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Volunteering abroad in St Lucia, heritage conservation

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. Work with the highly respected National Trust of Saint Lucia - this important conservation and preservation institution needs varied research, practical, organisational and business skills. Volunteers are needed to help support and develop the Trust's work - each volunteer's skills, experience and abilities will be matched to the project's needs: • restoration, preservation, historical research and curator expertise • tourism management • facilities management • marketing and ... Read more >
From £1,470 excluding flights

Community volunteering in The Gambia

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. The project: On the friendly sunshine coast of The Gambia, tourism can provide much-needed income to economically poor people - but many small-scale businesses need help to access the holiday money. This project supports an award winning local NGO in their training and promotion work as they help small tourism operators to gain better livelihoods. ASSET (The Association of Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism) was established in 2000 to bring together, advocate for, and promote a ... Read more >
From £1,122 excluding flights

Education volunteering in The Gambia

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. Gambian pre-schools care for children from ages 2 or 3, and as regular junior school education doesn't start until they're 7 or or 8 years old, many schools care for children between 2 and 8. Mr Carrjobe, the principal of Bijilo Nursery School, has a close relationship with the nascent Early Childhood Development teacher training programme, and has undergone some training himself - he is very keen to develop best practice. Bijilo has over 300 pupils between the ages of 3 and 7. ... Read more >
From £1,315 excluding flights

Community volunteering in Peru, Amazonian Manu

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. N.B. basic Spanish is not essential, but would be a great advantage This project works with communities in the Manu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the largest protected area in Peru. GROW is a sustainable initiative designed by the Manu project to boost local incomes, improve child and adult health and divert activity away from environmentally damaging sources of income. Project GROW's primary goal is to develop family biogardens and community plots to ... Read more >
From £1,320 excluding flights

Community volunteering in Siem Reap, Cambodia

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. This project works with a community NGO in their support of families living in extreme economic poverty - despite being in the tourist honeypot of Siem Reap, the base for Angkot Wat. Volunteers with any of a range of abilities and skills will be welcomed, and each placement will be specifically designed to use whatever experience the volunteer brings. • education - early childhood development, basic literacy & numeracy • classroom assistants to work with excellent local teachers of ... Read more >
From £1,218 excluding flights

Education development projects in Nepal

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. Whether rural or urban, primary or secondary, the Nepali schools we work with share the goal of becoming effective English-medium schools. Through team-teaching in the classrooms with local teachers, out of school workshops and visits, volunteers can help to develop appropriate teaching techniques and methodologies that will build local teachers' skills and confidence levels - and make learning more participatory and enjoyable for the children at the same time! The schools have ... Read more >
From £2,260 excluding flights

Community projects in South Africa

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. We need: - practical - DIY and construction, catering, arts and crafts - business - basic administration and office skills, micro-enterprise set up - marketing and promotion - helping local craftspeople to access tourist markets - IT, desk top publishing - education - training and capacity-building for teachers, TEFL for children and adults, IT, maths, basic literacy and numeracy The Ndebele village of Mapoch is very rural with few local jobs. Victims of apartheid policies, ... Read more >
From £1,310 excluding flights

Education volunteering with Berber girls in Morocco

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. N.B. female volunteers only for this project because of the girls' cultural background. French speakers or teachers will be particularly welcome. Working with a local charity that builds and runs girls’ boarding houses near secondary colleges and lycées in the High Atlas Mountains, this project provides opportunities for selected girls from villages across the region to continue their education. Whilst helping the girls to reach their potential, you will learn about Berber ... Read more >
From £1,799 excluding flights

Education volunteering in South Africa

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. We need: - educators - administrators - counsellors - IT experts - youth workers The projects’ goals are to build the capacity of local school teachers in South Africa. The projects will welcome volunteers’ assistance, particularly from people with experience in education, school administration, counselling and training. Each volunteers skills are individually matched to the needs of the schools. Volunteers are only placed with the full and informed consent of the projects ... Read more >
From £1,447 excluding flights

Community health care in South Africa

We place skilled volunteers to work with, not instead of, local people. Your skills and experience will be matched to the project's needs. Please apply at least 4 months before you wish to travel and volunteer. This community organisation in Port Elizabeth provides health care, advice, nutrition and education to HIV sufferers and vulnerable children through self help groups, advice centres, community and pre-school care. Pro-active volunteers will be welcome to help the staff in educational play activities and caring for the young children, mainly under 6 years old. The staff and local volunteers also need skills and support in: - health care - nursery nursing - social work - ... Read more >
From £1,447 excluding flights
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