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Vitalise runs one of the largest and most diverse volunteer programmes in the UK. Over 6,000 people volunteer their time with Vitalise every year. Anyone and everyone can volunteer! There is no upper age limit. Vitalise actively welcomes people from all b ...
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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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As a part of its activities, UNV opens up opportunities for professional women and men to serve as UNV volunteers and contribute to the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
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Experience Africa's unique wildlife up close and personal! This project gives volunteers the exciting opportunity to become part of the Nature Reserve Game Management Unit on the spectacular Entabeni Game Reserve, South Africa. Join the team and help ...
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Kenya is well-known for its incredible wildlife parks and Safaris; there is so much more to this wonderful country. We have over 42 tribal groups with different languages - with English and Swahili being national languages. Our volunteer projects, locatio ...
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Hundreds of volunteers from around the world come to work at Sunseed Desert Technology (SDT) each year. SDT relies on these volunteers not only for their valuable work and ideas, but also for their funding
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Break operates a 'Leaving Care Mentoring Scheme', recruiting committed volunteers who have a few hours to spare every couple of weeks to support young people who have recently left local authority care. These young people will have experienced rejection, ...
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Join our wonderful program in the heart of Nicaragua’s coffee-growing region! For one week, you will learn about our organization and functions through participation in projects aimed at sustainable community development. Your group will stay at an organi ...
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UBECI Foundation aims to reduce the work hours for over 600 children, aged 1-17, who rather than being enrolled in school, work up to 12 hours a day in the markets of Quito. UBECI accomplishes this by providing educational, social, emotional, medical, and ...
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Our close-knit not-for-profit organization has spent the last 44 years sending Canadian volunteers to developing countries. Using technical and professional skills that match host organizations’ requests, we work, listen and serve through presence, not ev ...
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Independent Living Alternatives (ILA) employs Personal Assistant Volunteers in London throughout the year. The role of a Personal Assistant (PA) is to provide personal assistance to Personal Assistance Users (PA User) to enable her or him to live independ ...
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We're looking for a full time coach / instructor / motivator from May to Setember We operate a concession in the Sudueste Vicentino, (southern Alentejo) region and we're looking for a surf instructor for our school. We offer a flexible schedule we would l ...
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The Peace Corps provides Volunteers for nearly 70 countries that request assistance in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and the Middle East. Since 1961, more than 215,000 Americans of all ages have serve ...
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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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Odyssey Expeditions offers sailing, scuba diving, marine biology and island exploration on adventures exploring the British Virgin Islands and Windward Islands. The service, education and adventure voyages feature focused adventures with hands-on marine e ...
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Join Canadian Humanitarian, a non-religious, non – political Canadian Charity in Ethiopia. This 2-week expedition will change your life. Through assessing your talents and experience and our knowledge of the needs in our programs we will design a custom e ...
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Volunteer Bolivia provide volunteer programs that match a volunteer's skills and interests to local needs. Volunteer Bolivia offer language programs and options to volunteer abroad in South America.
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This project is working with a charity that builds and runs girls’ boarding houses near secondary colleges and lycées in the High Atlas Mountains, providing the opportunity for selected girls from villages across the region to continue their education. Th ...
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Proyecto Montezuma is a private non-profit organization which funds free English classes for local adult learners and Costa Rican schools that cannot afford to hire full-time English teachers. Proyecto Montezuma also provides various other learning opport ...
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Work with indigenous people in community based programs that promote autonomy and quality of life. Some programs include setting up mobile dental clinics to serve children, developing teaching curriculum with teachers in Nicaragua and Nepal. Working on a ...
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