Volunteering abroad on your gap year is a great way to make the most of your year out. Many gappers, including the ones in this here office, cite the time they spent volunteering on their gap year as the best and most rewarding part of their travels. It’s a chance to settle into a local community, make friends, save money and above all help those in need of your skills and brawn.
In partnership with StudentUniverse, we've hand picked our very favourite projects to get you started. To book, or to discuss the projects in more detail, just give them a call or send an enquiry!
Help the West Indian manatee by assessing their behaviour through snorkel surveys and monitoring their seagrass beds. Don't forget all the reefs and fish too!
Dance, sing, play games and teach English to the children of Cambodia. A country that has struggled with poverty and consequential lack of education. Help break that cycle.
Go on an unforgettable adventure through Central America! Take a journey through Latin America and have the chance to contribute to the local community and conservation.
Carry out groundbreaking survey work, exploring Costa Rica's remote habitats all helping to combat the effects of global warming. Tropical forest, Ocean and turtle beaches too!
You can help the children of Fiji have a brighter future and give yourself a perfect paradise location for your adventure too. Come and experience this wondrous pacific island culture.
Thailand? Check! Cambodia? Check! Vietnam? Check! Throw in jungle treks, island hopping, ancient cites and beautiful beaches this trip has everything you could want!
Live on one of Tanzania’s spice islands – Mafia Island, a remote tropical paradise! Get involved with the local community and immerse yourself into island life.
Work with threatened whale and dolphin populations in the Canary Islands. Help out with important work to gain conservation experience and learn about these fascinating creatures.
Fill in your details below and one of the trained, travelled and talented team members at StudentUniverse will get back to you to discuss your volunteering project in more detail.
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