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Volunteer Abroad Programmes with Working Abroad

Contribute to ethical international conservation and humanitarian volunteer projects worldwide. You can volunteer abroad in over 30 countries in Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean, Asia & Oceania, Europe and North America.

Volunteer in Latin America with Working Abroad Projects and take part in wildlife conservation and research volunteering abroad programmes with endangered species, cloud forest conservation and sustainability programmes, teaching children sports and arts in disadvantaged communities and a range of community development programmes throughout the Latin American continent.  You can volunteer abroad in Costa Rica, Argentina, Ecuador, Brazil, the Galapagos Islands, Cuba and Peru.  

Volunteer in Africa and carry out vital conservation, wildlife research and community voluntary work programmes in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles and Kenya.  

Volunteering in Asia and Oceania opportunities available including teaching English and community programmes in Nepal, the Maldives, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and India and elephant conservation, conservation and native forest volunteer abroad programmes in Thailand, Australia and New Zealand.  

Volunteer in Europe with dolphin and whale research programmes in Italy, Greece, Spain, Scotland and Croatia, wildlife tracking volunteering with wolves and bears in Slovakia and Sweden, and wilderness volunteering in Iceland.

Volunteer in the Caribbean on the islands of Grenada and Carriacou, and the volcanic island of St. Eustatius in the Netherlands Antilles. Opportunities to volunteer with sea turtles, botanical gardening, marine park maintenance, trail work and environmental education for people of all backgrounds. 

Use Working Abroad’s comprehensive volunteer abroad programme database to find a volunteering or internship opportunity abroad that's right for you. Our international volunteering abroad programme database features over 2,500 projects from organisations in over 100 countries worldwide. Search for ethical wildlife conservation volunteering projects, healthcare volunteering opportunities, positions for teaching abroad as a volunteer and volunteering to work with children in schools. 

TEFL & Teaching Abroad  -  These agencies all offer online and practical training to ensure you obtain your TEFL Certification with ease, providing you with the confidence to pursue your teaching career and make a positive difference overseas to English language students.

Featured Volunteer Organisations - These organisations are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who can work overseas in the conservation, healthcare, childcare, teaching and medical sectors.

Family Volunteering Abroad  - Find out more about volunteering abroad with your family, and volunteer abroad projects which are suitable for children.

Ethical Volunteering Abroad - Find out more about our approach and policies to ensuring sustainable and ethical volunteering abroad with animals and children.

Group Volunteering Abroad - Find out more about volunteering abroad as a group with your school, university or workplace.

Volunteering Abroad Programmes for Under 18s - Find out more about volunteering abroad options for under 18s.