If you love nature, the environment and big friendly giants, then volunteering in Port Elizabeth is for you. This incredibly rewarding ecotourism project involves working at a game reserve where you’ll have the opportunity to work with South Africa's Big 5: rhinoceroses, lions, cape buffalos, leopards and African elephants.
Volunteer Abroad Programs
Fiji is known as a tourist’s dream, with its pristine beaches, clear water and friendly locals. Besides its endless coconut trees, abundance of marine wildlife and countless natural wonders, visitors often reflect that Fiji’s people are what make the country so special.
Community volunteering doesn’t get more rewarding than this. On the island of Leyte, a one hour flight southeast of Manila, a community development project has been established. At the heart of the program volunteers are needed to help staff at the local community centre. The centre is the lifeblood of the community and provides vital support for the local people.
Spend a fun and fulfilling few weeks in Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Thailand being challenged and building on your teamwork and leadership skills! Your time will be split between lectures at the Mahidol University International College, site visits, and team building activities, with the last few days being spent putting these new skills into practice by volunteering at a local village.
The Marine Conservation and Dolphin Research Project is based in the Menai Bay Conservation Area in Zanzibar. Established in 1997, it is home to a vivid array of marine creatures including whales, bottlenose and humpback dolphins. Through participation in this project you’ll help collect data for research studies, assist the community in developing sustainable tourism and lend a hand with beach clean ups, tree planting and more.
When you sign up as a volunteer with the amazing team at a Primate Rescue Centre in Vietnam you will see what all the fuss is about. It’s a centre dedicated to the protection of endangered primates. The centre carries out the work of rehabilitation, breeding, research, conservation and habitat protection for primates.
This project is no ordinary walk in the park and getting back to nature really doesn’t get more natural than this. The Rainforest Environmental Conservation in Peru program is located in a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in the foothills of the Amazon.
Assist with health promotion activities alongside nurses and caregivers in the rural villages surrounding the beautiful area of St. Lucia, South Africa. Provide much needed home-based care, educate about nutrition, and raise awareness about diseases such as HIV.
Groove to a Latin beat, soak in the culture, catch some waves (or simply admire them…), roll up your sleeves and get heavily involved in sea turtle conservation when you volunteer in Costa Rica! There may be no better combination of the fun, nature, culture, language, and philanthropy than our Sea Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica program.
In 1994 the South African Government removed Physical Education (PE) from school curriculums. Not surprisingly, this lead to a decline in the students' involvement in day-to-day physical activity. Volunteers are needed to fill the role of community sports coaches in Cape Town where sports coaching and PE teachers are desperately needed.
Spend three weeks discovering the real Cambodia through rewarding volunteer work, engaging cultural exchange, and visits to impressive sites. Volunteers assist with education at a centre or kindergarten, as well as helping out with community development efforts in a rural village. Make friends, lend a hand, and take in Cambodia's beautiful scenery and history on this rewarding volunteer program!
Caring for fellow human beings and nourishing the minds of youth through education, kindness and compassion has to be on the most selfless and rewarding acts of a global citizen. By becoming a teaching volunteer in some of South Africa's more poverty stricken communities you’ll provide essential teaching support.
As children we were all lead to believe that the ‘Wild Things’ existed only in our imagination. But the secret is out - Indonesia is where the real wild things are! You can volunteer in Indonesia and help care for monkeys, orangutans, gibbons, critically endangered macaques, and an array of rare birds just to name a few.