Volunteer Opportunities Worldwide
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Opportunities for You - Beyond Graduation - The GAP Year
out domestic volunteer and job opportunities with
non-profits-careers for the common good!
Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organization-Represents national
organizations which promote intercultural education, understanding and peace
through voluntary service.
Friends Service Committee. The AFSC is a Quaker organization which
includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice,
peace, and humanitarian service. In 1947, the AFSC and British Friends
Service Council received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Volunteer Programs offer a rewarding combination of exploration, service and
understanding in communities around the world.
a Development Instructor in Africa. If you are 18+, you can
join a 14 month Development Instructor Program with IICD in cooperation
with Humana People to People www.humana.org . Out of the 14 months you are spending 6
months training at IICD, 6 months in Mozambique, Zambia, Namibia or
South Africa doing development work and 2 months doing follow-up with
information and outreach in the USA. Will cost some money to
Trust for Conservation Volunteers-BTCV is the United Kingdom's leading
practical conservation charity, working with people from all sectors of the
community on vital urban and rural projects. Volunteers help conserve
the countryside and protect wildlife habitats. Full training is provided to
suit both the novice and those with experience. Applicants must be over 16
years of age.
California TG (CCTG) is an International non-profit institute, that
among other activities, is training & placing international volunteers/
activists at humanitarian & environmental projects abroad. We offer
programs where you, as a participant, can take actions as a responsible
World-citizen through volunteering abroad & in the USA for a better
world. Currently Campus California TG has international volunteers at
humanitarian development projects in Mozambique, Nicaragua, Malawi,
Zambia, Namibia and Botswana. We train and send Volunteers to Africa and
based volunteer and mission opportunities-The St. Vincent Pallotti Center.
Volunteers Australia offers a number of different volunteer
opportunities from one day local environmental projects through to two week
expeditions to remote outback locations that provide and amazing working
Solutions-Volunteer Abroad – work side-by-side with local people and
experience another culture like never before.
Will cost some money to participate.
Earthwatch-Allows volunteers to join research scientists in fields such as archaeology,
marine biology, animal behavior, ecology, and anthropology on projects all
over the world. Expeditions take place year-round for 2-3 weeks at a time.
Cost of the program is considered a tax-deductible contribution.
in Travel provides volunteer work placements for students and adults.
People looking to spend an extended amount of time in an area, working on a
foreign language, developing or using skills that will help in future
employment, or who just want a new, challenging experience, will find a
volunteer placement an invaluable opportunity.
Impact is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping the poorest
people on earth.
Global Volunteer Network offers volunteer opportunities in community
projects throughout the world. We currently provide volunteer programs
through our partner organizations in Alaska, China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El
Salvador, Ghana, Honduras, India, Kenya, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines,
Romania, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda and Vietnam.
Will cost some money to participate.
Service Corps (GSC) is a nonprofit international volunteer organization
providing opportunities for people worldwide to live and work in
Thailand and Tanzania. Programs are offered year-round from two weeks to six
months. Enjoy a true cultural immersion by staying in a homestay with local
Vision International (GVI)- Volunteer Abroad. Looking for a unique
travel experience? Make a difference in some of the world's most critical
conservation and community volunteer projects with Global Vision
International and selected partner organizations. Adventurous individuals
can join challenging Marine Conservation and Wildlife Research expeditions
in Patagonia, Mexico, Ecuador and Costa Rica and take part in volunteer
teaching and wildlife projects in over 20 countries worldwide.
Volunteer - Live and work with local people on life-affirming community
development projects for one to 43 weeks. Year-around volunteer teams
support some 100 host communities on six continents.
for Humanity-HFH works together with the poor to build low-cost housing
they can purchase at no profit and no interest. Over 60 abroad projects in
26 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific
Islands. The average term of service is six months.
Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, and everywhere in between, people are coming
togethttp://www.idealist.org/her to change the world by connecting people, ideas, and resources in
every possible way.
Student Volunteers, Inc. (ISV)-Offers four-week volunteer work and
adventure travel programs to participants in a number of host countries
internationally. Thousands of university students and young adults from
around the world have taken part in ISV programs which combine conservation,
community development, recreation and education into one incredible program.
International Volunteer Program offers volunteer opportunities in
France, Spain, the United Kingdom, the US, and Costa Rica. Volunteers work
on projects in social justice, arts and culture, and the environment.
Service-Learning Programs (IPSL). Study Abroad integrated with
Volunteer Service. IPSL programs integrate academic studies with
volunteer service and full cultural immersion to give students a deeper,
more meaningful study abroad experience.
Start your International Work Experience-Offers all kinds of work
experience activities in South
Africa: Internships, Volunteer
programs, Gap Years, Language
Enterprise Corps. The Corps is a private volunteer organization which
provides MBA graduates the opportunity to assist private enterprises in the
transforming economies of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. While
on assignment, they serve as management consultants to their host companies.
Since 1991, over 350 Corps members have participated in programs in
Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Russia,
Slovakia, Tanzania, Uganda and the Ukraine.
Central committee- MCC - is the relief and development arm of the North
American Mennonite and Brethren in Christ churches - often known as the
"Peace and Justice" churches. MCC has over 700 volunteers in almost 50
developing countries around the world involved in food relief, agriculture,
health and education and social services, among other things.
Teach - Connecting educators and schools worldwide.
Cenacle Volunteers - Helping Catholics become apostles.
International USA - Empowering people with disabilities around the world
to achieve their human rights through international exchange and
This site provides job listings in human rights, environment and sustainable
development. Search options are available by topic and country.
anywhere in the world and in many different capacities.
sponsors short-term international volunteer projects in developing
communities in which international volunteers learn about the dynamics of
global hunger and poverty by working together on housing, health, and other
community initiatives. Costs are minimal, plus airfare.
Global Understanding (TGU) is a non-profit organization, offers
unique volunteer programs to India, programs which provide a unique insight
into Indian culture.
Mission Center-We have provided volunteer opportunities f or young adult
Catholics. These volunteer service opportunities last one week, one
month, one year or longer. We also offer "alternative" Fall and Spring break
programs for college students, should that be of interest to you.
United Nations Volunteers is the UN organization that supports
sustainable human development globally through the promotion of
volunteerism, including the mobilization of volunteers.
Planet is an international non-profit public educational charity, open
to the citizens of every country on Earth. The mission is to foster
cross-cultural understanding & friendship, support communities in need, and
promote social & economic prosperity among cultures, to unite the world in a
community beyond borders.
in Action-An international nonprofit organization committed to achieving
social and economic justice in the developing world through the
participation of communities of self-reliant, grassroots volunteers.
Program in Bolivia-the Volunteer Challenge
for Peace. VFP offers over 800 work camp experiences in over 60
Service Overseas-Canada (VSO). VSO is an international development
agency that works through volunteers. We promote volunteering to fight
global poverty, by supporting people to share skills, creativity and
learning with communities around the world. Through personal commitment and
practical action, volunteers help build a fairer world.
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