Seeking ways to integrate with local communities while travelling.

Come help with Monkeys and Horses on the beach in Costa Rica

The Monkey Farm Our goal is to create a revolutionary sustainable new model for monkey and wildlife rescue that can be duplicated worldwide. We are currently supporting the development of the project by giving guided horseback riding tours to tourists, along with providing a petting zoo of farm animals for donations. This unique new monkey and wildlife rescue center has been planned and is being developed by volunteers just like yourself. If you are chosen to come and help us, you won’t be … [Read more...]

Field School and Volunteer Coordinator in Cusco, Peru

Start date: June 2015 Duration: 3-6 months Application Deadline: May 29, 2015 Mosqoy is a registered Canadian charitable organization that works in remote communities of the Peruvian Andes, offering opportunities for economic development while nurturing the threatened Indigenous Quechua culture. We operate three main programs: the Textile Community Program, which supports Indigenous communities by revitalizing textile traditions and supporting women weavers; the Andean Youth … [Read more...]

Volunteer with Children at Social Risk in Chile

VE Global (VE) recruits, trains and organizes international volunteers to achieve our mission of fostering the positive development of children at social risk in Chile. VE has successfully integrated over 450 full-time volunteers from more than 35 countries into our partner network of local children’s homes, community centers, schools and preschools in some of the most vulnerable areas of Santiago. VE Global volunteers help implement our four educational programs: ¡Vamos a Leer!, Festival de … [Read more...]

Whale Shark Research Project

I received this email the other day. It looks like a really interesting opportunity to work with whale sharks in Mexico: "My name is Darren Whitehead I am the scientific director for the Whale shark Research Project, a registered non-profit conservation organization based in Baja California Mexico. We are dedicated to the scientific research, conservation, education and the community based support and direct public awareness for the protection of Whale Sharks in this region. The reason I … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Rural Uganda This Summer

Tired of expensive volunteer, gap-year and culture exchange programs abroad? Then Beacon of Hope Uganda is the answer! Beacon of Hope Uganda has a number of unique and challenging volunteer, gapyear and culture exchange placements in Uganda. Whether your passion is sustainable community development or vital healthcare work, Beacon of Hope Uganda can offer you an unforgettable experience. When you choose Beacon of Hope Uganda, you are about to discover a new culture, accomplish something … [Read more...]

Luz Verde Nicaragua – Social Enterprise Volunteering

Cafe Luz y Luna is a non-profit social enterprise, donating our profits and resources to help finance and facilitate community-driven projects in rural and urban areas in northern Nicaragua, through Luz Verde social projects. Luz Verde collaborates with projects focusing on education, women, youth work, environmental and community driven initiatives. Luz Verde facilitates educational development initiatives in local communities, eco-tourism, organic gardens, library access and workshops, … [Read more...]

Green Hill International School & College – Bangladesh

Hello everyone! I am currently working at Green Hill International School & College in a beautiful area of northern Bangladesh (near Sylhet) which is home to rolling hills of tea gardens and fabulous forestry. I am head of English language at the school and I am working on not only building a new improved school in the area, but I am also looking to attract some English native speaking teachers to come and work at the school. We offer free accommodation and other expenses for any teacher … [Read more...]