Get involved in Costa Rica and support a child relief project. Volunteer positions are available in various areas, e.g. in children's homes, kindergartens, schools or day-care centers. Volunteers do not need to have any prior knowledge or work experience with children, but they should be able to work independently and have a high sense of responsibility.
Take over pedagogical responsibility and support in a childcare project in Guatemala. You can take care of children in a nursery school, a public school, a children's clinic or a kindergarten. In addition, you can also take care of educational tasks such as teaching and project work. Your own initiative and creativity are particularly in demand here.
Each day, 2000kg of food is wasted in Portugal. Meanwhile, thousands of people are living below the poverty line, unable to afford substantial and healthy meals each day. Volunteers on this project travel around the city of Lisbon collecting unwanted food from retailers, and distribute it to those in need.
Travel and volunteer as part of a small group of 17 to 25 year olds, in the rural community of Philippolis. A wonderful opportunity to experience rural South African life - it is ideal for those ready for a challenge and short on time. There is a chance for cultural exchange whilst working on a community building/renovation project, and helping at the local primary and secondary schools.