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South Africa

Teaching & Community Development Internship in South Africa

Join our international team in the spectacular city of Cape Town and work with children from the local townships while developing teaching experience and qualifications on...

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South Africa

Wildlife Research Expedition in South Africa

Play a hands-on role in the long-term conservation of African wildlife on this expedition. Enjoy first-class wildlife viewing and live on a game reserve in the heart of Southern...

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Laos

Volunteer with Buddhist Novice Monks in Laos

Renowned for friendly people and a relaxed pace, Laos is a perfect place to visit for volunteer travel, and teaching monks could be a great and rewarding way to spend your...

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Thailand

Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand

Thailand's Chiang Mai Province is home to the local Karen community and GVI volunteers get to work and live in this interesting village. The local community have worked with...

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Seychelles

Marine Conservation Expedition in the Seychelles

Join critical conservation efforts on this marine expedition and be an active member of Global Vision International's Marine Research team in the Indian Ocean, just off the...

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Costa Rica

Wildlife Expedition in Costa Rica

Take part in this wildlife conservation expedition and be an active member of GVI's research team in the Costa Rican rainforest. Work on a variety of long-term terrestrial,...

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South Africa

Volunteer Teaching in Cape Town, South

Get involved in a progressive educational program in a township primary school situated just outside Stellenbosch and 35 minutes from Cape Town. This exciting new volunteer...

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Fiji

Community Development Expedition in Fiji

Volunteers will live and work in a wonderful beach location and travel to indigenous communities to help improve the infrastructure that supports village life. Volunteers...

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Greece

Volunteer with Turtles in Greece

Volunteers will engage in daily morning surveys to record nesting activity and protect turtle nests against inundation by sea water and predation by mammals. Volunteers will...

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Mexico

Mexico Marine Awareness Service Learning for Groups

Discover the world of marine conservation in Mexico's crystal Caribbean waters of the Yucatan Peninsula. Group members will earn their PADI Open Water diving qualification...

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Fiji

Volunteer with Children in Fiji

Volunteers joining this project will assist teachers in island communities in the Caqalai Island chain in Fiji. Volunteers will work alongside local teachers working with...

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India

India Community Development Experience for Groups

Set foot in the culturally rich country of India and contribute to our sustainable community development projects. Volunteers will assist in the local community of Kerala...

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Nepal

Nepal Community Development Service Learning for Groups

Nepal is a fascinating country, rich in culture, tradition and offers a variety of adventure activities. GVI’s teams are working closely with our local partners to contribute...

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Mexico

Marine Conservation Expedition in Mexico for Divers

Use and improve your scuba diving skills while learning marine survey techniques when you join GVI's marine conservation expedition located in the Yucatan Peninsula. You

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Participant Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • The Adventure

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Amazing

The other people I met were amazing, whilst we were surrounded by communities in which we learnt so much from.

Program: Fiji Marine Conservation Expedition

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Volunteer Experience

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Community Impact

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Seeing the great impact you make as a person

The most memorable experience for me in Nepal with GVI was seeing the great impact you make as a person. Also the WIFI was very nice to have on a day to day basis.

Program: Volunteer Teaching in Nepal

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Social Life

    10

I feel that I accomplished something

I feel like I have broader knowledge on a range of subjects and feel as if I have been allowed the opportunity to help towards something positive.

Program: High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in Thailand

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    10

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    10

  • Health and Safety

    10

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Social Life

    10

Seeing the difference

The most unforgettable part of my travel with GVI was seeing the difference just a few hours of work to a local community centre can have on a whole community.

Program: High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in Thailand

Overall Rating

10 / 10

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Being immersed into another culture

I really enjoyed being immersed into another culture while also meeting people from other parts of the world and getting to know the mahouts and their elephants.

Program: Conservation Internship with Elephants in Thailand

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