GVI Program Opportunities

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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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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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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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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Seychelles

Island Conservation Expedition to the Seychelles

GVI has been invited by the Seychelles government and local NGOs to assist their priority conservation programs on Curieuse Island. This program gives you the opportunity...

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Nepal

Volunteer Teaching in Nepal

Nepal is a developing country where more than 40% of the total population lives below the most basic poverty line. Thousands of small children are deprived of educational...

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Thailand

Volunteer with Children in Thailand

For those with little time to spare, but who still want to volunteer, this is a great opportunity to make a real difference while traveling in Thailand. You can volunteer...

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South Africa

Introductory Field Guide and Wildlife Career Internship

Our Introductory Field Guide and Wildlife Career Internship is offered for 65 days or 83 days. The course is a comprehensive learning experience for interns and comprises...

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South Africa

Sports and Surfing in Cape Town, South Africa

Volunteers will be teaching children to surf in conjunction with coaching a range of different sports including football, netball, cricket, tennis, athletics and rugby in...

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Fiji

Fiji Marine Conservation Expedition

Our Fiji Marine Conservation Expedition offers a unique opportunity to learn new skills, discover an incredible underwater environment and protect marine biodiversity in

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South Africa

South Africa Wildlife Conservation Short-Term Internship

Always dreamt about travelling abroad to Africa to work in wildlife conservation? Embark on this adventure and join our South Africa Wildlife Short-Term Conservation Internship....

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India

Teaching Internship in India

If teaching is your passion, you should travel to India to teach English to disadvantaged children and immerse yourself in the colourful local culture and the beauty of the...

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South Africa

South Africa Wildlife Awareness Service Learning for Groups

Travel to the culturally diverse country of South Africa and gain insight into both wildlife research and conservation activities as well as critical community development...

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Mexico

Community Development Short-Term Internship in Mexico

Are you passionate about teaching and working with children? Join us on a Community Development Internship in the picturesque coastal town of Playa del Carmen. You will help...

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South Africa

Volunteer Healthcare Project in South Africa

Volunteer on a program in a colourful township just outside Cape Town, educating child-minders, parents and children on the importance of eating well and general hygiene

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Mexico

Marine Conservation and PADI Divemaster Internship in Mexico

Starting with a 12 week marine conservation expedition, GVI will help you to develop your understanding of marine conservation and to further or establish your scuba diving...

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Costa Rica

Jaguar Conservation Program in Costa Rica

Looking for an opportunity to become an active member of GVI's research team? This volunteer program is the best way to gain such experience and it will also take you to

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Seychelles

Marine Conservation & Divemaster Internship Indian Ocean

Join us on this scuba diving and marine conservation internship in two stunning locations, stretched out across the endless turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The first...

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South Africa

Wildlife Conservation Internship in South Africa

Interested in pursuing an exciting career in wildlife conservation? Join a wildlife conservation internship in South Africa’s iconic bushveld to set you apart and provide...

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Costa Rica

Community Development Expedition in Costa Rica

Volunteer on a multi-focused community development expedition in the vibrant and beautiful country of Costa Rica. Your time will be spent taking English classes with children...

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South Africa

Community Development Short-Term Internship in Cape Town

Embark on a cultural adventure as you journey through a local township community in South Africa's beautiful "mother city" of Cape Town. Interns have the opportunity to make...

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Nepal

High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in Nepal

Leave your comfort zone and come and experience a true cultural immersion in Nepal, Pokhara. This region is a melting pot of multiple religions, languages, musical influence...

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Multiple Countries

High School Volunteer Abroad Programs

Our programs are designed to address a wide variety of humanitarian needs and environmental issues. GVI Foundations offers you the opportunity to get involved! The time...

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Thailand

Thailand Conservation Service Learning Course for Groups

Travel to Phang Nga and contribute towards local conservation efforts. Enjoy the traditional Thai culture and the region's stunning beaches with crystal clear waters. You...

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Laos

Volunteer with Children in Laos

Laos is one of the most traditional countries in Asia, and offers some of the richest culture and history of the region. Volunteering to work with local children in one of...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer to Teach English in Costa Rica

Nestled between the Caribbean Ocean and a tropical rainforest, volunteers have the option to spend a weekend or two exploring this wonderful location and enjoy its many attractions...

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Costa Rica

Conservation Internship in Costa Rica

The conservation programs carried out by GVI Costa Rica takes a holistic approach to the conservation of the area. GVI are helping to monitor every ecosystem of this incredibly...

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South Africa

Safari Field Guide Course in South Africa

Travel to South Africa’s Lowveld region in Mahlahla in the Limpopo province and join us on a Safari Field Guide Course. Where better to train to become a qualified field...

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Fiji

Marine Conservation and PADI Divemaster Internship in Fiji

On this PADI Divemaster and marine conservation internship you’ll spend your days diving around and protecting some of the most beautiful underwater creatures in the world....

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India

Women's Empowerment Project in India

In India, women are born into a society that is still having to face social inequalities ranging from gender specific abortions, mistreatment from their spouses, eve teasing,...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer with Children in Costa Rica

Journey to Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast and join our community program to help disadvantaged kids. This project operates in the provincial town of Quepos, located just outside...

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Thailand

Thailand Community Development Expedition

Live and work with a team of volunteers from around the world on this multi focused expedition in Thailand. Based in the stunning coastal province of Phang Nga, an area that...

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Nepal

Volunteer Healthcare Project in Nepal

Three of the world's ten highest mountains are within touching distance of idyllic Pokhara, the third largest city in Nepal. This beautiful country in Asia will be home while...

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Thailand

Conservation Internship with Elephants in Thailand

The population of Asian elephants and their habitat is rapidly declining. The focus of the internship is on ensuring that these captive elephants are successfully reintroduced...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Conservation Short-Term Internship

Within the the lush rainforest of Costa Rica there is a vast variety of different animals and plants to explore and discover. As an intern in this stunning location, you...

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Thailand

Thailand Community Development Service Learning for Groups

Explore the Phang Nga province of southern Thailand and contribute to the education of local impoverished children. You will work on construction projects to improve the

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Mexico

Veterinary Project in Mexico

Travel to Central America, and live and volunteer in the lively Caribbean town of Playa del Carmen. You will provide important assistance to local veterinarians in the neutering...

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India

Teach Sports in India

Volunteers on this program will be involved in planning and running various sports lessons and games including football, cricket, athletics, basketball and netball with children...

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Thailand

High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in Thailand

Experience a side of Thailand that many tourists miss out on when you join up with a team of under 18 volunteers. Based in the picturesque town of Phang Nga, you will be

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Laos

Laos Teaching Internship

Gain hands on professional experience by teaching children English and become immersed in the culture of Luang Prabang. Luang Prabang is located in the mountains of north...

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South Africa

Volunteer with Lions in South Africa

Journey into wildest Africa and volunteer to conserve lions deep in the South African bush, viewing these incredible predators in their natural habitat. You will be heading...

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India

Volunteer on Construction Projects in India

Discover the fascinating continent of Asia while you get involved in construction projects in local villages in Kerala, India. Depending on the needs on the ground at...

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Seychelles

Lemon Shark and Turtle Conservation in the Seychelles

Travel to the stunning Curieuse Island in the Seychelles and help to conserve two of its most important marine species! Our interns help contribute to vital conservation

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Seychelles

Seychelles Environmental Conservation Short-Term Internship

Seychelles offers nature lovers an abundance of natural beauty and thrilling adventure activities. Our Seychelles Environmental Conservation Short-Term Internship is the

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Greece

High School Greece Marine Conservation Awareness

Historic Greece is host to a variety of captivating cultural activities and architecture. The program is based in the stunning coastal area of Giannitsochori with its white...

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Seychelles

Marine Conservation & PADI Divemaster Internship Seychelles

This 6 month long scuba diving internship starts with 10 weeks on our Seychelles Marine Conservation Expedition. During this time you will develop your scuba diving skills...

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Thailand

Teaching English and TEFL Internship in Thailand

This teaching internship is based in the Phang Nga province, located on the Andaman Sea and is blessed with an abundance of natural resources, numerous national parks and...

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Thailand

Thailand Wildlife Conservation Short-Term Internship

This internship offers the perfect combination - interns gain valuable work experience when they embark on our multi-faceted conservation internship. The program is located...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Community Development Service Learning for Groups

This trip takes you to the stunning Costa Rican Pacific Coast. Groups will have the opportunity to work in the community of Quepos and living in picturesque Manuel Antonio....

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South Africa

Cape Town Community Development Service Learning for Groups

Travel to South Africa for the unique opportunity to explore iconic Cape Town and work in surrounding township areas. Groups work on construction projects at education centers...

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South Africa

High School Volunteer & Adventure Experience in South Africa

Immerse yourself in a South African township community while supporting our long term projects and experience a unique opportunity to work with local families. Students...

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Nepal

Women's Empowerment Project in Nepal

In Nepal, women are born into a society where their rights are subordinate to those of men. Girls are often married off at an early age with little or no education, land

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Fiji

Fiji Teaching Internship

For the duration of this internship you will be based on the picturesque Fiji island chain steps from warm white sandy beaches that separate the beautiful volcanic hillsides...

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Nepal

Volunteer on Construction Projects in Nepal

Discover the vast and fascinating continent of Asia while you get involved in community construction projects in the landlocked and mountain-dominated landscape of Nepal. Depending...

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India

Volunteer Healthcare Program in India

Live and volunteer in India to lead exercise sessions with individuals with physical disabilities, illnesses or injuries. There are a number of sessions you will get involved...

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Mexico

Community Development Internship in Mexico

Travel to Mexico and live in the bustling and picturesque town of Playa del Carmen where you will spend your days volunteering with children in a center operated by our

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Thailand

Thailand Coastal Conservation Internship

Gain valuable career development opportunities when you assist with the conservation of this Thai coastal region. Interns work in three different main areas: teaching English...

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Thailand

Thailand Coastal Conservation Short-Term Internship

Travel to the beautiful coastal region of Phang Nga in Thailand and assist with the conservation of Thailand’s natural environment. This conservation internship gives you...

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South Africa

Hospitality Course and Work Placement in South Africa

Interested in the vibrant tourism and hospitality industry in Africa? Embark on a South African journey, home to diverse landscapes and some of the best Big 5 game-viewing...

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Nepal

Teaching Internship in Nepal

Nepal’s breathtaking Himalayan surroundings are the backdrop against which teaching interns perform their daily duties and develop their teaching skills. Interns will live...

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Mexico

Mexico Marine Conservation Short-Term Internship

This Short-Term Marine Conservation Internship is for the adventure seekers, the do-gooders and the wild at heart. Interns guarantee themselves a worthwhile experience while...

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Mexico

High School Marine Conservation & PADI Advanced Open Water

Keen to learn how to identify key fish and coral species and how to conduct reef-based research? Come and explore the magical underwater world that Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula...

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Mexico

High School Mexico Marine Conservation Awareness

Mexico's pristine Yucatan Peninsula is the ideal location to discover the underwater world, learn about issues facing marine conservation and earn your PADI Open Water qualification....

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South Africa

Women's Empowerment Project in Cape Town

Although gender equality has come a long way for women from disadvantaged communities in South Africa, there is still quite a lot that needs to be done to ensure women have...

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Costa Rica

High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in Costa Rica

In an action packed 2 weeks, you and a team of other international volunteers, will assist on sustainable long-term construction projects designed to improve the educational...

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Mexico

Volunteer Health Project in Mexico

Travel to Central America and to the lively resort town of Playa del Carmen, situated right on the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea in Mexico to volunteer with special...

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Thailand

Thailand Coastal Conservation Expedition

Travel to Thailand to volunteer in the stunning coastal province of Phang Nga, an area that encapsulates the very meaning of "dramatic", home to incredible islands and an...

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Costa Rica

Short Term Community Development Internship in Costa Rica

Join us in Costa Rica and partake in a variety of community development projects in the town of Quepos, Costa Rica. Get involved in construction projects ranging from fixing...

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Laos

Short Term Teaching Internship in Laos

Join one of our Short Term Teaching Internships in Laos and teach English to novice monks and kick-start your career in education. Interns get to stay in the beautiful UNESCO...

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Nepal

Short Term Community Development Internship in Nepal

Are you interested in taking part in childcare, teaching, and women’s empowerment projects amongst the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range? Our Short Term Community...

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India

Short Term Community Development Internship in India

Embark on a journey to discover the rich culture of India on one of our Short Term Community Development Internships in India. Our interns get the unique chance to contribute...

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India

Community Development Internship in India

Travel to the colourful country of India and immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions while you gain practical experience on our community development internship....

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Fiji

Short Term Community Development Internship Fiji

Come lend a helping hand to the friendly Fijian communities in need; travel to this breathtaking country and immerse yourself in the local culture and contribute to valuable...

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Fiji

Short Term Marine Conservation Internship in Fiji

Embark on this Fijian adventure for the amazing chance to dive in crystal blue water and discover the rich biodiversity of the South Pacific. Our interns assist with research...

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Fiji

Short Term Teaching Internship in Fiji

Travel to the tropical country of Fiji to get a taste of a teaching experience on our hands-on short-term teaching internship. Our interns live and work in the stunning Dawasamu...

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Thailand

Community Development Internship in Thailand

Make use of this excellent internship opportunity to immerse yourself in the local Karen culture and gain valuable teaching experience. Interns will live and work in the

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Thailand

Short Term Teaching Internship in Thailand

A short-term internship centered around teaching English to children in local schools in Thailand is the ideal opportunity to kick-start your teaching career! While interning...

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Mexico

NEW Alternative Spring Break Marine Conservation in Mexico

Are you passionate about marine conservation with nothing to do during your spring break? Pursue your interest in marine conservation and spend a week gaining skills in beautiful...

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Costa Rica

NEW Alternative Spring Break CostaRica Community Development

Give new meaning to spring break, instead of simply traveling spend your time giving back to a local community in Costa Rica. Our sustainable development projects contribute...

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Costa Rica

NEW Under 18’s Spring Break Costa Rica Community Development

Use your spring break contributing to vital community development projects on Costa Rica’s stunning Pacific coast. Participants get a chance to work on construction projects,...

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Mexico

NEW Under 18’s Spring Break Marine Conservation Expedition

Use your spring break to take a volunteer trip this year. Our volunteers get to travel to the Caribbean and immerse themselves in the world of marine conservation. A highlight...

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Laos

Women's Empowerment Project in Laos

The stunning ancient city of Luang Prabang in Laos is home to various women in need of support. Our sustainable women’s empowerment initiatives in the local community aims...

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Costa Rica

Community Development & Teaching Internship in Costa Rica

The stunning coastal town of Quepos is the perfect location to break away from the rat race of everyday life and give back to a community in need. Interns will educate children...

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Mexico

PADI Instructor Internship

Interested in becoming a PADI Dive Intstructor? Our PADI Instructor Internship is an extensive training program that can transform an Open Water diver into a confident and...

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South Africa

High School South Africa Wildlife Awareness

Are you a young bush enthusiast with a passion for conservation and discovering nature untouched? Join our Wildlife Awareness program in South Africa and discover a whole...

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India

High School Volunteer and Adventure Experience in India

Volunteers will get the chance to explore the Asian continent when they journey to the culture-rich country of India. The program is based in the area of Kerala and volunteers...

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Conservation Service Learning for Groups

Travel off the beaten track to a paradise of treasures in the Costa Rican area of Manuel Antonio. Our wildlife conservation projects are located near Jalova, within the Tortuguero...

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Mexico

Marine Conservation Internship and PADI IDC Course in Mexico

Ideal for PADI Open Water divers and Dive masters who dream of becoming highly qualified and specialised instructors, with extensive marine conservation training. Instructors...

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Mexico

Volunteer on Childcare Projects in Mexico

Live and volunteer in Central America, in Mexico's lively Caribbean beach town of Playa del Carmen. You will be volunteering in a children's center run by Save the Children....

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