12.1002 Volunteering Overseas

WorkingAbroad Projects

Description

WorkingAbroad Projects is a UK not-for-profit company, established in March 2002, in order to provide small scale organisations with need-based support from worldwide volunteers.

The main areas of focus for our overseas volunteer projects are: marine conservation volunteering, wildlife and habitat conservation volunteering, environmental education and ecology, teaching, working with children, community and rural development projects, medical care volunteer programmes
and internships. Read more »

Location

The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm,
Kingston Road,
Lewes BN7 3ND
United Kingdom

Worldwide Experience

Description

Worldwide Experience strives to conserve what man is fast destroying – our very own environment.

We offer gap year placements in several countries and all of our projects have similar conservation objectives and aims to ours. We support their initiatives through the recruitment of volunteers from around the world to work on diverse projects. Read more »

Location

The Oak Suite,
Guardian House, Borough Road,
Godalming, Surrey GU7 2AE
United Kingdom

Earthwatch

Description

Earthwatch inspires connections between people and the environment. We make scientific research accessible and offer people the unique opportunity to get involved in that research. At the same time we provide a source of funding and people-power to those scientists carrying out crucial environmental research. For 40 years, Earthwatch has pioneered the involvement of ordinary people in peer-reviewed scientific research worldwide, and inspired changes in mindset and organizational culture based on hands-on field research experiences. Read more »

Location

Mayfield House,
256 Banbury Road,
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX2 7DE
United Kingdom

Azafady

Description

Voted “Best Volunteering Organisation 2007” at the Responsible Tourism Awards, Azafady is a UK charity and Malagasy NGO that works on environmental, humanitarian and sustainable development projects in southeast Madagascar. Azafady runs three volunteer programmes in Madagascar to support its ongoing projects. Read more »

Location

Studio 7,
1a Beethoven Street,
London, Westminster W10 4LG
United Kingdom

African Conservation Experience

Description

Arranges placements for conservation volunteers to do conservation work on game reserves in southern Africa. Working with conservationists, wildlife vets, biologists and game rangers, volunteers can expect to become involved in a wide spectrum of conservation initiatives. For more info about volunteering on how the scheme operates, visit the website.

Location

Unit 1 Manor Farm,
Churchend Lane, Charfield,
Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 8LJ
United Kingdom

Scientific Exploration Society

Description

The SES was founded in 1969 by Colonel John Blashford-Snell and is a leading organisation in the field of scientific exploration and endeavour. Through a worldwide programme of challenging expeditions, the society initiates and supports scientific, conservation, aid and educational projects, leaving a legacy of lasting benefit and furthering the scientific record. For details about membership or expeditions email ses@ses-explore.org.

Location

Expedition Base,
Motcombe,
Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 9PB
United Kingdom

Volunteer Latin America

Description

Volunteer Latin America provides free and low-cost volunteer work opportunities in Central and South America, as well as referrals to good Spanish and Portuguese language schools.

Location

Office 1728,
PO Box 6945,
London, Westminster W1A 6US
United Kingdom
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