Regions: Southern Africa

The Leap provides a variety of voluntary work and sporting programmes all round the world. They uniquely combine the exciting elements of adventure travel with helping on sustainable eco-tourism/safari, conservation and community projects. All Leap projec ...
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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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STAESA programs provide volunteers and interns with unique and exciting work placements in community projects, small scale industries, private institutions, public institutions and non-profit organizations. This program is a great opportunity for students ...
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To the north-east of the Kathmandu Valley, the village of Sermathang is a predominantly Buddhist community, where local people are committed to regenerating their health care centre and school. Both were forcibly closed about a decade ago during the Maois ...
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Started in 1992 by Jackie Branfield, Operation Bobbi Bear rescues and upholds the rights of sexually abused children while aiming to minimise their risk of HIV infection. This includes provision of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) to children who have been ...
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Category Orphanages

JHR provides an opportunity for experienced journalists and lawyers to contribute to media development and human rights awareness in some of the world's poorest yet most dynamic regions. JHR does not send journalists or lawyers overseas to work by themsel ...
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Volunteering Solutions or VolSol as it is fondly known is an international volunteering travel organization which hosts affordable volunteering projects in over 30 destinations across the globe. Meticulously designed and carefully monitored, VolSol provid ...
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Combine conservation projects with community development and adventure programmes and make a Gap Year, Career Break or Summer Holiday a Life Changing experience! Placement types include marine conservation, various teaching and community projects. Project ...
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As a leader in the field of international volunteer travel for over 18 years, we know that the best approach to international volunteering—the only approach—is one designed by the community. In every community in which we work, we have long-standing relat ...
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At Crossroads International we recruit volunteers with expertise in a wide range of sectors including information and communications technology, insurance, law, community economic development and women.
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Category Women

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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Kaya is dedicated to making a world of difference through responsible traveling. We promote sustainable social, environmental, and economic development in communities by offering over 150 ethical volunteer, internship, and cultural immersion programs base ...
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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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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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World Challenge offers long and short term adventure travel expeditions. Expeditions take place all around the globe, and range from one to four weeks. While short term expeditions focus on adventure travel, long term expeditions incorporate volunteer com ...
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Quest's 3-month gap trips to Africa and Latin America combine project volunteering and an adventure expedition. In Latin America participants get an additional language phase at the beginning of their trip. 3-month gap trips include conservation work as w ...
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Category Volunteer Abroad

The FAO volunteer programme is designed to expand FAO's human resources capacity by providing opportunities for individuals to contribute their services on a voluntary basis to FAO. Those selected for the volunteer programme will be utilized in areas acco ...
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The goal of the WWF Global Youth Volunteer Programme is to provide youth with powerful, direct experience with the unique challenges developing nations face in protecting their environment and its assets. While in the field, volunteers will take part in v ...
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GVI project opportunities range from wildlife research projects to care for abandoned street children. Operating across several continents GVI offers a variety of programs with well known organizations such as the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund and South Africa ...
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Volunteers have the unique opportunity to have a trip led or to work alongside Olympic and elite athletes in schools and orphanages in developing countries such as Rwanda and Malawi, where kids have few opportunities to play sports. KPI volunteer teams ha ...
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