Senior volunteering is an exciting way to go abroad! It allows you to experience the country without the stress of finding your own lodging, transportation, etc. GoEco welcomes volunteers 50+ to participate in several of our volunteer projects located around the world. Participate in humanitarian, wildlife, or conservation projects located in Australia, Africa, Israel, Central and South America. Click on projects below for full project details, dates and more.
Volunteer at a surf and adventure club for children from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town. Be part of an opportunity for children to learn life lessons and stay off the streets. Volunteers receive surfing lessons during the school day and help teach the kids after school.
Volunteer up close and personal with Africa's rare lions, cheetahs, giraffes, hyenas and other indigenous wildlife.The Johannesburg Lion Park offers a fun and interactive volunteer experience for those who love animals and wish to assist with conservation efforts.
In the new setting of the Thanda Wildlife Reserve, which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we offer volunteers the opportunity to photograph the phenomenal wildlife in the area and to help raise awareness in the local community.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while supporting children in underprivileged communities. This program is tailored to volunteers over 30 to share their expertise and life experience with youth in need of inspiration and positive adult role models.
Volunteers are needed to assist with this exciting conservation project for the care and rehabilitation of African wildlife. Experience the African bush up close near the incredible Kruger National Park.
Volunteer at one of the largest and most successful wildlife rehabilitation and release centers in Africa! Volunteers on this project work with a range of animals, anything from monkeys to lions. Experience beautiful Zimbabwe while making a positive impact on the delicate African ecosystem.
Volunteer to work up close with lions against the backdrop of the majestic Victoria Falls. Be involved in the research of lion behavior and participate in one of the world's few initiatives to release them back into the wild. Volunteers will also volunteer to assist the National Park's rangers and to teach about conservation in the local school.
Volunteer at a health clinic in Gweru, Zimbabwe. Provide medical support to those who do not have easy access to healthcare and much needed assistance to a severely understaffed facility. No prior medical experience needed!
Volunteer in an exciting conservation project. Make connections within the local community and help to bridge the gap between the growing tourist industry and the local population. Learn about serious conservation from leading specialists in a sustainable fashion.
This is a great opportunity to experience Thai culture and volunteer in a meaningful teaching or orphanage placement. This is a unique program, which you can design in part by yourself and even join an exciting eco-trip after your placement.
Volunteer in the fascinating capital city of Kathmandu. Experience the magic of one of the most beautiful locations in the world, while making a real difference to the lives of some of the most marginalized and needy people of Nepal.
Join this project in vibrant Buenos Aires to help out in a variety of community settings. Volunteers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Argentinian culture, while making a lasting contribution to the quality of life for children and the general community. Split your time between Buenos Aires and Patagonia for a varied experience.
Improve your Spanish and volunteer in Bolivia's capital city, Sucre, with vulnerable children in either an orphanage or kindergarten placement. Help secure the future of these children and experience Bolivian culture with volunteers from around the world.
This project offers a fun and friendly opportunity to contribute in a practical way to the conservation of the unique Australian environment. Help restore the region's ecology back to its natural, native state, maintain walking paths, or participate in flora and fauna surveys; this project has something for every conservation enthusiast!
Volunteer at the breathtaking Nimrod Eco Lodge on the scenic slopes of Mt. Hermon. Help construct and maintain sustainable buildings, explore experimental bio-farming, take in the awe-inspiring scenery and visit the ancient ruins of Nimrod Fortress.