Volunteer

Volunteer opportunities

A shark and diver with Projects Abroad

Shark conservation volunteering in Fiji

You will get involved in pioneering shark protection research, conservation awareness programmes and mangrove rehabilitation work. This project is based in the beautiful Pacific Harbour, on the south coast of Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A Raleigh International volunteer expedition co-ordinator

Volunteer as an expedition co-ordinator, Tanzania

An unusual career break, based at Raleigh's fieldbase abroad, but travelling to various volunteer projects in Tanzania. No experience necessary but organisational and administrative skills essential.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A resident of a Thailand orphanage where you can volunteer with Friends for Asia

Volunteer in an orphanage in Thailand

A wonderful experience for a career breaker who loves children. Working in the orphanage, you will be helping the children with their education, development and providing the care and attention they so desperately need. A varied and rewarding experience, this placement ensures you will go home knowing you've made a difference to these kids' lives.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Raleigh - Improve access to water and sanitation in Tanzania

Lead volunteers on sanitation projects in Tanzania

You will lead a team of volunteers on vital projects to improve sanitation - which improve both health and educational prospects for the local community (particularly young girls). You can also participate in an environmental project and lead an adventure challenge. Training included.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
African Conservation Experience volunteer hand-feeding a baby rhino

Volunteer at the Khulula Care for Wild sanctuary

Khulula Care for Wild is a sanctuary and rehabilitation centre for injured and orphaned wildlife. As a volunteer, you will be working directly with a wide range of animals, from lions and rhinos to wood owls, vervet monkeys and mongoose.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC Sports Coaching in South Africa

Sports coaching in South Africa

Through sport, you will bring social, personal and health benefits to disadvantaged children. Spend 5 or 12 weeks teaching sport and making a huge difference to children’s lives. No experience necessary.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A Travellers Worldwide volunteer with a zebra

Care for animals at a wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa

No one wants to see a wild animal caged for the rest of its life. Make a real difference here, working with over 400 species with one aim - the successful rehabilitation to the wild!
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Nepal where Raleigh have volunteer projects

Volunteer in sustainable development, Nepal

Help rebuild Nepal after the devastation of the earthquake in 2015. You can volunteer in a variety of challenging and exciting roles to create lasting change in one of the world's poorest countries. Training provided.
  • £1000 to £5000
Global Volunteer Network volunteer with kids in Ethiopia

Volunteer to work with street children, Ethiopia

Work with children who have been rescued off the streets in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. You will be teaching and caring for 15 to 20 under-privileged children aged 5 to 14, who live together in the home. You will be supported and encouraged throughout your placement, to enable you to make the most of your specific skills.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A Friends for Asia volunteer gardening at a home for single mothers in Thailand

Gardening and building volunteer project for single mothers

Volunteers are needed at a home for disadvantaged single mothers in northern Thailand. These women are from marginalised groups and need help developing skills to enable them to build successful careers. You will live and work on-site, building and gardening alongside staff and the mothers themselves.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A Travellers Worldwide volunteer teaching piano to a child in Knysna, South Africa

Teach drama, dance and music to underprivileged children in Knysna

This exciting and fulfilling volunteer project takes place in a stunning location alongside of a beautiful lagoon in South Africa, where volunteers teach drama, music and dance to children in the local community.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A volunteer business consultant with colleagues in Tanzania

Volunteer consultant in Tanzania

Use your professional experience to help some of the world's poorest people out of poverty. You'll work alongside a local team, providing micro-finance and other assistance to bring huge and long-lasting benefits to Tanzanians.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Global Volunteer Network - volunteer with locals in Peru

Wildlife conservation and cultural exchange in Peru

Work in an animal rehabilitation facility in Peru or carry out conservation work in a national park. Other placements (in healthcare, with children, teaching and construction) also available. You will also learn Spanish on your placement, through formal lessons (cultural exchange and Andes immersion programme available too). Salsa lessons are included.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO ICS volunteer on a placement

Lead teams of young volunteers, Africa and Asia

VSO needs good volunteer team leaders to help create a world without poverty. If you are 23 years old or older and have an experience of leading and motivating your team, for 8 - 10 months, and an ambition to make a difference - become a VSO ICS team leader.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Social Starters volunteer social enterprise programme in India

Volunteer as a social impact consultant, India

A unique and exciting immersion volunteer programme for skilled professionals! Working in India alongside other volunteers and a local social entrepreneur, you'll be making a sustainable impact while receiving the training and coaching you need to develop yourself personally.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Volunteer teaching in Peru

Volunteer teaching in Peru

Teach conversational English in the beautiful setting of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You'll be working alongside local teachers so no experience is necessary.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Social Starters volunteer with a social entrepreneur in Sri Lanka

Volunteer as a social impact consultant, Sri Lanka

A week's training kicks off this unique volunteering project, where you'll be matched with a local entrepreneur who's committed to improving their local community. Professional experience required. This project is about developing you as a person too, and includes workshops and 1-to-1 support.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Friends for Asia - university for Buddist monks volunteer teaching project

Volunteer at an international university for monks

A truly international career break! You will be based in a university in Thailand, but teaching Buddhist monks from across Asia. You'll be based in a bilingual faculty, assisting with conversational English inside and outside the classroom.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC marine internship in Fiji

Marine internship in Fiji

This is a unique combination volunteering and work placement programme. Spend 12 weeks in the idyllic setting of the Yasawa Islands in Fiji to carry out marine conservation, then embark on a 12-week work placement with a local dive school to gain your PADI divemaster qualification.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
A VSO ICS volunteer on a placement

Volunteer on ICS projects, Africa and Asia

Make a lasting impact on local communities and develop new skills. You don't need qualifications or specific experience to volunteer with VSO ICS, just an ambition to make a difference. You'll spend 10 - 12 weeks working with local young people and a community partner on an impactful and sustainable development project.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Volunteer doctor in Jamaica

Volunteer doctor in Jamaica

This is a unique career break for a qualified doctor to help improve healthcare for some of Jamaica's least privileged people, particularly children. You will be able to share your knowledge with local staff as well as provide care and health education for schoolchildren.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Schoolgirl in Rwanda from VSO teaching project

Teaching in Rwanda

Early years, primary and head teachers are needed for volunteering placements in Rwanda. Other educational professionals are also required to help deliver improvements and provide support - your exact role will depend on your experience.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Volunteer bottle-feeding monkey on Oyster Worldwide volunteering placement

Volunteer with orphaned monkeys in South Africa

Volunteer at a centre caring for young orphaned monkeys and other primates, preparing them for life in the wild. You will work closely with these affectionate animals, nurturing them back to health and independence. This is a unique chance to get close to monkeys and be part of a project that saves their lives.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A volunteer teaching English to Buddhist monks - Friends for Asia

Teach English to Buddhist monks

A unique opportunity to teach in a temple school in Thailand. You'll be helping novice Buddhist monks develop their English proficiency (a skill highly prized in Thailand) and may also be able to teach other subjects depending on your experience. You'll get an insight into the lives of Buddhist monks and will develop an understanding of their way of life.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A Travellers Worldwide volunteer with an elephant

Work and care for elephants in Thailand or Sri Lanka

Work with one of the most magnificent creatures on the earth. This volunteer role sees you caring for abused, orphaned or neglected elephants.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Friends for Asia - children on a rural schoolsp volunteer project

Volunteer in a rural school in Thailand

If you want to make a difference to the lives of young people, this project is for you. Teaching in rural schools in Thailand is quite different from any other teaching experience, and gives you the chance to really get to know the country.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Conservation in Cambodia project from Projects Abroad

Volunteer conservation in Cambodia

This project is ideal for career breakers with a love of the ocean. You will learn to dive in clear, tropical waters so you can carry out important marine research and conservation work - you can even dive on your days off! Training is included.

  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A VSO volunteer paediatric nurse with a child

Volunteer as a paediatric nurse, developing countries worldwide

A fantastic opportunity for a qualified and experienced paediatric nurse. You'll be bringing valuable skills (and learning from local staff) as you work in a hospital in a developing nation, improving the lives of babies at their most vulnerable age.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide medical intern volunteers in India

Medical work experience internships in India

Working with various well-equipped hospitals and clinics, you will work alongside people from the local community, frequently helping deliver services to the poor and needy. As a volunteer intern, you will have the chance to learn while giving something back.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VMM International project of hope in Zambia

Volunteer as a primary school teacher, Zambia

Teaching children and training existing teachers in a hospice to improve the lives of local children through education and empowerment. Make a long-lasting impact on the lives of some of the world's most marginalised children. Allowance, flights, accommodation and expenses covered.
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Volunteer medicine project India

Volunteer on a medicine project in India

Joining a medicine and healthcare programme in India is a real eye-opener. You'll work with situations and conditions that you don't see in the Western World and will be able to use any medical training you have in a new and unique setting.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Globalteer Thailand elephant with volunteers

Thailand elephant project

Volunteer in a sanctuary working with domesticated elephants. These elephants have previously been used for begging or in the tourist industry. You will be working alongside Mahouts (professional Thai elephant keepers), learning all about these amazing creatures as you care for them.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Volunteer with lions like these on an Oyster Worldwide placement

Volunteer at a lion sanctuary in South Africa

Volunteer at a sanctuary providing a new home for mistreated lions in a beautiful part of South Africa. This is a rare opportunity to get close to lions in complete safety and observe their behaviour at first hand. You will get to know the various prides and see the way they interact with each other and with newcomers.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Volunteer business project in China

Volunteer business internship in China

A unique volunteering internship which gives you the chance to get genuine business experience in China. You can choose from a wide range of industries, and although no experience is necessary, you will be able to use any skills you do have.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO volunteer training primary school teachers

Train primary school teachers in developing countries

If you have at least 3 years' primary school teaching experience, you could get a volunteering role sharing your skills with teachers across the world. A hugely rewarding career break, you will be sharing knowledge while helping to improve education for less privileged children.
  • Solo activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Friends for Asia volunteers riding an elephant into the river for its bath

Volunteer in an elephant camp

Work hands-on with these amazing, majestic creatures. You'll be living and working in a rural elephant camp, caring for the animals, feeding and bathing them. You'll be working alongside experienced local staff, and will have the opportunity to teach conversational English in a local school as well. This is a chance to learn about elephants, and to forge a close bond with another living creature.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Kaya Responsible Travel - intern with people like this in Swaziland

Intern in international development and fundraising, Swaziland

Intern with an NGO in Swaziland and learn the skills to work as a professional in this field and facilitate a successful career change!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC Wildlife Conservation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation project in South Africa

Get up close to some of the world’s most exciting animals by volunteering behind the scenes on a stunning "Big Five" game reserve near Johannesburg.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A VSO volunteer midwife training a fellow midwife abroad

Volunteer as a midwife, developing countries worldwide

A career break for a qualified midwife. This role encompasses a broad and exciting range of responsibilities, as you will be training other midwives as well as getting involved in awareness raising and promoting maternal health.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Raleigh volunteer manager in Costa Rica

Lead a team of young volunteers, Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Trek 250 kilometres through some of Central America's most beautiful landscapes, meeting locals and living sustainably. As team leader, you will receive training and will be responsible for guiding and motivating your team through an unforgettable adventure.
  • Under £1000
  • Team leader
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO advocacy volunteer with local partner on a career break

Volunteer as an advocacy advisor, Africa

You will help train in-country colleagues in lobbying and campaign development, to improve the lives of vulnerable people. Experience required.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Medical camp with Projects Abroad in Nepal

Medicine & nursing in Nepal

Volunteers on this placement gain a great deal of valuable work experience alongside some of the most skilled doctors and nurses in the country. You will find yourself coming into contact with conditions that you wouldn't normally see in the developed world, plus you will be bringing much-needed skills to support Nepalese medical services.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Friends for Asia child in a childen's home where you can volunteer

Volunteer at a children's home in Thailand

A truly worthwhile career break, working with underprivileged orphans. This is a valuable and sustainable project, which relies on volunteers to work alongside local staff to provide the children with care, a healthy environment and educational opportunities.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Elephants on the African Conservation Experience wildlife research volunteer project

Volunteer in wildlife research, South Africa

This project is a fantastic opportunity if you're a wildlife enthusiast keen to learn about the work that goes on behind the scenes of a Big 5 safari reserve. You'll work in a team to manage a reserve that is one of the success stories in large mammal reintroduction.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Conservation in South Africa - Projects Abroad

Volunteer conservation in South Africa

This is an amazing opportunity to live alongside, and work to conserve, hyenas, elephants, and many other African animal species. Full support is given and the work is hugely varied - no 2 days are the same!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Medical interns in Thailand on a Friends for Asia medical internship

Medical internship in Thailand

A rare opportunity to work closely with medical professionals and patients, in one of the world's growing medical hubs. This is a unique and incredibly valuable experience for medical students in the West as you will be able to get behind the scenes, and receive excellent supervision.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide volunteer football coaches in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Coach football and other sports in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Share your sporting skills with eager, enthusiastic and sport-minded children in a destination that is going to be the world’s focus for sport for the next few years.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Global Volunteer Network - kids in Vietnam

Volunteer with children in Vietnam

You will be working with a variety of children in Vietnam, from orphans, street children and those with disabilities, to students. The ages of the children range from babies right up to university age. You can either care for children, helping plan activiites and doing sport, music etc with them, or you can teach (English or French). Experience (eg in therapy, physiotherapy, childcare , sign language etc) is useful but not essential.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
International Development volunteering with Projects Abroad in South Africa

International development in South Africa

Volunteers on this International Development placement work alongside various NGOs in and around Cape Town. The work is hugely varied and is aimed at building community empowerment and sustainability.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and evaluation adviser for VSO

This is a professional volunteering role for a career breaker with the right skills and experience. You will receive extensive training plus a financial package, and you will be placed in a long-term project in Africa. This is a chance to use your professional skills in a completely new environment, while bringing sustainable, tangible benefits to developing nations.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
A girl in a primary school where VMM International volunteers teach

Volunteer in community development, Uganda and Malawi

A range of short-term volunteering activities for a career breaker who wants to make a tangible difference in just 3 to 6 weeks. Working with local professionals and international volunteers, you can take part in a range of exciting projects.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide intern - work experience in Australia and New Zealand

Tailor-made work experience internships in Australia & New Zealand

Are you looking for an internship specifically in your field of interest? If you need to add relevant work experience to your CV, these internships will do just that! Huge range of industries available, with placements in Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland. Usually unpaid.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Borneo - where you could work as a volunteer manager on a Raleigh expedition

Become a volunteer manager, Borneo

Your role as a volunteer is crucial in protecting the fragile ecosystem of the Borneo rainforest. You can either work as a project manager, supporting a group of young volunteers, or as a photographer.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Teaching in Tanzania

Volunteer teaching in Tanzania

Join a Projects Abroad teaching placement in Tanzania, and gain valuable teaching experience in a challenging yet rewarding environment. There are opportunities to teach conversational English in both Arusha and Dar es Salaam.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Boats in Nepal - Global Volunteer Network

Community development and education volunteering in Nepal

Suitable for practical career breakers, this project needs volunteers to help out with building, maintenance, education, gardening and recycling. You'll be working with children and adults, in partnership with the local community and your skills will be put to good use. Cultural exchanges also available.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Friends for Asia interns and staff at a magazine in Thailand

Magazine internship in Thailand

If you want to break into the publishing field, but don't have any experience, this internship could give you that edge! You'll be working at an English-speaking magazine and website in Chiang Mai alongside Thai and western staff. There are a number of roles, and you may even get your own work published!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC Teaching in Thailand

Teaching internships in Thailand

A unique programme that combines teaching English in a Thai school and exploring everything Thailand has to offer, over this six-week placement. Training and qualification included.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A VSO early years adviser volunteer with children

Volunteer as an early years adviser, developing countries worldwide

Your role as a VSO volunteer will be to train and advise Teacher Training Colleges and Education Development Centres in early years education. You will a need primary or pre-primary education qualification, and 3 years' experience with children aged 3 - 6 years old.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
VMM International project in Chad, Africa

Volunteer as an IT manager, Chad, Africa

If you've got professional IT experience and are looking for a new challenge, this could be it! Working for a refugee charity, you'll get involved in all aspects of IT management and training, working with a local team. Allowance, flights, accommodation, expenses and insurance included.

  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Raleigh logistics coordinators volunteering abroad

Volunteer as a logistics coordinator in Borneo

Volunteer placements of 8 or 13 weeks in Malaysian Borneo, working as a logistics coordinator in an international team. Volunteer in the heart of the Bornean rainforest, one of Earth’s true remaining wildernesses.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide volunteer with Indian orphans

Care for orphans in India

A truly rewarding career break where you will be looking after babies and young children who have been abandoned. These children are in desperate need of loving care which you can provide along with education and activities. You will make a life-long difference to some of the world's least fortunate kids.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Friends for Asia volunteers and children at a school in Chiang Mai, Thailand

English education volunteer project, Thailand

Your placement in a public school in Thailand will bring much-needed English education to local children. You will help your students develop proficiency in conversational English, growing their confidence and providing them with more opportunities than they otherwise would have had.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO health paediatrician in Tanzania

Volunteer as a paediatrician, worldwide

If you are a qualified paediatrician, you could make a huge difference to some of the world's poorest children. Not only will you be treating children, you will also be training other medical staff and sharing skills and knowledge. You will benefit by learning how to work with limited resources and with different systems.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide - children in school in Cambodia where you can teach English

Teach deserving children near Angkor Wat in Cambodia

You will be volunteering in a school run by a group of monks, teaching 3- to 20-year-olds. English is the main subject you will teach, although other subjects can be taught if you have relevant experience.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Rhino on the African Conservation Experience rhino protection volunteer project

Volunteer on a rhino protection project, South Africa

Help protect South Africa’s rhino from poaching by joining a tracking and monitoring initiative. You'll be working with elephants, buffalo and predators as well, plus carrying out management tasks.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Travellers Worldwide intern volunteer in Peru

Conservation internship in the Amazon rainforest

A 6-month programme designed to develop specific career skills in conservation research, community development, and non-profit project management. You will also be contributing to vital conservation work, plus it's all in Peru!
  • Over £5000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Volunteers on the African Conservation Experience horseback conservation project

Volunteer on a horseback conservation project, South Africa

One for horse-riding lovers! You will join a mounted anti-poaching patrol in a stunning wildlife reserve in the Greater Kruger area in South Africa. The project works with rescued former racehorses from Zimbabwe which have been given a second life.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Azafady - schoolchildren in Madagascar

Community Construction: School Building in Madagascar

Azafady’s community construction programme offers those with just 2 or 3 weeks to spare the opportunity to make a significant difference in a short space of time. Volunteers assist in all aspects of the building of schools in rural villages, bringing long-lasting, positive and sustainable benefits to some of the world's poorest children.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Volunteer IT teaching in Sri Lanka

Volunteer IT teaching in Sri Lanka

Make a massive difference to the future of locals in Sri Lanka by sharing your knowledge of IT with children and adults alike. Professional IT background useful but not essential - if you can use a computer, you can teach someone else to use one too!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Care in Nepal - Projects Abroad

Volunteer care work with children in Nepal

Get involved and help improve conditions for local children on a Projects Abroad care placement in Nepal. As a volunteer, you can provide much-needed love and attention, and put a smile on the face of a child.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
 

Volunteer with children and adults in Russia

You will be helping disadvantaged children and adults, through care-giving, companionship, arts and sports activities, and teaching. You will be directly responsible for bringing real, positive changes to people's lives and will help to shape the future of these projects. Volunteers are fully-supported by experienced in-country staff, and cultural and learning activities for you are included.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Social Starters volunteer and social entrepreneur in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Volunteer as a social impact consultant, Brazil

An amazing career break for an experience professional, who wants to support valuable, sustainable social enterprises in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. Training, workshops and coaching included, for your professional and personal development.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Kids in Kenya from a Global Volunteer Network partner project

Volunteer with needy children in Kenya

You can volunteer helping education children as a teaching assistant, or being a 'big brother/big sister' in a children's home. You are encouraged to develop activities and day trips for the children. Experience is necessary for some projects but not all. Other projects you can volunteer on include working in HIV/AIDS projects and working with displaced people.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
  • No skills/experience required
Elephants in South Africa in the Oyster Worldwide volunteering project

Volunteer at an elephant park in South Africa

Get close to African elephants and monitor their behaviour at a fascinating conservation project on the South African coast. You really will get close to elephants in a way that a safari visitor never does. Once they get used to your presence, they will recognise you and let you observe them for hours.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required