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You Can Be the Change that Makes a Difference!

Travel with Purpose. Be a Global Volunteer. Nurture at-risk children, teach English, assist with health care, plant container gardens, counsel new mothers and pregnant women, repair community buildings, and so much more in 17 countries worldwide.

All our volunteer abroad programs center around helping children reach their full potential.  You’ll work with babies, toddlers, school children, university students, teachers, parents, professionals, community leaders and others who are focused on this goal. The opportunity to join like-minded individuals making a difference in the lives of children and families is a hallmark of our service programs. Travel with us – a long-standing non-profit leader in worldwide volunteering opportunities. We’ve worked on six continents with local people since 1984.

And, consider this: your volunteer program and travel costs are tax-deductible! One- two- and three-week volunteer itineraries are available year-round.

Of course, your health and safety are our highest concern.  Trained leaders, 24-hour contact, secure transportation, hotel and community lodging, bottled water, meals in restaurants and prepared by staff cooks, emergency evacuation insurance and working as a team are some of our accommodations to protect you and optimize your contribution.

Care for impoverished children

Lend your heart and hands to youngsters needing extra attention and love.

Teach conversational English

Help eager students improve their English language speaking abilities.

Plant container gardens

Help families improve diets with vegetables and fruit grown at home.

Boost health care

Work on nutrition, health and hygiene education projects.

Support new mothers

Work with local caregivers on early childhood, parenting and prenatal health.

Paint, repair and build

Labor projects of all types are plentiful in our partner communities. Use your professional or handyman skills!

Travel That Feeds The Soul®

“Traveling with Global Volunteers fills holes in my life with purpose, and gives me the joy of helping others.”

Jeff RogoFrequent Volunteer and Team Leader

“It made me a kinder person, a warmer person, and even a less-judgmental person. But really, it gave me tremendous perspective.” 

Gila Cohen-ShawSt. Lucia and Tanzania Volunteer

Almost everyone I met in one way or another thanked me just for coming there.” 

Stephen BeckCook Islands Volunteer

You realize you have something in common with the people you’re working with. It really is waging peace through justice worldwide.”

Joan McInnis10-time Volunteer Worldwide

“These have been among the most meaningful and beneficial experiences in my life.” 

Gary SandefurMontana Volunteer