Lattitude Global Volunteering (formerly known as GAP) is an international youth development charity started in the UK in 1972. Our mission is to develop ‘Global Citizens’ by immersing young people in challenging, structured volunteering experiences in different countries and cultures to inspire change, growth and maturity. At Lattitude you are not a tourist. Based on your preferences and strengths we place you in schools, outdoor education camps or community organizations in 12 countries around the world for periods lasting 3 to 11 months. Our decades of experience have proven that international volunteering will help you develop new skills and uncover your strengths as you become part of a new community in a foreign country. Where can you go? Ireland, Ecuador, Malawi, Poland, Vietnam, Argentina, UK, China, Japan, Australia, Fiji, and New Zealand.
Lattitude Global Volunteering (formerly known as Gap Activity Projects) is an international youth development charity. Our mission is to educate and develop young people worldwide by providing inclusive opportunities for them to make a positive difference to the lives of others through a distinctive, challenging, structured and supported international volunteering experience in a culture and community different from their own.
644 E 24th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5V 2A4
Outdoor Instructor, English Teacher - TEFL, Caring Assistant, Medical Assistant, Classroom Teacher, Community Worker, Schools Assistant
Application process and requirements
Contact us for questions or download an application form from our website here. http://www.lattitudecanada.org/how-to-apply/apply-now/ Must be between the ages of 17-25 at time of departure. The interview process begins with submission of your completed application. No previous experience necessary.
English, Japanese, Spanish
Intermediate Spanish required for Ecuador placements. All other locations accept English speakers though some basic Japanese is beneficial for Japan placements.
Training provided at all placements. Teaching skills courses available in select locations.