Take part in community volunteering in deprived communities of Africa, Asia, South America and Eastern Europe.
Community volunteering opportunities
We have many opportunities for really worthwhile community volunteer projects and your help will make a difference to the people who need it the most. Your community volunteering could involve working in a HIV/AIDS hospice, helping with a house building initiatives or community outreach work in some of the most impoverished areas. If you want to focus specifically on volunteer work with children, then we have many projects available to suit you.
All of our community volunteering projects are listed below.
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This is a great opportunity to experience the real South Africa in a small community near Cape Town, as well as making a massive difference to children’s lives by helping them to reading. Not only is this a very rewarding project but you will also be helping towards a generation of children build a brighter future.
A fascinating journey from Botswana to Zambia, encapsulating some of the best sights and sounds that southern Africa has to offer. From the friendliness of the people of Maun, to the abundant wildlife in the Okavango Delta and the majestic scenery of Victoria Falls, this trip has something for everyone.
Make a difference to the lives of underprivileged communities in Nepal. This volunteer project gives you the chance to work as childcare centres giving children opportunities they may not have had before, or, work alongside local builders on vital construction projects.
Give an impoverished family the keys to a house you’ve just built for them. You’ll be working to build safe, solid houses to replace their cardboard shelters. An extremely rewarding project - no building experience needed.
Help meet the need for teachers on a spectacular island. Teach English and music, crafts, sports or foreign languages – whatever you feel comfortable with. A great way to contribute while learning about a new culture.
This is an opportunity for volunteers to help educate, play and entertain these children using your creative skills. Volunteers are needed to simply provide the love and attention that these children crave.
Give the vulnerable and disadvantaged children of Bolivia, new skills, confidence and the opportunity to have fun. Help to organise creative activities from painting and drawing to dancing and sports, volunteers can also lend a hand with the running of the centre in the kitchen, serving meals and keeping things spick and span.
Dedicate your skills and energy to villages with little money but lots of spirit. Help repair and decorate schools, day centres and homes, organise children to help clear up their village and teach them about hygiene.
Assist in the local community and help to protect and conserve these endangered turtles in Sri Lanka. Volunteers will get involved in cleaning, feeding and releasing the turtles and by doing so, increase their chances of survival. You'll also spend time interacting with the locals to improve their English speaking skills.
Give orphans in Siem Reap the care and attention they deserve in this stunning part of the world. Help the children with tuition during the week and see the amazing temples of Angkor and much more in your free time.
You’ll be invaluable to the over-worked leaders at adoption and care centre’s in Costa Rica. By helping out at these centres you will be providing these abused, neglected and orphan children the chance to smile again by giving them the care and attention they deserve, while you’ll also get a rare insight into Costa Rican life.
Change the lives of the underprivileged children and adults of this South-West Zambian community by working on various volunteer projects. From building homes, assisting with medical care and lending a hand with education you can put your skills to the best possible use and explore the African wilds on a Botswana bush camp and safari!