Teach English in Guatemala!

1. Who are we? One, Two…Tree! is a non-profit organization focused on education in Central America. In Guatemala, we are based in Santiago Atitlán, a small town with approximately 45,000 people. For 90% of the population, Tz'utujil is their mother tongue, one of the 24 indigenous languages spoken in Guatemala. It is a beautiful town with a lot of history and with an important indigenous culture that makes it especially unique and interesting. In Santiago Atitlán, we are focused on … [Read more...]

Voluntourist needed: Children & Education Focused International NGO

Voluntourist Kenya, Indonesia or Thailand IHF is looking for forward-thinking, dynamic individuals of all ages/backgrounds to contribute to our international centers as part of our Voluntourist program. Our foundation has five centers across Indonesia, Kenya and Thailand and is run entirely by volunteers just like you, who have made commitments ranging from two weeks to multiple years. Who are we? http://www.ihfonline.org IHF is a non-religious, non-political, non-profit organization that … [Read more...]

Volunteer at Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Africa

In Defense of Animals-Africa operates Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue in Cameroon, Africa, home to 72 chimpanzees. We have an ongoing need for 6-month volunteers to assist with camp operations. Tasks include helping with chimp feedings, washing, cutting & distributing fruit, overseeing use & care of camp equipment/supplies, painting & cleaning cages, and buying food & supplies in town. Hands-on contact with young chimps occurs only when we have juveniles on site (not often) & … [Read more...]

Sustainable Community Development Program Officer Position in COSTA RICA

The Sustainability Demonstration Center, located in Costa Rica near Monteverde, is a great place for volunteers to get hands-on experience in sustainability projects and make a difference in a rural Costa Rican community. At the Sustainability Demonstration Center, we aim to demonstrate different environmentally-friendly ways of reducing the footprints we leave behind each day by leading Environmental Protection, Social and Economic Justice, and Animal Welfare programs. As the Sustainable … [Read more...]

Sustainability Demonstration Center Administrator in Costa Rica

The Sustainability Demonstration Center, located in Costa Rica near Monteverde, is a great place for volunteers to get hands-on experience in sustainability projects and make a difference in a rural Costa Rican community. At the Sustainability Demonstration Center, we aim to demonstrate different environmentally-friendly ways of reducing the footprints we leave behind each day by leading Environmental Protection, Social and Economic Justice, and Animal Welfare programs. As the Sustainability … [Read more...]

The Dead South are Great Guys and You Should Watch Their Video

A few years ago, when we ran our Hockey in the Himalayas project, we had a fundraiser.  We were looking for a band to provide entertainment for the night.  A friend of mine reached out to a local band and they were happy to perform.  I didn't know any of the band members, but they offered their services free of charge.  On top of that, at the end of the night, they donated a portion of the money they made from the sale of their merchandise. Pretty classy move by a classy group of guys. The … [Read more...]

Farm and Food Forest Caretaker – B.C. Canada

Zen & A Food Forest:  Farm & Food Forest Caretaker Position At Clear Sky Meditation Centre, BC, 2017 Do you love learning and growing? Would you like to live in a community based on the values of awakening and compassion? Would you like to connect with yourself, others and the natural world more deeply? If you answered “Yes!”, and you have a particular interest in farming and food forests, we invite you to apply for our 2017 Food Forest Caretaker position. Clear Sky is … [Read more...]

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...]