Sharing Dreams Peru

Sharing dreams is a Peruvian not-for-profit civil organisation that has been legally registered since 2009. The organisation is involved in various volunteer programmes in the areas of the Central Andes of Peru. The programmes target improving the quality of life of Andean people and communities that suffer from hardship and social, economic and cultural exclusion. For the last four years, we have been working with communities, with the help of Foreign and Peruvian volunteers, developing … [Read more...]

What Country Fits Your Manners?

There is one type of traveler who holidays in different countries but is really just looking to enjoy the familiar pleasures of home in better weather. Another type has some interest in experiencing new cultures but is not prepared to make the effort to understand the nuances, preferring to allow all their preconceptions to be confirmed by the superficial interactions that they find. If you’re planning to volunteer abroad, hopefully you exist in a category beyond these limiting and privileged … [Read more...]

Youth Development Coordinator in Peru

Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) is a small UK-registered charity which works to give vulnerable children and young people in Peru the tools and skills to build themselves an independent future. LAFF partners organisations in Cusco and Lima which share our vision and supports them through education, vocational training, capacity building and sustainability projects such as income generation and cost reduction initiatives. Through the Youth Development Programme LAFF … [Read more...]

Program Coordinator in Peru

Mushoc Waraqi was founded in February 2016 in order to confront labor market challenges for women, particularly single mothers, people with handicaps, senior citizens and other communities in Huaraz, Peru. What they say: We are looking for a talented, responsible, and energetic person to work for Mushoc Waraqi. Mushoc Waraqi is a non-profit organization dedicated to work in solidarity with single mothers, low-income women, children, young people, and other marginalized communities in … [Read more...]

Coordinate and Manage Education Center – Indonesia or Kenya

International Humanity Foundation is an organization that believes in absolute transparency and functions almost entirely through the efforts of its hundred plus unpaid volunteers from all over the world, who give their time, skills, energy and love to help our family in Kenya, Thailand and Indonesia. What they are lookig for IHF is looking for hard-working, dedicated volunteers to commit their time and talents for one year in one of their children's home and education centers in Indonesia … [Read more...]

Children’s Home Volunteers Required

EHN has recently been introduced to a children’s home in Syangja district central Nepal. The house is home to 7 young children aged between 5 and 11 years old but will expand to 18 to 20 children once the house is fully constructed. This should be in the next few months and will provide the children with a safe a stable home. In the past EHN has taken the stance not to work with children’s homes in Nepal due to the high level of child abuse and corruption within the system. This home is … [Read more...]

Grassroots Collaborations for Better Communities

Hapa Resources (HR) works to empower communities in Uganda and is registered as a social enterprise. They are also working to provide comprehensive approaches to challenges related to youth empowerment and skills development in low-resource communities. ​In doing so, HR establishes partnerships aimed at; engaging in development initiatives that have direct linkages to: Community Health and Participatory Research; Youth skiiling and micro-enterprise promotion; and Experteering and Community … [Read more...]

Volunteering and Internships with Afrik’Avenir

Afrik’Avenir is an association of solidarity in Togo and located in Lomé, the capital. Their main goal is to promote a socio-economic and cultural development for African population. The association receives : students, young graduated or any person who is motivated to help, professional or retired or those looking for an internship. What they are looking for: The missions can vary from 1 to 6 months. The intern or volunteer will have real responsibilities and the permanent members or … [Read more...]

Female Children’s Home Volunteers Required in Nepal

One of the main reasons EHN was born was due to the desire of the owners to make a difference to the poorer communities of the Nepali society. What they say: EHN has recently been introduced to a children’s home in Syangja district central Nepal. The house is home to 7 young children aged between 5 and 11 years old but will expand to 18 to 20 children once the house is fully constructed. This should be in the next few months and will provide the children with a safe a stable home. In the … [Read more...]

Paid volunteer opportunity in West Bengal, India

During my volunteer time in India, I had the pleasure to work with Mr. Prem Tshering Lepcha, at this time the very dedicated Vice Principal of the Holy Child School. In 2012 he founded the St. Xavier´s English School and some time later I was fortunate to be able to help him with the funding of a small orphanage associated with the school. Now he would love to engage a volunteer and I am happy to be of assistance, as I do not have the time at the moment. Assignment: Teaching English as a … [Read more...]

Fundraising Coordinator in Perú

Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) is a UK-registered charity supporting marginalised children in Peru, and the organisations which work with them. LAFF believes in creating independence, not dependence. This is crucial in their approach. What they say: Working to support disadvantaged young people or trekking the Inca Trail? why not do both?! Get the best of both worlds with a volunteering experience where you donate your skills and experience, rather than your money. LAFF … [Read more...]

Volunteer and Make a Difference in Uganda

Rescue Widows, Elderly, Youth and Orphans with HIV/AIDS (RWEYOWA) is a non governmental organisation working to curb the further spread of HIV/AIDS and improving the livelihood of those affected/infected with the virus within the community. What They Say RWEYOWA welcomes international volunteers in the endeavors to enhance the human resource capacity of the organisation as well as facilitating cross-cultural exchange and eliciting new organisation ideas. Volunteers are welcome to get … [Read more...]

Volunteer Teaching in Mai Chau

Vina Volunteer Service (VVS) is the first company in Vietnam, to deliver a variety of volunteer placements for volunteers in Vietnam, in the hope that we can support the community development and promote natural conservation. From 2001, a youth volunteer club was founded call Green Youth Club included more than 100 members throughout Vietnam. Green Youth Volunteer Club is operated by youth who aim to organize volunteer activities for youths all over Vietnam. From time to time, they cooperate … [Read more...]

5 Awesome Social Enterprise Examples

There are a lot of people around that world using business for social development.  These businesses are referred to as social enterprises. We are on a mission to find the world's best social enterprise examples.  Our aim is to help these businesses grow by sharing them with our communities.  There may be opportunities for you to volunteer or work with these social enterprises.  Also, there is always the opportunity for you to support them by buying their great products and sharing their … [Read more...]

Social Enterprise Coordinator Peru

In order to reduce dependency and move towards sustainability, Latin American Foundation for the Future (LAFF) supports activities which generate income for our partners, reduce their dependency on external funding and, in some cases, provide training and job placement opportunities for at-risk young people. The Social Enterprise/ income generation programme is built around a participatory approach. The main strategy is to provide technical support directly or indirectly through LAFF’s … [Read more...]

Biblioworks opens it’s 13th library!

I received this email from Biblioworks.  They are doing great work in Bolivia.  Congratulations to them on opening their 13th libary! "We at BiblioWorks are proud to announce that this past June we successfully opened our 13th library! Based in the small town of Padilla, the library was a collaborative project with Across the Globe Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit that supports children and families living in impoverished environments. The inauguration was held on June 20th and had a … [Read more...]

4 Volunteering Opportunities in India

India is one of those countries filled with contrasts. When you go for a visit you will be able to experience its rich and vibrant culture that can be identified by its music, dance, food, history, clothing, festivals, and artifacts. India is the second most populated country in the world.  It is also a place known for its modern and ancient architecture. As if that wasn't enough, India has an amazing amount of animal species waiting for you to discover. India is a place where you can find … [Read more...]

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Volunteering Options in Scotland

Scotland is a gorgeous territory with over 700 islands. It is most famous for its incredible scenery that goes from mountains to valleys to hills to green fields. Aside from its natural beauty, travelers are drawn to Scotland for the friendliness of its people, incredible wildlife, historic buildings, and whisky. And let’s not forget that this country is home to the famous monster of Loch Ness. A few thinks that you can’t miss if you travel to Scotland are: National Trust of Scotland, a … [Read more...]