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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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Schools Without Borders (SWB) runs various programs around the world, which make learning more accessible and engaging for today's youth. All of their programs use a hands-on/project-based methodology that encourages youth to take responsibility for their ...
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With Australia Volunteers International, volunteers make a hands on difference in the fight against poverty. They can help advocate, develop programmes, monitor and evaluate success of Australian Volunteers International's volunteer programmes worldwide. ...
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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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God's Children Ministries understands the importance of service to the poor, and we want to help those who have been led to contribute their time and talents. If you have a strong interest in volunteering to help disadvantaged people, volunteer with us in ...
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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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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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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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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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The WorldWide Volunteering (WWV) database enables volunteers to build an on-screen profile of their ideal volunteer placement which is then matched against the requirements of over 3200 organizations with more than 1,585,000 placements each year thro ...
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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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Although Casa Guatemala depends on private donations and to a lesser degree the income it generates from the hotel and farm shop, an essential part of its workforce are the foreign volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise in support of t ...
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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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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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COOPI is committed to fighting against social injustice and poverty in the global South and to building a future that guarantees everyone adequate living conditions, equal opportunities and respect of their rights. In order to carry out its development pr ...
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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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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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VCAP Nepal offers wide ranges of meaningful volunteering, intership, gap year travel programs and opportunities in Nepal for individuals, groups and families from all around the world at an affordable cost. Our volunteering, internship and gap year progra ...
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Gap Activity Projects (GAP) is one of the oldest "gap year" organizations, with more than 30 year
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This project meets the needs of families who are on or just above the poverty line in 3 farming and fishing villages between Siem Reap and Tonle Sap Lake. Life in these villages still revolves around subsistence farming and fishing. A programme of healthc ...
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