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Projects buzzing as we hit busiest time of the year

07/2017

Our busiest time of the year is in full swing with more than 3,000 volunteers from around the world currently taking part on hundreds of projects across the globe. As the biggest volunteer organization in the world, we're excited that our projects are currently at the height of their impact.

New dates released for Autumn & 2018 group volunteer trips

06/2017

We have released new dates for our 19+ Specials and Grown-Up Special group trips! If you're 19 years or older, you can still sign up for a group trip this Summer, or choose one of our new dates in Autumn or 2018. Volunteers older than 50 can also start planning ahead for our newly released 2018 dates for grown-up group trips.

Measuring our Impact in 2016

05/2017

Our 2016 Global Impact Report is hot off the press, with encouraging results. Some notable achievements include: 206 local teachers received training in Peru; 14,000 meals provided to at-risk youths in South Africa; More than 17 tons of garbage collected worldwide; More than 500 poaching snares removed in Botswana & Kenya; 25,152 hours of free legal services were provided & 235 cases closed.

Projects Abroad volunteers prepare new home for rescued spectacled bear

04/2017

Dominga, an endangered spectacled bear rescued from a zoo in Peru, has found a new home prepared by our volunteers at the Taricaya Ecological Reserve. Dominga had lost most of her hair caused by severe stress from living in a small enclosure for many years.

Volunteer abroad as a group with Projects Abroad

03/2017

If you want to volunteer as a group, we offer programs that are ideal for groups to make a difference abroad. Whether you are a High School history class learning about archaeology, a university law club, business colleagues, a soccer team, or just some friends who share an interest, you can explore our project options to find the right one for your group.

Shark Conservation Project in Fiji turns three

02/2017

This year our Shark Conservation Project in Fiji turns three! If you have a passion for marine wildlife, join us and contribute to long-term efforts to protect sharks and preserve vital marine eco-systems. During your stay, you receive a PADI Open Water diving certification.

New group volunteer trips launching in 2017

01/2017

We are thrilled to announce to announce that this summer we will be launching several new group volunteer trips: 19+ Specials! Anyone aged 19 and older can join these organized trips and participate in worthwhile volunteer work. You can choose to volunteer in several countries, such as Cambodia, Nepal, and the Philippines, working in the areas of child care or public health.

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