It's your choice

The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) offers volunteer opportunities abroad in 25 community projects throughout the world, as well as 3 treks. Please review the programs listed below, fill out an application form, and we will work with you to make your placement possible.


Ethiopia Care for street children with a focus on teaching English and mathematics, games, songs, and other activities.
Duration: from 1 month
Kenya Make a difference for under-privileged children and adults in teaching, orphanage and medical projects.
Duration: from 4 weeks
Rwanda Facilitate processes to help eradicate poverty, reduce HIV infections, and help communities in capacity building programs.
Duration: from 2 weeks
South Africa Community Assist the social and academic development of young people in Venda and Soweto through teaching and childcare.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Uganda Provide education for AIDS orphans, help families to gain economic independence, and instruct the community about health issues.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Ghana Make a difference in the lives of under-privileged children and adults by providing education and sharing life skills.
Duration: from 2 weeks


Costa Rica Internship Internship opportunities in the areas of Special Education, Micro Business, Medical, and Hospitality and Tourism. Costa Rica Become involved in healthcare, teaching, orphanage and construction programs.
Duration: from 1 week
Ecuador Volunteer at biological reserves from the Galapagos Islands to the Amazon, in a range of projects.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Peru Get involved with a variety of projects including childcare, construction and healthcare in the former Inca Empire Peru.
Duration: from 1 week
Guatemala Become involved with healthcare, childcare, teaching, construction and animal care in the beautiful city of La Antigua.
Duration: from 1 week
Argentina Get involved in teaching, gender equality, wildlife, horse therapy and sports projects in Argentina.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Peru Internship Internships opportunities in the areas of Special Education, Micro Business, Medical, and Hospitality and Tourism. Guatemala Internship Internship opportunities in the areas of Special Education, Micro Business, Medical, and Hospitality and Tourism.


Nepal Nepal has been devastated by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake on April 25th. There has been a huge loss of life and severe damage to vital infrastructure and buildings.
Fundraise or Donate
Philippines Join projects in teaching, childcare, nutrition and community development projects in and around Tacloban City.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Viet Nam Work with orphans and disabled children in schools and orphanages, or teach English in schools and training centres.
Duration: from 2 weeks
Thailand So many options! Become involved in community development,nursing, teaching, childcare, sustainable eco-construction, and even an elephant village in a range of stunning locations.
Duration: from 2 weeks


Be The Change Join Be The Change in New Zealand or Costa Rica, and be inspired to become a change agent in communities around the world.
Duration: 1 week
Distribution Trip Meet the wonderful women and children who benefit from the funds raised from Eat So They Can.
Duration: 1 week

Make a lasting difference to communities in need!

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