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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Volunteering Options in Scotland

Scotland is a gorgeous territory with over 700 islands. It is most famous for its incredible scenery that goes from mountains to valleys to hills to green fields. Aside from its natural beauty, travelers are drawn to Scotland for the friendliness of its people, incredible wildlife, historic buildings, and whisky. And let’s not forget that this country is home to the famous monster of Loch Ness. A few thinks that you can’t miss if you travel to Scotland are: National Trust of Scotland, a … [Read more...]

Volunteer in Perú – Teaching Children

The mission of Peru Luz de Esperanza is to improve the quality of life of children and their families in the suburbs of Huancayo. They don't live in cities; we know that cities have different sources of help from Government Departments, Volunteering Programs, Social Programs, etc. But this is not the case for remote villages in Peru. According to the needs of these villages, the mission of PASPLE (Programa de ayuda social Peru Luz de Esperanza) is to improve the conditions of life of rural … [Read more...]

Volunteer at Sacha Yacu Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center

Sacha Yacu Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center aims to preserve the biodiversity of the rainforest from Ecuador by stopping and preventing environmental resource destruction. They aim to achieve this by rescuing and rehabilitating wild animals that are in direct danger of being captured illegally by poachers, being treated inhumanely, or being kept or killed illegally. They also aim to educate both local and international communities on the importance of wildlife conservation through … [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...]

Teaching in Nepal with EHN

Teaching Volunteers Required for Government Schools We are looking for volunteers to teach English in two rural schools outside of Pokhara, this project is close to the Annapurna range and next to lakes Begnas and Rupa. We require volunteers for a minimum of one month who have a high level of written and spoken English. You will support the Nepali staff and take English lessons of all ages on a 6 day week. In most schools Friday is a half day but please expect at least one or two religious … [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...]

Social Enterprise Consultant

Want to learn more about social entrepreneurship and volunteer your time to make a difference? We are currently recruiting for our 2015 programmes! http://www.socialstarters.org … [Read more...]

Help get Technology to those in Need! See the Problem, Be the Solution

Overview Millions of less fortunate people cannot afford to keep up with rapidly changing technology. They are being left behind and our society suffers. human-I-T transforms unwanted or inoperative equipment into functioning educational tools for low-income families, veterans, the disabled and other nonprofits, absolutely free of charge. human-I-T has a vision to place a working computer in every home, promote a world of electronic reuse and repurposing, better the lives of everyone by … [Read more...]

Free Volunteering with Animals (Cats and Dogs)

Hello Volunteers! We are looking for you! We need animal-loving, mature, self-sufficient adults to come to P.A.W. Animal Sanctuary and help adorable island animals, mostly cats and dogs. Duties include care for the animals (feed, water, cleaning and of course playing!) 3-5 hours per day. We're located on the tropical paradise island of Caye Caulker, Belize! In your off-time there is lots to do such as adventure tours, cave tubing, diving the reef, swimming with sharks and rays, and … [Read more...]

Volunteering in Phuket with Dogs

If you're looking for something to do in Phuket instead of just lying on the beach all day, Soi Dog Foundation welcomes visitors. Their animal shelter has hundreds of dogs and cats (and puppies!), and you can take a tour of the shelter and play with the animals. Besides visiting, you can volunteer there for days, weeks, or months. You don't need any experience. Soi Dog has volunteers from all around the world who walk dogs and spend time with the animals, especially the shy ones who need … [Read more...]

The Little Farm Volunteer Friendly Project – Thailand

Our Little Farm is the best way to spend your travel time, may it be a gap year or a holiday in Thailand. You will earn real work experience on the little, friendly Farm Volunteer Project. Spend your time to work in a natural farm community. Get to know the simple way of life, full of love, joy and fun. Get to know the local people. Share, help and learn how to take care of animals here at my little farm, which is a place for everyone! The Little Farm Friendly Project is a natural farm … [Read more...]

Teach Abroad in Cameroon

Educating underprivileged children is key to development and ranks as a RUDEC priority. Local classroom populations frequently reach up to 150 students. As a result, many children lack the individual attention required to succeed. To address this crisis, RUDEC staffs local schools during the academic year with volunteer teachers to provide educational expertise and to alleviate the large, student-teacher ratios in under-resourced schools. RUDEC volunteers also facilitate free, after-school … [Read more...]

Volunteer opportunities in the Dominican Republic

Supporting Guasa is a charity organisation which works to help alleviate poverty in the Dominican village of Ramón Santana, also known as Guasa (Wa-sah). All our work is based on the principle that education is the root to a better future. We have several opportunities which you can read about on our website including year round English school based teaching, an English summer school as well as a girl's project. These are described under the "project" tab on the website. The organisation … [Read more...]

An Inherent Risk of Danger

In chapter one of Tim Ward's great adventure book, Zombies on Kilimanjaro: A Father-Son Journey Above the Clouds while discussing AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) and the dangers of climbing Kilimanjaro, Tim's son says the following to his father: "You know Dad, it seems it's not a vacation with you unless there's a chance we'll die." When I read this I knew two things: one, this was going to be a great book and two, I don't suffer from Vacation-Attention-Deficit-Disorder after all. Now I … [Read more...]