Seeking ways to integrate with local communities while travelling.

China FREE Teaching Placement

WHAT DOES THE PROJECT DO? Your FREE Teaching Placement will take place at one of the participating schools across the region. This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious and adventurous travellers who want to experience the real China and to immerse themselves in Chinese culture. This project prepares you for being a professional foreign language teacher in China. By participating in the long term Frontier China Teaching Programme, you will be helping your students improve their level of … [Read more...]

Volunteer at Reserva Mundo Verde in Ecuador’s Cloud Forest

If you like the idea of waking up to an orchestra of toucans in Ecuador's cloud forest before you help the friendly locals milk the cows, then volunteering at Reserva Mundo Verde is for you. Reserva Mundo Verde is only 2 hours from Quito, but is located in one of the planet's richest biodiversity hotspots. Volunteering at the Reserve involves mainly outdoor work such as tree planting, helping to construct wooden cabins, milking cows and working in the organic gardens. In your free time you can … [Read more...]

Amazon Conservation and Community Development Internships

Are you looking to start a career in conservation research? Do you want to get involved with local community projects? Are you passionate about sustainability and helping to protect the rainforest? Do you want to lead your own project? Become the next crees intern! crees is excited to offer a 6-month internship programme designed to help recent graduates, gap year students, and career breakers develop specific career skills in conservation research, community development, and non-profit … [Read more...]

Sustainable Home Construction in India

From August 2014 until February 2015, we are going to build 6 Sustainable Earth Domes using the Superadobe/Earthbag building technique. People from all over the world have already signed up to help with this project, and we have space for more people. Imagine learning how to build your own home using earth as the main material. This is a truly sustainable building technique. We will be building these homes together: Making adobe mixes, building the domes, plastering, making bottle walls, … [Read more...]

Thailand FREE Teaching Placement

Teach English in Thailand Thailand has continued to be one of the most tempting destinations for those who are seeking a combination of enchanting natural surroundings, alluring culture, and incredible biodiversity. Breathtaking silvery beaches lapped by warm, crystal clear waters are complemented by friendly locals, mouth-watering local delicacies, and an ancient and fascinating historical heritage rooted in Buddhist origins. Join this once in a lifetime opportunity completely FREE of … [Read more...]

Sonco Wasi in Cusco, Peru

Hi we at Sonco Wasi in Cusco await you with open hearts. We have 2 projects, both working with children. We require volunteers to teach our children and lead activities in our after school program in the Sacred Valley. We also need volunteers to give a helping hand at our home with special needs children. Both projects are unique and rewarding. Visit our website or contact us for more details. No experience required! Long or short term service is welcomed! … [Read more...]

Community English Teachers, Rural Colombia

In Partnership with the local Department of Education, the Nukanti Foundation is offering short-term opportunities to work with youth in Risaralda, Colombia—the heart of the coffee region. Worksite: Colombia, Risaralda Department Type: Volunteer position (though accommodation, meals, and work-related internal transportation will be provided) Duration: 4 months, Aug 1 – Nov 30, 2014 Supervisor: Colombia Director Project Deliverables • Assist English teachers in rural Risaralda … [Read more...]