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New Horizons Volunteer Program is a Swiss-Ecuadorian non-profit social organization which has been working since 18 years ago in the development of social projects with children and with the elderly, educational projects, health projects, environmental pr ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Global Leadership Adventures offers community service trips to Africa, Asia and Latin America. Programs are only for high schools students and focus on volunteering and learning about grassroots social movements. On the weekends, students engage in exciti ...
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WorldTeach is currently looking for the motivated individuals who will serve as volunteer teachers in our yearlong, semester, and summer programs this year. Our volunteer teachers work in diverse countries in a myriad of placements. Placement locations ra ...
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Have a unique volunteer experience in Argentina through Mente Argentina's carefully designed program. This is the perfect way to meet new friends, immerse oneself in the Argentine culture and make a difference in the world. As part of the Mente Argentina ...
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Study Tour participants have the unique opportunity of seeing community development in action in Uganda or Tanzania. You will meet with local community members, learn about CPAR
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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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Gençtur provide volunteer and work opportunities for travellers in Turkey.
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Globe Aware , a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, develops short-term volunteer programs in international environments that encourage people to immerse themselves in a unique way of giving back. Every activity in which we engage is intended to accomplis ...
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MICATZ specializes in offering overseas volunteers affordable internship placements and also facilitates opportunities for individuals, students, groups, and gap year students. We also offer adventure holiday tours, wildlife programs, language and cultura ...
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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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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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MADRE provides essential support to their partner organizations through their volunteer program, Sisters Without Borders. When requested by their partners, MADRE arranges for culturally competent, skilled professionals to work with women and children and ...
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Participants with GIVE International are interested in 'learning through experience' and come from a variety of backgrounds. Individual volunteer placements last between 4-12 weeks, and participants are encouraged to assist in fundraising to cover the cos ...
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AIM Abroad offers low cost volunteering opportunities for international volunteers. AIM Abroad works to provide volunteering opportunities in India for people who want to offer their services and travel with a grassroots organization. We realize that your ...
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