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Youth have always been at the heart of what we do, how we do it, and why we do it. Our community-driven development projects were created to provide young people with the knowledge and experience they need to make an impact on a global scale. Our Six-Ni ...
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KIDS Worldwide helps to organize placements for international volunteers to get involved in projects for children located in developing countries around the world. These projects are managed by organizations registered in the country in which they work. K ...
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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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Looking for an opportunity to share a holiday with a group of people to help a less fortune society? Join a Bangladesh Work Camps Association (BWCA) camp! Work Camp projects include social welfare, rural development, community and organizational developme ...
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Goodwill Group is always looking for motivated individuals who want to become part of their English teaching team. Generally, they try to place native English speakers with intermediate conversation classes while Thai speakers are asked to teach the basic ...
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Involvement Volunteers Association Inc. (IVI) helps volunteers from over 16 countries to participate in the many and varied volunteer placements available in an increasing number of lands around the world. Projects include social and community services as ...
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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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Our partnership in Brasil with Rio's City Hall, Eixo Rio, means volunteers will be playing a role in shaping the cultural legacy of the 2016 Rio Games. Working alongside creative & cultural youth and community projects you'll take on the role of Socia ...
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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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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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Each year, Birzeit University organizes two fortnight-long work camps which give international students the opportunity to work alongside Palestinian students on community-orientated projects. Palestine & Arabic Studies students often join the camps, whic ...
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The Women's Aid organization (WAO) is an independent, non-religious, non-governmental organization based in Malaysia, committed to confronting violence against women. Annually, WAO is helped by many volunteers. This help is invaluable. They are always loo ...
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At Justice Tourism Foundation we craft alternative, sustainable and socially responsible tour trips which are designed to connect travelers with local people and places for an authentic educational experience. We want to make your holiday travel experienc ...
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Balkan Sunflowers brings volunteers from around the world to work as neighbours and friends in social reconstruction and renewal. By organizing social and cultural activities, they promote understanding, further non-violent conflict transformation, and ce ...
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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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Short and long term projects are available for volunteers who wish to make a difference by volunteering their time internationally. Projects take place in Africa, Latin America and Asia and range from working with street children in Ecuador, teaching Engl ...
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Through its affiliation with large voluntary service networks, Volunteers For Peace exchanges more than a thousand volunteers each year to help communities meet local needs and work toward the goals of the United Nations Millennium Declaration. All projec ...
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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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CIVS is a small Kenya based organization which offers the opportunity of getting involved in projects all over Kenya during a voluntary service. We offer a wide range of projects for our volunteers to choose from and we organize work camps as well as Medi ...
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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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