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Fancy FREE accommodation on your career break?

HouseSit Match can find you free accommodation on your travels - we're talking nice houses in great places and some even have pools! All you have to do is look after the place and take care of the pets - usually dogs and cats, so perfect for animal lovers! Plus you get 10% off your membership when you use this exclusive code: CAREERBREAK-10.

Click here to register and find a place to stay!

Fancy a change of scene?

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Apply today as a volunteer manager and live and work in some of the most wild and remote locations in the world. On a Raleigh International expedition you will be supporting young volunteers to deliver sustainable community, environment and adventure projects in Borneo, Costa Rica & Nicaragua and Tanzania. No previous management experience necessary. Find out more here.

Aged 18-25? Challenge yourself to change your world with VSO ICS

VSO ICSVolunteer with VSO ICS in Africa or Asia to have a lasting impact on local communities and develop new skills. You don't need qualifications or experience, just an ambition to make a difference. You'll be working with local young people and a community partner on a sustainable development project. The programme is government funded so it won't cost you anything. Learn more and apply here.

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