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Community Volunteer Work

There are many projects involved with deprived communities and in helping give skills to younger members. Methods include workshops, classroom lessons, theatres, and computer labs. You could be helping with play rehearsals and other performing arts workshops, social skills workshops, cooking classes, basic computer skills and English classes (for more info on teaching English see the TEFL help section).

Community Work Available

Affordable Volunteer Programs in South Africa from £180

IVHQ offers highly affordable volunteer programs in Cape Town, South Africa. Projects are available in a variety of fields including teaching, surfing, computer technical support and sports development. Volunteering in South Africa is a great way to..

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Affordable Volunteering in Nepal from £190

Join IVHQ and volunteer abroad in Nepal! Highly affordable programs are available for anywhere from 1 week to 12 weeks. Volunteers are welcomed to assist on a range of community-driven projects including Medical, Teaching, Construction and..

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TEFL China

TEFL China - limited offer of £647.50, book by 29th September 2017! Experience the country with such diverse culture, exquisite architecture and groundbreaking food by Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China. Pass on your knowledge to..

Cost: Up to £300 monthly living allowance

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Teach in Nepal and Trek in the Himalayas

Oyster has been sending gap year and career break volunteer teachers to Nepal since 2001. We work with schools that are based in villages in the Kathmandu Valley that are a short journey from the vibrant Kathmandu city. After the earthquake in..

Cost: From £3835 for 16 weeks inc. accommodation, food and trips

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Paid Thailand TEFL (Teach English) Internship

Want to teach and travel in Southeast Asia? Then explore the land of smiles and embrace extraordinary Thai culture on this incredible 5 month Paid TEFL Internship. Teach English in some of Thailand's iconic locations where you’ll teach..

Cost: 22,000THB (£500/US$620) per month living allowance + 10,000THB (£225/US$280) completion bonus

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Most Affordable & Trusted Volunteer Programs in Bali

Volunteer abroad in Bali with International Volunteer HQ! Every year, hundreds of volunteers join IVHQ's highly affordable volunteer projects in Ubud or Lovina. Living in the cultural hub of Ubud or the coastal town of Lovina, volunteers assist on a..

Cost: From £230

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Most Affordable Volunteer Programs in India

Volunteers are needed in India to join a range of highly affordable projects for durations ranging from 1 week to 24 weeks. Based in both Delhi and Dharmsala, volunteers are welcomed to assist on a range of community-driven projects. Volunteers are..

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Volunteer Building Projects

Some of the most important work that needs to be done in developing communities is setting up basic infrastructure. In many countries, the buildings in which locals live and attend school are in a serious state of disrepair. By volunteering on a..

Cost: Varies depending on project, destination and duration. Building 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 Culture & Community Work

A Community-based placement with Projects Abroad allows volunteers to become completely immersed in the local culture of a developing country.   You could find yourself teaching English in a Fijian village school, learning traditioan..

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

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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 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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Bali Teaching & Beaches

The small island of Bali, Indonesia is renowned for its beautiful and varied landscapes, from towering volcanic mountains, vibrant green rice fields, contrasting black and white sand beaches and the amazing coral reefs. There are also plenty of..

Cost: £595

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Cambodia Teaching in Siem Reap

Visit the alluring and exotic country of Cambodia and discover its incredible combination of dramatic landscapes, captivating cultural and historical heritage, and friendly people. Make a positive and rewarding contribution to the lives of..

Cost: from £649

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China FREE Teaching Placement

Visit one of the oldest civilisations in the world. China has a rich and mystical history stretching back thousands of years, and is home to some of the world’s greatest treasures. China is a big country in so many ways; it is a melting pot..

Cost: Free

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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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Fiji Teaching

The Fijian archipelago lies scattered lazily in the achingly blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, bathed in the radiant antipodean sunlight. Its towns and villages are veritable melting pots of cultural influences – see multicoloured Hindu..

Cost: From £795

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Madagascar Construction

Madagascar's dramatic forest landscape is home to a fascinating diversity of life, with baobab and aloe trees, lemurs, chameleons and a whole host of other species that are found nowhere else on Earth! Its fantastically beautiful coastline boasts..

Cost: fom £691

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Madagascar Teaching

Madagascar's dramatic forest landscape is home to a fascinating diversity of life, with baobab and aloe trees, lemurs, chameleons and a whole host of other species that are found nowhere else on Earth! Its fantastically beautiful coastline boasts..

Cost: £891

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Thailand FREE Teaching Placement

Thailand has continued to be one of the most tempting destinations for those who are seeking a combination of enchanting natural surroundings, alluring culture, and incredible biodiversity. Breathtaking silvery beaches lapped by warm, crystal clear..

Cost: 0

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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 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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TEFL Vietnam

TEFL Vietnam - limited offer of £777, book by 29th September! Get your Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate and immerse yourself in the local cultures of Vietnam - in the gorgeous and diverse cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh,..

Cost: £550 per month or $700 USD plus bonuses

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Paid Vietnam TEFL (Teach English) Internship

Want to travel and teach in beautiful Vietnam, with full in-country support? That's exactly what you'll get on the Paid Vietnam TEFL internship. What better way to travel across this amazing country than a paid 5 month trip, experiencing Vietnam..

Cost: $700 (£550) per month (more than any other provider!) + $700 completion bonus

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Affordable Volunteer Programs in Italy from £510 for 2 weeks!

Volunteer in Italy with International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ)! Every year, hundreds of volunteers join IVHQ's highly affordable volunteer projects. Here volunteers assist on a range of community-driven projects in Italy's capital of Naples. Volunteers..

Cost: £510

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Affordable Volunteer Programs in Morocco from £230

Volunteer abroad in Morocco with IVHQ! Every year, hundreds of volunteers join IVHQ's highly affordable volunteer projects in Morocco. Based in Rabat, Sale and Casablanca, volunteers are welcomed to experience Morocco while assisting on a range of..

Cost: From £230

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Affordable Volunteer Programs in Spain from £510 for 2 weeks!

IVHQ Spain is based in the history rich capital city of Spain, Madrid. There is a variety of unique and affordable volunteer programs available through IVHQ Spain including Teaching, After School Support, Agriculture, Special Needs Support and..

Cost: £510

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Most Affordable Volunteer Programs in Romania from £280!

IVHQ's local team in Romania is always in need of great volunteers! Volunteers can choose from a variety of meaningful projects including Teaching, Special Needs Care, Agriculture, NGO Support and Animal Care. IVHQ volunteers enjoy discounted..

Cost: £280

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Sports Coaching in South Africa

Be a sports coach, be a hero: Give back to the next generation in South Africa BUNAC's Sports Coaching South Africa programme gives you the opportunity to use the power of sport to raise awareness of health and social issues among underprivileged..

Cost: £995 from 5 weeks

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