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International Relief Friendship Fund (IRFF) has carried out numerous international relief programmes over the years. Projects have included work in the education, medical and development sectors. Youth Volunteer Camps carry out similar projects. Contact t ...
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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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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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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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AID India's volunteers are integral to its functions, as they are the ones who create the initial groups in the villages and provide the people with the proper training and education in trade and leadership skills. Volunteer placements range from teaching ...
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GapGuru creates unique gap year programmes for individuals. They provide essential planning and structure to enable participants to make the most of their time out. Volunteer placements may include work with children, conservation work, or placements in j ...
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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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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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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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Live and work with local people on life-affirming international service projects. Join a network of service: teach conversational English; care for vulnerable children; paint, build and repair community buildings; or assist with health care. No specialize ...
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The Volunteer & Language programme is the ideal combination for those who want to immerse themselves in the culture and really get to know the people of the country they are visiting. The programme starts with a language course of 2 to 12 weeks, which is ...
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Each AMIGOS project is designed and implemented in close collaboration with partner agencies at the local and national level, creating a network of ideas and shared efforts that help to appropriately address the needs of their host communities. Projects a ...
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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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Volunteers for International Partnership (VIP) offers volunteer opportunities for individuals or groups to do international community service in health, social services, environment and education. Work with a rural development project, volunteer in a heal ...
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Community partners and volunteer groups live and work together and are co-beneficiaries in programs that promote increased understanding, self-sustainability, and quality of life.
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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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Voluntario Global's balance of working and living in South America make it one of the most unique experiences around. Volunteers are able to enjoy first-hand the exciting Latin culture, learn Spanish and develop important skills for the future. All volunt ...
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This programme is for students looking for a unique experience allowing them to discover a new culture, live in a host family, while volunteering in France at non profit organizations. It is also a great way to make new friends, develop interpersonal skil ...
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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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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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