Volunteer Abroad in the United States

87 Volunteer Abroad Programs in the United States


Embark on a volunteer trip to Hawaii with Kalani. Volunteers can take part in a summer teaching program, become a skilled trade volunteer, or join the Kalani Sabbatical program. All three programs are available every month of the year for varying durations.


Help rescue and rehabilitate wild animals in the United States through Fronteering programs. Volunteers can take part in a range of activities, from Animal Welfare and Biological Research to Wildlife Surveying. Program fees include food, housing, and meals. Placements are available in Florida, Hawaii, and Texas.


Teach English for a year in the United States through WorldTeach. Accepted applicants will earn a reasonable monthly stipend, and program fees include housing, meals, and health insurance. Placements are available in American Samoa and Cambridge.

Visions Service Adventures

Volunteer with VISIONS in the United States and work in under-resourced communities. Work with Native Americans in Montana, a small African American community in coastal Mississippi, or on building projects in the wilderness of Alaska.

Preserve America’s Natural Places & Endangered Species

Join scientists in Maine, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Colorado, California, or Arizona to discover how our environment is being shaped by climate change. Earthwatch Institute is an environmental nonprofit focused on connecting regular people with the world’s top scientists to conduct vital field research. Earthwatch volunteers donate 1-2 weeks of their time and critical funds to...

Institute for Cultural Ecology

Travel to the United States and join the Institute for Global Studies on a meaningful and fun trip to Hawaii. Volunteers will live in Kailua or Kona for up to two years and participate in volunteer projects. A variety of options are offered to worldwide participants such as Biological Research, Environmental Restoration, and Animal Welfare.

Teach Film on a Navajo Reservation | 100% Fully Funded

FILMMAKERS WITHOUT BORDERS sends filmmakers and art educators overseas to teach filmmaking, media literacy, and technology skills on a Navajo Native American Reservation. 100% Fully Funded! FWB is a non-profit arts organization that connects filmmakers with schools and community organizations in the developing world. Think of it as PeaceCorps for filmmakers. We send artists/educators abroad ...

Camphill Association of North America

Join a volunteer program offered by the Camphill Association of North America. Volunteers can take part in a project which provides support to people with developmental disabilities. Participants with previous experience working with individuals with disabilities will be given preference. The program has flexible start dates, is open to all volunteers above 20 years old, and provides a small st...

United Planet

Develop your knowledge of the American culture while taking part in community service programs in Boston with United Planet. Participants may choose from a wide array of volunteer types including Arts, Community Development, and Social Work. Participation is limited to American and Canadian citizens.

Rustic Pathways

Work to rebuild homes and discover the unique culture of New Orleans or learn about desert farming and visit the Grand Canyon in Arizona.

i-to-i TEFL

If you're thinking about volunteering to teach English abroad and have no teaching experience, don't worry! We provide industry leading TEFL qualifications which are globally recognized. We offer a range of TEFL courses to suit your needs; whether you choose a classroom based TEFL course, an online TEFL course or specialist TEFL certification. A classroom TEFL course will qualify you in one...

Travellers Worldwide

Travellers Worldwide offers an exciting volunteering program in the United States. Participants can tend to rescued wild horses. They will work in a center that is home to around 30 horses that were nursed back to health.

Community Service in the U.S.: Make the World a Better Place

360 Student travel provides significant volunteer experience in United States. Typical program duration is from two to four weeks, with rolling dates from June twenty-fifth to August second. Participants work as a team during service days and receive a certificate of completion for the hours spent on accomplished projects. The organization was established in 1982 and focuses on the enrichment o...