Agenda S.O.S. International
- volunteers for creative missions in South America.
AidCamps International -
UK-based nonprofit organisation offering volunteers the opportunity
to participate in third world development aid projects run by
local non-governmental groups.
Ajed - gives young people opportunities
to experience life in Senegal while participating in volunteer
projects and staying with guest families.
Amigos de las Americas
- community service and recreation which provide volunteers
the unique opportunity to participate first hand in the culture
of the region they are traveling.
Association for Support of Individual
Charity (ASIC) - provides services to individuals who are
engaged in charity at a personal level, particularly in Guatemala.
Athens 2004 Volunteers
- official site of the International Volunteers Association, which
helps raise volunteers for the 2004 Olympics.
- volunteers helping street children and abandoned mothers
in Latin America, with lots of creative projects.
- volunteer abroad in India, Africa, Latin America. Work overseas
in international humanitarian service programs.
e-Volunteerism - web-based
international journal focusing on volunteer management concerns
includes feature articles, roundtables, and training designs.
ELEP - International Learning
Education Program - "I was incredibly lucky to be a part of ELEP"
of the United Nations Volunteer Program in Kosovo - describes
job satisfaction levels, discrimination, and lack of support reported
Friends of Lesotho
- providing development grants, project assistance, student scholarships,
Geekcorps - matches volunteers
from the high-tech world to companies in the developing world
for short overseas interships.
Global Citizens for Change
- promotes overseas volunteering as an educational experience.
Global Citizens Network
- sends small teams of volunteers to rural communities worldwide
to work on projects and immerse themselves in local culture.
Global Health Corps
- training university students in conducting culturally appropriate
public health programs.
Global Service Corps
- nonprofit organization sending out volunteers to Thailand and
Tanzania for health and education projects.
Global Volunteer Network
- directory of international volunteer programs and opportunities.
- private nonprofit, nonsectarian organization sends volunteers
to work on human and economic development projects.
Go M.A.D. - connects volunteers
with projects worldwide.
Oblast Alliance - nonprofit organization facilitating humanitarian
assistance to non-governmental organizations and citizens living
in the Volgograd region of Russia.
Greenways - brings
international volunteers together to live and work with local
residents in the areas of culture, environment, and education.
HandsFor.org - non-sectarian,
nonprofit organization aiding communities in developing countries.
Healing Arts Missions
- volunteer efforts supporting a school and medical center in
Institute for International
Cooperation & Development (IICD) - trains and sends voluteers
to work in community development projects in Africa and Latin
Cultural Maya - cultural exchange and development program
that involves the Maya of the Yucatan Peninsula.
International Christian Youth Exchange
(ICYE) - nonprofit youth exchange organization promoting youth
mobility, intercultural learning, and international voluntary
International Conference Volunteers
- assists organizers of nonprofit conferences in Geneva; solicits,
trains and coordinates volunteers for international conferences,
and advises conference organizers.
International Site for Voluntary
Work - aggregates volunteer organizations. Includes message
board for volunteer feedback.
Programs Association - online directory for international
volunteer and internship opportunities.
Jesuit Volunteers Philippines
Korea Overseas Volunteers
in Bangladesh - provides news and information about the program.
Lindesrvold - training
school for international volunteers, also known as the Travelling
Folk High School.
Loving Hand for Disabled and Aged
Persons (LOHADA) - non-religious, non-political, and non-governmental
organization aiding the disabled , their children, and elderly
persons in Arusha, Tanzania.
Makindu Children's Center
- offering volunteer opportunities in developing self-sustaining
program in this Kenyan village that will provide basic needs,
education. and training for the children there.
Maranatha Volunteers International
- constructs churches, schools, orphanages, clinics, housing and
other structures in areas of great need around the world.
Mondo Challenge - sends
volunteers to help with development programmes in many countries.
Nepal NGO - provides volunteer
work in schools in Southern Nepal.
UK - offers gap year volunteer projects in Mexico to young
Partners of the Americas
Peace and Hope Trust, Inc.
- committed to promoting education and values in the third world,
especially Nicaragua and Ukraine, through the relief of poverty,
sickness, and starvation.
Project Open Hearts - works with
foreign medical staff to provide surgical training, assistance
with diagnostic procedures, and support for orphaned children
and needy families.
& Senior Volunteer Program International (RSVPI) - providing
volunteer opportunities and community service in locations around
Room To Read - builds schools
and libraries and provides scholarships to underprivileged children
in Nepal and Vietnam.
Schools for Chiapas
- sponsoring trips and solicting funds to build schools for the
Maya peoples of Chiapas.
SMILEchildren - nonprofit
organization helping enhance the education and welfare of primary
and secondary school-children in Myanmar.
Take to the Hills -
delivers clothing and medical supplies to rural areas, concentrating
on villages in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Northwest Mexico.
Teachers for Tomorrow
- provides instruction by volunteer teachers in Romania and India.
Technology Helping Advance Women
Entrepreneurs (THAWE) - international development organization
sending volunteers to developing countries to promote the sustainable
growth of women-owned businesses.
Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS/Habitat
United Nations Information Technology
Service (UNITeS) - aims at creating a worldwide programme
for information technology volunteers.
Visions In Action
- international nonprofit organization offering 6 and 12 month
volunteer positions in five African countries and Mexico.
Visions Service Adventures
- co-educational, experiential learning summer program for teenagers
performing community service in North America, South America,
and the Caribbean.
Voluntary Work Information
Service (VWIS) and Working Abroad - international networking
service for volunteers, travellers, and professionals in the humanitarian
and environmental sectors.
Volunteers for Peace International
Workcamps - overseas work projects for adults and teenagers.
Volunteers in Asia - provides
volunteer and service-learning opportunities in Asia, and leads
study-tours in the U.S. and Asia.|
Volunteer uds Life -
Account of life as a volunteer in Latin America, plus several
- Opportunities to help poor children and mothers in the Andees
of Peru (in the city where Pizaro conquered the Incas and took
their treasures)- Cajamarca is the fourth tourits destination
We Share Foundation
- raising funds and making grants to support humanitarian, educational,
and research causes worldwide.
World Jewish Peace Corps - global
partnership offering volunteer opportunities for young Jewish
adults around the world.
WorldTeach - international
social service program which places volunteers as teachers in
developing countries that request educational assistance.
- database of global volunteering opportunities and organizations.
Y.M.E. Foundation, The - a nonprofit,
humanitarian organization with projects in developing countries.