In Thailand and Cambodia, we are now offering Divemaster Courses for anyone interested in getting a professional diving certification. Each course is done while you also participate in the Conservation Project, so you will be helping the environment while gaining new skills.
Chinese New Year is just a few months away – if you are interested in doing something different and travelling abroad, now is the time to start planning! Our Chinese New Year Specials in Nepal and Thailand give you the opportunity to support children in need, and participate in sightseeing activities.
Volunteering abroad for the winter holiday season is becoming hugely popular, and places on our Winter Break Trips are filling up fast! You can choose from different options, from volunteering at a summer camp for disadvantaged kids in South Africa to interning at a hospital in Sri Lanka.
Across the world, schools are welcoming students back to school; literacy and learning are also under the spotlight for International Literacy Day next week. As a volunteer teacher in Tanzania, you can make a significant difference in the lives of your students and give them the skills they need to succeed and thrive.
The eyes of the world are on Rio today for the start of the 2016 Olympic Games! Sports have always brought people together and built stronger communities and we are calling for volunteers to help as sports coaches abroad. From basketball to football, you can help disadvantaged kids and young adults develop their athletic ability and confidence.
The refugee and migrant crisis in Europe has become critical. To help the thousands of refugees and migrants in need, Projects Abroad has partnered with local NGOs, including the Red Cross, to launch a new Refugee Project in southern Italy. With the crisis worsening by the day, we are calling for volunteers to get involved and actively make a difference.
Volunteering overseas is possible on any budget and we are always looking for ways to help you fund the experience of a lifetime. Our Care Projects in Nepal, Ghana, Costa Rica, and Sri Lanka are some of our most affordable and we have a lot of tips on how to make your volunteer trip a reality.
With the end of the semester coming up, start focusing on your plans for summer! You can make the most of the holiday with an internship abroad in a field relevant to your degree, or a new area that you would like to explore.
Tropical Cyclone Winston, which struck Fiji on 20th February 2016, left a trail of destruction in its wake. The storm claimed at least 43 lives and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes. We have begun working with local authorities on a Disaster Relief Project and we desperately need your help to rebuild schools and homes in the worst-affected areas.
In Sri Lanka, conditions are slowly improving; unfortunately, there are still communities which remain severely disadvantaged. One of the biggest issues they face is a lack of access to healthcare. If you choose to join this project, you will work alongside qualified doctors and nurses to provide the basic medical care that is needed in these communities.
Our High School Specials are a fantastic opportunity for you to travel with purpose and do something adventurous over the summer. Each High School Special is a pre-arranged group trip, where you will work and socialize with volunteers from other countries. You can sign up by yourself or join with a group of your friends.
The Chinese New Year holiday is just around the corner! If you are looking to have a meaningful start to the year, our Chinese New Year Specials are the perfect option. It is not too late to sign up for one of our 1-week Care & Community programs in Nepal or Thailand. Watch our new video to learn more about Chinese New Year Specials.