Be a Global Volunteer.
Hit the road for adventure and service! Abroad or at home, you can travel with a purpose to spectacular volunteer destinations in 15 countries and provide vital community assistance. We focus on projects to help children reach their full potential through health, nutrition and education.
Give. Explore. Care. Encourage. Learn. Build. Mentor.
All volunteer work projects are conducted at the invitation and under the direction of local leaders. You can feel confident that your contributions truly make a difference.
Teach: English, math, science, geography, computer skills, health and hygiene and life skills to elementary and secondary students.
Nurture: Babies, toddlers and pre-school students in childcare centers, orphanages and learning centers.
Support: New mothers, marginalized women, pregnant teens and rural caregivers through workshops and educational programs.
Administer: Health care to children, mothers and pregnant women at medical clinics, hospitals, dental offices and community centers.
Nourish: Families with container gardens, nutritious meals, clean water and micro-nutrient supplements.
Repair: Community buildings, paint and upgrade schools and libraries, and assist with plumbing, carpentry and electrical projects.
Leverage your skills for long-term development impact.
Your health and security are our highest concerns. We provide three nutritious meals and bottled water daily, safe community accommodations, reputable transportation, a trained team leader, and emergency medical evacuation insurance abroad.
Our sustained community 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 assisted over 200 communities in 34 countries on six continents. We We focus on long-term development outcomes, and raise funds and allocate resources for community projects in addition to proving continuous volunteer service.
“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.”