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...]

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...]

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...]

Help Protect Tibet’s Endangered Cultural Inheritance

Volunteers will be working to save the endangered culture of Tibet and promote literacy. Volunteers may also take classes at the Tibetan Nyingma Institute, Berkeley. The Nyingma Association of Mandala Organizations (NAMO)Volunteer Program offers meals and shared rooms in a community setting, located in downtown Berkeley, California. Free classes on meditation, a gentle form of Tibetan yoga called Kum Nye, Tibetan language, and Buddhism are available. Volunteers work 5.5 days a week and make a … [Read more...]

Center co-Directors Needed in Indonesia or Kenya

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 and Kenya. IHF is a grassroots, all-volunteer organization with no central office, so co-Directors complete 4 hours of international work daily that consists of various administrative tasks. Your role in the Indonesia center would include teaching and supervising classes as well as organizing various activities at the … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Ethipoia – Medical Instructor

Ethiopia, like other countries with limited resources, suffers from a significant human resources for health (HRH) shortage. With currently less than one physician for every 25,000 people. The country is in the process of rapidly scaling up its number of physicians. However, medical education has been traditionally taught with limited integration between the basic and clinical sciences; insufficient attention to teaching communication skills, problem-solving skills and social aspects of … [Read more...]

Missions, Volunteering Gap Year in West Africa

The precarious situation in Togo generates disadvantaged groups who struggle to meet their basic needs, like food, clothing, school supplies, medicines, toys, etc. In these groups include orphans, widows, street children, illiterate etc... Several associations and non-governmental organizations have worked extensively through a voluntary movement and missions to help those sections of the population. FOVA-TOGO is one of those organizations. It targets widows and orphans in a small village … [Read more...]

Mothers & Community Health Care Awareness Program (MCHAP)

Project M-CHAP as designed, currently provides expert health information, support and intervention to impoverished people in the Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria. We have scheduled Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as our next Port of call. We have scheduled our 2016 outreach activities for Bayelsa State. The plan is to commence the outreach earnestly during the month of June. We started operational work in Port Harcourt, Rivers State last year and during our 3 weeks of operation; not … [Read more...]

IT and Business Trainers/Teachers – Jinja Uganda

Mweva www.mweva.org, is a Non-Government Organisation working with the marginalized and vulnerable youths in Jinja District to alleviate poverty by providing IT and Entrepreneurship skills to the needy communities in rural areas. We are based in Jinja, Uganda, East Africa. We are an ambitious, dedicated and focused organisation with a result based approach to solving problems. We work with those who are most affected, most vulnerable and those below the poverty line, including the youths, … [Read more...]

Volunt2Thai Project

Volunt2Thai V2T, Volunteer to Thailand is a relief project in the north-eastern region of Thailand, called Issan. We take care of 5 farming villages, together 1200 inhabitants (650 children and mainly elderly people). We especially support the children, to build them a self-determined future. Location: Ban Nong Phong, Tambon Ban Lao, Amphoe Phen, Udon Thani Volunteer Work: Volunteers work with the community, establish new friendships and have the opportunity to exchange ideas and … [Read more...]

Volunteering in Peru – 3 Amazing Opportunities

Peru is a South American country where you will find attractions such as amazing archaeological sites from pre-Columbian cultures such as the Inca Empire. The country is also home to towns with colonial architecture, a wide range of animal species and huge mountains to climb. It is heaven for all sorts of travelers, especially those interested in ecological tourism. Aside from providing exceptional opportunities for exploring there are many volunteer opportunities being offered all over … [Read more...]

Volunteer as a Fundraising Officer in Peru

Are you looking for the opportunity to improve your Spanish language skills and gain hands-on experience in the field in the International Development sector? Why not volunteer with LAFF, where your skills will be put to good use and you will have the opportunity to work directly with beneficiaries, gain valuable field experience and increased awareness of International Development issues, whilst practising and improving your Spanish language fluency working in a Latin American … [Read more...]

Community Development Volunteering Program in Haiti

Volunteer in the Kenscoff Region of Haiti and work in community development to improve local infrastructure, sanitation, education and overall quality of life. The Kenscoff people lack basic infrastructure such as roads, community buildings, schools, hospitals, etc. and greatly need the help of volunteers to improve their lives. As you travel and explore this stunning country, you will have the chance to help develop the Kenscoff region so they can properly preserve their culture while living … [Read more...]

Service Delivery Volunteer – Uganda

We are proud to offer a meaningful, fun, safe, and structured placement for volunteers to gain experience working in a resource strapped environment. Our projects run in partnership with local communities and conservation efforts. Our volunteers will be at the forefront of research and program support, and also have the opportunity to explore the beauty of Uganda. We know the powerful impact volunteers can have and believe that they are fundamental to our efforts. Volunteers will: • Build … [Read more...]

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 and enjoy caring for our animals whilst learning lots of new skills during your new work experience. We welcome anyone who is interested and wants to take part in our volunteer project. Here you can share, play full of love and enjoy your work … [Read more...]

Volunteer at Tea Leaf Vision Centre for Professional Development

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 of the deprived tea leaf estates in central Sri Lanka. The young adults of these disadvantaged communities suffer from a lack of opportunities in education and employment which would allow them to lead better lives. Local established systems … [Read more...]

International Humanity Foundation Co-Director: Indonesia

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 day-to-day maintenance of the center’s programs and initiatives alongside an international staff, in the effort to provide a better opportunity for children’s futures. You are asked to complete at least 4 hours a day of local work and 4 hours a day of … [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...]

Teach English in the Coffee Region of Columbia

Pack your bags and come to Colombia! Come see where much of the world's best coffee comes from, explore the beautiful tropical region not far to the west, and unpack your bags in one of the most beautiful coffee growing regions in the world tucked in the mountains of central Colombia! Apply by: 15th March 2014 Organization: Nukanti Foundation Position: English Teaching Volunteer Worksite: Colombia, Risaralda Department Type: Volunteer position (food, accommodation and internal … [Read more...]