Volunteering for education is the best way to learn about fascinating cultures and traditions overseas while teaching in a foreign language. From teaching English in Asia and Africa to environmental education in the jungles of Central America, this is your chance to engage in a unique cultural exchange. Based on years of practice and in-depth volunteer reports, GoEco presents you a carefully vetted selection of excellent yet affordable education volunteer projects in countries such as China, Thailand, Nepal, Costa Rica and Israel.
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.
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.
Experience the beauty of Cape Town while investing your efforts in the education and growth of at-risk and vulnerable children. Contribute to the long-term, sustainable development of severely under-served communities in the area by inspiring and educating their youth.
Travel to the exciting tourist destination of Cape Town, South Africa, and give back to the orphaned children in extremely under-served communities of the region. Teach, mentor, and play with these children who desperately seek your devotion and care.
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.
Come explore Kenya's natural beauty while giving back to communities in need! Volunteer with either local schools or orphanages to provide care and education to underprivileged children in Kenya, inspiring them to grow and set attainable goals for their futures.
Volunteer in Nairobi, in the healthcare or education sectors. Volunteers will get the chance to experience the rural communities outside of Nairobi, and spend several days per week helping out those who need it most in the country.
Come experience life in Livingstone, Zambia while teaching the importance of sports and physical activity to the community. Coach soccer or netball, teach the schools' physical education curriculum, or contribute your individual skills in your own way to impact the community and have fun with the children!
Volunteer in the sunny town of Livingstone, Zambia, only a few kilometers from the beautiful Victoria Falls. Volunteers are placed with a teacher in one of six under-served schools within the community to assist with the flow of the classroom and provide the students with invaluable individual attention that they would not otherwise receive.
Volunteer in beautiful Jambiani and help the local community. Teach English, participate in community and environmental initiatives, and enjoy the stunning locale in and around this relaxing town on Zanzibar's southern coast.
Contribute to local initiatives that aim to increase educational and community development. Volunteers can choose placements in local village schools, girls' education, football coaching, orphanages, and construction programs. Come volunteer in Ghana and get immersed in the local culture.
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.
Want to teach English and experience traditional life in Thailand, but on a budget? Volunteers can travel to Thailand for six months up to one year and take a free TEFL course to then become a paid English teacher in local schools around Thailand.
Come explore China's bustling city of Beijing while volunteering with both Chinese and international kids on this exciting summer camp adventure! Take trips around the city's exquisite sites with the campers and take in all the cultural richness that China has to offer.
Do you want to explore and experience what life is really like in today’s China? You can travel to China for four months up to one year to take a free TEFL certification course and become a paid English teacher! You will interact with the students and teachers in local schools and will have the opportunity to explore the region during the academic holidays.
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.
Volunteer for children in a local community and experience Cambodian culture firsthand. This is a unique volunteer program, which volunteers can design in part by themselves and even join an exciting eco-trip after their placement.
Volunteer in Delhi, one of the world’s top global cities, and become immersed in the unique Indian culture. Give back to the communities you are visiting by volunteering in their orphanages, schools, or shelters for local children.
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.
Come experience the natural beauty and diversity of the Galapagos Islands while giving back to children in the local communities. Volunteer in a daycare center providing children with the life and educational tools to ensure success in their futures.
Travel to the paradise of Fiji, spend your days on the pristine beaches and swim in the warm turquoise waters while learning about Spinner Dolphins and aiding in their conservation. Become part of the local community and give back by contributing your knowledge in educating school children on environmental awareness.
Provide underprivileged children in Antigua, Guatemala with support and compassion to give them opportunities for a bright future. Inspire them with optimism to change their circumstances and become educated, contributing members of their communities.
Join this summer camp experience and get to know Israel's tight knit community of Katsrin. Work with Israeli children from the area to improve their English and engage them in fun activities during the summer season. This project is great to get to know Israel's locals, culture, and customs on a more personal level.