Education Volunteer Abroad

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Music Volunteering in Costa Rica

Share your passion for music by volunteering with young people in Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose. We work with music schools, orphanages, day care centers, public schools, after school programs, and more. We also collaborate with government-sponsored arts education organizations where a variety of instruments are available. Volunteer placement requires at least ten hours a week for a minimum of...

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Volunteer in Sri Lanka with PMGY from $300

Plan My Gap Year offers two-week to six-month volunteering opportunities in the lovely coastal town of Ambalangoda in Sri Lanka. Volunteers can get involved in a wide-range of project work including English teaching, orphanage care, medical electives, mental health, turtle and elephant conservation and building projects on this gorgeous, uncrowded island. Sri Lanka is Plan My Gap Years No.1 ...

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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 or teaching in schools. Volunteers assist South African teachers with their lessons and help to involve the kids in extracurricular activities. Schools try very hard to provide the best possible experience for the children t...

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Rural Primary School Teaching in Uganda

The Real Uganda needs volunteers to assist our partners with a variety of classroom activities. Because local education is largely by rote, we want volunteers to feed these hungry little brains! Volunteers create interactive learning experiences and provide children with a loving and creative environment in which to flourish. Volunteers choose the age and topics to teach. Lesson plans are cr...

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Volunteer Abroad in one of 8 Countries for 1-12 Weeks

Cross-Cultural Solutions volunteers address child health, child education, and refugee support by providing meaningful volunteer service to communities abroad. As a leader in the field of international volunteer travel since 1995, we know that the best approach to international volunteering—the only approach—is one designed by the community. In every community in which we work, we have long-st...

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Koh Samui Beach School Development

Koh Samui isn't only home to some of Thailand's biggest and best beaches and resorts. Look beyond the glitz and glamour of the swim-up pool bars and super-comfy beach beds and there is a very different side to the island that most visitors will never see. We are working with a school located on the Northern Samui island that offers education to the children of the local and very poor fishing...

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Volunteer with Children in Cambodia

Be part of a pioneer humanitarian project in the villages of northwest Cambodia. Working in partnership with the Shinta Mani Foundation, we will set up a mobile dental clinic and provide first time dental care to needy children in a village outside Siem Reap in Northern Cambodia. Outside the clinic, volunteers have the chance to get to know the local village people and take in rural life in the...

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Tutor English To A Family In Italy

Make a lasting difference through volunteering as you participate in this once in a lifetime opportunity to travel to Italy and immerse yourself into a local community, experiencing the culture firsthand. GeoVisions' tutoring program provides native English speakers a chance to live with an Italian family and teach them conversational English. This position is incredibly unique and requires a ...

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Volunteer in Portugal. Incredible Chance to Teach English!

On the European continent's Iberian Peninsula, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal ascended to the status of World Power during the "Age of Discovery," -- only to lose most of its wealth through subsequent foreign attacks. Overcoming recession and political instability, the country emerged in 1140 as the first nation-state (independent kingdom) in Western Europe, and has remained unified i...

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ISA Service-Learning in Education & Literacy

Do you live to teach? With ISA Service-Learning you will learn about education systems and teaching methodologies in different cultural contexts first-hand. Many of our community partners include “traditional” educational institutions, but you may alternatively choose to assist and support the non-traditional educational initiatives.

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Teaching & Big 5 Wildlife Conservation

Combine literacy teaching in rural primary schools with an amazing wilderness experience! This project is perfect for people who want to help improve literacy levels in rural schools and work in local communities whilst experiencing life on a privately owned game park. Become part of the family, get involved with daily life around the reserve and work with inspirational children, teachers a...

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Rural Schools Volunteer Project

The day starts early in rural Thailand, with roosters announcing the procession of village monks on their early morning alms round. Storefronts rumble open and a wave of students in uniform strike out for school. Traditionally, there are three pillars of life in Thailand: the home, the temple and the school. These are most clearly expressed in rural Thailand, where traditional values prevail...

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Volunteer in Peru: Health, Education, Music, Engineering

Hoping to make a difference in the world? Start with our volunteering opportunities at Vive Peru. We are seeking volunteer interns with experience in these areas: Engineering, English Teaching, Music Teaching, Social Work, Public Health, and Clinical Medicine. Throughout your time in Northern Peru, you will support adopted communities and partner organizations. Work alongside medical profes...

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Volunteer in East Asia with Youth International

Join a unique program that combines authentic travel, volunteer work in local communities, home stays with families in villages and cities, and outdoor expeditions. Team members between the ages of 18 and 25 travel together in a small peer group with two experienced leaders. The goal of this experiential learning program is to immerse yourself in the culture, and learn about life in other coun...

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LEAPYEAR: Transforming Education - Ages 17-24

LEAPYEAR is a cutting-edge experiential program for 17-23 year olds who want to make a graceful and powerful passage into independent, creative adulthood. It is meant to replace the final year of high school or the first year of college, or function as a 'year on' between high school and college. Live, work and travel for 9 months, from September through May for our Fall program, and January th...

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Volunteer in Peru with a UK Charity

The Peru Community Project is based high in the Andes mountain range in the city of Cusco, the oldest continually inhabited city in South America and the staging post for Machu Picchu. The project includes an after-school education programme and children's reading project. The project focuses on the young and vulnerable to assist them in finding a way out of the trap of poverty by providi...

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Volunteer in East Africa - Carpe Diem Education Gap Year

Practice community service and international development in the historical-rich context of post-genocide Rwanda. Paddle a dugout canoe with a Bakiga guide through Uganda’s deepest lake. Have close encounters with awe-inspiring wildlife on a multi-day safari. Earn your open-water SCUBA certification in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Discover the sights, sounds, and smells of Tanza...

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International Internships & Volunteer Programs in London

The Intern Group provides you with top internships in London! Partnering with a range of great companies and NGOs, our London internship program will fulfill your career potential. We are regularly featured in mainstream international media like CNN International. Apply now to intern in the greatest city in the world and propel your career development! Our internship programs take place thro...

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Education and Teaching English Placements in Oaxaca, Mexico

Teaching in another country shows leadership and communication skills that will benefit any resume. By taking on an Education program in Oaxaca, Mexico through Adelante, candidates will experience a unique culture and a career building opportunity. Participants will have the choice to teach in a public primary school, government office, boys juvenile hall, or to artisans who want help marke...

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Volunteer Abroad in Peru - Orphanage, Wildlife Conservation, School, Teaching, Indigenous Programs

The third largest country in South America, it shares borders with Ecuador, Columbia, Brazil, Bolivia and also Chile. A large mountainous country on the Pacific coast of South America, Peru offers a range of choices for a visitor. Although in recent years Peru has benefited from a rise in tourism offer some economic relief, millions of Peruvians live below the poverty line. More than half of...

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Experiencing Uganda through Music and Dance

Baraka African Cultural Centre is a non-profit cultural centre dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children aged between 7 – 18 years through formal education and equipment of skills in cultural music, dance and drama. The word Baraka is a Kiswahili word that means ‘blessings’. Several of our children are orphaned or come from broken homes where the existing guardians or parents ...

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Volunteer and Protect the Rainforests of Borneo with Raleigh

Forget about life as you know it when you arrive in the ‘land below the wind’. Borneo has fascinated travellers for generations. It is the home of the orangutan, probiscus monkey, pygmy elephant, ancient rainforests, tropical jungle and rich indigenous cultures. A 5, 7 or 10-week Expedition in Borneo provides exposure to different people, new cultures, situations, and environments. You will...

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Teach English in Chile: English Opens Doors Program

The English Opens Doors Program is part of the Chilean Ministry of Education and supported by the United Nations Development Programme-Chile. As a government-run program, the contributions that volunteers make are part of a historic education reform occuring in the coutnry right now. Ideal applicants are between 21 and 35 years old, and have their bachelor's degree or equivalent. Applicants...

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Teaching Project in Tanzania

Volunteers support the local teachers in educating and playing with children. TEFL graduate volunteers are most welcome! They get involved in: - Teaching English to children, teachers and local adults (a TEFL qualification is useful, although this is not an absolute must) - Singing and dancing with children - Developing the children’s creative skills through crafts such as painting, dr...

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Ghana Volunteering with Gapforce

Join the Gapforce community volunteering placement in the friendliest nation in Africa. Education in Ghana is still in its developmental stage compared to more economically developed countries. This is due to inadequate funding in the sector which has an immense effect in the quality of teaching and facilities needed for better education. Take this vital opportunity to impact your knowledge i...

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Volunteer Under Teaching Program in India - Dharamsala

Under the Volunteer Teaching Program in Palampur the subjects taught include English , computers , geography and general knowledge. The schools where our volunteers work are surrounded by lush green fields and in the backdrop of Himalayan mountains. Approximately 250 children of different age groups attend the school from the nearby villages surrounding Palampur. Volunteers working in the V...

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Volunteer in the Indian Himalayas!

Exciting opportunities in India await adventurous people who want to make a real difference to people's lives – and their own. Himalayas Education Lifeline Programme assists schools and medical clinics in the Himalayan regions of Sikkim, Ladakh, Uttarkhand, and West Bengal. HELP is looking for people eager to volunteer their skills to make a real difference, and who are happy to take on the ...

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English TA in the Galapagos

You won’t often find a program that combines volunteering and ecotourism in a protected site. IOI Adventures offers you such a rewarding opportunity in Galapagos where you will work with kindergarten students while enjoying breathtaking natural surroundings. Working as a TA in our local schools is a great opportunity as we work with the full range of formal education children K1-10 in the loca...

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Train in Italy and Teach English with ACLE!

Combine travel opportunities around Italy with TEFL-TP certification and English teaching. At the same time, get the chance to receive a paid study grant! All these are possible with Associazione Culturale Linguistica Educational (ACLE). ACLE is a non-profit organization accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education and the World TEFL accrediting commission. Fostering student-centred learn...

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Psychology Internships Abroad - Sri Lanka

Our placement in Sri Lanka is a unique opportunity to gain valuable psychology work experience in a new and exciting culture. Our aim is to provide skilled volunteers the chance to participate in a well-rounded, culturally immersive experience, which involves working at psychiatric facilities, social initiatives for adults and children with disabilities and teaching English. All of our v...