Global Volunteer Network

P O Box 30-968 Lower Hutt Wellington, New Zealand

About Global Volunteer Network

Year Founded: 2000

Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Global Volunteer Network (GVN) in a non-profit organization which believes in providing 'local solutions to local problems'. The organization has been working closely with local community organizations of different countries to determine their needs, hence helping them accomplish their set goals. GVN put emphasis in women and children and the various issues affecting these two sectors. They have a proven credibility for producing international volunteers who have utmost desire to help and immerse in a new culture.

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Discover Kenya and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Kenya : Nairobi

Make a difference in the lives of children without parents by giving attention, life skills & education. Teach schools, provide HIV education, and medical care. We are...

GVN Be the Change Course - New Zealand

New Zealand : Taupo

The week long Be The Change Course, based in New Zealand, is designed to take your idea or dream and give you the skills and confidence you need to make it a reality. If...

Discover a New Culture, Accomplish Something Unforgettable..

-Multi-Country Locations : Africa Region, Asia Region and 1 other location , South America Region Show less

“You are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore the best our world has to offer!” We are excited to get your volunteer placement...

Marine Conservation Project in Fiji

Fiji : Yasawa Islands

The work here is focused on providing long-term benefits to the local community by collecting data, via underwater research dives, that will help establish Marine Protected...

Marine Conservation Expeditions in Seychelles

Seychelles : Mahe

This marine conservation expedition offers unique diving and training opportunities that are second to none. Alongside an international team of volunteers, you will participate...

Dolphin Conservation Project in Kenya

Kenya : Mombasa

You will be located on a Kenyan island and assisting in the research and conservation of various dolphin species and other marine life in the Indian Ocean. This area is home...

Lion Conservation Volunteer Project

South Africa : Limpopo

Come face to face with the Big Cat - the Lion! Volunteers provide assistance in research and conservation projects on game reserves in rural South Africa. Constant research...

Discover Brazil and Accomplish Something Unforgettable

Brazil : Rio de Janeiro

Have the opportunity to take part in a wide range of projects - there is something for everyone: students, physicians, dentists, nurses, teachers, social workers, athletes,...

GVN Be the Change Course - Costa Rica

Costa Rica : San Jose

The week long Be The Change Course, based in Costa Rica, is designed to take your idea or dream and give you the skills and confidence you need to make it a reality. If...

Volunteer in Argentina and Make a Difference

Argentina : Cordoba

You have the opportunity to contribute to teaching and gender equality. You also have the chance to take part in a project that teaches rugby to kids in an impoverished neighbourhood. Sports...

Nepal Young at Heart (50+) Tour

Nepal : Kathmandu

This tour has been designed for mature volunteers who are young at heart and ready for their next adventure! During the 10 day tour volunteers will have the opportunity to...

Discover Guatemala and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Guatemala : Antigua, La Antigua

“You are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore the best Guatemala has to offer!” We are excited to get your placement under...

Discover Ghana and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Ghana : 40km west of Accra, Accra and 1 other city , in the village of Aboansan Show less

“You are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore the best Ghana has to offer!” We are excited to get your placement under

Discover Panama and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Panama : Boquete

A range of opportunities in orphanages, schools, and community outreach projects such as jewellery making, recycling, animal refuge and a disabled centre, based in the small...

Discover South Africa and Accomplish Something Unforgettable

South Africa : Rural Areas, Thohoyandou and its surrounding villages: Manamani

Participate in the social and academic development of young people in Venda, South Africa with a focus on teaching and childcare. Just choose a project and apply: Vulnerable...

Discover Ethiopia and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Ethiopia : Addis Ababa

Thank you for taking the time to view the Ethiopia program. It is appreciated that you are willing to give your time to consider assisting our partner's mission to rescue...

Teach in Ghana and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Ghana : Accra

Thank you for taking the time to view this Ghana Teaching program. It is appreciated that you are willing to give your time, energy and funds to teach in schools that are...

Discover Peru and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Peru : Cusco, Urubamba

Get involved in childcare, teaching, construction, healthcare and conservation projects, located in Cusco, the historical capital of the Inca Empire. We are excited to...

Discover Rwanda and Accomplish Something Unforgettable....

Rwanda : Kigali

Volunteers will assist our partner organisation's mission to facilitate processes to help eradicate poverty, reduce HIV infections and help communities in capacity building...

Volunteer for Projects in Costa Rica!

Costa Rica : Jaco, Quepos and 3 other cities , San Jose, San Pedro, Tamarindo Show less

This unique opportunity gives you the chance to work in conservation of the beautiful ecosystems, or work more closely with the local community members. The Global Volunteer...

Discover Vietnam and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Vietnam : Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

The Global Volunteer Network currently has volunteer opportunities available through our partner organizations in Vietnam in areas that allow you to work closely with local...

Discover Thailand and Accomplish Something Unforgettable

Thailand : Chiang Mai

Volunteer in an elephant rehabilitation program; monitoring and researching animal behaviour and well-being. Do you love elephants and care for how they are treated? Volunteer...

Volunteer in Uganda and Accomplish Something Unforgettable

Uganda : Jinja, Kampala and 2 other cities , Masaka, Wakiso Show less

Provide education for AIDS orphans, help families to gain economic independence, and instruct the community about health issues. The Global Volunteer Network currently...

Discover Ecuador and Accomplish Something Unforgettable

Ecuador : Esmeraldas, Galapagos Islands and 6 other cities , Guaranda, Pichincha, Quito, Rio Blanco, San Cristobal, Yunguilla Show less

The Global Volunteer Network offers volunteer opportunities through our partner organization in Ecuador. You can become involved in a variety of conservation and community...

Discover Nepal and Accomplish Something Unforgettable...

Nepal : Kathmandu

You are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something unforgettable, and explore the best Nepal has to offer! We are excited to get your placement under way where...

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