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...]

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...]

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...]

ALTERNATIVE WINTER/SPRING BREAK! LOOK NO FURTHER!!

ALTERNATIVE WINTER/SUMMER BREAK IN NEW ORLEANS! LOOK NO FURTHER!! At United Saints we are gearing up to host volunteer groups for Winter/Spring break to help us continue our mission of rebuilding homes and beautifying New Orleans. Our calendar is filling up fast! Come join us here at United Saints Recovery Project for a life-changing experience! United Saints Recovery Project goal is to assist communities that have suffered damage from natural disasters, helping residents return home, … [Read more...]

Sustainable Living and Permaculture Internships

Nestled against the virgin rainforest of La Cangreja National Park, Rancho Mastatal Sustainable Education Center has been teaching, exploring, and promoting techniques of living harmoniously in the landscape for 12 years. Renowned for it’s natural building and delicious culinary spreads of fresh homemade food, the Ranch provides visitors an opportunity to see permaculture principles in action. Visitors will experience a rural Costa Rican community, delight in 325 acres of pristine forests and … [Read more...]

Volunteer opportunities in Peru with Otra Cosa

Otra Cosa Network is a registered Peruvian non-profit NGO and Registered UK Charity that offers a wide variety of affordable and satisfying volunteering opportunities to well-motivated volunteers from around the world. We are dedicated to providing interesting, stimulating and rewarding placements to our volunteers, each of whom contribute something new to our many projects. Our ultimate objective, however, is to support our wide range of projects with suitable volunteers to help them … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Africa for Free with Nka foundation

Volunteer in Africa for Free Nka Foundation’s Pilot Design-Build Program in Vernacular African Architecture at Sang Arts Village in Ghana was a Success- the Second Edition, TH!NK: Art+Architecture runs from 2012- 2014. The project provides you with the opportunity to volunteer in Africa for free. In the transnational project, the empowering question is: How do you engage people who are culturally different? How do you enable sustainable rural community development? One way to begin is … [Read more...]

Volunteer Opportunities in Huanchaco, Peru

Otra Cosa Network is a registered Peruvian non-profit NGO (no. 11126841) and registered UK Charity (no. 1133680) whose goal is to connect suitable community-led projects with willing, capable volunteers in a way which truly benefits both parties. Our mission is to provide community projects with a supply of well-motivated volunteers with the right skills and experience to provide appropriate support to our projects and to give volunteers a genuinely worthwhile, affordable, satisfying and … [Read more...]

SIKKIM, INDIA – Visit Us & Help Our New School Look Beautiful – Free – (End Nov, Dec, Early Jan)

Sunrise Academy is closed for the winter as per the school terms however we are hoping to make our newly built school look brighter and nicer for the children’s return in January. Can you help? The visitor/s to our very remote and beautiful himalayan village can undertake activities such as painting, oiling our new furniture, maybe some wood work and anything else that they or the Principal comes up with. There are also small activities you can do around the region, all nature filled and … [Read more...]

International Volunteer Program

 Working under the Executive Director, initiatives for coordinating the International volunteer program: Communications, selection, training, follow-up, and hand-over. From feb2012-ago2012 4weekdays from 9.00hs till17.30hs very good spanish and english If interested please mail to voluntariado_internacional@hpha.org.ar … [Read more...]

Soft Power Education – Jinja, Uganda

I took this photo last year while visiting a school close to Jinja in Uganda. It was one of the schools that Soft Power Education works with. The photo was taken at the end of the day when we were on our way back to town. However, I think the same photo could have been taken when we arrived as the kids were just as excited. Soft Power Education is working with communities in Uganda to improve quality of life through education. Their funding comes from overland groups, independent … [Read more...]

Volunteering in Rural Villages – Uganda (Fee)

Mzungu a charity working to provide quality volunteer travel opportunities in Uganda. We focus on displaced children, education, and community development in villages and rural areas around Uganda. We offer the volunteer the ability to provide these villages and people a much needed service at a very affordable price. Our Charity was established to link like-minded travelers looking to make a difference in African villages where the need is greatest in Uganda while at the same time … [Read more...]

Volunteer Abroad Africa Opportunities

Work in an Orphanage As a volunteer you perform a variety of much-needed services such as teaching Basic English, Math and other subjects to HIV/AIDS infected or hunger-stricken children in Africa. English/Math/French Teaching in Rural school Help to improve school children's conversational English and French, paving a road for a brighter future - instilling in them a working command of the English/French language in English or French speaking countries . Health Projects in … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Uganda

Volunteer at Kitega Community Centre Uganda. Kitega Community Center welcomes volunteers from around the world. The centre relies on volunteers to achieve its goals. Please see below for a list of projects that might interest you; opportunities include placements in our education, community outreach, building and infrastructure improvements, and health care programs. You are also welcome to suggest relevant projects that you wish to carry out. General Requirements: You will need to … [Read more...]

Habitat for Humanity

Monday, October 4, 2010 Let's raise our voices and advocate for change to help those around the world who do not have a decent place to live. http://worldhabitatdaynews.org/ … [Read more...]

All Hands Volunteers

Appeal for Skilled Volunteers All Hands Volunteers is currently engaged in the devastated city of Leogane, Haiti helping in the recovery from the 12 January 2010 earthquake. The need here is great and we are looking for volunteers with task specific skills to assist in our rebuilding projects. The programs are operational and we could use your help today! Masons * Site preparation including grading, layout and trenching * Formwork construction * Layout and tie rebar * … [Read more...]

How volunteers are making a difference in Sri Lanka

The volunteer Sri Lanka Project has developed to the extent of being unrecognisable. It has the advantage of the superior accommodation as well as the proximity of the beach, and therefore attracts a huge number of volunteers. The project now places volunteers in 2 orphanages, 4 schools, 2 nursery schools as well as a nursery school for street children, a male elder’s home, another elders home for men and women, the local hospital and the Nurses’ Training School. In addition occasional … [Read more...]

Volunteer Haiti

List of organizations seeking international volunteers to help with relief efforts and the rehabilitation of Haiti The earthquake in Haiti and its subsequent aftermath may have passed from our collective consciousness - it's been more than a month since Port-au-Prince was leveled - but the need to help the ravaged country has never been more dire. There is now are a proliferation of organizations seeking international volunteers to help with relief efforts and the rehabilitation of the … [Read more...]