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
Spend 2-4 weeks in Cusco, Peru engaging with other volunteers and helping the local community develop innovative and self-sustaining structures while bringing hope of a better quality of life to the local people.
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, lies this community development project. 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 culturally rewarding few weeks in Bangkok and Chiang Mai while being challenged and building on your teamwork and leadership skills! Your time will be split between lectures, site visits and team building activities. The last few days are spent 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.
This program 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 this Sea Turtle Conservation program.
In 1994, the South African Government removed Physical Education (PE) from school curriculums. Not surprisingly, this lead to a decline in 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 a few 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.
This project helps to develop Livingstone – its people and community – with innovative and self-sustaining structures, while at the same time bringing hope of a better quality of life to the local people, contributing to meaningful and sustainable projects, and beautifying the community.
Based in the beautiful mountains of Northern Thailand, this program works to support Thai healthcare professionals to expand and improve the work they already do. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to shadow the work of professional doctors and nurses as they work in the community, focusing on preventative healthcare combined with testing and home visits.
Spend a few weeks participating in this exciting, hands-on program to positively contribute to wildlife conservation and rhino research in Uganda. Volunteers play a valuable role in helping with the goal of campaigning for long-term survival of rhinos and other wildlife species through a variety of project activities, including guiding, data collection, tracking and monitoring, educational programs and more!