Voluntary work is one of the most rewarding things to do while travelling on your gap year. But there are literally hundreds of options, so finding that perfect project can be difficult. The aim of this volunteering database is to present all of your options in a way which is helpful and easily accessible. The section is subdivided into the most popular categories, such as animal volunteering, care work, teaching and conservation, while also allowing you to browse all of the volunteer opportunities by country. Use the bar to the left to navigate and find the perfect placement for you.
Travel to the Nepali city of Pokhara and volunteer alongside an international team in a care centre or children’s home, providing educational and personal development support to children.
Work with orangutans for a month, then spend another couple of weeks exploring the length of Malaysia, before ending up in Bali to relax at the end of an eventful trip. Oh, and we’ll chuck in...
Take full advantage of your gap year experience by spending half the year volunteering in Peru and half the year in Brazil, while supporting 2 fantastic NGOs and the local communities!
Take this exciting opportunity to care for rescued wild Mustang horses! The wild Mustang horse, often called the Spirit of the West is in need of your help!
Get under the skin of breath-taking Vietnam and discover a rich, brand new culture when you spend 4.5 months living and teaching in the local community. Discover Vietnam with TEFL!
Work on enrichment with captive orangutans and sun bears at the world renowned Samboja Lestari rescue centre.
Our volunteering opportunities in Nepal involve working with a local NGO to support rural government schools and schools for the children of ex-Gurkha servicemen in western Nepal.
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.
Our volunteers have the opportunity to serve a Malawian village by promoting HIV/AIDS outreach activities and teaching English to adults and kids in the community.
Get involved with incredible wildlife conservation in Costa Rica, including looking after baby turtles, tracking big cats and reforestation in the woodland areas! What more could you want?