Teaching

Volunteer to teach children in some of the world’s most beautiful and remote locations where schools are often overcrowded and teachers are a limited, stretched out resource. Volunteer on a wide variety of projects such as:

 

 

Wherever your passions and wanderlust lie, your options with GVI are endless!

 

No matter whether you are on a gap year from school, a student, on a career break or on an extended holiday, there is important work for you to be involved in, as you make an important contribution to the education of these students.

 

GVI’s volunteers play a vital part in the success and long-term sustainability of our teaching projects. With the support of our volunteers, GVI and our partner organisations are able to provide these children with a safe environment and the support, supervision, socialisation and education in a range of subjects including English, Maths, Art and Sport.

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Volunteer with Buddhist Novice Monks in Laos

Asia - Laos - Luang Prabang
Discover Laos' ancient city of Luang Prabang and teach English to Buddhist novice monks, improving the quality of their education and enabling them to access better opportunities

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£945.00

"The people that I met are what really made the Laos project something that will have a special place in my heart forever." - Greg Wright (Australia)
Teaching
Volunteer with Children

Volunteer with Children in Fiji

Australasia - Fiji - Fiji Islands
Discover Fiji and volunteer supporting under-resourced local schools and teachers

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£1,145.00

"After my first visit to Fiji, I had to return, the country, culture and people have found their way into my heart." - Steve Catewell (United Kingdom)
Construction
Teaching
Volunteer with Children

Community Development Expedition in Fiji

Australasia - Fiji - Fiji Islands
Help community members develop important infrastructure for future generations by assisting with construction projects in the Dawsamu District of Fiji.

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 12 weeks

Price from

£1,145.00

"I firmly stand behind GVI and everything it stands for, thank you for this life changing opportunity." - Tyler McKay (USA)
Volunteer with Children
Teaching

Volunteer on Childcare Projects in Mexico

Latin America - Mexico - Yucatan
Discover Mexico and volunteer at a children's center run by Save the Children. Work to provide a safe environment for the children to learn and play

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£995.00

"I’m sad to say goodbye to a place where I felt more than welcome." - Gesa Glanz (Denmark)
Volunteer with Children
Teaching

Volunteer in an Orphanage or School in India

Asia - India - Kerala
Discover India when you volunteer supporting orphans and disadvantaged children by assisting with their educational needs and providing care

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£850.00

"Everything I’ve done has just made me want to explore as much as I can." - Alexandra Jolly (United Kingdom)
Teaching
Volunteer with Children

Social Science Internship in Cape Town, South Africa

Africa - South Africa - Cape Town
Assist with education projects in Cape Town’s townships and gain additional experience on this short term internship

Program Type

Internship

Duration

4 - 12 Weeks

Price from

£1,545.00

"It feels great talking and spreading the word about such a reliable organisation and, above all, the great experience I had!!" - Federica Brusca (Italy)
Wildlife Conservation
Teaching
Multifocus

Wildlife and Community Expedition in Thailand

Asia - Thailand - Chiang Mai
Join the elephant conservation project in conjunction with local community members and mahouts in Thailand's rural Karen community

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

4 - 20 weeks

Price from

£1,295.00

"Each morning I woke up I could not believe the surroundings I was living in." - Christine Hopson (United Kingdom)
Teaching

Volunteer Teaching in South Africa

Africa - South Africa - Cape Town
Visit the iconic city of Cape Town in South Africa when you volunteer teaching primary school children from an under-resourced local township school

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£1,045.00

"This project left me with so many little moments and memories that I’ll forever hold dear in my heart." - Alana Lacey (USA)
Teaching
Volunteer with Children

Social Science Internship in Mexico

Latin America - Mexico - Yucatan
Help vulnerable children learn and develop when you intern at a Save the Children center and further your career ambitions in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Program Type

Internship

Duration

4 - 12 weeks

Price from

£1,545.00

Teaching

Volunteer Teaching in Nepal

Asia - Nepal - Pokhara
Travel to Pokhara in Nepal and volunteer in education centers and schools, helping students grow and discover their potential

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£850.00

"I was immediately treated with unbelievable hospitality from the local people. All were welcoming to help me learn more about the culture as well as answer any of my questions." - Ellie Boone (USA)
Healthcare
Teaching
Volunteer with Children
Multifocus

Community Development Expedition in Thailand

Asia - Thailand - Phang Nga
Discover Thailand's coastal province of Phang Nga and assist local communities through initiatives focussing on childcare, healthcare and teaching English

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

4 - 24 weeks

Price from

£1,295.00

"It is tremendous to see how excited the kids are to see us every time that we are at the school." - Mike Keller (USA)
Volunteer with Children
Teaching

Arts and Childcare Volunteering in Mexico

Latin America - Mexico - Yucatan
Visit Mexico's Playa del Carmen and volunteer at a children's center run by Save the Children. Encourage new skills and confidence through creative arts

Program Type

Volunteering

Duration

2 - 24 weeks

Price from

£995.00

"They are the most polite, adorable, grateful kids I have ever known, and not a minute goes by without an array of grinning faces staring back at me. " - Camilla Brahde (United Kingdom)
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