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33 holidays found

Teaching assistant volunteering in Thailand

Our Volunteer Teaching Assistant Program in Thailand program is based in Phang Na, in the beautiful Andaman region of Southern Thailand that was destroyed in 2004 Tsunami. This program intends to immerse you into real Thai life. Volunteer Teaching English in Thailand will be helping Thai, Muslim and Burmese communities. You will play a vital role in the education of all the children at a local school by being an assistant to local teachers. You will be assisting the Thai English teacher who is always enthusiastic about new teaching techniques. It is helpful to lesson plan the subjects you choose to teach with the English teacher and create interactive activities to coincide with the ... Read more >
From £600 excluding flights

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 £499 excluding flights

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

Cambodia community volunteering

Phnom Penh is the cultural and economic center of Cambodia. Its beautiful historic architecture is interspersed with modern buildings indicating the robust economic growth the country has experienced in the last decade. Real GDP expanded at double-digit rates from 2004 to 2006, and Phnom Penh has become the heart of the country’s thriving manufacturing sector. However, significant problems persist in this capital of one of the world’s poorest countries. Decades of conflict have significantly weakened economic, political and social institutions, and many residents of Phnom Penh remain trapped in the poverty cycle. Access to education and healthcare remains limited for many, and gender ... Read more >
From £699 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

Sports coaching volunteering in Sri Lanka

This amazing program is based in the beautiful island of Sri Lanka. Sports and Arts play an important role in child development boosting confidence , and developing their athletic abilities. On this Volunteer Program you will be working in a local schools where you will be working on an arts project or coaching children on sports such as cricket or football, and encourage general fitness and well being through workshops. Through the medium of sport or art we hope to develop children's English and other life skills such as teamwork, communication and creativity. We aim to encourage a positive lifestyle and keep the students off the streets by providing fun during our before or after school ... Read more >
From £499 excluding flights

Volunteering in Bali

Bali has so much more to offer than a beautiful landscape. Get to know its warm-hearted people and their vivid and magical culture as a volunteer in Bali. We traveled around and discovered great social projects you can participate and contribute in. As a volunteer you can give something back to the welcoming locals. Support social organisations by teaching English in NGO schools or help underprivileged youngsters or women to raise their job perspective. Help to preserve Bali's vegetation and endangered species and support organizations in raising environmental awareness among locals and tourists. Expand your horizon through exploring Bali's local community. There is a minimum 4 week ... Read more >
From £999 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

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

Thailand volunteer, teach and homestay adventure

Join us on an unforgettable and magical adventure in Southern Thailand in PhangNa. Away from the tourist traps, this part of Thailand is still being discovered. Volunteering is a real need as the Tsunami had destroyed a lot of Southern Thailand and there are many Burmese Migrants living here as well. You would be assisting to teach English in a local Burmese Migrant Centre who need help with volunteers. You can take classes with teachers or if you are a teacher then you can work independantly. By living and working in Kuraburi you will experience real Thai life and enjoy all that the country has to offer and give back. You can add to your experience by exploring the friendly village of ... Read more >
From £649 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

Thailand elephant volunteering project

An exciting opportunity to learn about and be part of a new elephant home leading the way in the move to animal rather than human centred elephant interaction.Based in the culture rich city Chiang Mai, we hope that you will enjoy your time living alongside the elephants and the mahouts and gain a unique and immersive experience of Thailand. This is a 7 day program and its available year round and suitable for families, friends and solo travellers! This elephant home in Chiang Mai is being very pro-active in a responsible experience – no visitors are allowed to ride the elephants and mahouts are being encouraged to see that they can earn a living whilst putting their elephant first and ... Read more >
From £649 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

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 £699 excluding flights

Volunteer as a teaching assistant in Nepal

Nepal is not only one of the most stunning mountain landscapes in the world, but Kathmandu where this teaching assistant volunteering trip takes place is its spiritual and cultural mecca. With eleven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and vast amounts of history, this area suffers terrible poverty mainly due to civil war which lasted over twenty years. And then of course the devastating 2015 earthquake. Tourism is now one of the major contributors to the local economy, and we have found that a lot of travellers coming here also want to contribute in a deeper way. And working as a teaching assistant is one way that many people can do so. With programmes lasting between 2-12 weeks, and working ... Read more >
From £699 excluding flights

Womens empowerment volunteering in South Africa

On all our women’s empowerment volunteering projects we are giving women an opportunity to discuss issues, learn English skills and even consider livelihood opportunities. As a women’s empowerment volunteer you will be working in local community centres, women’s colleges or schools and girls orphanages to teach numeracy and English classes, life skills, computer skills, and conducting women’s health care workshops. If you have a relevant vocational skill then this can also be taught. Many women will be shy and speak little or no English. Our bi lingual local staff will be on hand to support you with language barriers and plan sessions with cultural norms and sensitive issues in mind. Women ... Read more >
From £459 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 aren’t participating in volunteer activities, you will have access to the ruins at Machu ... Read more >
From £649 excluding flights

Nepal highlights tour and volunteering

This 2 week volunteering project as well as 2 week trip of the major places of interest combines community work with adventure activities for your complete Himalayan adventure! The jaw dropping winding road, the mountains and the Trishuli river by the side is so picturesque that you won’t hesitate to jump in the river right away. If you feel like you need to change something within yourself, let Nepal change by you by immersing yourself in its culture and living among the community. Wake up early in the morning to the sound of roosters and get involved in the community work. You can milk the cow or work in the field, get plowing or simply sit with the elders and chat with them with cup of ... Read more >
From £1,349 excluding flights

Family volunteering with Sea turtles in Sri Lanka

This week long family volunteering with sea turtles programme in Sri Lanka is a wonderful way for adults and young people to contribute towards vital conservation in Sri Lanka, while also exploring our beautiful coast and culture. We also work with local communities on educational projects, teaching English for example, and we believe that this combination of responsible tourism and philanthropy creates deeper family bonds but also makes for an exciting and culturally immersive holiday. We also highly recommend and welcome single parents on these volunteering programmes. We offer two options for family volunteering in Sri Lanka, both of which are suitable for all age groups: Regular ... 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
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