Seeking ways to integrate with local communities while travelling.

Up Close Bolivia

UCB has been working closely with the local community of Jupapina, near La Paz, for the past ten years. Volunteers are placed with various projects including teaching English, working at Mallasa Zoo, helping in a local nursery, supporting at an equine therapy centre and much more.

Additional information: We charge $500 per month to volunteer. However, the vast majority of this money goes towards accommodation costs (volunteers live in very comfortable shared houses with full amenities), plus a 24 hour contact person who ensures that the volunteer placement runs as smoothly and successfully as possible. I hope that this cost will not prevent us from being featured as a ‘low cost’ opportunity on the website.

The Little Friendly Farm Project

If you love animals, sustainable agriculture and the simple life and want to be far away from the bustle of the big city, we believe that our eco friendly farm might be the place for you. You will learn the simple Thai way of living in a rural area … [Continue reading]

Volunteer with SKIP in Trujillo, Peru

SKIP is a charity working with disadvantaged families in an impoverished district of the city of Trujillo, Peru. Our holistic program focuses on the educational, economic, emotional and social development of each child and family. It is our aim is to … [Continue reading]

Volunteer at Tea Leaf Vision Centre for Professional Development

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We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of others. We run the Tea Leaf Vision Centre for Professional Development where we provide a high quality education for the 18 to 24 year olds … [Continue reading]

Communications and Recruitment Coordinator

“ICS alumni have enthusiasm, grit and a global mindset all of which employers are looking for” - youth employability expert David Schindler. Use or develop your language skills in a professional setting overseas this Autumn to transform your CV … [Continue reading]

International Humanity Foundation Co-Director: Indonesia

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Are you looking for a long-term volunteer management opportunity? IHF is looking for hard-­working, dedicated volunteers to commit their time and talents for one year in one of our 4 education centers in Indonesia. Your role will be to manage the … [Continue reading]

Volunteer Opportunity in Healthcare Program

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When you volunteer you are giving something back to the community by lending a helping hand to people and organizations. What you may not realize is that volunteering also benefits you as an individual. There are many good reasons to get involved in … [Continue reading]