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ELI Abroad

As in many countries, the Kenyan school system is facing many challenges including limited resources, overcrowding and lack of qualified teachers. Volunteers can work at a primary or secondary school in Nakuru. Volunteers will assist by teaching English and other subjects. Volunteers must be prepared for the challenge of working in schools with very limited materials and resources but must also...

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Volunteering Journeys

Join our Teaching English in Sri Lanka program, a volunteering opportunity that offers you numerous enriching options: working in local government schools, helping out in local community centers within villages affected by tsunami, and teaching Buddhist monks in monastery schools. Your tasks depend mostly on your placement, ranging from assisting local teachers with English teaching to educ...

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Performing Arts Abroad

Spend your time living on Costa Rica’s breathtaking Pacific Coast and enrich your appreciation of the power of music, and impact local children by volunteering at a local music school. Contribute your skills by giving individual lessons and teaching group music courses to local low-income children. Through volunteering you will give the school and community a great resource and gain an intricat...

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Frontier

With more than 400 projects worldwide and with 25 years experience of providing ethical travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to achieve. We offer placements in more than 50 countries including Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji and loads more. Here are just some of the options available: Marine Conservation and Diving Travel to beach paradises, scuba...

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Plan My Gap Year

Plan My Gap Year offers one-week to six-month volunteering opportunities in the lovely coastal town of Fort Dauphin in Madagascar. Volunteers will get involved in a wide variety of project work in different fields, including Childcare, Conservation, and English Teaching. The program in Fort Dauphin run throughout the year, with two start dates every month, so participants can decide when to ...

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The Real 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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Bamboo

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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GeoVisions

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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Global Volunteers

You're needed for one to two weeks as a volunteer English teacher in Hanoi! Teach lively classes of youth and young adults on University campuses and in a private secondary school. Experience this fascinating culture as a valued Global Volunteer! We work under the Ministry of Education and Training - assisting teachers in classrooms and youth at a local "children's village." As a short-term ...

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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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Oyster Worldwide

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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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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Fronteering

Have the opportunity to volunteer at Canadian Indian Reserve and learn about the fascinating culture of the Secwepemc nation. The minimum duration is 4 weeks up to a maximum duration of 12 weeks. Longer durations are available on request. There are many fields you can be involved in depending on your interest: Community service program support who are all under staffed and over utili...

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Global Dental Relief

The Global Dental Relief Nepal clinic begin journey in the bustling capital city of Kathmandu, where we set-up a mobile dental clinic to provide first-time care to children in need. The one-week clinic sees hundreds of children from around the Kathmandu valley! Our clinic is assisted by local Nepali teenagers from orphanages and charity schools. Sightseeing days include visits to the seven UN...

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AFS-USA

If you're searching for a destination that speaks to all of your senses, you'll find it as a volunteer in Morocco. The country's ancient medinas, quaint coastal towns, and vibrant spice markets remind you at every turn that you've left the familiar behind. For many globetrotting volunteers, Morocco provides an eye-opening first-hand look into Islam and all of its beautiful and hi-storied layers...

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Volunteering India

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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Carpe Diem Education

From the rolling hills of Tanzania's Southern Highlands to the sparkling blue waters of Zanzibar, the shores of the Nile River in Uganda and the fast-pace city life of Rwanda, the Carpe Diem Education East Africa semester will introduce you to an East Africa beyond your imagination - and your stereotypes. Travel with a small community of like-minded students and 2 experienced Overseas Educ...

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Academic Programs International

Volunteering abroad doesn’t just benefit the people you have helped, but also you. Apart from playing a big role in the development of a local community through your contributions, you also gain personal and professional growth. So if you’re thinking of lending your hand to those who need your assistance most, API offers guaranteed placements in Guatemala. Focus on an area that suits your s...

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The Intern Group

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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Friends For Asia

For volunteers who apply through Friends For Asia's English teaching placements, Hanoi opens itself in new and exciting ways. The English teaching volunteer project offers a candid view of daily life in Vietnam. Volunteers will enjoy an inside perspective on a side of this country that tourists rarely encounter. Volunteer English teachers on this project are a world away from the tour buses,...

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Teach English in Chile: English Opens Doors Program FEE FREE

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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A Broader View Volunteers Corp

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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Angloville

Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to spend some time at charming countryside resorts while helping locals improve their English! All expenses are paid, so you need not worry about accommodation and other related fees. Angloville invites you to join a language immersion and cultural exchange program, wherein you will meet junior students or successful professionals from Central - E...

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Vive Peru

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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Raleigh International

This is not a holiday! You'll be living alongside some of the world's most fascinating communities. A Raleigh expedition to Borneo is a unique opportunity to help raise environmental awareness and tackle poverty, whilst living in some of the most beautiful places on earth. Choose to spend 5, 7 or 10 weeks on Expedition. We'll guide you through up to three exciting challenges: -Work on ...

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Naturally Africa Volunteers

In Malawi Primary school learning starts at age 6. Prior to this there is little formal learning and very limited access to early learner education. A head start in education is essential to children's development. On our child-care and development project we support a rural nursery school. The school is understaffed and under-resourced. As a volunteer you will help to provide a fun and product...

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Sankalp Volunteer

Sankalp Volunteer's Summer Volunteer Program 2018 will provide participants with a great cultural and volunteering experience that will last a lifetime. Participants will volunteer for two weeks in Jaipur and then go on a week-long adventure expedition across India. While volunteering in Jaipur, participants can visit the holy town of Pushkar and a nearby village resort. At the end of the two-w...

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Ghana Volunteer & Explore 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 knowled...

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The Camp Thailand Company Ltd. – “Gap Odyssey Program”

The Camp Thailand Company Ltd. – “Gap Odyssey Program” is the ultimate international cultural exchange program for global travelers and adventures. The program combines volunteering opportunities, cultural immersion and amazing fun and adventure all in one 3-week package that you get to experience and make new friends with people with similar profiles to your own. The Program provides a life ch...

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Friends of Mutale

We are looking for dynamic, independent and adaptable volunteers to help create a sound and productive educational environment at our school and within our outreach programmes. Rivoningo Private School is based in Giyani, a sprawling African town in Limpopo Province, South Africa. This self-catering programme allows volunteers to stay in Giyani and experience town life whilst volunteering at...