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23 holidays found

Teach children in South Africa & Kruger safari

South Africa is a truly incredible country rich in history, culture and natural beauty. However, there are still many people living in poverty and we are working to offer orphans and disadvantaged children educational opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them. On this 10 day holiday you will be volunteering on meaningful projects and ending your volunteering week with a 2 Day Safari in the Kruger National Park where you can spot the BIG 5 wild animals! On your final 2 days you can relax at a lodge in the Mpumalanga Region. Situated in Fobeni village, Limpopo area, your placement will be in a kindergarten and a primary school. There are approximately 300 children, ages 3 to ... Read more >
From £749 excluding flights

Medical placements in India for medics

Our Medical Programs gives qualified medics or those studying any health care discipline such physiotherapy, pharmacy,or nursing, a chance to gain practical work experience in India, Nepal, or Sri Lanka. Your placement will be in busy hospitals, or clinics where you will work alongside local medical staff. This is also suitable for students looking to gain experience that will give you an edge over your peers. In India you can choose from Dharamshala (North India) or Kerala (South India), India has medical problems that could be different from Western medical problems. You will learn about the differences in healthcare systems, procedures and treatments in India in comparison to your ... Read more >
From £599 excluding flights

Volunteer with school children in South Africa

The incredible country of South Africa is rich in history, culture and natural beauty. However, there are still many people living in poverty and we are working in villages to offer orphans and disadvantaged children educational opportunities that would otherwise be unavailable to them. We are situated in Fobeni village in the Limpopo area, which is close to the Kruger National Park. Your teaching placement will be in a kindergarten and a primary school. There are approximately 300 children, ages 3 to 13. The children in the village areas are in desperate need of educational enhancement. This volunteer project involves providing a safe, fun and creative environment for these children, ... Read more >
From £449 excluding flights

Volunteer in Peru, teaching and sports

This volunteering in Peru project is based in Cusco, which is gateway to the great Incan ruins at Machu Picchu. You will, for a minimum period of two weeks, be contributing to a teaching programme in the local community. You will be working alongside professional, full time teachers in an elementary school as a teaching assistant, helping children between 6-11 years old with basic skills in English reading, writing and speaking, and also in sports if you have skills in that area. Please note that sports teaching placements are for a minimum of four weeks. You will have 24/7 support throughout, so that both you and the young people you are working with can gain the best experience ... Read more >
From £649 excluding flights

Sri Lanka community volunteering

Sri Lanka is a very unique and special place, and anyone who travels here nearly always comes back because there is an innate soulfulness and wisdom in Sri Lankans, which makes for a truly uplifting travel experience. For that reason, many travellers who come to enjoy our national parks, ancient culture and beach life also want to have a positive, philanthropic impact and volunteer within small communities. Which is why we have partnered with local projects which are always in need of support. Most volunteers work as teaching assistants as this is something that many people have within their skillset, helping young people develop their English writing, reading and of course speaking, as ... Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

Volunteering in the Himalayas, Nepal

On this amazing summer program you will be volunteering in Kathamandu, Nepal where you can have vies of the Himalayas. Please note that we can customise this trip for you. You will be helping in various community development programs whilst getting an opportunity to live in this breathtakingly beautiful part of Nepal! You will be working independantly and at times in a group, always supported by trained members of staff. We screen all applicants for relevant skills/certificates so for example TEFL qualified teachers helping with the teacher training and trained medics helping with health care. You will be living in the culture mecca of Kathmandu. Here you will be working in local ... Read more >
From £649 excluding flights

Volunteering with disabled people in India

Join on on this unique and extremely rewarding program where you will be assisting at a disabled school in Cochin Kerala, India. In India having disabilities is viewed as social stigma particularly in the low income families. It is difficult for parents as they cant afford treatments and disabled children often get abused badly. We are working to help a charity in Kochi that is helping such children. Volunteer are needed to assist the teachers. A new sensory room has been build by us to give a sensory experience. Your role will be to assist the specialist teachers in the work that they do. You can conduct Arts, Sports, or any interactive activity with the children. Specialist teachers ... Read more >
From US $669 excluding flights

Teach English to monks in Sri Lanka

Generally Pirivena in Sri Lanka, serves both monks and lay people. Young monks, who live in the Pirivena along with senior and knowledgeable monks, study and practice the teachings of the Buddha and classical subjects like Pali, Sanskrit, history, prosody, astrology and logic etc. Apart from reading, recitation, discussion, retention and analysis, the education system in the Pirivena lays emphasis on learning by heart the scriptural knowledge. Pirivena is also the place where the young monks are trained by masters to follow the rules and regulations promulgated in the Vinaya Pitaka (a Buddhist scripture, which is one of the three parts that make up the Tripitaka). Its primary subject matter ... Read more >
From US $689 excluding flights

Family volunteering in Peru

Family volunteering in Peru really is an adventure for a lifetime for those who seek a real cultural exchange for them and their children. While adults work as teaching assistants (or teachers if they are fully qualified) in a local primary school, your children get to take part in classes, sports sessions and meet new friends from Cusco. So, although volunteering placements are associated with gap year students or empty nesters, we have found that families give and gain so much during these placements also. Cusco, where you will be based, is famously the capital of the Inca Empire, and so while you arenít participating in volunteer activities, you will have access to the ruins at Machu ... Read more >
From £649 excluding flights

Kolkata community volunteering, India

Kolkata, affectionately referred to as the "City of Joy", is a popular destination made famous by Saint Mother Teresa, who spent a lifetime here serving the poor throughout most of the 20th century. As the capital of British India, Kolkata served as the main commercial and cultural hub for nearly three centuries of colonial rule and still retains much of it's rich colonial history, as evidenced by it's magnificent architecture, thriving art community, continental cuisine and english-speaking population. A place where old meets new, you'll experience a true India with the best from both worlds. From Kolkata, you can explore the beautiful tea town of Darjeeling, the raw untapped beauty of ... Read more >
From £499 excluding flights

Family volunteering and safari holiday, South Africa

This family volunteering holiday takes place in the Limpopo region where, as well as contributing to teaching and community projects in the region, you and your family can enjoy the wildlife wonders of nearby Kruger National Park at the weekend. Although volunteering is often the domain of adults only, we believe that the experience of contributing to a South African community led project can be an amazing experience for families who want to have a holiday that is not only different, but that can also make a difference. Combining the joys of education with cultural exchange for both adults and children alike. It is only the adults who are teaching of course, your children get to take part ... Read more >
From £499 excluding flights

Volunteering in South Asia

Volunteer in Asia and combine your travels with our exciting program which takes you through Kerala in South India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. We believe that travel should be responsible and we also believe that you should see as many new places as possible so that you can expand your mind, broaden your horizons and learn more about the different cultures in our world. This unique volunteering program will help you tick all of those boxes and you will get to explore some of our planetís most beautiful destinations along the way. This volunteering experience includes English teaching and community development and will involve you working closely with young children of all ages in poor, ... Read more >
From £1,979 excluding flights

Family volunteering in Sri Lanka

Our Sri Lanka family volunteering program†is about escaping the norm and designed so you can experience†this incredible country as participants rather than simply guests or tourists.†For most families, volunteering while on holiday gives you an opportunity to†Ďgive something backí or to put oneís skills to good use in an environment or community where they are needed. They are also about introducing children to a completely different world, giving them a chance to learn about local communities and some encouragement to break the moulds of consumer and indeed digitally driven life. Our family program in Sri Lanka is suitable to all age groups. This program is located in the sought after and ... Read more >
From US $550 excluding flights
Make your Family Vacations responsible and inspiring where your children learn and give back as they travel. 10% off our Family Program in India/ Sri Lanka this October and December 2018

Family volunteering and adventure holiday, Nepal

This week long family volunteering program in Nepal is made up of a few daysí volunteering and also a few days of adventures in these dramatic and beautiful landscapes. You will be staying within a Nepalese village community, in a local homestay, enabling full cultural immersion and exchange. Although volunteering while on holiday is often see as a student gap year or empty nester activity, we believe that volunteering as a family reaps huge benefits for hosts and guests alike. Working within a Nepalese community, with adults volunteering with local teachers and children taking classes alongside local young people, is an incredibly bonding experience for adventurous family travellers. ... Read more >
From £599 excluding flights

India volunteering & highlights

India is a country that captivates the heart and mind and feeds the soul. There is so much diversity to India, that every day brings an exciting and unique experience, itís definitely a place to expect the unexpected! On this 21(or 28) day adventure youíll travel the length and breadth of this beautiful country experiencing two very different sides of life. After spending your first two week volunteering in the gorgeous Kerala or ĎGodís Own Countryí on teaching, medical, healthcare or womenís empowerment volunteer programs, you will join the frenzy of the north. You one week North India tour begins in New Delhi, and youíll then explore Indiaís Golden Triangle taking in the breathtaking ... Read more >
From £1,249 excluding flights
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan

Teaching assistant volunteering in Kerala

Its always difficult to decide on responsible holidays! We want to take away your trouble by offering some amazing opportunities in India where you can holiday and you can live like a local and give back to the community. Now thats being responsible! Our holiday programs are based in the lush evergreen sunshine state of India, Kerala. You will be living and volunteering in Fort Kochi area, a beautiful historic port town with charming architecture and friendly people. This is where India really slows down in pace and where you will find some of India's most cultured crowd! The focus on the volunteering here is to help children, youth and women that are disadvantaged, abused or struggling ... Read more >
From £699 excluding flights
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan

Volunteer in India on Education Projects

Our community volunteering programs involve working with local grass root organisations and helping them advance in education and empowerment of communities. This program is ideal for anyone who wants to get exposure in social work, social development and the NGO sector. So if like us, you want to travel, see new places, experience amazing things, meet likeminded people and help communities along the way, we urge you to join our friendly, compassionate team in community volunteering projects around the world. This program has the option of living and working in either India in either Kolkata or Kerala. India has really boomed in the past decade however poverty remains an issue. Community ... Read more >
From £499 excluding flights
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan

Womens empowerment volunteering in India

Women Empowerment is a truly unique and rewarding program based in India in Kolkata (East India) or in Kerala (South India). Women in India especially in the lower caste or low income groups struggle a great deal. They are not educated, are abused by family, have no escape and are in a circle of constant battle with themselves and their life. There are close to 245 million women in India who lack basic capability to read and write as they were denied education or were married off at an early age. This unique and amazing program will allow you to work with women from difficult backgrounds . Most are financially struggling, uneducated, abused physically or sexually, faced domestic ... Read more >
From US $669 excluding flights
Volunteer to help with Womens Education in India in the amazing Kerala region. Get to live in India and learn about lndian gender issues and life for women. 10% off any dates for 2018.

Family holiday with volunteering in India

This week long family holiday in India is focused on a wonderful volunteering project whereby you can fully immerse yourself in a community. Although volunteering is often thought of as something for gap year students or empty nesters, for example, we have worked with partners on the ground to create opportunities for families who also want to make a difference. While also having a very different type of holiday. The adults on this trip will be supporting teachers in a Kerala school or youth project, the beautiful and family friendly region in the south of India. The children will be joining other students in the classroom for an educational adventure of a lifetime and an exciting ... Read more >
From US $550 excluding flights
Make your Family Vacations responsible and inspiring where your children learn and give back as they travel. 10% off our Family Program in India/ Sri Lanka this October and December 2018

School renovation volunteering in India

If you like to get your hands dirty then this project is for you! As a volunteer you will be helping renovate and build run down schools in urban slum areas in India. You donít need to be a painter or builder, just a willingness to work hard and making a difference is all it takes. The location of this program is Kerala in Southern India. There are also a lot of schools and orphanages that lack funds for proper facilities. With you we can help make a real impact. You can help with basic construction work to improve the health and safety standards and general appearance of classrooms to help make them more child friendly and inviting to teachers, carers and children. As a volunteer you ... Read more >
From £500 excluding flights
Take a truly responsible holiday in Southern India's tropical paradise state Kerala helping children in school and community work. Live like a true local in this beautiful part of India. Get £50 off for Nov/Dec/Jan
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