Wildlife conservation, community and environmental volunteer projects and internships worldwide

Use WorkingAbroad’s comprehensive volunteer database to find the volunteering or internship opportunity abroad that’s right for you.

Our international volunteering database features projects from organisations across the globe sorted into categories, making your search simple. You can search by country and activity for wildlife conservation volunteering projects, healthcare volunteering opportunities, environmental and farming projects and many more.

We hope that your choice will provide you with new opportunities to make a positive difference in the world. Please also rest assured that all organisations listed on our website meet our policies on ethical volunteering abroad.

  • Amazon Medicinal Plant Research Volunteer & Internship Project, Peru

    Volunteer or intern in Peru to work alongside expert biologists and local communities teaching about medicinal plants of the Amazon rainforest, conservation efforts and eco-tourism development.

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  • Rural Community Volunteer Project, Nepal

    Volunteer in Nepal to participate in several community projects in locations throughout Nepal. These projects are aimed at promoting environmental conservation, cultural exchange and tackling healthcare issues.

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  • Wildlife Conservation & San Bushmen Community Project, Namibia

    Join this project as a wildlife conservation, carnivore conservation or medical volunteer

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  • Volunteer in Brazil

    Go beyond the ordinary and experience Brazil from a whole different side and gain a perspective from the community through intercultural exchange.

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  • Maldives Island Volunteer Project

    Volunteers are needed to join various projects within the beautiful tropical island of Naifaru, the capital of the Lhaviyani Atoll, in the Maldives.

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  • Physiotherapy in Mexico

    Whether you are hoping to get into physiotherapy, a trained professional, or somewhere in-between, you will have a role to play in one of the hospitals, clinics or centres that Projects Abroad works with.

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  • Live with an Indigenous Community in Bolivia

    In this project you will have the chance to live in the Bolivian Amazon rainforest together with an Indigenous Community and help to improve their lives. Volunteers will have the chance to teach adults and children English or your native language, help in the kitchen or establish walking trails in the jungle. In exchange you will be introduced into their habits of fishing, hunting, farming and building.

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  • Volunteer in Argentina with Love Volunteers Medical Internship

    Are you a Doctor, Nurse, Med or Pre-Med Student? Your skills are desperately needed in Argentina! Health care professionals and med-students have the opportunity to volunteer in Argentina. Through our local partners, Love Volunteers proudly offers both short and long-term Medical placements in one of Argentina’s most notable public Hospitals, in the heart of the bustling city of Buenos Aires.

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  • Medical Internship in Ghana

    Join us to gain valuable medical experience working in one of the biggest hospitals in Accra.

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  • Medical Doctor, Nixon Memorial Hospital, Segbwema, Sierra Leone

    Applications are sought for the post of a Medical Doctor to assist in the provision of inpatient and outpatient care across medical and surgical specialities in a small mission hospital in the rural east of Sierra Leone currently staffed by one Sierra Leonean doctor and two voluntary visiting doctors. Any budding surgeons would have an excellent opportunity to use their developing skills. Although a voluntary role, a bursary of up to £2,500 will be awarded to contribute towards flights and living costs. Accommodation is provided free of charge, as is transport from Freetown to the hospital on arrival. Applicants should be able to commit for a minimum of 6 months.

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  • Volunteer in Zambia with Medical Internships Program

    Are you a Doctor, Nurse, Med or Pre-Med Student? Your skills are desperately needed in Zambia! Health care professionals and med-students have the opportunity to volunteer in remote areas of Zambia. They will be working alongside local hospital medical teams as they visit rural villages on regular outreach programs. Become a Love Volunteer and join us on this truly rewarding program!

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  • Medicine in Tanzania

    Volunteers on our Medical placement in Tanzania will gain a great deal of valuable work-experience alongside some of the most skilled doctors in the country. You will find yourself working in both small health clinics and large government hospitals.

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  • MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE & OBSERVATION

    Gain invaluable hands-on experience, working side by side with medical staff and fellow volunteers at a hospital or a neighborhood health clinic.

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  • La Mesa-Cundinamarca, Medical/Nursing/Therapy/Dental Program

    Volunteer at the La Mesa Hospital and help to improve the health of rural population. We need volunteers with a certain level of medical study and at least a basic level of Spanish. More than 10.000 inhabitants depend of this level 1 hospital for health checks and attention.

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  • Volunteer in the San Ignacio Hospital; Rural Clinics

    Volunteer in the rural health clinics and outreach programs that serve the underprivileged communities surrounding San Ignacio, Belize. Members of these communities often lack access to adequate health education, qualified medical professionals, and treatment resources. Prices for medical services and resources are high in Belize, but wages remain low. These clinics are staffed by advanced nurses or community health personnel who provide a variety of services including home visits and other outreach programs.

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  • YearOut International Volunteering - Costa Rica Project

    YearOut International Volunteering is a long-time partner of the Ostional Sea Turtle Project in Costa Rica. Every year, our volunteers assist the staff at Ostional with conservation and environmental protection initiatives.

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  • Vet Experience Program

    Safari4u Global Vet Experience (GVE) is an organization that works with partner programs to provide veterinary experience. All of our partners have a meaningful impact on the animals in their care and offer a comprehensive education to their volunteers. You can expect to help animals in very poor condition, gain valuable hands-on experience, and make new friends from around the world. Our mission is to help volunteers gain veterinary experience while improving global animal health and welfare.

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  • Medical Internship in Ghana

    Are you a pre-nursing, nursing, pre-med, medicine, midwifery, paramedic student or a professional? This volunteer/internship position provides hands-on practical exposure to medicine and health care in Hospitals and Clinics in Ghana. As a volunteer/intern you will have the chance to observe and work in various departments alongside experienced local doctors and nurses.

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  • Medical Volunteers in Africa, Ghana

    Take part in this fantastic opportunity to gain first-hand experience and insight into the Ghanaian health care system. Observe and learn from local staff whilst getting involved in basic support work.
    We can organise placements from people of all backgrounds. So whether you’re a school leaver looking for work experience to boost your university application, a nursing student organising an overseas elective placement, or a qualified healthcare professional looking to give back on your next vacation – we have just the project for you!

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  • Medical and Health care projects in Ghana

    Volunteer to gain first hand insight into health care delivery in Ghana.

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  • Volunteer in Cameroon with Love Volunteers Medical Internships Program

    Want to use your training and education in the medical field to really help those in need? Our Medical programs in Cameroon welcome volunteers with a wide range of levels of experience, from qualified medical personnel, to med and pre-med students, even individuals without medical experience can be accepted, provided they are enthusiastic and truly eager to help in the health sector. Join us on this exciting project in Cameroon and help change lives, including your own!

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  • Medical observation and experience Volunteer opportunity

    Gain invaluable hands-on experience, working side-by-side with medical staff at a local hospital. This opportunity will give you an insight into the setting up and running of a hospital on a daily basis. As the hospital is still modernizing there are many challenges faced and there are realities not often seen in developed countries.

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  • Volunteer at the LCTW Wildlife Hospital!

    At the LCTW we currently care for a huge variety of species numbering just under 500 animals! We currently run a wildlife hospital for the residents of the Lao Zoo and LCTW, which includes rescued patients from the illegal wildlife trade here in Laos. We always have at least one Veterinarian whom volunteers will be working with. The diversity of wildlife and taxa housed at Lao Zoo, mostly consisting of native South East Asian species and partly comprised of wildlife from other continents provides a very engaging caseload for any volunteers interested in the wildlife veterinary field.

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  • Volunteer in Thailand with Love Volunteers Medical Internships Program

    This exciting program offers Medical Internships for medical students in a number of notable private and public full-service hospitals in Bangkok.

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  • Medical Internships in Kenya

    Health Care Programs provides volunteers with the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including small rural health clinics, public and private hospitals, rehabilitation centres, x-ray clinics, dental offices and fire stations.

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  • Medical Projects in Peru

    Volunteer at a primary health care center in Cusco as part of the program of the health ministry of Peru for people that are unemployed. The center works in the area of general practice but also in
    the areas of psychology, gynecology, dentistry, laboratory and more.

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  • Ogam Dispensary, Western Kenya

    Location: Bondo, Western Province, Kenya. Main Objective: Providing health care to the local community

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  • PAW - Life line for Animals

    PAW stands for People For Animals On Wheels; A mobile animal ambulance to rescue and treat distressed stray animals.

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  • Internship in Health care

    We provide professional internship placements for nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy students respectively in our public hospitals.

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  • Health and Social Care Projects in Cambodia

    A range of medical and social care skills are needed to help children and their families living in economic poverty in Siem Reap and surrounding regions in Cambodia. Whether you are a doctor, a therapist or a health care worker, your skills can be put to good use.

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  • Medical placement in Africa

    One of the largest problems Ugandan communities face is a lack of medical knowledge and education. The Medical Volunteer Placement encompasses a number of fields and medical professionals and students are sorely needed.

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  • Volunteer to provide medical assistance to the community of Bospo Village, Battambang

    Khmer New Generation Organization (KNGO) provides free supplementary education to children and youths in the community in the areas of Khmer literacy, mathematics, English literacy, computer programming, primary health education, community environmental awareness and vocational skills training. We require doctors, nurses, dentists, opticians to assist us with providing healthcare to the local community.

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  • Professional Placements and Medical Electives

    Volunteer your skills in Hyderabad, India, and support a learning centre for children with autism or two healthcare clinics that provide preventative and curative healthcare to rural populations. Work cross-culturally, immerse yourself in the local culture and make a long-lasting impact working with the partner organisations. This incredible volunteer opportunity will give you the experience and inspiration to take the next step in your career, and help you stand out to future employers.

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  • Volunteer in Kenya with Love Volunteers Drug Rehabilitation Program

    Volunteers play an essential role in supporting this program, delivering essential services relating to the huge challenges faced by drug users and the community in Diani Beach.

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  • Ghana - Volunteer in Medicine and Healthcare

    This project will provide you with the perfect opportunity to experience and learn about medical practices and healthcare in a developing country.

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  • Midwives for Haiti - Medical Volunteers

    Volunteer opportunities for medical professionals in Hinche, Haiti. Length of commitment is typically 1-2 weeks, longer stays are also welcome. The costs are $750 for the first week and $450 for each additional week, including In-Country Travel, Housing and Meals, Access to Translator.

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  • Volunteer Medical Health care programs in La Ceiba, Honduras

    This programme is designed for Medical students, Physicians, Nurses, Assistants, Translators and General health workers looking for effective ways to communicate with their patients by experiencing the language right in real situations and being involved directly with Spanish speaking patients and local medical residents at the Public Hospital in La Ceiba, Honduran Red Cross, Emilia D’Cuire primary school for the disabled and public clinics.

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  • ER Medical Volunteer Romania

    A medical placement in Romania is a fantastic opportunity to really use your experience or to boost your CV in medicine and the department is keen for international volunteers of all abilities to get involved in any areas where they have particular interest. There are opportunities to travel with the ambulances and the on call pre-hospital physician to deal with emergency incidents

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  • Volunteer in Honduras with Love Volunteers Dental Internship Program

    This essential volunteer program was established with the aim to make a real difference to the lives of the impoverished people of La Ceiba by supplying dental services they would otherwise be unable to access.

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  • Human Resource Volunteer in Myanmar

    Are you working in Human Resource Management and would like to spread your wings to gain experience abroad?

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  • Masa Israel Journey Volunteer Programs

    Masa Israel Journey’s volunteer programs focus on building strong communities, encouraging collaboration and coexistence between local Arab and Jewish populations.

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  • Medical Elective on the Tropical Island of Zanzibar

    Are you a student of medicine, nursing or physiotherapy and would you like to gain practical work experience abroad? Join our elective and internship program in Zanzibar where you can assist local doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and midwifes at their work at the island’s largest hospital. Dive into the local culture and get to know the Zanzibar's medical system!

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  • Medical Volunteering/Internship in Kenya

    Medical and Health Care Volunteers are needed to assist in local hospitals which have good facilities and equipment but are facing a deficit in terms of staff resources to cope with the high number of patients daily. Nature of Work: Patient’s registration, check-ups, treatments, testing, injection, vaccinating, dressing, drug prescription, imaging services, counseling, maternity deliveries, […]

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  • Medical Internship in Kenya

    This program is for students who wish to pursue medical field and have no practical experience. Open for pre med students, elective students, Sophomore students

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  • Hospital Internship In Seville, Spain

    Study Abroad Europe specializes in connecting students with universities and schools abroad in 9 European countries for short and long term study abroad programs. We are looking for hard-working, and reliable individuals for our Hospital internship program in Seville, Spain.

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  • Full-time volunteer with Dublin Simon Community

    Dublin Simon Community is a charity organization which addresses the issue of homelessness in Ireland.

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  • Medical Elective in Sri Lanka

    You can do an Elective placement in Sri Lanka in Medicine, Physiotherapy, Dentistry, Nursing or Midwifery. Projects Abroad will provide you with a placement that not only meets your elective requirements but also gives you a full and rewarding experience of this fabulous country.

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  • Rural Village Health Initiative. Rural Mobile Health Clinics Volunteers.

    Volunteer at a Rural village mobile Health Clinic in Cameroon, through a joint collaboration with various medical professionals and non-professional volunteers.

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  • Midwives for Haiti Education Coordinator

    The position of education coordinator is responsible for coordinating educational activities for students and alumni of Midwives for Haiti’s (MFH) Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA) Program and Matròn Outreach Program (MOP).

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  • Support Health Centers in Arusha

    Project Overland offers medical placement opportunities to those wishing to spend time in medical facilities in the Arusha. Interested volunteers must be enrolled in school and actively studying in the field of medicine or possess certification of successful completion. Whether you have completed your studies and want to contribute your time to a medical facility in our area, study abroad, or enhance your resume with this experience of a lifetime, we are here to support you!

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