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Affordable Volunteer Abroad Programs: from USD 10 per day

International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) is the world's leading volunteer travel organization, providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in over 30 different...

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South Africa

Volunteer in Surfing in South Africa

Surfing is one of the most thrilling and exciting water sports anyone can get involved in. We have incorporated this timeless activity into a program for children to teach...

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Ghana

Volunteer in Childcare in Ghana

The Ghanaian orphanage program seeks to address the numerous problems that many children without proper education, health care, food, love and attention face as a result

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Ecuador

Volunteer in School Support Programs in Ecuador

The School Support Project involves tutoring, providing educational support and instilling confidence in Ecuadorian children who have recently been enrolled (or reenrolled)...

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Madagascar

Marine Conservation Volunteering with IVHQ in Madagascar

Volunteers on the Marine Conservation project have the opportunity to join a variety of conservation efforts focused on the protection of the marine ecosystem in Madagascar...

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Ghana

Volunteer in Medicine in Ghana

The Ghana medical program is a rural community-based program with the aim of helping smaller Ghanaian communities which are deprived of basic medical access and health care....

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Indonesia

Volunteer in a Kindergarten in Bali

The Kindergarten project supports government owned centers and those wholly supported by IVHQ’s partner organization in Bali. It is for local children aged 3 to 7 years...

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South Africa

Volunteer in Childcare in South Africa

The childcare program consists of caring for children, providing education and designing activities for the children and helping with general duties of the centre, such as...

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South Africa

Volunteer and Teach in South Africa

Volunteers on the teaching project will be placed at one of our local community public schools. Volunteers will be working alongside teachers at the school, tutoring students...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Turtle Conservation in Costa Rica

At the turtle project, volunteers assist Costa Rican biologists with their work and research at the beach. Volunteers help with studies and protection work of the sea turtles,...

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Tanzania

Incredible Volunteering in Tanzania: Costs from USD 270

International Volunteer HQ is seeking volunteers for a varying number of opportunities in Tanzania. Placements include teaching various subjects, working with Childcare,...

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Madagascar

Volunteer and Teach in Madagascar with IVHQ

There's great demand among the island communities on Nosy Komba and Nosy Be to learn English to enhance future job prospects and the ability to communicate with the growing...

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Indonesia

Volunteer in Turtle Conservation in Bali

Join other volunteers and nature lovers in Bali with International Volunteer HQ. The Turtle Conservation project is located on the charmed island of Nusa Penida, which is...

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Ghana

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Ghana

Based in rural Ghana, the Construction and Renovation project offers volunteers the special opportunity to work alongside local people to help improve the infrastructure

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Childcare in Sri Lanka

With little resources and limited staff, IVHQ volunteers are in high demand to assist with childcare in both disabled centers and orphanages in Sri Lanka. Through the interactions...

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Nepal

Volunteer in Childcare in Nepal

In lesser developed countries such as Nepal, thousands upon thousands of children are orphans, with no real home, no family and no opportunity to get an education. Through...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Healthcare and Medicine in Guatemala

The rural areas of Guatemala contrast sharply with those in large cities, especially with respect to medical care. Volunteers get hands on experience working in small local...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Guatemala

Guatemalan construction projects are focused on home-building, school and orphanage renovation, and building playground and bathroom facilities for areas that do not have...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer and Teach English in Costa Rica

Teaching English to low-income communities in San Jose and surrounding areas offers a highly rewarding experience for volunteers and students alike. Children, teenagers and...

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Brazil

Incredible Volunteering in Brazil: Costs from USD 345

International Volunteer HQ has a wide range of volunteering opportunities available in working with children placements, sports programs, environmental placements, Carnaval...

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Guatemala

Incredible Volunteering in Guatemala: Costs from USD 275

Volunteers are required NOW through International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Guatemala! With a wide range of volunteering placements available, volunteers can...

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Ghana

Incredible Volunteering in Ghana: Costs from USD 270

Volunteers are needed NOW through International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Ghana! A wide range of volunteering placements are available in order for participants...

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Peru

Incredible Volunteering in Cusco: Costs from USD 260

International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Cusco - Peru requires volunteers NOW! IVHQ has a wide range of volunteering opportunities available in jungle conservation,...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Rural Community Development in Sri Lanka

The Rural Community Development project provides the unique opportunity to experience traditional village life in the rural community of Hanguranketha in the Nuwara Eliya...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Special Needs in Sri Lanka

Working in a special needs is suited for active volunteers who are passionate about looking after children and young adults with a range of mental and physical disabilities....

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Italy

Volunteer and Teach English in Italy

Volunteers on the Teaching English project will provide workshops and extra-curricular English language classes for children aged from six to sixteen years old. Volunteers...

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Fiji

Volunteer on the Kindergarten project in Fiji

Volunteers on the Kindergarten project work in a rural school environment with children aged between 4 and 5 years old who are at the start of their education. Volunteers...

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Laos

Volunteer in Construction in Renovation in Laos

Volunteers on the Construction and Renovation project assist with construction work and improvements to medical centers, childcare centers and schools within the local community....

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Zimbabwe

Wildlife Conservation with IVHQ in Victoria Falls

International Volunteer HQ offers a very special Wildlife Conservation project, working and living in the midst of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria

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Madagascar

Volunteer in Forest Conservation in Madagascar

The dense tropical forest of Nosy Komba is home to many of the iconic wildlife species that Madagascar is renowned for and offers a unique environment for volunteers to assist...

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Argentina

Volunteer with Special Needs in Argentina

The Special Needs project offers vocational, educational, therapeutic and recreational services to young adults with different forms of physical and mental disability. Through...

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Mexico

Volunteer in Animal Care in Mexico

Although the attitude towards providing proper care to domestic animals is slowly changing in Mexico, there is still a major problem with dogs and cats being abandoned on...

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Indonesia

Volunteer in Healthcare Education in Bali

Volunteers with an interest in education and simple hygiene techniques are welcome to join the newly established Healthcare Education project. Medical professionals who can...

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Indonesia

Volunteer and Teach English in Bali

With Bali’s rapidly expanding tourism industry, the demand for local English speakers has never been greater. Children may have the opportunity to learn English at school,...

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Morocco

Volunteer on the IVHQ Ramadan Program

Morocco’s most prevalent religion is Islam and over 98% of the population are practising Muslims. Ramadan occurs in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and Muslims

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Vietnam

Volunteer in Childcare in Vietnam

Although Vietnam has now been at peace for many years, effects from war continue to haunt not only the adult population of this beautiful country but also its children. Volunteers...

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Uganda

Volunteer and Teach in Uganda

The objective of the Uganda teaching project is to contribute to the academic development of poor, local schools and to provide the best opportunity for Ugandans from disadvantaged...

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Thailand

Volunteer in Outdoor Projects in Thailand

The Outdoor Work placement is for those who are happy to get their hands dirty, who like physical labour, and the sense of achievement felt when a job is completed. Because...

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Tanzania

Volunteer and Teach in Tanzania

Our teaching volunteers are placed in exciting community schools, public schools or orphanage schools. Many of the schools we work with are constantly understaffed and are...

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Peru

Volunteer in Medicine in Peru - Lima

Healthcare can be both very expensive and hard to access for poor and less privileged Peruvians who often struggle to make 'ends meet' let alone pay for health care. Poverty...

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Peru

Volunteer in Special Needs/Childcare in Peru - Lima

Peru tends to have a large number of orphans, due to rampant poverty and poor conditions making it impossible for many families to care for their children. This is particularly...

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Peru

Volunteer and Teach English in Peru - Cusco

Cusco is the tourism capital of South America and therefore the majority of Cusquenan children will tell you that they want to be a tourist guide when they grow up. They

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Peru

Volunteer in Childcare in Peru - Cusco

The aim of our Childcare project is to provide individual attention and assistance to children from difficult backgrounds. Many children at the projects we work with do not...

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Mexico

Volunteer and Teach in Mexico

A passion for education and a fun, creative approach to teaching will go a long way on this project. Many of the students that volunteers work with attend public schools

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India

Volunteer in Childcare Work in India

IVHQ has opportunities to work in Orphanages in Delhi, and in Childcare centers in Dharamsala in Northern India. Orphanages and day care centres in India are often extremely...

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India

Volunteer in Healthcare in India

Despite gaining a reputation as one of the fastest growing countries in the world, financial inequalities are widespread and this affects the daily lives of the people in...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Childcare Work in Guatemala

The childcare program in Guatemala provides individual attention and assistance to children from poor homes and communities. Many children at the projects we work with are...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Animal Care/Animal Rights in Guatemala

Culturally speaking, dogs and cats in Latin America are not looked upon as integral members of the family the way they are in more developed countries. This often this leads...

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Ghana

Volunteer and Teach in Ghana

Although Ghana is an English speaking country, many school children cannot communicate effectively in the English language. This is a common trend in both rural and urban...

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Ecuador

Volunteer and Teach English in Ecuador

Similarly to other Latin American nations, Spanish is the official language of Ecuador, however in recent times with the onset of globalization and increasing tourism, there...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Healthcare and Medicine in Costa Rica

The healthcare system in Costa Rica is relatively well developed, however the placements we work with always appreciate the extra assistance that volunteers provide through...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Childcare in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is increasingly becoming one of the more affluent countries in Central America, due to strong resources, a stable Government and increasing tourism. However this...

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Colombia

Volunteer and Teach in Colombia

The Teaching English project provides the opportunity for students from low-income communities in Cartagena and Bogota to learn English with the support of international

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Colombia

Volunteer and Feed the Homeless in Colombia

This project is one of the most eye opening that IVHQ has to offer. Colombia has its fair share people living on the streets and what makes this project so incredible is

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Colombia

Volunteer and Care for the Elderly in Colombia

In the large majority of Western countries our elderly have homes, centers and care workers readily available for them. However, in Colombia there is very little (or no)

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China

Volunteer and Teach English in China

Volunteer English teaching in China focuses on developing conversational English skills with Chinese students. IVHQ presently works with Chinese public schools; most of which...

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Cambodia

Volunteer with Local NGOs in Cambodia

IVHQ’s local organization cooperates with a network organization including 30+ local NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and other Cambodian...

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Cambodia

Volunteer and Teach in Cambodia

The education level in Cambodia still is very low causing large amounts of poverty and unemployment. English skills are required for most jobs in Cambodia, yet not everyone...

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Brazil

Working with Children in Brazil

Helping in child development is undoubtedly the most beneficial way to increase the quality of life in children living in Brazil; a country with one of the most pronounced...

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Brazil

Volunteer in Sports Development in Brazil

Sport has become vital for Rio's lowest income communities, as they provide children and adolescents with recreational outlets. At just about every corner of Rio de Janeiro,...

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Brazil

Volunteer in our Carnaval Program in Brazil

Carnaval is an event that breaks all economic and social boundaries – a love and passion for Samba that makes everyone equal. The Carnaval Program operates from either

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Mexico

Incredible Volunteering in Mexico: Costs from USD 270

International Volunteer HQ has a wide range of volunteering opportunities available in Teaching, Working with Children, Special Needs, Environmental Research and Animal Care/Animal...

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Ecuador

Incredible Volunteering in Ecuador: Costs from USD 270

Volunteers are required NOW through International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Ecuador! With a wide range of volunteering placements available, volunteers can choose...

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Kenya

Incredible Volunteering in Kenya: Costs from USD 270

International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Kenya requires volunteers NOW! IVHQ has a wide range of volunteering opportunities available in teaching, orphanage work,...

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New Zealand

NGO Support Volunteering in New Zealand

IVHQ volunteers participating on the NGO Support project will work within NGOs that generally have very limited resources and rely heavily on the support of volunteers to...

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Spain

Volunteer on Renovation in Spain with IVHQ

As an IVHQ volunteer on the Renovation project in Spain you will support a variety of NGOs and community centers, these centers are often run down and under funded. Volunteers...

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Spain

Volunteer in Special Needs Support in Spain with IVHQ

As a volunteer on the Special Needs Support project in Spain you have the opportunity to work alongside teenagers and adults ​with a variety of special needs​​,​

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Spain

Volunteer in Spain on Agriculture with IVHQ

IVHQ volunteers on the Agriculture project in Spain work alongside migrants and special needs individuals to educate and upskill their farming and gardening skills. Aiming...

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Spain

Volunteer on After School Support in Spain with IVHQ

As an IVHQ volunteer on the After School Support project in Spain you will work with local centers to provide care and support students from disadvantaged communities with...

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Spain

Volunteer on the Teaching Project in Spain with IVHQ

As an IVHQ volunteer on the Teaching project in Spain you will have the opportunity to provide extra-curricular classes to local youths and adults who are in need of additional...

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New Zealand

Freshwater Restoration Volunteering in New Zealand

IVHQ volunteers participating on the Freshwater Restoration and Education will help to restore the health of waterways and surrounding lands by working with maraes (traditional...

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New Zealand

Coastline Conservation Volunteering in New Zealand

IVHQ volunteers participating on the Coastline Conservation and Education project have the opportunity to contribute to a long-term goal of keeping the coastlines and beaches...

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Portugal

Volunteer in Youth Support in Portugal with IVHQ

IVHQ volunteers working on the Youth Support project in Portugal have the opportunity to work with one of the many underfunded organizations in the Lisbon area that aim to...

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Portugal

Volunteer on Food Rescue in Portugal with IVHQ

IVHQ volunteers participating in the Food Rescue project will have the opportunity to join the efforts of a community movement with a goal of eliminating food waste and end...

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Portugal

Volunteer on Environmental Scuba Diving in Portugal

IVHQ volunteers participating on the Environmental Scuba Diving project have the opportunity to assist with protection of marine life and underwater pollution clean-ups on...

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Portugal

Volunteer on Wolf Conservation in Portugal with IVHQ

IVHQ volunteers on the Wolf Conservation project in Portugal work in a center focusing on conservation, education and environment preservation. The wolves are unable to be...

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Portugal

Volunteer on Construction and Renovation in Portugal

IVHQ volunteers on the Construction and Renovation project in Portugal directly assist communities living in poverty. Tasks can include preparing surfaces prior to repairing...

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Morocco

Volunteer in Childcare in Marrakech with IVHQ

IVHQ volunteers on the Childcare project in Marrakech work with children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods through facilitating activities to entertain the children and help...

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Morocco

Teaching English or French in Marrakech with IVHQ

Volunteers on the Teaching English or Teaching French projects work in local community centers that provide free or very low cost language classes to members of the local...

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Ghana

Volunteer in Agriculture in Ghana

The focus of this project is to alleviate the difficulties that face orphanage placements by providing a sustainable food source for the children. Volunteer work on the Agriculture...

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Cambodia

Volunteer in Special Needs Care in Cambodia

Working with special needs children is an incredibly rewarding experience. This type of volunteer work is suited to volunteers who are passionate about education and are

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Brazil

One Week Volunteer Experience in Brazil

The One Week Volunteer Experience in Brazil offers volunteers a chance to participate in the volunteer work available in multiple projects as well as some of the cultural...

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Peru

Volunteer in Animal Care in Peru - Cusco

The Peru - Cusco Animal Care project offers volunteers the unique opportunity to help out in an organization dedicated to rescuing and caring for street dogs. Dogs left to...

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Tanzania

Volunteer in HIV/AIDS Support

This project offers volunteers the opportunity to support women living with HIV/AIDS. Many people who are infected with HIV/AIDS never disclose their status because of the...

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Uganda

Volunteer in Women's Education in Uganda

Women in Uganda face a range of challenges including low social status, discrimination, lack of economic self sufficiency, and greater risk of HIV/AIDS infection. Many women...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Special Needs Care in Costa Rica

Volunteers on the Special Needs Care project are placed either in a school for children with a range of both physical and intellectual disabilities, or in a center for adults...

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Romania

Volunteer in Childcare in Romania

In Romania there are approximately 82,000 children living in state care, many of these children have been left behind by parents migrating to other countries in search of...

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Romania

Volunteer in Special Needs Care in Romania

Due to a lack of governmental support and a social stigma, there are many families in Romania who are unable to properly care for family members (young children and adults)...

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Romania

Volunteer in Teaching in Romania

Volunteers on the Teaching project teach local children from disadvantaged backgrounds in local village schools. The students range in age and volunteers will teach children...

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Italy

Volunteer in NGO Support in Italy

Volunteers on the NGO Support project assist local NGOs who work in the fields of: immigration and migrant support, human rights (LGBT community), child and youth welfare...

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Italy

Environmental volunteering in Italy

Volunteers on the Environmental project work to preserve marine life and archaeological ruins along the Posillipo coast of Naples. The majority of volunteer tasks take place...

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Italy

Volunteer in After School Care in Italy

Volunteers on the After School Care project provide care to children from disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Volunteers will organise after school educational activities and workshops...

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Colombia

Volunteer in Sports Development in Colombia

Volunteers on the Sports Development project play a vital role in teaching children and teenagers in Cartagena the importance of maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle,...

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Colombia

Volunteer on the Community Project in Colombia

The Community project is designed for enthusiastic and flexible volunteers, as work varies and is based on where there is the greatest need at a particular time. Volunteers...

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Vietnam

Volunteer in Feeding the Homeless in Vietnam

Volunteers on the Feeding the Homeless project in Vietnam provide assistance to a local ‘soup kitchen’ to assist in administering up to 300 meals per day to people from...

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Peru

Volunteer in Andean Immersion in Peru - Cusco

The Andean Immersion project is based in the Peruvian highlands on the outskirts of Cusco. Volunteers on this unique program have the opportunity to live and work within

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Mexico

Volunteer in Maya Agriculture in Mexico

The IVHQ Maya Agriculture volunteer experience offers volunteers a unique chance live and work within a Maya community in the Yucatan. Volunteers work to rebuild the ruins...

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Fiji

Volunteer in Sports Education in Fiji

Volunteers on the Sports Education project will work in the same schools as the Teaching and Kindergarten projects, in rural villages outside of Nausori. Sport and fitness...

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Fiji

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Fiji

Volunteers on the Construction and Renovation project in Fiji provide tangible benefits and assistance to the local placements we work with in Nausori. Volunteer work may...

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Fiji

Volunteer in Teaching in Fiji

Volunteers on the Teaching assist teachers in rural public schools in the Nausori area of Fiji. In Fiji, Children are taught English from a very young age, exposure and interaction...

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Philippines

Volunteer in Childcare in the Philippines

Childcare volunteers in the Philippines work in local daycare centers, assisting local staff across a wide variety of tasks. These tasks include teaching the alphabet, numbers,...

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Philippines

Volunteer and Teach English in the Philippines

Volunteers on the Teaching project take on an assisting role in public schools, teaching a variety of subjects within a classroom environment. Filipino’s learn English

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Laos

Volunteer in Childcare and Special Needs Care in Laos

Volunteers on the Special Needs/Childcare project will provide afterschool care to children from the deaf and blind school, young patients from our Medical project who have...

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Laos

Volunteer and Teach in Laos

Volunteers on the Teaching project will be placed within a local village school, teaching local Laotian children from disadvantaged family backgrounds. The students range...

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Uganda

Volunteer in Special Needs in Uganda

In Uganda there are an increasing number of children born with either mental or physical disabilities as well as many children and adults who become disabled through the

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Morocco

Volunteer in Sports Development in Morocco with IVHQ

Sport and physical activity is becoming increasingly popular within Moroccan culture, as locals have begun to recognize the value it has in personal and physical development....

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Madagascar

Volunteer in Community Development in Madagascar with IVHQ

Much of Madagascar is in desperate need of new and improved infrastructure to enable schools and communities to function more effectively. Volunteers on the Community Development...

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Argentina

Healthcare Volunteering in Argentina

Volunteers on the Healthcare project help professionals in small community clinics run by the municipal government in Córdoba. These clinics are predominantly located in...

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Argentina

Community Development Volunteering in Argentina

The socio-economic limitations of certain social groups hinder local community development, which is a tangible reality in Argentina due to the lack of adequate working opportunities....

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Argentina

Volunteer in Elderly Care in Argentina

Many senior citizens in Argentina find themselves in desperate situations due to limited access to work or housing, and breakdowns in family or social bonds. The Elderly

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Argentina

Childcare Volunteering in Argentina

With the poor living conditions endured by disadvantaged children in Argentina, a large portion suffer from malnutrition and poor hygiene, and many are forced to abandon

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Argentina

Volunteer and Teach in Argentina

Although Argentina provides public access to education, almost 50% of children in vulnerable situations abandon school due to a range of social problems, such as the need...

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Indonesia

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Bali

The Construction and Renovation project focuses on building a new kindergarten (groups of volunteers required) and renovating community centres and schools in villages around...

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Indonesia

Volunteer in Environmental Education in Bali

Bali is well known for its astonishing beauty and greenery. Unfortunately, with rapid development and the rise in tourism, it is evident in certain areas the detrimental

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Ecuador

Volunteer in Administration Support in Ecuador

There is a lot of behind-the-scenes work involved in accomplishing the goals our local partner organizations have for the children of Ecuador. The purpose of the Administration...

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Ecuador

Volunteer in Kindergartens in Ecuador

Volunteers on this project assist Ecuadorian teachers in primary and kindergarten classes and collaborate in pre-school math, writing, reading, art lessons, as well as helping...

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Vietnam

Volunteer in Medicine in Vietnam

The Medical project in Vietnam provides skilled medical professionals and students with the chance to experience a new culture and working environment, while learning and...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Lake Conservation in Guatemala

The IVHQ Guatemala Lake Conservation project works with a local organization founded to help preserve the natural resources of Lake Atitlan by raising awareness and educating...

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Guatemala

Volunteer in Eco-Agriculture Conservation in Guatemala

The IVHQ Guatemala Eco-Agriculture Conservation project is based in a coffee farming community, located at the base of the Guatemalan highlands just outside of Antigua. The...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Medical Work in Sri Lanka

Volunteers are placed in a government run training hospital in Kandy, where you will have the chance to work alongside local hospital staff and patients and learn about medical...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Elderly Care in Sri Lanka

Volunteers on the Elderly Care project in Sri Lanka are placed in an elderly home, which provides accommodation and care free of charge for 75 adults, who would otherwise...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer in Temple Renovation in Sri Lanka

Through the renovation of Buddhist temples, this project offers a unique opportunity for volunteers to learn about manual Sri Lankan construction methods, without the aid...

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Sri Lanka

Volunteer and Teach English in Sri Lanka

Teaching volunteers in Sri Lanka have the opportunity to teach in local schools and villages, or to teach Buddhist monks. Volunteers teaching village children are accommodated...

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Morocco

Volunteer and Work with Women in Morocco

Many women in the cities and villages of Morocco suffer from poverty, illiteracy and unemployment, affecting their social environment and in turn their children’s education....

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Morocco

Volunteer and Teach English or French in Morocco

Although the Moroccan Government is working hard to improve literacy and promote professional development through the National Initiative for Human Development (NIHD), a

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Morocco

Volunteer in Childcare in Morocco

Childcare volunteers work with special needs children and children from disadvantaged neighborhoods through organizing and engaging in activities to entertain the children...

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Vietnam

Volunteer with NGOs in Vietnam

There are many small, locally run NGOs (Non Government Organizations) in Vietnam contributing to the cause of development in both rural and urban areas. These local NGO,

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Vietnam

Volunteer and Teach English in Vietnam

Volunteers will work in a Vietnamese school or community centre to assist primary and high school students with their education. Many Vietnamese schools lack teachers with...

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Uganda

Volunteer in Sports Education in Uganda

Ugandan children are incredibly enthusiastic and love learning new sports! The Sports Teaching project provides these children with a range of activities and sports to

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Uganda

Volunteer in Medicine in Uganda

With the aim to increase quality healthcare access for Ugandan people, volunteers on the Medical project are placed in local clinics and medical centers which are incredibly...

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Uganda

Volunteer in Childcare in Uganda

Uganda has an extremely high number of vulnerable children living in poverty and many of them have lost one or both of their parents as a result of the current HIV/AIDS epidemic....

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Thailand

Volunteer and Teach English in Thailand

In the Northern areas of Thailand, such as Chiang Rai, many of the local people have not been fortunate enough to have access to any type of formal education. Therefore there...

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Tanzania

Volunteer in Childcare in Tanzania

Sub-Saharan African countries are suffering from huge number of orphans left behind after their parents die from illnesses such as HIV/AIDS resulting in a larger number of...

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Tanzania

Volunteer in Medicine in Tanzania

Healthcare is neither easily accessible nor affordable for many Tanzanians living in the rural villages and poor urban areas. Poverty creates a large barrier to the acquisition...

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South Africa

Volunteer in Sports Development in South Africa

Like most African countries, South Africa has a great number of children living in poverty. Although some of the children attend school during the day, often they have no...

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South Africa

Volunteer in Computer Tutoring in South Africa

The IVHQ Computer Training program allows our volunteers to help locals develop their computer skills. A number of small towns and townships have computer facilities available...

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Peru

Volunteer and Teach English in Peru - Lima

English is widely recognized as the 'universal language' and with Peruvians naturally being Spanish speakers, there is a real demand from local people to be taught English...

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Peru

Volunteer in Medicine in Peru - Cusco

Clinics and hospitals for low income families in Cusco tend to be under-funded and under-staffed. As a result, volunteers play an important role in assisting local nurses...

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Peru

Volunteer in Jungle Conservation in Peru - Cusco

The objective of this project is one of ecological restoration - the process of re-establishing an ecosystem that has been degenerated, damaged or destroyed. The Jungle Conservation...

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Peru

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Peru - Cusco

One of the ways we provide support to the placements we work with is through our construction and renovation projects. Many buildings in Cusco are under-funded, run-down

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Nepal

Volunteer in Remote Health Clinics in Nepal

Remote health clinics in Nepal struggle to attract qualified doctors and medically trained personnel let alone sufficient resources such as equipment and medicine. Volunteers...

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Nepal

Volunteer for your Medical Elective in Nepal

Volunteers can do their medical elective at a hospital in Kathmandu or Bhaktapur where they will have hands on clinical experience in a field of operations relevant to their...

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Nepal

Volunteer and Teach English in Nepal

More than 80% of the children from Nepal’s villages and cities are unable to access a good educational system. This is due to a lack of financial and physical resources...

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Mexico

Volunteer in Environment Research in Mexico

Volunteers interested in conservation, environmental research or eco-agriculture studies have the unique opportunity to work in a research center in the Yucatán. The Yucatán’s...

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Mexico

Volunteer in Special Needs in Mexico

Volunteers with a caring and playful nature will be welcomed with warm arms on our Special Needs project. Working alongside local staff in a structured learning center, volunteers...

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Mexico

Volunteer and Work with Children in Mexico

Volunteers are always in high demand to provide support to economically disadvantaged children in Mexico. Volunteers on the Working with Children project offer support to...

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Kenya

Volunteer in Childcare in Kenya

Due to the high incidences of poverty and illness, childcare centers in Kenya can host 50 to 300 children at any one time and there is always high demand for volunteer assistance....

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Kenya

Volunteer in Women's Education in Kenya

The women’s education program is a developing initiative designed to bring sanitary supplies and HIV/AIDS and sex education to young women in need throughout Kenya. This...

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Kenya

Volunteer and Teach Music in Kenya

Music, spanning all corners of the globe, especially in East Africa, is best described as a pure and true representation of cultural richness by means of worship and devotion,...

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Kenya

Volunteer and Teach in Kenya

* Volunteer and Teach in Kenya! Volunteers on the Teaching program in Kenya are placed in community schools, public schools or orphanage schools. Many of the schools we

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India

Volunteer in Slum Teaching in Delhi, India

For many children in India, school is simply not an option as they work the streets with their parents to help stay alive (it is estimated there are 100 million street children...

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India

Volunteer and Teach English in India

Teaching English in India gives you the great opportunity to share your knowledge with others and experience a new culture from within. It is one of the best ways to truly...

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Guatemala

Volunteer and Care for the Elderly in Guatemala

Elderly care programs in Guatemala place volunteers at nursing homes and senior centers in and around La Antigua. The focus of these projects is to help create a compassionate...

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Guatemala

Volunteer and Teach English in Guatemala

The ability to speak English gives Guatemalans a genuine opportunity to find work and build a career in tourism, business, or teaching. Volunteers play an integral part in...

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Ghana

Volunteer and Coach Sports in Ghana

If you are a lover of sports and enthusiastic about working with kids, but are not confident enough to take on a teaching program, then this is a great program for you! Volunteers...

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Ecuador

Volunteer and Tutor during the Summer Holidays in Ecuador

The Summer Project operates through the months of July and August and is a project organised by IVHQ's local team in Ecuador, helping up to 120 children build up their learning...

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Ecuador

Volunteer with Street Children in Ecuador

For many Ecuadorian children, school is never an option. These children spend 365 days a year working in the streets and markets, selling goods and performing with their

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Eco-Agriculture Conservation in Costa Rica

The IVHQ Eco-Agriculture Conservation project is based in the central highlands of Costa Rica where volunteers assist local communities through strengthening the entire coffee...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Costa Rica

One of the ways we provide support to the different programs we work with is through our construction and renovation projects. Many projects are under-funded and run-down,...

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Colombia

Volunteer in Construction and Renovation in Colombia

This project is a chance for volunteers to break into a sweat and get their hands a little dirty! Some families, schools and even some hospitals in Bogota cannot afford professional...

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Colombia

Volunteer in Childcare in Colombia

The centers for children in Colombia are not organized the way most people are used to seeing in the USA, UK or any other Western countries. Colombia has a huge family-oriented...

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China

Volunteer in Childcare/Special Needs in China

Given China’s one-child policy and the value Chinese society places on male babies, the country has seen a significant increase in the rate of child abandonment. Plus,

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Cambodia

Volunteer in Computer Support in Cambodia

Cambodian NGOs and orphanages rely on computer technology and the internet for communication, management of programs and to create a public presence. There is often a lack...

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Cambodia

Volunteer in Childcare in Cambodia

Cambodia has an incredibly high number of orphans comparative to the population. Many children have lost their parents due to HIV, while other parents cannot provide food,...

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Brazil

Volunteer and Teach English in Brazil

As an English teacher, you will be exposing your students to one of the world's most commonly spoken languages, one that fuels the global economy. In the next few years Brazil...

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Brazil

Volunteer in Community Development in Brazil

There's no doubt that local organizations in Brazil are making significant impacts in their communities, but with your help and creativity their programs could develop even...

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China

Affordable Volunteering Abroad in China: Costs from USD 270

A wide range of volunteering placements allows for volunteers to work in an area where their skills will be most useful. Volunteers can choose from teaching English language...

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South Africa

Incredible Volunteering in South Africa: Costs from USD 250

International Volunteer HQ offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities in South Africa, where your helping hand can change the lives of those in need. Work in the surf...

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Cambodia

Incredible Volunteering in Cambodia: Costs from USD 350

A wide range of volunteering placements are available throughout Cambodia's capital city. Volunteers can choose from teaching, orphanage work, and human rights work in Phnom...

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Colombia

Incredible Volunteering in Colombia: Costs from USD 270

Spend time in Colombia lending a hand to those in need. From childcare to construction and renovation work, volunteers are always needed and appreciated. International Volunteer...

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India

Incredible Volunteering in India: Costs from USD 250

A wide range of volunteering opportunities are available right now in India, including: orphanage work, teaching English, street children work, childcare and health. Work...

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Costa Rica

Incredible Volunteering in Costa Rica: Costs from USD 300

Volunteers are required NOW through International Volunteer HQ's partner organization in Costa Rica! With a wide range of volunteering placements available, volunteers can...

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Peru

Incredible Volunteering in Lima: Costs from USD 180

IVHQ has a wide range of volunteering opportunities available in teaching, orphanage work and medical work in the Peruvian capital city of Lima. International Volunteer HQ's...

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Thailand

Incredible Volunteering in Thailand: Costs from USD 320

Work with local villages and hill tribes in the Chaing Rai province of Thailand, and provide education in English language skills or lending a hand to outdoor work and community...

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Vietnam

Incredible Volunteering in Vietnam: Costs from USD 270

Bring your skills of providing care for others to Vietnam while gaining new appreciation for another culture. Volunteer programs range from teaching English language skills,...

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Nepal

Incredible Volunteering in Nepal: Costs from USD 250

Nepal offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities, allowing for participants to lend their skills to those in need. Projects include teaching English, orphanage work,...

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