provider of structured Gap Year and summer programs overseas. We offer volunteering programs, expeditions, training courses and internships across 5 specialist divisions: Greenforce: Marine research projects, teaching, communit ...
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Cosmic Volunteers offers volunteer programs in Africa, Asia, and South America. These programs include teaching English, working in orphanages, in healthcare, in journalism, in HIV/AIDS clinics, in conservation and cultural tours.
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RECOFU is in need of a Organization Development Coordinator in its endeavor to enhance the organization capacity and development. Volunteer qualifications are not very much considered but ideally, a volunteer should have a minimum of high school. In addit ...
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Operation Crossroads Africa, Inc. offers a seven week volunteer project- The Africa Programme. The Africa Programme has three components: three orientation days before departure, six work weeks on a development project in the host country, and one travel ...
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Changing Worlds pride itself on the quality of their service to customers. Their placements are carefully designed to give volunteers a great experience in their chosen country. The placements are visited and monitored regularly by their overseas represen ...
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The volunteer placements with Development in Action are generally through volunteer partnerships with Indian charities, schools and organizations who have expressed an interest in having UK volunteers to assist them in their work. The work of the Indian p ...
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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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International Relief Friendship Fund (IRFF) has carried out numerous international relief programmes over the years. Projects have included work in the education, medical and development sectors. Youth Volunteer Camps carry out similar projects. Contact t ...
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Internship program based in Nairobi Kenya. The program is best suited for aspiring medical students, pre-med, sophomore and elective students. Interested participants should have a keen interest in the medical/health profession and be actively working tow ...
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We believe that volunteers can make a real difference in local communities and game reserves, in fact we've seen it with our own eyes! We have over 80 volunteer programs in Southern and East Africa in the areas of community development, teaching, HIV/AIDS ...
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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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We are committed to peaceful resolution to conflicts, providing a forum for the exchange of information on global health concerns, policies, service and research. To enable persons with disabilities to overcome their physical limitations and empower them ...
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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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Volunteer Nepal partners with various NGOs to support community leaders and youth workers in community building, rural development and sustainability efforts. Projects are undertaken in the sectors of social work, health services and education and trainin ...
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Participants with GIVE International are interested in 'learning through experience' and come from a variety of backgrounds. Individual volunteer placements last between 4-12 weeks, and participants are encouraged to assist in fundraising to cover the cos ...
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Oikos is an association engaged in the protection of the environment and the promotion of voluntary service. Projects include conservation projects, but recently Oikos has expanded its focus to include humanitarian programmes as well.
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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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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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