Your health and security are our highest concerns. We provide three nutritious meals per day, bottled water, secure community accommodations, reputable drivers and commercial transportation, a trained team leader, and 24-hour-a day access to Global Volunteers staff. Your service program contribution also includes emergency medical evacuation insurance abroad.
Be a Global Volunteer – Provide Vital Community Service
Hit the road for adventure and service! Abroad or at home, you can travel with a purpose to spectacular volunteer destinations in 17 countries. Join like-minded individuals making a difference in the lives of children and families – a hallmark of Global Volunteers service programs. Travel with us – a long-standing non-profit leader in worldwide volunteering.
Give. Explore. Care. Make Friends. Be a Global Volunteer.
Mentor children, teach English, assist with health care, plant container gardens, counsel new mothers and pregnant women, repair community buildings, and so much more. Check out our highlighted programs for example itineraries.
And, consider this: your program and travel costs are tax-deductible! One- two- and three-week volunteer itineraries are available year-round.
“Worth all of my 20 years of service programs – which changed my life forever. Thank you, Global Volunteers!!” Kathleen Hubbard-Ismail
Our sustained community service partnerships ensure you’ll be engaged in full-day work projects. Working in Consultative Status with the United Nations, we adhere to comprehensive development standards on projects to help children reach their full potential in all host countries.
We’re led by experts in human and economic development with profound service credentials. Our country managers are highly educated nationals. Our management team embodies 100+ years of international living as well as academic and career experience in international development.
Since 1984, we’ve worked in over 200 communities in 34 countries on six continents. We raise funds and allocate resources for community projects in addition to proving continuous volunteer service. We’re privileged to work with devoted hosts and community partners in all parts of the world. We always strive to exceed expectations for meaningful service and measurable outcomes.
“Travel With Passion and Purpose”
“Traveling with Global Volunteers fills holes in my life with purpose, and gives me the joy of helping others.”
“It made me a kinder person, a warmer person, and even a less-judgmental person. But really, it gave me tremendous perspective.”
“Almost everyone I met in one way or another thanked me just for coming there.”
“You realize you have something in common with the people you’re working with. It really is waging peace through justice worldwide.”
“These have been among the most meaningful and beneficial experiences in my life.”