Volunteer Abroad | GVI UK
GVI offers over 150 different volunteer abroad projects in 25 countries all over the world. While Volunteering abroad you can play a crucial role in a wide range of conservation, education and community projects in Africa, South America, Asia, Europe and Central America.
We send over 2,000 people to volunteer abroad every year to help keep our projects sustainable and to ensure their positive impact on surrounding environments. All our volunteer work abroad projects are run alongside, and with the collaboration of, local partners and communities. This helps us to determine their needs to empower them to meet their goals.
There are four different ways you can get involved, something for everyone!
Choose from over 150 hands-on volunteer projects in amazing locations around the world. Durations start from 1 week and can run to over a year. Make an impact, experience new cultures and explore locations restricted to normal tourists.Have a look at our wide range of Volunteering Projects...
- Under 18 but still want to volunteer abroad? Look no further! We have taken some incredible locations from all over the world and created specially designed projects for young adults, a perfect blend of volunteering, cultural immersion and adventure activities. Volunteers will have the leadership and training from our world-class field staff who have been chosen for their mix of experience in the field and ability to mentor and inspire young people.
The time you spend on a GVI project will be some of the most rewarding of your life! Read on to find out more on our Under 18 Volunteer Projects...
Join a GVI Challenge and embark on week-long adventures that might include hiking, biking, kayaking, white water rafting, even paragliding in amazing locations around the world. Over the course of a week you will undertake your chosen challenge that allows you to experience the highlights of your location, have some fun and even visit some of our projects for a day.Check out our amazing Challenges
- Want to start a meaningful career? Develop your professional skills through training, qualifications and work placements in a wide range of areas including marine conservation, hospitality, social enterprise, community development and conservation.
Check out our life-changing Internships Abroad...