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.
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.
Volunteer with individuals who want to develop their skills in a variety of areas. Guide, mentor and collaborate with driven local community members to develop ideas, teach different trades, and become more self-sufficient.
Come to South Africa and get an all-around volunteer experience working 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.
Together with your family, experience the beauty of St Lucia while giving back to the local community. You and your family will contribute by playing and interacting with orphaned children, participating in informal education as well as aiding with support groups and farming in the region.
Volunteer in the majestic and beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe! Make an impact in 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.
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.
Together with your family, volunteer in the majestic and beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and make an impact in the lives of disadvantaged communities by showing them that you care! Enjoy this fulfilling experience with your family while learning about Africa and its incredible culture.
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.
Get a glimpse of life in an African town in the heart of Tanzania and have the opportunity to make a tangible difference in the community. In this project, you will teach English, help raise awareness about HIV/AIDS, provide support to women and other groups who are suffering from HIV/AIDS, and more.
Help raise awareness and provide support to young girls and women - investing in their basic human rights and the community at large. You will be able to lead discussions and change attitudes around the role of girls and women in the community through education and empowerment.
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.
Design and implement your own volunteer project in a community located within the forests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. This is your chance to put your skills, knowledge, expertise, and especially creativity to use to help others!
Volunteer at a rural, under-resourced school in the Mangochi region of Malawi, helping teach the core curriculum in underprivileged schools in the mornings and coach different sports in the afternoon. This is an opportunity to make a difference, through education and sport, in the lives of so many special children from this beautiful region on the banks of Lake Malawi.
Join us in Swaziland in order to improve the wellbeing of disadvantaged children through sport and play. The aim of this project is to develop these kids by making them stimulated, focused, fit and healthy, while at the same time helping to build their confidence through physical activity.
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 a 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.
Experience the traditional rural way of life in China! Beyond the big cities in China are the beautiful and quaint rural communities. These communities are often poor, existing on subsistence farming to earn a living. Fengyan is one such community - it is a small but well preserved village where you can make a real and substantial difference teaching English to the children of the community.
Volunteer in Bali, one of Indonesia's most recognized and picturesque islands. Make a difference through teaching in underdeveloped villages and inspire community members to strive towards a brighter and more sustainable future!
Improve the educational experience of underprivileged children, both in and outside the classroom, by teaching English and Health as well as working on construction projects. A truly worthwhile experience in the north-western Samraong district of Cambodia.
Volunteer in India for 3 weeks and spend your time working with children at a child care center, witness India's spectacular sights and trek in the Himalaya's. It truly is a once in a lifetime experience!
Experience India's vibrant diversity through this 4 week road trip. Your first 3 weeks will be spent travelling, sightseeing, and learning about the different cultures you encounter. The last week will be spent volunteering in either a community development or animal welfare project along the idyllic beaches of Goa.
In this project you can enjoy all that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer and also volunteer in one of these important initiatives: working with disabled children, street children's orphanage, helping with campus life, or hospital volunteering.
Join us in providing underprivileged Nepalese children with the skills and confidence they need to pursue their dreams. Volunteers will assist local teachers by leading lessons in English, math, history, science and more, and also engage in cultural exchange activities like games, sports, and arts and crafts.
Inspire primary school children in Vientiane to learn English and pursue their ambitions. Take in all the capital city of Laos has to offer while making a difference in the lives of children who need it most.
Volunteers in this project help to create a safe and nurturing environment for disadvantaged children in rural Laotian villages. You have the opportunity to connect with these loving children, develop your skills in childcare and give back to a community in need!
Volunteer on an island teaching English to and caring for young children! Help kindergartners broaden their horizons and build the foundation for future opportunities in what is considered the Philippines' last frontier.
Volunteer on the beautiful island of Palawan, and help the children improve their English language skills at a local school. You will gain insight into the Philippine educational system while really giving back to the community!
Give the children of Kuching, Malaysia the chance to access new opportunities by helping them to develop their English language skills. You'll make a lasting impact on the community, while learning about Malaysia's rich history and culture!
Open new doors for Malaysian youth through early language education. By helping to build a strong English language foundation for the children early in life, you will give them the skills they need to access better opportunities for a brighter future.
Help us empower the students of Isabela island and through English education, help them reach their full potential. Take in all the beautiful Galapagos islands have to offer, while really making a difference in the lives of the children there.
Come to the island of Viti Levu to inspire and motivate local children who are at the start of their school careers. Apart from teaching English, you will have a unique opportunity to get these kindergartners excited about their future!