Not finding anything interesting in those glossy travel photos and site reviews? Why not think about acts of kindness as you plan your next getaway? Global volunteer opportunities allow you to spend your leisure time helping others, which we guarantee will deliver the most rewarding vacation.
If you’ve got some vacation days coming up, and would like to use them to help the world, here’s a handy list of organizations to explore:
Volunteer Abroad is among the largest programs for volunteer vacations. Choose from a huge selection of trips by interest, from archaeology to environmental conservation and building.
Teaching in Fiji:
Organized by Projects Abroad, this trip integrates volunteers into the local culture.
Environmental Conservation in Peru:
Located in the Amazon rainforest, volunteers take part in environmental conversation and agriculture projects.
Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
WWOOF links volunteers with organic farmers to learn about organic and sustainable farming.
Go Eco offers affordable trips to solve real-world problems.