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1. Notify your reference

You will need to give us the contact details of one professional or academic reference.

Please tell them to expect to hear from us!

You will need to provide us with referee details when applying to volunteer abroad.

2. Refresh your résumé

Some projects require a résumé or CV. You will be asked to upload this file during the application process. (Or, you can send it to us after you apply.)

You will need to provide us with an updated CV or resume.

3. Gather your deposit and read our Terms & Conditions

The $295 application deposit will go toward your total program fee. If we reject your application, this deposit would be refunded to you. However, if we accept you, our Terms & Conditions apply and the deposit is non-refundable.

When paying the deposit, read the terms and conditions for Projects Abroad too.

4. Want to apply for more than one project?

On the application form, tell us about each project, one by one, in the order that you want to do them. After selecting the first project, click "Add Another Project". When you've finished, click "Next Step".

You have the option of applying for another project and combining projects and destinations.

5. What happens next

It takes us around five business days to process an application in normal circumstances. We normally respond by email. You can always reach us if you're not sure at 1-877-921-9666.

If you want to go last-minute, please submit your application and then call us. We can often work miracles.

After you haveve submitted your application, we will get in touch with you.

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