The holiday season is here but for many people around the world, the daily struggles they face are their sole focus. As a volunteer, you can help bring happiness to underprivileged communities – not just at Christmas, but all year round! We have projects to suit the goals and interests of every volunteer.
An Alternative Spring Break Trip is a great way for university students get off the beaten track and do something different for spring break. For one week, you can volunteer at a care centre for children and give them the extra attention they need. You will also help improve the facilities at your placement.
The Microfinance project targets specific groups in need of help and provides funding and training to give them the skills and financial help needed to start a business. As an intern, you will help empower locals and give them the tools to build sustainable futures.
Each January, volunteers work at summer schools in the Sacred Valley, helping local teachers improve their English ability and teaching methods. This is an incredibly worthwhile project – by helping these teachers, you will be reaching thousands of students in Peru.
Looking for a worthwhile experience over winter break? Join us on a Winter Break Trip and you can help disadvantaged communities in India or Ghana for 2 weeks! Our Care & Community and Medicine projects are open to volunteers of all ages and take place from Sunday 21st December 2014 – Saturday 3rd January 2015.
For recent graduates interested in a gap year before college, we offer hundreds of meaningful volunteer projects in more than 25 destinations. Popular options include Childcare, Teaching, Conservation, Building, and many more. We also offer Global Gap, a 27 week volunteer program that starts in the fall.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has the world gripped in soccer fever! If you have a passion for soccer and working with kids and teenagers, you can volunteer on the soccer development project in Togo, where you will coach our own team, the Projects Abroad Stars
The #BringBackOurGirls campaign has brought human rights issues in Africa into sharp focus across the globe. As a Human Rights intern, you can help empower individuals and communities in Morocco by addressing the rights of women, children, and refugees.
This April and May, we're holding information events in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary. You can meet our staff and alumni, and find out specific information on the countries and projects that appeal to you.
Projects Abroad has opened three new day care centers with the Khemara Organization and needs volunteers to give support to disadvantaged children. Volunteers can make a difference in children's lives by teaching English, spreading awareness about hygiene, and helping disabled children.
This February, give back to the Earth by volunteering at a Conservation project in Mexico, and protecting endangered sea turtles, and crocodiles. This project is a wonderful experience for animal lovers, as well as a great chance for Sciences and Environmental Studies students to get into the field. Late applications accepted.