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Fundacion Bolivar Education: Volunteer Work in Ecuador

Foundation Bolivar Education is a non-profit organization based in Quito and founded in 1995, giving support to different areas where volunteers make a difference through their work and contribution. The foundation's assistance is carefully studied and ta ...
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Focus In Africa: Volunteer placements, internships and adventure travel in Tanzania

Focus in Africa organizes a wide range of voluntary work programs, internship projects, and safari adventures in Tanzania. Our non-profit organization works at the grassroots level, which enables those who volunteer in Africa to positively impact our comm ...
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Schools Without Borders (SWB) runs various programs around the world, which make learning more accessible and engaging for today's youth. All of their programs use a hands-on/project-based methodology that encourages youth to take responsibility for their ...
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The View Foundation is currently offering volunteer projects in Tanzania and in Cuba. In Tanzania volunteers will help to construct a school/orphanage building in a small village outside Arusha. They will work with the local children and teens by assistin ...
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Empowering A Rural Woman in Uganda is aimed at changing a rural woman’s life through giving her the foundational knowledge, training, and resources they need to start, lead, grow small micro enterprises, literacy and as well as improving their health. Vo ...
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Much of the work in The Simon Community is carried out by volunteers, who co-ordinate and run Simon's residential and outreach work. Full-time volunteers live in the houses with residents, sharing their mutual strengths and weaknesses and creating a uniqu ...
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EcuEVP is a non-profit organization whose participants volunteer in social, educational, and conservation projects in locations throughout Ecuador.
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United Planet's unique Volunteer Abroad Quest programme combines volunteering abroad, language learning, cultural activities, learning excursions, and special Cultural Awareness Projects to provide an incredibly fulfilling experience for volunteers and va ...
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We place talented and motivated volunteers and interns in communities in need. Participants have the option to learn French (in Africa) or Spanish (in Latin America) during placement. Exchange Manager in-country supports participants 24/7. Participants st ...
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MondoChallenge sends volunteers to help with development programmes in Africa, Asia and South America. All of their programmes are community based, meaning that volunteers live and work alongside local people. Projects include teaching (schools, orphanage ...
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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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Experiential Learning International (ELI) partners with local organizations to provide international volunteer placements in various fields including social work, education, conservation and health care. Placements include positions in schools, orphanages ...
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Pod Volunteer is an award winning non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001. Volunteers are needed from 1 - 12 weeks for animal, conservation, child care, education, teaching ...
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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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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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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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Volunteers are needed in London to facilitate people with severe physical disabilities. In return SHAD offers free furnished accommodation, subsistence allowance (currently
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Throughout the program you will interact with Experience Mission staff and local community leaders as we wrestle with questions like: How do you live your everyday life as mission? How do you uphold dignity while serving others? How do you recognize your ...
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The aim of Rokpa UK is to improve the quality of life of the poorest peoples around the world irrespective of their religion, nationality or cultural background. The majority of Rokpa's projects are aimed at giving children from the poorest backgrounds th ...
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The Power to Be International offers volunteer and field placement opportunities to post-secondary students in various fields of study. Jamaica 2015 Playground and Early Childhood Education Camp Focus: Early Childhood Development, Literacy, B ...
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