These carefully selected projects don't take you too much out of your comfort zone, offering the possibility to upgrade your accommodation to a private room (depending on availability), hassle-free transportation and a laid back schedule. Our partners happily welcome senior volunteers providing accessible, non-demanding volunteer tasks that will enable you to contribute your knowledge and life experiences. Travel on your own or with your peers, either way you will have the chance to volunteer for a cause you care about.
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.
Travel to South Africa and volunteer in the Great White shark capital of the world. Cage dive with Great Whites and contribute to marine conservation and eco-tourism efforts in the stunning Gansbaai area.
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.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek attention and care.
Spread your passion for sports to children who have had few opportunities to learn and develop their skills in a structured yet fun environment. Inspire children to set goals and stay active, both on and off the sports field.
Come to South Africa and get an all around experience volunteering with both the stunning variety of wildlife found in the African bush, as well as contributing to local community initiatives in a safe house for at-risk youth.
Join us at this wildlife sanctuary that focuses on environmental conservation and provides care for endangered cheetahs and African wild dogs in South Africa. Learn about these unique animals through interactive hands-on projects and work on a real game reserve while making a positive difference.
If you are passionate about wild animals and want to make a difference in their lives, then volunteer at the African wildlife ranch! Help their incredible staff with conservation efforts and experience close encounters with a range of fascinating creatures!
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 in the majestic and beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe! Make an impact on the lives of at risk children by showing them that you care! Have fun, meet new people, and learn about Africa and its incredible culture.
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!
Volunteers who join this project will truly have it all - they can be a part of a community project and transform the lives of children during the week, and then participate in a lion project over the weekend and join a globally recognized lion conservation project.
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.
Experience the peace and tranquility of Koh Samui as you live on spectacular, secluded beach and teach children basic English so they can have a more prosperous future. You will quickly become a celebrity in the eyes of the community who will show you hospitality like you've never seen before.
Contribute to the re-development of a small fishing village that does not benefit from the island’s tourism income. Assist by building the infrastructure that is needed or renovating existing structures so that it is more appealing. You will be welcomed into the community with open arms and experience the rural lifestyle that exists away from the hustle and bustle of the island.
A local nonprofit on the island of Koh Samui is keeping the cats and dogs of the island healthy and happy. Assist this dedicated staff while living in a tropical paradise. Join in the efforts to educate locals about how to care for their own pets and how to help stray animals living on the street. Every dog and cat needs a cuddle - will you give them one?
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most famous and beautiful islands. Make a difference in underdeveloped villages by educating children and inspire community members towards a bright and sustainable future!
This school has a unique approach towards rehabilitation of at-risk youth. As part of this approach the school operates a nursery where the students learn about responsibility and experiment with expressing their true character. As a volunteer, you will work at this nursery, learn about horticulture, and make a real impact on local youth in Jerusalem!
Volunteer under a biologist and geographer at a center focused on nature and agricultural investigation! Assist with interesting research projects on horses, magpies and other animals! Help in the smallholding and vegetable garden too!
Enjoy fun activities with people with special needs such as excursions, classes, arts and crafts, bingo, beauty treatments, karaoke, quizzes, and live music, and much more! Make a real difference with people by joining this project team in the UK that has been giving back to the community for the last 50 years.
Provide underprivileged children in Antigua, Guatemala with support and compassion. Be the volunteer to give them opportunities for a bright future. Inspire them with optimism to change their circumstances and become educated, contributing members of their communities.
Immerse yourself in Latin culture while giving back and supporting the men, women and children in some of Buenos Ares’ poorest neighborhoods. You’ll have the opportunity to learn or improve your Spanish so that you can better communicate with the community and contribute to the goals of the NGOs which run the programs.
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.
Travel to beautiful Peru to improve your Spanish and volunteer with underprivileged children in either a health center, a home for children in need, a youth rehabilitation center, or a kindergarten. All these projects are in Cusco - a World Heritage Site, and the historic capital of the Inca Empire.