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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 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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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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Children who are young and normally impressionable. Anything done to them while they are young will be with them for the rest of their lives. If you like kids and want to change their lives for the better, then working in an orphanage is the best place. T ...
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On this Elephant care program, you will be working with the biggest and most gentle mammal on earth, the elephant. Here you will be involved with daily routine activities related to elephant care like, washing them, feeding them, making food bundles, maki ...
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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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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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Changing Worlds pride itself on the quality of their service to customers. Their placements are carefully designed to give volunteers a great experience in their chosen country. The placements are visited and monitored regularly by their overseas represen ...
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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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A wide variety of different international volunteer short term projects, including: work with orphans and other socially disadvantaged children environmental and nature protection activities, ecology, gardening and forestry renovation and restoration ...
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The UK & USA branches of Kings World Trust work in partnership with Kings World Trust for Children (India) which manages and controls the operational work of the Trust on mutually agreed projects with children and young people. The Trust operates a volunt ...
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Community Development projects are all about getting involved with the local population. Volunteer Adventures' programmes allow volunteers to reach almost any segment of society in almost any area they choose. Volunteers can develop public health care pro ...
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Mission trips for high school students and a separate trips for colleges/university students from around the world to meet, make friends and work together to improve the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children in Africa. Join tons of cultural activities ...
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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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Volunteer Africa offers volunteer opportunities in rural development and working with orphaned and vulnerable children. In rural development projects, volunteers work alongside villagers building village health centres, school classrooms, pit latrines and ...
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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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Camphill Communities offers volunteer positions for those wishing to volunteer their time with people with mental disabilities and learning difficulties. Various sites are located throughout the UK and Ireland. Generally, no qualifications are necessary, ...
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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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Conservation: If you have a passion to help save the world and it’s animals, we want you. Our projects need people with initiative, drive and can think outside the box. Helping Kenya represents many projects, including a Dolphin Research Programme, Whale ...
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