International Development

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MondoChallenge sends volunteers to help with development programmes in Africa, Asia and South America. All of their programmes are community based, meaning that volunteers live and work alongside local people. Projects include teaching (schools, orphanage ...
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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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The Volunteer & Language programme is the ideal combination for those who want to immerse themselves in the culture and really get to know the people of the country they are visiting. The programme starts with a language course of 2 to 12 weeks, which is ...
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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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The volunteers of Peace Brigades International (PBI) come from many different countries and backgrounds but share a strong commitment to nonviolence and a belief in the contribution that ordinary people can make to creating a more peaceful and just world. ...
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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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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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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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Short and long term projects are available for volunteers who wish to make a difference by volunteering their time internationally. Projects take place in Africa, Latin America and Asia and range from working with street children in Ecuador, teaching Engl ...
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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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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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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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Since 1964, their volunteers have provided business expertise to enterprises in 130 developing countries. It has earned them the well-deserved reputation of "goodwill ambassadors." Volunteer Experts (VEs) conduct many of their technical and managerial ass ...
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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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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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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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MADRE sends Voyages with a Vision delegations to the communities of their sister organizations to gain a firsthand understanding of human rights struggles and facilitate an exchange of friendship and support between delegates and women and youth activists ...
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Do you want to work in the development or humanitarian field? Gain valuable work experience while traveling the world, learning about different cultures, and giving back? if i could... offers niche internships with reputable non-profit organisations base ...
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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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