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Volunteer Overseas

Projects Abroad volunteer helps children with an activity on her volunteer overseas program in Morocco, North Africa

Volunteer overseas with Projects Abroad and choose from hundreds of different and worthwhile programs and internships located throughout the developing world, from Africa to Asia. With nearly 700 trained staff providing assistance and support and 10,000 volunteers traveling abroad annually, we are a leading international volunteer organization with recruitment offices in multiple countries, including Canada.

We offer a huge variety of overseas volunteer programs. You can use your time and skills to make a difference by caring for children and contributing to their development, teaching English to local students, protecting and preserving the environment, and more. Regardless of which project you choose to get involved with, you will spend your time as a volunteer overseas in a way that benefits the local population, contributes to long-term and sustainable development, and allows you to explore the world.

Volunteer Overseas: Opportunities for Everyone

Our overseas community is made up of volunteers of all different ages, experience levels, and countries. Our placements are open to anyone aged 16 or older and the majority of our programs have no requirements. We also have specialized overseas projects for High School, Gap Year, and University students, as well as professionals and volunteers over 50.

Whether you have a week or a year, Projects Abroad is perfect for anyone who wants to travel overseas and make a significant impact on the lives of those living in developing countries.

Volunteer teacher reading with students on her volunteer overseas placement

Why Volunteer Overseas?

There are many benefits to volunteering overseas. Here are just a few:

  • Support individuals and groups in need by contributing to long-term and sustainable development
  • Make life-long friends around the world
  • Gain skills and build your resume
  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Travel without being a tourist

Volunteer Overseas: Getting Started

Projects Abroad makes volunteering overseas a stream-lined and stress-free experience. Check out our How it Works page and view our How Does This Work video to get started.

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