Appalachian Trail Conference | USA | Over 6000 volunteers contribute more than 200,000 hours each year keeping the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) available for all to use. Volunteers are active in all aspects of Trail work, from basic maintenance to major projects such as building bridges and shelters and building new sections of the A.T.
Farther Foundation | Provides scholarships for travel opportunities for low-income Chicago area HS students on the basis that travel can be a life-changing learning experience.
Global Routes | Global Routes is a pioneer in the world of value-driven, experiential-based, international programming. Since 1986 they have partnered with over 10,000 volunteers throughout Bali, Belize, Bolivia, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ghana, Guadeloupe, India, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Peru, St. Lucia, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, US, Vietnam and Zimbabwe. They have high school summers, gap year and college semester programs and custom programs.
Greenheart Travel | Offers volunteer and job opportunities abroad for bilingual and English speaking students. Gain authentic cultural experiences with volunteer opportunities ranging from conservation, community development, and education.
Habitat for Humanity | U.S./International | Be part of the solution, volunteers mobilized by Habitat for Humanity have participated primarily in construction activities. Today volunteers, while always taking action related to the theme of housing, provide much more.
Help Exchange | Worldwide is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farm-stays, home-stays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
Peace Corps | Worldwide | Watch Peace Corps’ film short, Be a Volunteer, and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service. Be part of our mission to promote world peace and friendship.
Pueblo Inglés, Spain | We are always looking for professional, dedicated and above all enthusiastic individuals for different positions to work in a multicultural environment.
StudyAbroad | Search our directory of study abroad programs, find scholarships, follow study abroad student bloggers or use our student guide to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.
Sudan Volunteer Programme | is a London based charity dedicated to sending graduates and under-graduates to Sudan to teach English at schools, colleges and Universities.
The Elephant Sanctuary | The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, founded in 1995, is the nation’s largest natural-habitat refuge developed specifically for endangered elephants. It operates on 2,700 acres in Tennessee - 85 miles southwest of Nashville. Accepts applications for six-week internships. The intern positions are not paid positions. However, housing is provided. Particularly applicable for students considering a future career in zoology.
The Road Less Traveled | The Road Less Traveled leads trips abroad to strengthen leadership skills, language skills and outdoor skills; as well as partake in service learning and cultural emersion. There are also internships available to those that fit the qualifications. In order to qualify, one must take a Wilderness First Responder course. However, if students choose to take the leadership program, it will count as training for leading their own trip once they turn 18.
Trip Leader for HF Holidays, Europe | Volunteer as a walking holiday leader and experience, enthusiasm and common love of the great outdoors for our walking holidays.
United Planet | Short and long term volunteer programs all over the world – about 40 different countries. Over the past decade, United Planet has brought together thousands of people all over the world in the effort to build cross-cultural understanding and provide vital services to communities in need. Our guiding principle is that relationships are the building blocks of a more united planet. As an international nonprofit organization, we have earned a reputation for caring, excellence, and respect for everyone who works with us: our volunteers, our local projects, our families and team members.
VIP Backpackers | VIP Backpackers is an independent backpacker accommodation network with over 1,200 hotels across 80+ countries. The goal is to network all these resources so that members can enjoy discounts as well as get referrals for quality organizations.
Where There Be Dragons | Learning adventures in the developing world. Since 1993, WTBD has pioneered unparalleled small-group learning adventures in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Through off-the-beaten-path travel, home-stays, language study, serve and remote wilderness exploration, Dragons provides an honest and authentic survey of culture, landscape and development issues in the world’s most intriguing locales.
WWOOF | (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)link people who want to volunteer on organic farms to learn about organic lifestyles.
Youth For Understanding USA | Youth for Understanding (YFU) is a non-profit international educational organization with programs in 64 countries. YFU is an exchange program. Young people that are accepted into the program are placed with a host family in another country.