Volunteer with children on your gap year and you will help those living in some of the most underdeveloped areas of some of the poorest countries in the world. Some of these places have fallen victim to extreme cases of HIV infection and poverty, resulting in thousands of children being abandoned or neglected with nobody they can turn to for advice or guidance.
A volunteer caring for children abroad can take on many roles but primary focuses usually include education, communication and creativity. Many of these children have lost their homes due to natural disasters or unstable political environments and are looking for someone to help them create new homes to house themselves, friends or family. Volunteers are encouraged to be involved in the lives of the children and their families. Some children may have lost their parents and are looking for role models to respect and look up too.
Volunteer with children abroad and you could not only ensure a better life for a rural, underdeveloped community but also bring a great deal of self-satisfaction. You will make friends for life with the children and in many cases can choose to stay in touch with those you’ve helped.
Want the opportunity to live, work and play on the other side of the world, straight out of university? Join our community of enthusiastic and committed English teachers in cities all over China.
Learn Mandarin in classes whilst living in a home-stay in Hangzhou; then live in the community and teach English, sports etc to children in Thousand Island Lake region.
This children’s home is a family-run home for abandoned and vulnerable children. Based in the south of Johannesburg South Africa, we rely on volunteers to assist with the babies.
Volunteer in a South African pre-school on the Western Cape and help care for children within a disadvantaged township while staying in the magnificent beach resort of the Strand.
Assist with childcare & educational activities in a township educare centre while exploring South Africa
Volunteer with children in nurseries, schools and street children centers. Live in a family-run guest house and really experience Nepali culture in the beautiful city of Pokhara.
Placements in Malawi consist first and foremost of teaching roles, but are very flexible and there are plenty of opportunities for volunteers to get involved with community projects.
Depart from London - arrive in Lima - volunteer with underprivileged youth - trek the world famous Machu Picchu - discover Cuzco - return back to London.
Work with underprivileged children and help with Elephant conservation whilst soaking in the sun in Thailand! A truly unforgettable experience...
Work with slum children in India. These slum children have had little education suffer from poor health & have not attended school. This is your chance to help them and improve their lives.