Volunteer Abroad in the United States

78 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.

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.


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.

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.


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.

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...

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.

International Programs

Go on a volunteer program in some of the best cities in the United States with International Programs. The program starts with an English course at EC School or Rennert, language institutes based in either New York City or Miami South Beach. After completing the course in San Francisco, San Diego, or Boston, participants can opt to volunteer in a wide range of fields.

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.

Earthwatch Institute

Explore urban forests, uncover ancient traditions, or admire whales and dolphins in the United States through Earthwatch volunteer programs. Placements are offered in Boston, Colorado Springs, Huntington, and many more cities. Program fees include excursions, housing, and food.