Regions: North America

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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Category Volunteer Abroad
Habitat for Humanity Canada: Volunteer Building Projects

Global Village volunteers work alongside families in need to build simple, decent, affordable homes in communities around the world. A Global Village trip can be a life changing experience for you, the community you visit, and the families whose lives are ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad
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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Category Volunteer Abroad
Teach Away: Teach English Abroad!

Teach Away is committed to ensuring students are learning from the best educators worldwide and aims to achieve this through a commitment to quality hiring and world-class teacher development. Teach Away offers teaching opportunities for ESL Instructors a ...
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Category Teaching English
Katimavik: National Experience

Katimavik is Canada's leading youth service organization, and the National Experience offers a life-changing opportunity for youth, ages 17-25, to explore Canada, make new friendships, gain valuable work experience, and contribute to positive change throu ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Taking Off is a placement agency that works with the student and their families to facilitate a gap year experience for each participant. Taking Off works to clarify, define and prioritize the parameters that will come to shape each participants' experien ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Oikos is an association engaged in the protection of the environment and the promotion of voluntary service. Projects include conservation projects, but recently Oikos has expanded its focus to include humanitarian programmes as well.
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Category Volunteer Abroad

On an Earthwatch expedition, participants will be volunteering their time and energy to scientific field research or a conservation project in one of 50 countries around the world. Applicants don
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Category Volunteer Abroad

UNS Exchange arranges and supports the placements of around 300 volunteers per year on International Volunteer Projects in more than 50 countries worldwide. The volunteers work on environmental, social and cultural projects with local people. Projects off ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

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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Category Volunteer Abroad

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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Category Volunteer Abroad

Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

ELAP arranges and prepares students for volunteer and occasional internship placements. Participants address the needs of a community abroad, while applying the lessons from the experience to their own personal growth. Experiential learning adds another d ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Every Language, Every Culture, Everywhere, AmeriSpan Programs include Language immersion, Volunteer and Internship programs, College Study Abroad, SALUD Medical Spanish and Portuguese, Professional Development, Programs for Educators, Teenager Summer Abro ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Each AMIGOS project is designed and implemented in close collaboration with partner agencies at the local and national level, creating a network of ideas and shared efforts that help to appropriately address the needs of their host communities. Projects a ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's (NCC's) Conservation Volunteers program engages Canadians of all ages in the protection of our country's species and natural habitats. It provides a meaningful, hands-on educational experience in ecologically significant ...
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For Canadian and other non-American participants, Centre for Cultural Interchange (CCI) arranges academic year high school, as well as a variety of programmes for students and adults wishing to live and/or work in the US for a short period of time. For Am ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Get paid to work in a selection of countries from around the world. Travel and see more on days off. Participants can also join a volunteer programme and immerse themselves in another culture or study languages abroad. Short group trips are available as w ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

Volunteers are the heart of the Canadian Red Cross and the International Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement. The work of the Red Cross is only made possible because thousands of volunteers willingly give their time to help vulnerable people. Volunteer activi ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

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