Volunteer in Eastern Europe & Russia

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Volunteer Vacations with Globe Aware

Globe Aware provides international philanthropic placements in Eastern Europe. Travel for two weeks and gain international understanding about the culture and daily lives of the locals. The volunteer program is open to all prospective participants worldwide. This includes Adult Education, Youth Development, and Building Maintenance.

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Study Abroad Compass

Live in Poland by becoming a volunteer. Study Abroad Compass offers volunteer programs that focus on fields such as Social Work and Teaching English, among others. International volunteers can work in welfare offices, schools, or on local community projects. Programs include optional transferable academic credits, housing, and in-country orientation. Individual, family, and group volunteers are...

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International Language Programs (ILP)

Live in Russia for a semester while you volunteer in the classroom! Help children learn English part time and have the rest of the semester free to explore your new home and even have vacation time to travel to nearby countries like Lithuania, Sweden, Poland, and more! ILP has options for 8 different countries to volunteer in, but we got our start in Russia more than 20 years ago! Two of the c...

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Volunteering Opportunities Abroad with GivingWay

GivingWay is a free and open platform through which worldwide travelers connect with local nonprofit organizations seeking volunteers in a simple and direct manner. With hundreds of volunteering opportunities in over 80 countries worldwide, GivingWay makes it easy for everyone to find just the right cause to support. Whether you want to teach English in Thailand, help out in a white lion san...

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BEST Programs

Volunteer and live in Russia through BEST Programs. Volunteer programs run for 5 to 8 weeks in cities like Moscow and St. Petersburg. Participants may focus on areas such as ecology, children's issues, and the environment while learning Russian language. All nationalities can participate.

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Angloville

Get the opportunity to stay in a beautiful resort while helping talented youth develop their English speaking skills through the volunteering programs offered by AIP Angloville. They provide placements in Hungary and Poland. Volunteers will stay in a quality hotel located in the beautiful countryside of Hungary or Poland for seven days, and will mentor ambitious and talented youth from all o...

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Bottlenose Dolphins research in Croatia (EU), Mediterranean

Help Vivamar Society in the conservation work of the close-to-endangered local Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the heart of the Mediterranean, the blue Adriatic Sea. Get richer for a wonderful lifetime experience and enjoy the most stunning creatures on earth together with Vivamar. Participants will spent 11 days on a research boat and on land for scientifically oriented work wit...

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Volunteer Placements in Poland

Volunteers will be English language teaching assistants in primary, lower and higher secondary schools. English teaching placements include public institutes, some convent schools run by nuns, and one Institute for the blind and partially sighted. Volunteers will be expected to help improve the comprehension, pronunciation and conversational skills of students. In some placements there may a...

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Center for Development of International Relations NGO

Volunteer as an English teacher in a Community Language Center situated in the scenic town of Causeni, located about 80 kilometers from the Moldovan capital city of Chisinau. Volunteers meet over 150 motivated students of varying ages, from seven to 55. The volunteer teachers will work with students who mostly started learning English at approximately 10 years old. Their role is mainly to te...

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Great Baikal Trail

Great Baikal Trail is dedicated to the preservation of Siberia's Lake Baikal, the oldest and deepest lake in the world. The lake contains one fifth of the world's fresh water and is home to hundreds of endemic terrestrial and aquatic species that truly make Baikal and the surrounding taiga forest a unique place. The most famous of these creatures is the Baikal seal, one of the world's few fresh...

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Free Volunteer Internship IT CrowdSourcing & Sales Position

IVacademy are inviting students, young people or anybody who would like the opportunity for exposure to a wide range of work and experiences for Internship or Voluntary positions. We offer a unique opportunity to complete a practical program. Practice the theories and knowledge you have learned through on-the-job training and experience. We provides placements in these sectors: - Onlin...

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Volunteering Worldwide with CADIP

Travel through Eastern Europe and volunteer in Bulgaria with the Canadian Alliance for Development Initiatives and Projects. A wide variety of options are offered including Community Development, Public Education, and Childcare.

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Volunteer Vets to Help with Neutering Dogs & Cats

Be part of the solution and help neuter for a better future! We are small charity that is trying to offer free and low cost neutering around Bulgaria. Our ultimate aim is to employ our own vet who will be mobile across Bulgaria to go to villages and shelters where neutering is most needed. However, in the meantime we hope to be able to accommodate volunteer vets who would help local vets in ...

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Volunteer and Language Programs in Russia

ProBa Language Centre provides students with the opportunity to spend some time working as volunteers at one of the St. Petersburg hospitals. This is quite a usual and ordinary state hospital for people suffering from different diseases. There are two main departments in the hospital: Therapy and Surgical. According to our program, volunteers will help people staying at the Therapy departme...

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Volunteer with Children and Adults in Oltenia, Romania!

Olt is Life Foundation's longest-standing project and the organization continues to work with the same children since 2003. The team has managed to extend work to an adult institution in the region. All of the children and adults in this project have some form of developmental delay, physical disability or learning disability, and many show signs of institutionalized autism due to the upbringin...

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Volunteer at Wild Bears Conservation Park in Bulgaria

About the Project Dancing Bears Park Belitsa is the largest of FOUR PAWS’ bear sanctuaries and the largest bear conservation area of its type in Europe. The sanctuary is near the town of Belitsa in South West Bulgaria. It is located in the Rila mountain range about 170 km south-east of Sofia and covers over 120,000 square metres. The park is home of 27 bears which were rescued form private p...

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Eco Farm - Yoga & Art

Share your time and skills at an Almond Farm in Turkey. We are situated in Cukurbag Village, located in the ancient Lycian town of Phellos and a 20-minute drive to the sea in the nearby town of Kas. Kas is set on the hillside in Antalya, in the southern region of Turkey known for its ancient Lycian history. The town may be small, but boasts of lively yachting, fishing, and touristic activities....

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Experteering: Volunteering + Expertise through MovingWorlds

Join our membership community at MovingWorlds and we will connect you to a social enterprise or development organization across the globe, particularly one that matches your skills. Sign up as a member and have full access to our Experteering projects. We have a support team who will identify suitable projects according to your profile. Once we find the right host organization, we implemen...

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Help and Improve The Quality Of Life for Children in Ukraine

Travel to Ukraine on a volunteer opportunity with the Ukrainian Humanitarian Initiative and get the chance to carry out a variety of volunteering work. Depending on the participant's skills and interests, he or she can volunteer at orphanages to teach English, lead children in songs, music, dance, sports, and other activities, teach cooking or handicrafts, act as mentor, and generally just spen...

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Tracking Dolphins in the Adriatic Sea

Participate in a groundbreaking investigation into the dolphin population that lives in Slovenia's beautiful coastal waters. A decade ago, people thought that dolphins occasionally visited the Adriatic Sea off Slovenia, but did not actually live there. Researchers who led this expedition proved the conventional wisdom wrong: they identified and tracked up to 100 dolphins that fed, bred, and ...

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Turkey & Greece: Mediterranean Initiative

Embark on an inspiring journey while traversing the landscape of two diverse ancient cultures. Join hands with a Turkish community working with children and exchanging stories and laughter. Support biodiversity on the fragile Mediterranean coastline while assisting a conservation project to save Turkey's Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles. Experience the warmth of Turkish culture and immerse in a...

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Bottlenose Dolphin Research Project, Croatia

Soak up the warm Croatian sun through this international volunteering opportunity offered by Working Abroad Projects. Available in two locations – Cres and Losinj – this incredible program allows participants to work on a dolphin research project in the Mediterranean Sea. The dolphin research in Losinj is currently monitoring more than 450 individual dolphins. Volunteers can assist in invest...

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Out of Isolation: Albania Rediscovered

Bright Light Volunteers offers volunteering opportunities in Albania. Volunteers will travel as a group and have the opportunity to create real sustainable difference within this country that has been shut off from the world for so long. Volunteers will take part in a variety of community initiatives, including the clean up and rehabilitation of local schools, English language instruction, teac...

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Concordia

Venture to Eastern Europe with Concordia. Participants from the UK can partake in a four-week long volunteer program in twelve different European countries such as Slovakia, Romania, and Russia. A wide selection of volunteer placements are offered including Childcare, Conservation, and Education.

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Conservation of Marine Turtles

EKAD (Ecological Research Society) offers a Marine Turtle Conservation volunteering opportunity in Turkey. Volunteers will join one of two groups: educational practices and field surveys. Educational practices are targeted to a variety of groups, including local authorities, local people, local tradesmen, tourists, managers and staff of tourism facilities, and schools. Field surveys, on the oth...

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Volunteer/Teach in Siberia, Yakutsk, Russia

The program offers an enjoyable experience for volunteers who wants to experience living in Siberia, Russia and help children to learn English, or ESL teachers with the equivalent certificates. For those who never get tired of exploring new places, and discover unfamiliar culture. The volunteer program will be held in Yakutsk, the capital of the national Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) – the bi...

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Gap Medics

Take part in volunteering opportunities abroad with Gap Medics. Programs are ideal for students interested in applying to nursing or medical school, and other health degree programs. The organization admits students who are at least 16 years old and provide them with mentorship and meaningful insight into the work of health professionals.

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Volunteer trainee or retired teacher needed in a village primary school

Enjoy an enriching travel experience by combining it with volunteer work! Join a program aimed at village school children in Turkey. You will work with young students, helping them learn to read as well as engaging in games and creative work. This is a suitable community service opportunity if you enjoy spending time with kids and are ready to take on challenges. During the program, you will li...

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International Volunteers

Help the local communities in Eastern Europe with International Volunteers placements. Live in Poland for a maximum of six months and work alongside Polish children and adults. Explore the historic places and get involve into the culture, music, and lifestyle. Program options include Youth Development, Assisting the Elderly, and Computer Training.