Oyster Worldwide Program Opportunities

South Africa

Volunteering with Kids in South Africa

If you love kids, you will love this programme. Based on the coast of South Africa in Port Elizabeth, you will be working in the local townships either helping in nurseries...

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Australia

Farm Work in Australia

If you love adventure, why not spend some time in the Australian outback? Earn money and explore the real side of Australia that many tourists never get the chance to experience....

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Romania

Work with Brown Bears in Romania

There are over 50 bears living at the inspiring sanctuary. The bears are being rehabilitated after years of misery in circuses or as tourist attractions in tiny cages. It...

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Nepal

Volunteer as a teacher in Nepal

Kathmandu is a bustling, lively city and is a perfect base for travelers looking to explore the beauty of Nepal. Volunteer at a local school, based in Kathmandu, and teach...

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Laos

Volunteer with rescued elephants in stunning Laos

Volunteer with rescued elephants in Laos, helping to give them a life as close to the wild as possible. Work alongside these gentle giants, providing them with care, enrichments...

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Romania

Intensive art course in stunning Romania

Spend one week in beautiful Transylvania, living in the vibrant medieval city of Brasov. Spend your days immersing yourself in art, under the careful tuition of an international...

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India

Pre-medical 2 week internship in India

Join one of our two summer internships this year, aimed at students looking to gain medical experience for their university applications. We have an internship available

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Laos

Women's empowerment programme in Laos

Luang Prabang, nestled next to the Mekong River, is a fantastic city to explore. As a UNESCO heritage city, it is renowned for its beauty. As a thriving tourist area,...

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Laos

Volunteer with monks in Laos

Laos is a must-see destination and Luang Prabang, a UNESCO heritage site, is a fantastic place to start! Located next to the Mekong River, it is a stunning city full of culture,...

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India

Street Children Programme in India

Travel to Delhi - the bustling capital of India - and volunteer with street children on this thoroughly worthwhile programme. There many children in Delhi, who have very...

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Tanzania

Volunteer at a children's village in Tanzania

This programme is truly worthwhile. The team at the children's village work incredibly hard to provide a permanent home for nearly 100 children. From providing food, education...

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Uganda

Volunteer with Rhinos and Safari in Uganda

This incredible opportunity to help conserve some of Africa's most intriguing and spectacular species in a stunning environment. Wild rhinos had been poached to extinction...

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Australia

Surf Development Program near Sydney

The Aussies are famous for their outdoor lifestyle and laid back attitude towards enjoying the sun, sea and surf! You will live in a small surfing community on the New South...

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Australia

12 month Work and Holiday package in Sydney

Live and work in this vibrant city for up to a year. A country world-renowned for its glorious beaches, fabulous weather and the laid-back attitude and lifestyle. Australia...

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New Zealand

Conservation Work in New Zealand

Are you passionate about protecting our planet, looking to travel, but also wanting to get off the beaten tourist track? Take part in a valuable conservation project

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New Zealand

Work and Travel in New Zealand

Explore the beautiful islands of New Zealand where the diversity of breathtaking scenery is unparalleled anywhere else on earth. In Auckland, our team will ensure that...

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China

Teaching adventure in China

Earn a TEFL qualification, teach English in a Chinese School and receive a monthly allowance to enable you to enjoy a fantastic cultural experience. This programme also offers...

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India

Medical Internship in rural India

This programme is located in a wonderful rural town in northern India called Palampur. In a beautiful setting nestled in between tea plantations and pine forests, Palampur...

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Ecuador

Volunteer on the Galapagos

For those interested in studying biodiversity and conservation then there couldn’t be a better place to learn than on the most unique and fascinating islands in the world....

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Ecuador

Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteering in Ecuador

Ecuador is one of South America’s greatest undiscovered countries. With a friendly and welcoming culture, beautiful food and incredible environmental diversity, it is the...

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Ecuador

Volunteer with Monkeys in Ecuador

Ecuador is a country like no other. It boasts lush jungles, towering mountains, beautiful white sandy beaches and a series of jagged volcanic islands. The biodiversity is...

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Chile

Volunteer with children in Chile

Head to Patagonia, learn Spanish, live like a local and volunteer in a local Chilean school. This Chile project is one of Oyster's longest running programs and we are

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Australia

Conservation Volunteering in Australia

The immense country, Australia, attracts many tourists each year, due to its diverse landscapes. This programme allows you to explore the country away from the beaten track,...

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Canada

Marmot Basin 11 week CSIA Ski Instructor Course

Spend 11 weeks surrounded by glistening snow and a stunning mountainous backdrop as you earn your CSIA Level 1 and 2 at Marmot Basin. You will be working with fully qualified...

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Thailand

Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteering in Thailand

This unique opportunity is perfect for people who love all animals. Volunteers help in a sanctuary that is home to over 400 neglected animals. Each day, you will work with...

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Thailand

Elephant Sanctuary Volunteering in Thailand

Spend time volunteering to help rescued elephants – the lovable giant, known for their extraordinary memory and its iconic presence in Asia. Working in a rural community,...

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Brazil

Volunteer Sports Coach in Brazil

Brazil is a must see destination. Full of music, rhythm, beaches, carnivals and delicious food – Brazil never fails to impress! If you have a passion for sports, you...

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Thailand

Diving and Marine Conservation in Thailand

Located on the popular island of Koh Phangan, this programme aims to help conserve the stunning coral reef that is under threat. Each day, volunteers will spend their time...

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Thailand

Volunteer with Turtles in Thailand

Could this be the perfect way to spend time abroad? Surrounded by stunning beaches, living with friendly locals and spending time at a worthwhile project to help conserve...

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South Africa

Volunteer with Monkeys in South Africa

Monkeys are given the nickname ‘cheeky’ for a reason - they are playful, mischievous and a lot of fun! They love interacting with humans and while volunteering, you can...

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South Africa

Volunteer with Elephants in South Africa

These big, gentle giants are loved worldwide for their magnificent stature and playful personalities. This programme allows volunteers to really get to know the elephants...

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South Africa

Volunteer with Sharks in South Africa

The great white shark- the notorious villain of the sea- is often the world’s favourite misunderstood animal. Join this programme to spend your time monitoring these magnificent...

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Thailand

Gain a TESOL and Teach in Thailand

Head to the golden beaches in Hua Hin or mountainous Chaing Mai and take part in our 120 hour, internationally accredited TESOL/TEFL course. Gain over 15 hours of real teaching...

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South Africa

Volunteer as a Sports Coach in South Africa

If you love sport and want to spend some time out sharing your passion with disadvantaged children, this programme is perfect for you. South Africa is known across the world...

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South Africa

Wildlife Conservation Experience with the Big 5

Live the life of a game ranger and groundskeeper on a huge, private game reserve in South Africa. Gain the opportunity to get hands-on experience working with a multitude...

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South Africa

Game Ranger Course in South Africa

If you are looking to work with wildlife in Africa, this game ranger course could be the perfect opportunity for you. Work as a trainee game ranger on a superb reserve, home...

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South Africa

Veterinary Experience in South Africa

Situated on a Big 5 Game Reserve, this programme allows budding vets to get some real experience with some of the most loved species on the planet. Volunteers will work alongside...

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Romania

Medical Internship in Romania

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain genuine medical work experience. Located in the magical city of Brasov, volunteers work with mobile medical units, traveling to local...

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Sri Lanka

Elephant Conservation in Sri Lanka

Work alongside a multi award-winning charity to help protect the beautiful elephants of Sri Lanka. Witness elephants in their natural, wild habitats and help to contribute...

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Namibia

Elephant Conservation Volunteering in Namibia

This programme is based in the immense and spectacular desert, The Namib, home of magnificent, wild elephants. This is one of only two places in the world where elephants...

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Malaysia

Wildlife Conservation Volunteering in Borneo

Growing human populations and increasing destruction of natural habitat are a constant risk to the survival of many incredible species. This programme is a great opportunity...

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Malaysia

Volunteer with Sun Bears in Borneo

Known for their extraordinarily long tongue and their small size, the sun bears are commonly referred to as the "cutest" bear in the world. Facing increasing threats from...

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Malaysia

Volunteer with Orangutans in Malaysia

Spend some time volunteering with some of the most loved primates on the planet! These amazing animals are native to Malaysia and Indonesia and this programme gives volunteers...

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Costa Rica

Volunteer with Turtles in Costa Rica

Spend some time in the wild coastal areas of Costa Rica. Work with a local charity to help protect adult and baby turtles. Facing extinction, turtles are increasingly at

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Romania

Give Children the Chance to Smile in Romania

Come to Romania, one of the most beautiful and unspoilt countries of Eastern Europe, to love and care for young orphaned children, giving them the chance they need in life....

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Brazil

Volunteer with young people in Brazil

As one of Oyster Worldwide's longest running programs, the inspiring youth center in Brazil provides opportunities for local children to meet new friends, develop important...

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Malaysia

Intern as a Zoo Assistant in Malaysia

Gain valuable experience, working alongside zoo keepers at a busy Malaysian zoo. Learn how to care for primates, sun bears, elephant and tigers, to name a few of the hundreds...

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South Africa

Veterinary Internship in South Africa

On this programme, participants will get the opportunity to travel with a mobile vet, moving between game reserves, farms and veterinary clinics, gaining insight into the...

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South Africa

Volunteer with Big Cats in South Africa

There is a reason why lions are considered King. With their magnificent manes and predatory reputations, they are certainly beautiful creatures. However, they are at risk....

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Canada

Marmot Basin 11-week CASI Snowboard Instructor Course

Spend 11 weeks surrounded by glistening snow and a stunning mountainous backdrop as you earn your CSIA Level 1 and 2 at Marmot Basin. You will be working with fully qualified...

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India

Medical Internship in Delhi

Shadow professional doctors and nurses in the vibrant city of Delhi and chose to work in a range of departments matching your key skills and interests. You are able to create...

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