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Gap Year in South America

South America is a continent situated in the western hemisphere and, mostly, the southern hemisphere, bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean; North America and the Caribbean Sea lie to the northwest. As part of the Americas like North America, South America is named after Amerigo Vespucci, who was the first European to suggest that the Americas were not the East Indies, but a New World unknown to Europeans.

Volunteer in amazing surroundings

Mondo

From coastal regions to Andean mountains in Ecuador to the beautiful valley of Elqui. MondoChallenge offers host of opportunities in South America.

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SKI & SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSES IN AUSTRIA & CANADA WITH FULL SEASON JOB GUARANTEE

Are you looking for a focussed and fun way to fulfill your dream? Do you need a break or Gap Year from school or looking for an exciting career change?  Ski Instructor Academy is the largest winter training provider in Europe and offers some..

Cost: From €5,280.- Euros (£4,490 ** Subject to Exchange Rates)

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Short-term Special Volunteer Projects

Our Short-term Special projects are group trips for 16-19 year olds which run over the summer holiday period and in December and January. These programmes are a great way of gaining some valuable work experience or developing a particular skill; the..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Short-term Special project prices from £1,095

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Volunteer Business Projects

A Projects Abroad Business placement is designed to give volunteers hands-on experience working as part of an overseas company. Projects Abroad works with a number of businesses in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Some are based in modern sky..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Business project prices from £1,595

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Volunteer Care Work

All over the world there are huge numbers of children and adults in need of care and attention. By volunteering on a Care placement with Projects Abroad you can help make an invaluable difference to these people’s lives. No previous..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Care project prices from £995

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Volunteer Conservation Work

Volunteer on a Conservation & Environment placement with Projects Abroad and help to conserve some of the world’s most beautiful and fragile ecosystems. As a volunteer on a Conservation Programme you’ll protect some of the..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Conservation project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Creative & Performing Arts Projects

Our exciting Creative & Performing Arts projects give you the opportunity to express and share your artistic talents with young people abroad. Whether you are a music student on a gap year eager to work abroad, or a career breaker with a keen..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Creative & Performing Arts project prices from £1,195

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Volunteer Journalism Projects

If you are contemplating a career in the media and are looking for a challenging but rewarding experience then a Journalism placement with Projects Abroad may be right for you. Volunteers can choose to work either on a Print Journalism placement or..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Journalism project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer Law and Human Rights Projects

Volunteering on a Law & Human Rights internship with Projects Abroad gives you the chance to make a real difference to the lives of people in the developing world. We offer both Law and Human Rights placements, as well as combined..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Law & Human Rights project prices from £1,445

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Volunteer Medicine & Healthcare Projects

Volunteering on a Medicine & Healthcare Project with Projects Abroad will provide you with an invaluable experience of the challenges faced by medical institutions in the developing world. Whether you are looking to get on to a university..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Medical project prices from £995.

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Volunteer Sports Coaching Abroad

Whether you have a passion for football, are a keen runner or just want to help coach children in their sports lessons, you can make a difference to young people's lives by volunteering on a Projects Abroad Sports placement. Volunteers will be..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Sports project prices from £1,145

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Volunteer Teaching Placements

A Projects Abroad Teaching placement is ideal for anyone wanting to make a positive contribution to communities across the developing world. No teaching qualifications are necessary and you do not need to know how to speak the local language. All..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Teaching project prices from £995.

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Volunteer Veterinary Medicine & Animal Care Placements

If you have a passion for working with animals then we might have just what you are looking for. Projects Abroad offers animal care and veterinary medicine placements throughout the developing world. Our veterinary medicine placements are ideal for..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Animal project prices from £1,295

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Volunteer on a construction/manual-work project overseas

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Manual work, renovation, restoration and construction . You will join a team of international volunteers from all over the world..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Brazil Otter Sanctuary and Conservation

Officially known as the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil) is the largest sovereign state in Latin America. A federal republic, Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country, by both geographical area and total..

Cost: from £399

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Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 10 week incorporating a placement

Combine exciting adventure travel with a project placement and experience the best of Central America on an unforgettable adventure trip with Frontier through Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Explore the legendary Mayan ruins..

Cost: from £2599

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Set between its tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breath-taking countries in the world. Even though it covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, it is home to an incredible 500,000 species including jaguars,..

Cost: from £695

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Costa Rica Climate Change Project

WHAT WILL I BE DOING? You will be working in the Pacific rainforests and beaches near Corcovado, one of the most remote National Parks in the country which has been described by National Geographic as “one of the most biologically intense..

Cost: £695

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Costa Rica N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

Nestling between its tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breath-taking countries in the world. Travel to this tropical paradise and take part in an exciting teaching project that will fully integrate you into the..

Cost: from £1719

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Costa Rica Sloth and Animal Rescue Project

Set between tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breathtaking countries in the world. Even though it covers just 0.03% of the world’s landmass, it is home to an incredible 500,000 species including jaguars,..

Cost: from £599

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Costa Rica Teaching Project

Nestling between its tropical Caribbean and Pacific coasts, Costa Rica is one of the most breath-taking countries in the world. Travel to this tropical paradise and take part in an exciting teaching project that will fully integrate you into the..

Cost: from £6595

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Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation Course Credit Internship

A multitude of Frontier volunteers and interns are University or College students undertaking academic study. Why not make the most of your time abroad by adding volunteer experience to your resume as well as gaining academic course credit in your..

Cost: 1555

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Costa Rica Wildlife Conservation N.G.O Internship

WHAT WILL I BE DOING? You will be working in the Pacific rainforests and beaches near Corcovado, one of the most remote parks in Costa Rica. Home to one of the largest tropical primary lowland rainforests in the world, the Corcovado National..

Cost: £1719

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Ecuador Amazon Wildlife Sanctuary

Ecuador is a pocket-sized slice of beautiful South America. Despite its diminutive size, it is bursting with vibrant culture, mesmerising landscapes, exotic tropical wildlife and pristine habitats. It encompasses the all-consuming emerald Amazon,..

Cost: £629

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Fantasy Gap Year

Spend 30 weeks or more experiencing the ultimate fantasy gap year, visiting 11 countries on 3 continents. Combine an amazing worldwide journey in the company of a group of young Frontier travellers while volunteering on teaching or conservation..

Cost: £6,300

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Group Leaders go Free - Worldwide Placements

If you would like to go on a Frontier project and are ready to organise a group of friends to go with you, our Group Leaders Program could be perfect for you. As a group leader, you could earn your placement for free, and even have your flight costs..

Cost: Free for Group Leaders

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Journalism Internships Abroad

A journalism internship abroad is a fantastic way to learn more about a new culture and gain valuable work experience to help you start a career in the media industry. It will mean you return home with something to put you above other applicants for..

Cost: from £559

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Marine Turtle Monitoring and Tagging Programme

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Project: The Marine Turtle Monitoring and Tagging Programme is entering its tenth year. Each year we invite volunteers and interns..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Peru Penguin Conservation

Journey to Peru, where you will stay close to the beach in the coastal region of the Pimental District, near to the town of Chiclayo. During your participation in the program, you will partake in the daily operations of a penguin center, where your..

Cost: from £499

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South America Ethical Adventure Trail

South America is a region teeming with life, colour, culture and history. Throughout its past, civilisations such as the mighty Incas have given way to a wave of European colonisation and influences. Today, a rich diversity of peoples and styles..

Cost: £1699

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Volunteer at local festivals overseas

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Local festivals You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the world who you..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer on an overseas education project

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Education and Teaching You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the world who..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer on an overseas social project

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Social work and working with children / youth / adults You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer on Archaeological projects worldwide

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Archaeological Projects You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the world who..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer on environmental and conservation projects worldwide

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the world who you will live and work..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer to help Artistic projects overseas

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Volunteer Projects involving Arts You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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Volunteer to support agricultural projects overseas

Concordia offers each year the opportunity to join more than 1500 short and medium term volunteer projects worldwide. Agricultural Projects. You will share a fantastic experience with a team of international volunteers from all over the world who..

Cost: Volunteers pay a registration fee of £270 to Concordia and fund their own travel and insurance. Usually food and accommodation is free of charge.

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SKI & SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR COURSES IN AUSTRIA & CANADA WITH FULL SEASON JOB GUARANTEE

Are you looking for a focussed and fun way to fulfill your dream? Do you need a break or Gap Year from school or looking for an exciting career change?  Ski Instructor Academy is the largest winter training provider in Europe and offers..

Cost: From €5,280.- Euros (£4,490 ** Subject to Exchange Rates)

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Surf Instructor Course

Ticket to Ride  South Africa & Mozambique 13 weeks 10 locations – Cape Town, South Africa to Tofo, Mozambique South Africa + Mozambique - Starting in Cape Town, and travel and surf 10 amazing locations all the way up to tropical..

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