International Development

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Cuso International : International volunteering

Cuso International volunteers are skilled professionals who donate their expertise for up to two years to participate in a Cuso International program overseas. Volunteers provide strategic, technical and professional support to Cuso International's develo ...
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Mer et Monde : Initiation à la coopération internationale

Mer et Monde est un organisme québécois d'initiation à la coopération internationale implanté au Honduras et au Sénégal. Nous offrons des stages, de groupe et individuels, sur mesure et adaptés aux étudiants ainsi qu'à l'ensemble de la population, active ...
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Engineers Without Borders: Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Redefine your 9 to 5. Use your skills and experience to help socially-minded startups grow their businesses. These social ventures are reshaping the systems in which they work by applying innovation and passion to their everyday — you can too. The Fellow ...
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Operation Groundswell: Learning Service and Adventure Around the World

Is volunteering abroad helping or harming the developing world? Is there a way for us to contribute to development while also critiquing it? At Operation Groundswell, we connect with local activists, artists, organizations, farmers and change-makers that ...
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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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MADRE provides essential support to their partner organizations through their volunteer program, Sisters Without Borders. When requested by their partners, MADRE arranges for culturally competent, skilled professionals to work with women and children and ...
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We are building a network that will allow you, the traveller, to easily find out what type of assistance is needed in the areas you plan to visit. By using our interactive map, the first step is to find a charity near your destination that you would like ...
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At Global Dental Relief our mission is to bring free dental care to children throughout the world. Global Dental Relief Model of Care GDR provides preventive care and oral health education to children with little access to a dentist. In partnership with ...
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Through the Volunteers Program, The Chol-Chol Foundation makes it possible to donate time and talent to help achieve the noble goal of overcoming poverty in the most destitute rural areas of the Araucania Region, Chile. Areas in which professionals can vo ...
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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 Africa ...
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Centro de Intercambio y Solidaridad (CIS) offers opportunities for volunteers in the areas of education and social programmes. More specifically, volunteers can donate their time as English teachers or as election volunteers. Volunteers must cover the cos ...
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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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AYNI focuses its initiatives in two major areas, Sustainable Development and Education. The organization works together with the community of Alto de los More to alleviate or address some of the major barriers of living in extreme poverty. Our role is mul ...
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Ugunja Community Resource Centre (UCRC) welcomes open-minded, motivated individuals eager to learn from and contribute to small-scale, community-based development initiatives. International placements are available within a range of programs and activitie ...
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Myanmar is undergoing a period of education reform. Teacher Educators will play a crucial role in VSO’s teacher education project in Myanmar. Based at an Education College, you will support teacher education reforms in Myanmar and build the capacity of lo ...
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CIVS is a small Kenya based organization which offers the opportunity of getting involved in projects all over Kenya during a voluntary service. We offer a wide range of projects for our volunteers to choose from and we organize work camps as well as Medi ...
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CANADEM connects international agencies to Canadian experts. Established in 1996 with funding from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs to respond to staffing requests from international peace operations, Canada's Civilian Reserve: --Manages a natio ...
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Ready for a different kind of travel experience? Developing World Connections is a non-profit organization that offers individuals and groups of any age and background the opportunity to help those in need in the developing world through International Vol ...
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Visions in Action offers six and twelve month fee-based Classic Volunteer Programs, as well as short-term summer programs, in Mexico, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. The Classic Volunteer Programme supports the work of local NGOs in a wide variety of s ...
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Youth Action for Peace (YAP) organizes a great variety of activities to give young people the experience to learn and demonstrate peaceful living together with people from different cultures and to contribute to local community and peace development. Thei ...
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