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ThinkImpact Institutes are summer and winter programs that empower students in rural communities to be catalysts of lasting change through social innovation. In collaboration with locals, students identify opportunities and co-create products and services ...
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Greenforce offers international volunteer placements in areas of animal and environmental conservation, humanitarian work and social work. Volunteers can work with penguin rescue projects, orphanage work, in mountain schools, Amazon conservation and Red C ...
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We are an eco-village (non profit organization) located 10km from the town of Cartago, in the Cauca Valley (3 hours from Cali and 1 from Pereira) in a unique rural environment. The Park is settled in the heart of the Colombian Andes; the area is very gree ...
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This programme is for students looking for a unique experience allowing them to discover a new culture, live in a host family, while volunteering in France at non profit organizations. It is also a great way to make new friends, develop interpersonal skil ...
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Adventure Africa Volunteers provides individuals the perfect pathway to human development through its volunteering programs which are carefully created with a true purpose and value for both the volunteer and host communities. Featured Volunteer Programs ...
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We are an indigenous directed volunteer organization founded to provide free English instruction to the communities of Chimborazo, Ecuador. Volunteers are placed in a homestay in a Kichwa community in the rural Ecuadorian Andes. The coop was founded in F ...
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We are 1Planet, a unique organization for placing volunteers in positions innately suited to their interests and values. We specialize in environmental and animal welfare concerns. We have partnered with the Animal Rescue Fund of Rincon, Puerto Rico to so ...
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WORI focuses on the important aspects of women and girls health, economic empowerment and sustenance, leadership, capacity-building and governance of women at a grassroots level, and stopping gender-based violence. We do this through education, awareness, ...
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Expeditions place ordinary people alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Conservation projects include snow leopard research in the Altai mountains, whale studies on the Azores, chamois, bear & wolf conservation in the Tatra m ...
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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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Our recently completed solar powered school in Uganda needs volunteers to help teach the residents computer skills. Our programs come with lesson plans to take students through a topic such as Windows, Word or Excel. Our local staff will pick you up from ...
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Combining volunteering and sight seeing this is a fantastic opportunity to get down and dirty helping at a co-operative farm on the outskirts of Pyongyang. The farming volunteer program is a incredible opportunity for you to not only build relationships w ...
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Volunteer to teach young monks and learn about their lifestyle in a fascinating monastery. Nepal has many spectacular Buddhist monasteries. Most of them are Tibetan monasteries opened by Tibetan refugees that fled the Chinese occupation. These monasteries ...
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Live and work with local people on life-affirming international service projects. Join a network of service: teach conversational English; care for vulnerable children; paint, build and repair community buildings; or assist with health care. No specialize ...
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The National Trust for Scotland offers Thistle Camps that carry out a variety of activities- archaeology, crofting, wood-working and surveying. With such a large and diverse range of camps, they really do have something for everyone - old or young. So whe ...
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Volunteering at a Heifer International Learning Center offers a hands-on opportunity to see theory put in to practice and connects participants with a community that is actively working to end hunger and poverty and care for the earth! Experience working ...
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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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Learn to dive, identify fish and coral species and help as a volunteer with current scientific research and conservation work. As a volunteer you don't just learn a lot, you also contribute to the conservation of coral reefs and experience first hand how ...
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Voluntario Global's balance of working and living in South America make it one of the most unique experiences around. Volunteers are able to enjoy first-hand the exciting Latin culture, learn Spanish and develop important skills for the future. All volunt ...
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All Access Volunteers provides unique volunteer experiences while assisting in the long-term sustainability of our partner organizations throughout Central & South America. Projects include teaching, health care, conservation, building, community deve ...
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