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Building in Jamaica for Spring BreakSee this project
- Fixed dates during spring break
- Anyone aged 18 or over can join
- From 1 week
- From $1,970 CAD
Building Volunteer Work for Teenagers in TanzaniaSee this project
- Fixed dates during school break
- This project is only for 15-18 year olds
- From 2 weeks
- From $3,435 CAD
Building Volunteer Work in GhanaSee this project
- Completely flexible dates
- Anyone aged 16 or over can join
- From 1 week
- From $2,520 CAD
Is a volunteer Building Project right for me?
If you’re passionate about bringing help to communities recovering from disasters and other challenges, a Building Project is right for you. Anyone can be be part of the solution for communities facing the challenges of natural disasters and poverty.
As a construction volunteer abroad, you’ll work alongside local experts, Projects Abroad staff, and committed volunteers from around the world. Be ready to work hard and be, so bring your can-do attitude.
Some of our projects are in communities recovering from natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes. By choosing this type of project, you’ll develop a better understanding of disaster relief and building important infrastructure.
If you’d like to help communities build infrastructure, but don’t feel a Building Project is right for you, you can choose an International Development Internship. Read our full list of projects for volunteering abroad.
What are the benefits of volunteer building work abroad?
By working on a construction volunteer project abroad, you can develop your own skills while giving back to a community that needs help.
Here are just some of the benefits that our previous volunteers talk about:
- Skills like teamwork, communication, leadership, resilience, organizing, planning, and time management
- An understanding of sustainable international development
- Technical construction skills
- Developing a global mindset, from working and empathizing with people from different cultures and backgrounds
- Confidence from challenging yourself outside of your comfort zone
These benefits will improve your resume for future applications, and enhance your personal development.
Why does this project matter?
Some of the most important work that needs to be done in developing communities is setting up basic infrastructure. Helping communities through building will allow locals to continue with your efforts even after your volunteer work has ended.
What sets Projects Abroad’s Building Projects apart?
At Projects Abroad, our first aim is to benefit the communities we work in. You can be assured that your project is ethical. Our projects are ethical and well supported. Here are some factors that set us apart:
Dedicated staff support
On these projects, you’ll work alongside experts, members of the local community and Projects Abroad staff. You’ll also be part of a wider network of volunteers.
Hands-on experience and practical skills
Our volunteers carry out their own tasks that are important for the overall project. Your work will make a valuable contribution to the project goals.
Projects that make a difference
All our projects are well researched, targeted and sustainable. We aim to make a difference to the local community for the long term.
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